Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Harvest festival

This harvest festival (Fête des battages, la Terre et ses Métiers) is on for the 37th year!
It will take place on 15th August 2012 in Hénansal from 12 pm and will carry on all afternoon and evening. 

What you will find there... 

Everything to do with Harvesting wheat (tools, tractors, etc); cider making, bread making, grocers, lacemakers, blacksmiths, shoemakers, stonemasons, sheepdogs, folk dancing groups, street entertainment, Breton games, exhibitions  of old tools and bicycles, vintage cars, tractors, etc. And if you are up for it, stay for dinner, they will serve the “Potée”, a traditional farmhouse casserole followed by some Breton music and dancing!   

Entrance fee: 4 euros.
Free for children under 12 

Hénansal is North of Dinan in Brittany – about 45 min from our gite in Evran.  

Monday, 13 August 2012

Last minute deal! Gite in Brittany

Late availability for our gite in Brittany for the bank holiday week from 25th August to 1st September.  

200 pounds off!

495 pounds instead of 695. 

Quote 'blog' to take advantage of this discount!

Special offers for couples between 1st and 15th September. 

For more information, visit our web site here.

Fire work display in Dinard

The August fire work display (feux d'artifices) in Dinard should take place tomorrow night - 14th August 2012.
If the rain doesn't spoilt the fun...
You need to stand at the 'Plage de l'Écluse' to enjoy it. It will start when it gets dark so around 10.30pm.
Go early to find a parking space... 

 Dinard fire work display is one for the biggest in the area. It will be worth it, I promise!