A Day in Bayeux

After attending the wedding of friends of ours in Loudéac, a charming little town in the heart of Brittany, we ventured on towards Normandy and checked into a stunning privately owned chateau. One of the towns I was most looking forward to visiting in the area was Bayeux. It was a center of Medieval life in the region and features the staggeringly beautiful Norman-Gothic cathedral of Notre-Dame. It was also one of the first towns liberated during the Battle of Normandy during WWII, so it’s quite rich in history. Another reason…

Rennes

After a whirlwind two days in Paris, Darling Husband and I picked up our rental car and headed out on the open roads of France. Our first stop was the totally charming city of Rennes in Brittany. The capital of the region, it’s a seat of local government and has a rich history dating back well over 2,000 years. With its architectural spanning many styles and eras, from the Middle Ages…