Chateaux and Crêpes – Normandy and Brittany
Discover the charms and mysteries of the Normandy and Brittany and join our Backwater French extravagance in two luxury hotels – the Chateau d’Audrieu (Normandy) and the Hotel des Bains (Brittany). The tour starts at the Normandy location and finishes in Brittany. both near Channel ferry ports.
Chateau d’Audrieu , This the first location.
Gaiety and elegance are the two words which automatically spring to mind to describe this magnificent 18th-century chateau, a listed building set amongst exquisite French gardens and parkland. This discreetly luxurious five star hotel. Offers guests a chance to experience château life.
During the Second World War, the German army set up their headquarters here. The château has been listed as a historical monument since the 27th of December 1967.
Grand Hotel des Bains. This the second location.
Set in lovely seafront gardens the style and atmosphere of a clapboard New England inn. The hotel has wonderful views, best enjoyed from the tables set along the seafront avenue of trees in its formal gardens. The décor is superb. The sea before you is the only horizon with a terrace overlooking the sea, direct access onto the beach.
Is one of the country’s most distinctive regions. With it’s natural coastal beauty, old villages, long history and traditions and its own Breton language it is a unique area to explore. You’ll find delicious regional dishes, unique architecture and the array of quirky and intriguing cultural attractions across the different towns of Brittany.
Tulip Run – Brittany
We have two runs one to the east and one to the west of our base hotel.
Our first Run ‘Simply Brittany’ is a sample taste of the area, stopping off for a light meal of galettes and crepes with a drink and coffee to give you an experience of these Breton specialities.
Our second run is called ‘Quintessential Britanny’ because we take you along the spectacular coastline, into the countryside, down the lanes, through towns and villages.