Strategically located on the Emerald coastline, a few miles away from the popular UNESCO World Heritage Mont Saint-Michel, the port of St Malo is the ideal place to offer a garden thematic stay to your guests. Breathtaking sceneries in a bustling atmosphere, ideal mild climate to acclimatize the exotic plants once brought back by explorers…
Enjoy this program to discover the most beautiful gardens in Brittany… English parks, French gardens, topiary art or natural areas. Some are internationally renowned, others are more intimate and known only to the initiated……. Whether they are professionals or amateurs, meet real enthusiast gardeners: they all welcome you in their paradise…
DAY 1 – RENNES – LE ROCHER PORTAIL – ST MALO
Arrival in the morning at Rennes airport or TGV station. Meet your guide and driver.
Guided tour of Rennes, capital of Brittany and visit of famous Thabor Garden.
Drive to Château de Rocher Portail, recently opened to the visit and which gardens are listed as Historic Monuments.
Transfer to the privateer city of Saint-Malo for your overnight stay.
DAY 2 – SAINT MALO – CAP FREHEL – DINARD – SAINT-MALO
Reach the legendary Cap Frehel, spectacular headland, set on pink sandstone cliffs overlooking an emerald-tinged sea, nowadays listed as a Grand Site de France, and guarded by the astonishing Fort La Latte (entrance fee extra). Visit Kerlouis garden, defined as “the art of living in nature”, and admire enhanced perspectives. Then join the banks of the Rance river, to discover the Domaine de Montmarin, an ancient Malouinière.
End of the day free in St Malo. Overnight stay.
DAY 3 – SAINT MALO – TREGUIER – BREHAT ISLAND – SAINT MALO
A day to discover the Pink Granite Coast, a wide protected natural site, famous for its amazing pink rocky chaos. Enjoy one of the region’s most beautiful walks along the “custom officer path” and admire this strangely shaped granite boulders. Visit one of the following garden: the romantic gardens of Kerdalo or Le Kestellic and its exotic atmosphere or the medieval botanic park of La Roche Jagu. Head on to Tréguier, listed “small city of character”, then embark to visit the nicknamed flower island of Brehat. Overnight stay
DAY 4 – SAINT MALO – CHÂTEAU DE LA BALLUE – DEPARTURE
Your stay ends with the discovery of La Ballue castle where you will find enchanting and unexpected gardens overlooking the beautiful Couesnon valley. Return journey. End of our services.
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Location: Northern Brittany : Saint Malo
Itinerary highlights: Period of validity: April June & September to October 2020
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