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Cote armor

Traditional Breton gateaux  

Cotes d'Armor (22)

Property for sale in Cotes d'Armor

Côtes-d'Armor is a department in the north of the region of Brittany. It borders the departments of Finistère, Morbihan, and Ille-et-Vilaine, with the English Channel along the north coast. Previously known as the "Côtes-du-Nord" the department was renamed “Côtes d’Armor” in 1990. Armor is Breton for “the sea”.

The northern coastline of Côtes d’Armor stretches over 350 kms, including the largest coastal bird sanctuary in France. With titles such as the “Pink Granite Coast” and the “Emerald Coast” it is easy to understand why the area is favoured by artisits and poets.

Inland the Cotes d’Armor is dominated by countryside and woodland; legends and standing stones (menhirs).

Dinan, Côtes d'Armor, BrittanyDinan

Prefecture - Saint-Brieuc

Places of Interest:

Coastline - Pink Granite Coast and the Emerald Coast
Dinan - medieval town with castle
Quintin and Moncontour - medieval towns with chateaux
Tréguier, Paimpol and Saint-Brieuc - cathedral towns
Abbeys - Abbey de Bon-Repos and Beauport Abbey

 


Weather in the Côtes d'Armor

 


Travelling to the Côtes d'Armor

 

Ferry

Nearest Ferry Ports:

French Terminal St Malo Roscoff Caen Cherbourg Le Havre Dieppe Calais Dunkerque
Approx. journey time to St Brieuc 1hr 10min 1hr 20min 2hr 20min 3hr 3hr 10min 4hr 10min 5hr 20min 5hr 40min


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Plane

Nearest Airports:

Airport Dinard Rennes Lorient Brest Nantes
Approx. journey time to St Brieuc 1hr 1hr 05min 1hr 35min 1hr 35min 2hr 15min

 

 

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Train

TGV Stations in Brittany:

Brest, Loriet, Morlaix, Quimper, Redon, Rennes, St Brieuc, Vannes