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August 2020

RENNES AND QUIMPER FRANCE

2 lovely towns.

Both Rennes and Quimper are in northwestern France. 181 km apart. -- RENNES is the capital city of Brittany and 50 km from the English
Channel. The river is the river Vilaine... There is a Airport., the train takes just under 1 hour and half to
Paris. --Lovely colourful buildings everywhere.-----------RENNES,  FRANCE.  --      Stayed at this  hotel.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Stayed at this hotel.

RENNES,  FRANCE. -  Rail  station.  --  TGV  to Paris in 1 hour  27 minutes.

RENNES, FRANCE. - Rail station. -- TGV to Paris in 1 hour 27 minutes.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.     --  Saint Georges  Palace  and Gardens,.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- Saint Georges Palace and Gardens,.

RENNES,  FRANCE  -- Saint  Georges  Palace.--built 1670.

RENNES, FRANCE -- Saint Georges Palace.--built 1670.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.     Old Baths.

RENNES, FRANCE. Old Baths.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.   ---- In Roman  numerals , what does it add up too.   ?

RENNES, FRANCE. ---- In Roman numerals , what does it add up too. ?

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.

RENNES, FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE   -.Parlement De Bretagne,   17th  century  building.

RENNES, FRANCE -.Parlement De Bretagne, 17th century building.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  In  November.

RENNES, FRANCE. In November.

RENNES,  FRANCE.    City Hall in Place de i"hotel  de ville.

RENNES, FRANCE. City Hall in Place de i"hotel de ville.

RENNES,  FRANCE.-- City Hall  opened in the year 1734.

RENNES, FRANCE.-- City Hall opened in the year 1734.

RENNES,  FRANCE  --- Opera House.

RENNES, FRANCE --- Opera House.

RENNES,  FRANCE

RENNES, FRANCE

RENNES,  FRANCE   Cathedral.. Dedicated to St.  Peter.

RENNES, FRANCE Cathedral.. Dedicated to St. Peter.

RENNES,  FRANCE   --  Porte Mordelaisse  gateway to  ramparts.

RENNES, FRANCE -- Porte Mordelaisse gateway to ramparts.

RENNES,  FRANCE. ---Palace of Commerce.

RENNES, FRANCE. ---Palace of Commerce.

RENNES , FRANCE.

RENNES , FRANCE.

RENNES,  FRANCE.  --  College.  -- used as a hospital in first world  war.

RENNES, FRANCE. -- College. -- used as a hospital in first world war.

RENNES,  FRANCE. ---  F.N.A.C.  Shopping centre.

RENNES, FRANCE. --- F.N.A.C. Shopping centre.

FRENCH  BEER.

FRENCH BEER.

---------------------- QUIMPER is on the banks of the river Odet.. Footbridges are part of the feature.
The cathedral is dedicated to St Corentin and RC. While building the cathedral,difficulties with the foundations caused the building to have a bend in the middle.unusual.! It was founded in 1239. The town is mostly half timbered houses and shops. The Fine Arts Museum near the Cathedral
houses European Paintings. FRENCH  BEER.

FRENCH BEER.

RENNES , FRANCE.  Cosy Bar.at night.

RENNES , FRANCE. Cosy Bar.at night.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE..  I stayed here.--Le Derby Hotel.  as Bar and Terrace.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.. I stayed here.--Le Derby Hotel. as Bar and Terrace.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.. Footbridges over the river Odet. in November.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.. Footbridges over the river Odet. in November.

QUIMPER,, FRANCE.--- Cathedral  Spires,also footbridge over the river Odet.

QUIMPER,, FRANCE.--- Cathedral Spires,also footbridge over the river Odet.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE,

QUIMPER, FRANCE,

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  --Did she just climb out of the window ?

QUIMPER, FRANCE. --Did she just climb out of the window ?

QUIMPER,  FRANCE. Cathedral of St.Corentin.--- Cathedral built to the contours of the ground, so slight  bend.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. Cathedral of St.Corentin.--- Cathedral built to the contours of the ground, so slight bend.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE. --- Cathedral  doorway.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. --- Cathedral doorway.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.----Fine Arts Museum of European Paintings.,  near  Cathedral.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.----Fine Arts Museum of European Paintings., near Cathedral.

QUIMPER,,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER,, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.   -- Side of Cathedral.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. -- Side of Cathedral.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE  -- Colourful  buildings.

QUIMPER, FRANCE -- Colourful buildings.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.  Half timbered  buildings.

QUIMPER, FRANCE. Half timbered buildings.

QUIMPER,  FRANCE.--- Place Terre au Duc.

QUIMPER, FRANCE.--- Place Terre au Duc.

Northwestern France.

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