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Small groups mean a better experience

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Over recent weeks we've been asked why we limit our tour group size to just six guests. There are two reasons for doing this. Firstly, most of the sites we visit are not established tourist attractions and, therefore,have very limited places for parking vehicles (sometimes requiring us to park as safely as we can on verges). For this reason we like to ensure there are no more than an absolute maximum of three cars on each tour.   The second reason is that keeping our groups small means we can focus more on the needs and questions of our guests. Our tours provoke lots of questions so we like to spend some time exploring the answers with you. Experience shows us that a group of six is perfect for these types of discussions and debates.     #brittany #brittanyholiday #archaeologytour #archaeology

Tour and Stay - Package tours booking now

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We're very excited to announce that we're able to offer our first Tour and Stay package breaks .   On selected dates in September, October and December 2021 we are working in partnership with the Central Brittany B&B to offer a series of short breaks which include bed, breakfast and dinner, and three of our exclusive tours of archaeological sites in central Brittany. You can find out more about our tours on these pages and, to make bookings or enquiries, you can click here .   Keep an eye on these pages, or follow us on Facebook , for details of more packages as they emerge.

Magic across time

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Hearts and Hands   One of the things we love about visiting so many ancient sites is the pull they still exert on people, despite the thousands of years that have elapsed since they were built. Over several decades visiting sites together my wife and I have found that, no matter how remote they might be, we are rarely the only people there. That's not to say that these sites are crowded; far from it, but more often than not we arrive as somebody else leaves, or we leave just as somebody else arrives. There is something magical about these sites that has lingered, reaching out across the millennia to pull people towards them, often for reasons that are far too complicated, or personal to explain or even vocalise. This photograph was taken by one of our guests on a recent " Locminé Loop " tour as we walked along a pretty river valley which, in all probability, was the source of stone for some of the local monuments. What motivated people to come here and leave these marks?

Check out our new Youtube channel

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We're delighted to announce the launch of our new Youtube channel. With so many amazing sites to see here in Brittany, we'll be adding lots of videos over the coming year. If there's anything you'd like to see, just drop us an email and we'll see if we can get there with our cameras.

English language guided tours in Brittany

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Take a walk with an archaeologist. Join me as I visit some of the fascinating prehistoric sites of Brittany. From July 2021 I will be offering a range of half-day and full-day guided tours in the Breton countryside. With the end of Covid restrictions now on the horizon we will be adding detals of several tours over the next few weeks. Watch this space for details and prices. Faites une premenade avec un arch é ologue. Rejoignez-moi pour parcourir certains des fascinants paysages préhistoriques de la Bretagne. Á partir de Juillet 2021, je proposerai une gamme de visites guidées d'une demi-journée ou d'une journée à travers la campagne bretonne. Au cours des prochains semaines, j'ajouterai une gamme de visites alors assurez-vous de vérifier réguli èrement ces pages pour tout nouveau complément. Veuillez noter que dans un avenir prévisible, toutes les visites seront en anglais. Brittany is rightly famous for some of the most spectacular prehistoric sites you'll find anywhe