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TimeTrails in Brittany - Guided Archaeological Tours

Welcome to Timetrails in Brittany

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Hello, I'm Philip.  Welcome to my tiny slice of the Internet and welcome to TimeTrails in Brittany. I've been running TimeTrails in Brittany tours since 2021 and, with each year that passes, the tours are becoming more and more popular with English-speaking visitors from all over the world. I have had a passion for the archaeology of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age since my childhood and I have finally been able to set up home in the heart of one of Europe's richest archaeological landscapes.TimeTrials in Brittany tours are about sharing just a few of these landscapes with you and helping you to look at them through the eyes of an archaeologist. I currently offer five different tours but I'm always looking out for new and exciting tours to add. Please note that tours are not currently available on a Wednesday or Saturday. Tours on these days will resume in late May 2024. To find out more about my tours, simply select each one from the navigation menu. You'll find

Book Early to Avoid Disappointment

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With bookings now already being confirmed for August 2024 please make sure you book early for the summer months to avoid disappointment. Most tours are limited to a maximum of nine guests so please be aware that some tours may fill up very quickly as families plan ahead for the summer. Please refer other posts on these pages for details of tour prices and ways to book. See you soon! Philip

Four Ways to Book

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There are now four ways you can book my tours. 1) You can get in touch using the contact form on these pages. I will then get back to you to find out more about the tour you would like. After that I will send you a price quotation and payment details. 2) Alternatively you can contact me via my Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/timetrailsinbrittany 3) If you already know when you're visiting Brittany and the tour you would like, you can book and pay for any of my three most popular tours through Airbnb Experiences at the following pages. (Please note, Airbnb Experiences will deduct a commission from your fee) For the Locminé Loop tour visit https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/2531240 For the "Ménéac Markers" tour visit https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/2736193 or For the Pink Grantie Coast tour visit https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/3138378 4) Finally, you can now find a small selection of my Pink Granite Coast Tours on Trip Advisor at https://www.tripadviso

Combine two short tours for a full day out

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Following a number of enquiries I am happy to confirm it is possible to combine two of my shorter tours to make a full day out. The Ménéac Markers tour and the Guerlédan Heights Tour can combine to give you a visit to eight prehistoric monuments with remarkable stories to tell. The drive between the two locations takes around 50 minutes but the journey can be your opportunity to break for lunch. You may decide to bring along a picnic lunch or try one of the restaurants along the route. The small town of Loudéac is approximately half way between the two locations and offers a range of eating options, from fast food to formal. Be aware, however, that most of the area's restaurants only offer full meals between noon and 2pm during the day time. Discounted prices will be available for booking the two tours together. To find out more simply contact me using the contact form.

Carnac and Beyond Tour now available!

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After several months of research and "test-runs" I'm happy to say my new Carnac and Beyond Tour is now available. There will be seasonal variations to this tour as some sites are not accessible in peak tourist season.   For the time being this tour is bookable only through these pages but it will be added to Airbnb Experiences in due course.   For more information about this tour visit http://www.timetrailsinbrittany.fr/p/tour-06-carnac-and-beyond-winter-season.html

Latest video on Youtube

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I'm pleased to announce that my new video,  Carnac and Beyond : Stone Rows, Passage Graves, Cromlechs and more was shown for the first time on my Youtube Channel on Sunday 13th October. Several people joined me for the first showing and it was great to be able to answer questions "live". You can see the video for yourself by clicking the following link; https://youtu.be/9xQ9qk_tmjA If you'd like an automatic notification of when new videos become available, just subscribe to my Youtube channel and click the bell icon.

Schedule of prices - w.e.f. 1st October 2023 to 31st December 2024

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  Schedule of prices and group discounts with effect from 1st October 2023 Please note that discounts apply for group bookings making these tours even better value for money. If you would like to guarantee an exclusive tour (i.e. only YOUR party taking part) please refer to the private group premium prices which apply for private groups of any size up to a maximum of 9 guests , (10 guests on the Carnac Tour) All payments via bank transfer. Please see our payment terms pages for details. Timetrails 2023/24 price list (per person) - Child discounts are available (please ask for details). Tour 1 or 2 pers 3 to 5 6 to 9   Private Group Premium Prices (maximum of 9 guests) Meneac Markers   €   55.00   €   49.50   €   44.00   €         4 80.00 Guerledan Heights   €   55.00   €   49.50   €   44.00   €          480.00 Locmine Loop   €   65.00   €   58.50   €   52.00   €         530.00 St Just   €   65.00   €   58.50   €   52.00   €         530.00 Pink Granite Coast   €   65.00   €   58.5