Cancale

Cancale lies along the coast to the east of Saint-Malo. It is a picturesque fishing port popular with visitors, many of whom are drawn by its reputation as the « oyster capital » of Brittany. Though a small town, it is well served by a large number of restaurants, many specialising in seafood.

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Corbie Town Hall

Corbie is on the territory of the Val de Somme, in Picardie. The city was built around the abbey, founded by Queen Bathilde around 660. The monks of the abbey invented in their scriptorium a new writing (the « caroline »), easier to read that became the tiny letters used in the printing press. The monks have created an important library. Some of the manuscripts are kept at the Amiens Municipal Library, the National Library in Paris and even St. Petersburg in Russia.

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The Priory Church – Breedon on the Hill

Breedon Priory is formerly known as St. Mary and St. Hardulph. It is located in Leicestershire, England.
This is a holy place with an authenticated history of Christian worship for over 1300 years. In A.D. 676 an Anglo-Saxon Monastery was established on the hilltop, by Mercian King Aethelred, and for some 200 years this flourished as a centre of culture and crafts.

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