We chose Cancale on the northern coast of Brittany as the location for our June journey this year.
Lisa had been checking in with the Apilco factory store over the past year
and having them put aside various Flora cups as they came in.
They don't ship, so we had to collect them. The factory really isn't anywhere convenient so
we decided to make the trip to pick up the order before our reservations in Cancale.
Trying to avoid too long of a journey between the factory and Cancale we chose Saumur.
We had a leisurely drive to Saumur choosing the smaller country roads that wove through vineyards.
We had recently discovered "Chambres d'Hôtes" for accommodations and ended up staying at Le Patio.
What a lovely choice! It was a few minutes by foot to the old town center. The proprietress couldn't have been more welcoming.
The next day we drove to Cancale, and checked in to our little room with a terrace at La Pointe du Grouin.
From our little terrace we could see Mt. Saint Michel on the other side of the bay.
We also had a magnificent view of the ocean with the changing tides.
We made a day trip to the city of Dinan.
Our last night there we went in to the seaside port for dinner of their famous oysters and moules frites,
and were treated to a regatta of the old gaff rigged Bretogne sailing and rowing vessels during our meal.