Auray & Saint-Goustan
The town of Auray is not the main attraction; it is overshadowed by the small characterful old port of Saint-Goustan, a five minute walk away.
One of the roads linking Auray with the port houses a collection of interesting artist's shops. If you have a sweet tooth, don’t miss the Biscuitier Chocolatier just before the bridge, who make a wonderful selection of chocolate and mini Kouign Amann (a rich buttery cake) in an amazing number of varieties.

Saint-Goustan is reached by crossing the old stone 17thC bridge. The character of the old port is remarkably well preserved, and the narrow cobbled streets give the feel of an old smugglers haunt. We had a lovely couple of hours exploring the narrow lanes and just sitting and watching the world go by. We visited in April and it was quiet, but I understand it can get very busy in August.

We ate lunch at the Saint-Sauveur crêperie, tucked away off a steep cobbled lane, a small but cosy restaurant which seemed to be favoured by the locals as well as the tourists. Tastefully and thoughtfully decorated, it was the authentic French crêperie experience.
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