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"Morlaix" Morlaix by Andrew_W_K

Morlaix Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 136 photos


Morlaix is a very picturesque little town in northern Brittany a few miles inland that has a large pleasure harbour on the river, some beautiful overhanging half timbered houses and a viaduct that spans the gorge that the town inhabits.
I read somewhere that the RAF went sent to bomb the viaduct during the war as it was an important route for the Germans transporting equipment to their submarine bases. Happily (for todays tourists) they seem to have failed.

Old houses

As I mention above there are many fine half timbered houses and cobbled old streets to explore in Morlaix.

  • Last visit to Morlaix: Sep 1991
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2011 at 11:22 PM

    ive not heard of a calvary either but they do look beautiful, love the stonework and architecture

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2009 at 3:51 PM

    I am not sure what a calvary is - but these ones seem rather beautiful

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2009 at 11:06 AM

    Hello, Andrew! Calvary is very impressive indeed! Thanks for your story!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2009 at 9:06 AM

    The Guimiliau Calvary is so beautiful. A wonderful page!


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