Belle Ile en Mer

Belle Ile en Mer Travel Guide

Articles about Belle Ile en Mer

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By Christopher Petkanas
By Christopher Petkanas
When the French talk about the sea, it’s usually as a melodramatic need—“J’ai besoin de la mer,” “I need the sea”—never simply, “I like the beach.” Normal levels of fetishization do not apply. You think the Italians like the water?Have you met my ...

Hotels in Belle Ile en Mer

An inland maison d'hôtes of good intentions and some allure.

Things to do in Belle Ile en Mer

The island is monopolized by normal, regular French people of average means in the normal, regular business of being on holiday: riding bikes, picnicking, swimming (even though the water never averages more than 64 degrees), buying honey at the market, wearing out the plastic cafe furniture.