The Rance estuary near St Malo ferry port has a nature organisation called :
'COEUR'! It is connected with the organisation 'Al-lark' based in Cancale!
It is a great site for wildlife in particular the salins at St Suliac!
La Maison de la Rance is a centre interpreting the wildlife of the
Rance estuary near the superb Dinan walled city with Youth Hostel in quiet wooded valley great for bats and birds in the streams with unisex showers
if you are worried about sharing showers with the opposite sex this Youth Hostel is not for you!
La maiso de le Rance covers 300 metres squared with six rooms including a shop and video room on wildlife videos.Nature outings are offered in boats and on foot! Entry fee 3 Euros 90 cents with 6 Euros for a family pass!
It is 30 Euros for a group guided visit!
Maison de la Rance, Quai Talard, Port de Dinan, 22100 Lanvallay, Cotes d'Armor Telephone 00 33 2 96 87 00 40
Fax 00 33 2 96 87 73 40
GPS: 48 degrees 27 ' 28'' - 2 degrees west 02' 09''
At 20 minutes from Saint Malo, 40 minutes from Mont Saint Michel
35 minutes from Rennes and 40 minutes from Saint Brieuc
34 Rue de l'Ortillon,
50530 cedex postcode Genets, Manche departement, Normandy.
Tel: 00 33 2 33 89 80 88
Fax: 00 33 2 33 89 80 87
Parc Floral de Haute Bretagne, 35133 Le Chatellier- St Germain-en-Cogles near Fougers.
Also for birding try the forest areas of:
Foret de Villecartier and St Aubin du Cormier.
Cancale youth hostel near Cancale and Pointe du Grouin at Cancale for seabird outings with Al Lark ribs to also see Dolphins!
Bertram.E.B.Bree reader of Terre Sauvage at:-
If you are in Provence send data of nature observations in France to:-
CEEP, 166, avenue de Hambourg, 13008 cedex post code M....ille.
Next year a new marine and land reserve in Provence is opening the Calanques de M....ille a huge new reserve near M....ille including seabird islands.
Good for raptors.
More on raptor contacts at:-
Bertram.E.B.Bree in sunny Jersey!Where the sun shines a few times every day with year round sun like Montpellier where over 300 days a year are sunny!