Port Saint Goustan, Brittany

Port St Goustan faces Auray on the banks of the Riviere d'Auray in Southern Brittany. There are steep lanes leading off Place St Sauveur along with Quai Franklin named after the American statesman, Benjamin Franklin who, in 1776, sailed from Philadelphia to France to negotiate a treaty and landed at Port St Goustan.

Guerande, France

Just south of Brittany in the Loire-Atlantique region is the fortified medieval city of Guerande. The city dominates two contrasting landscapes: Le Pays Blanc encompassing the salt marches and the Parc Naturel Regional de la Briere comprising of mostly peat marshes.