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Saint-Suliac

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Saint-Suliac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine
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Nestling by the River Rance, Saint-Suliac is a delightful fishing village. Great to stroll around, its charming flower-filled narrow streets are lined with beautiful granite houses. Certain facades of houses are decorated with fishing nets. A walk on the banks of the River Rance along the small port of Saint-Suliac is also very pleasant.

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Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac fishing village on the banks of the Rance is one of the few villages that truly maritime estuary advanced deep into the lands of Saint-Malo to Dinan. Rance sea, rich in many species of mammals and migratory birds is also a Site of Community Importance of Natura 2000 since 2002.

Many houses date from the 14th and 15th centuries, they have granite facades of great unity of color stone.

Saint-Suliac lanes full of charming fishing port and marina, the starting point of many hiking trails has become one of the most beautiful villages of France in 1999.

The 6,000 objects from the Paleolithic era, found in 1951 on the edge of the rock shelter of Grainfolet, show that men have lived on this shore forever.

A Welsh prince, called Suliau (later Suliac), landed in Britain in 560. He contributed to the evangelization of the region and built a monastery on Mount Barrow where he died in 606. In that distant time remaining few carved stones recovered from the ruins of the old monastery and now incorporated into the apparatus of some houses.

On the maritime public domain emerge at low tide, the foundation stone. It is a fortress built in the 10th century by the Normans, also called Vikings. It could accommodate up to 18 longships. Saint-Suliac probably owes his vocation to the installation of the Vikings.

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Virgin Grainfolet
Virgin Grainfolet
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Wearing Saint-Suliac seen the Virgin of Grainfolet
Wearing Saint-Suliac seen the Virgin of Grainfolet
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Church Saint-Suliac - Entry southwest
Church Saint-Suliac - Entry southwest
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