Brittany – Cancale

Short break in Brittany : Cancale and Chateau Richeux


Facing Mont Saint Michel, Cancale, a town of character is the most northern department of Ille & Vilaine to the meeting of cultures Brittany and Normandy.

Lovers of heritage and traditions, will come in Cancale for you the discovery of a people proud of its maritime past and its distant origins, which has over the time maintaining a certain lifestyle.

Food lovers and some excellent restaurants in Cancale will come to you meet chefs whose passion has made Cancale “a remarkable site of the taste”.

chateau-richeux-et-son-restaurant-le-coquillageThe castle Richeux, large villa of 20 years, and its restaurant The Shell, stand facing the Mont Saint Michel. This place of life, family Rollinger wanted it to be suspended between heaven and earth, facing the sea as seen from the eleven rooms and two apartments, in-ceiling mullioned wood. Each room is a place of rest, healing, meditation. The castle also houses the restaurant ”le Coquillage” in its dining room with dark woods and soft lighting to not tear yourself away from the contemplation of the sea.

la-table-du-restaurant-le-coquillageYou can sample the menu eg “In the wind and moon” specially designed for you to find some classics and creations, marine dishes, vegetable and spicy cheeses from Brittany and Normandy, high rolling history of delicacies … to keep this link with a spirit of culinary adventure! The castle also allows you to enjoy the lounge where you can read books on the region, the history of St. Malo and the spice route while enjoying a hot toddy for you to give you a ride windy!

 Cancale in pictures