A unique tour for those travelers who seek literary adventure. The focus of the tour and the novel is the walled city of Saint Malo, France. This historic city, considered the brightest jewel of the Emerald Coast of Brittany, was almost totally destroyed by the bombing of World War II and subsequent fire. Anthony Doerr utilizes this backdrop to create the climax of his novel where the enduring characters of the blind French girl, Marie-Laure, and German orphan-soldier, Werner, lives intertwine. Discover the true meaning of the novel “against all odds, good can prevail” while a private guide leads you through the city. Count the steps of Marie-Laure’s trip to the grotto. Purchase a baguette at the Boulangerie. Find the Hotel of Bees? Contemplate the metaphors and mystery of All The Light We Cannot See . 9:00 Guide meeting you in Hotel Lobby Tour Dinard and St Malo 4:30 Return to Hotel.
Recommended hotel Castelbrac in Dinard
A 25-room hotel settled in a 19th century villa, it became a marine research station and aquarium in 1934, due to the initiative of Commander Charcot. How Villa Bric à Brac became Hotel Castelbrac is an exceptionally rich story. Built by the English Faber family who founded Dinard, the villa has seen succession for 130 years,
starting with an English colonel, a hero of the Crimean War - Robert William Hamilton. Then came the cream-of-the crop of the French National Scientific Research Museum of Natural History - Commander JeanBaptiste Charcot. The pride of the founders of this seaside resort and marine station, the great history came through the gates of Castelbrac. The hotel has been fully renovated to make it welcoming to guests - a place for healing and wellbeing. At Castelbrac, beauty and history meet.