Page 3, 18th September 1964

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Going Away

READERS returning from bollday are continuing to provide us with many details which we are able to pass on to others, We are grateful. and would remind you that we pay one guinea for any information used in the paper.

The latest news we have is about the town of Perros Guirec on the Cote du Nord of France. If you like sandy beaches, there are two close by, one rather fashionable with a casino. You can travel by rail from Cherbourg to Lannion and from there by bus to your destination (approximately seven hours). Perms Guirec is eight hours by rail from Paris, and by car from one of the Channel ports it would take five to six hours.

Hotel prices (there are 54 of various grades per day full pension, range from 2(s o 32 francs, for Grade A, one star (approximately £2-£3). The Hotel Hermitage has been retommended to us.

A mile-and-a-half west a Perros Guirec, along the Corniche road. is the village of La Cleft& centred round La Chappelle Notre Dame de La Clart6 (15th century).

Ploumanach is a harbour village and has two small sandy beaches. On one of these is the little oratory of St. Guirec, said to be an Irish monk, About 50 yards away. across the beach. is the present attractive little chapel, where Sunday Mass is celebrated at 7, 8.30 and 11.15 a.m. There is no regular week-day Mass.

Three miles further west is TregasIel, where the Convent Castel St. Anne has family accommodation, It is very near a good beach and has parking space and gardens. Sunday Masses are at 7. 8.30 and 11 a.m. and week-day Masses at 7, 8 and 11.45 a.m.; vespers each evening at 8.45 p.m. For details, apply to the Reyerend Mother.

Enquiries regarding travel should be accompanied by a stamped, addressed envelope end sent to Going Away, Catholic Herald, 67 Fleet Street, London, E.C.4.

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