International Scientific Autumn School
September 24 - 28, 2007, Blainville sur Mer (50), Normandy, FRANCE
Blainville-sur-Mer is a small village of Normandy, situated at the west seaboard of the La Manche departement, a few kilometers from the Anglo-Norman Islands of Chausey, Jersey and Guernesey. The school will be hold on a reserved estate with apartments and cottages dedicated to rest and relaxation.
At 400 meters from the sea, members could benefit from the exceptional and huge golden sand beaches of the emerald coast. This little city depends on the sea and the famous oyster basin of west Cotentin, but is also a gate to Norman countryside with its abundant moors and its farmyard valleys.
Blainville-sur-Mer is just situated at 80 km from the Mont Saint Michel the famous rocky island on which a medieval city and an abbey were build. This school will give you the opportunity to visit the historical center of Saint Malo the corsair city where such men as Duguay-Trouin, Jacques Epron de la Horie and Surcouf became famous.
This Breton harbor has known numerous explorers like Jacques Cartier who discover Canada. Beyond the ramparts of the town, far from museum, you could also take a rest on the beach of this seaside resorts.