Known for its rich maritime history where countless battles have taken place down the centuries, the ancient city of Brest, positioned at the tip of Brittany, is a beguiling port city to visit.
The beguiling towns of Brittany are littered with quirky customs, interesting sites, beautiful architecture and unmissable markets where locals and visitors flock to week-in-week-out, to pick up fresh produce and unique items they wouldn’t find anywhere else.
Brittany’s Côte de Granit Rose is famous for its beautiful, romantically-coloured rocks that possess a pretty, pink hue that never fails to ignite wonderment in all who visit this remarkable part of the coast.
With Christmas fast approaching, it’s a good idea to head to the shops early and get some Christmas shopping done and dusted. If you’re looking for some more unusual gifts this year and want an excuse to escape overseas and experience a different culture, why not jump on a boat or plane and make your way to Brittany?
Saint Malo in Brittany is an enchanting coastal town that curves majestically out to the sea and is home to some of the best sandy beaches on Brittany’s beautiful Emerald Coast, which stretches from Cancale on Baie du Mont Saint-Michel to Cap d’Erquy on Baie de St-Brieuc.
La Gacilly is a charming village on the bank of the Aff River in the Morbihan department of Brittany. This atmospheric town is best known for being the birthplace of the botanical beauty genius, Yves Rocher.
The mesmerising walled town of Vannes is, without doubt and with good reason, one of the most cherished and attractive sights of Brittany. If you are spending time in Brittany, you simply must call by this beautiful medieval town, for the following reasons.
The popular port town of Bénodet lies at the mouth of the River Odet on the Finistere coast. This bustling town is a pleasure to walk round and explore all year round.
If you’re travelling to Brittany, you’d be wise to keep heading west until you reach the Crozon peninsula, described by The Guardian as: “A narrow finger of land poking into the Atlantic in the far west of France.’
Carnac, on the Morbihan coast of south east Brittany, is well known for its impressive and distinct prehistoric monuments.