Great Ideas For Forest Walks

Great Ideas For Forest Walks

If you are looking for a woodland walk, or maybe a mushroom gathering expedition, you will be spoilt for choice in Brittany’s many national forests. You can observe and be fascinated by the wildlife and the gorgeous woodland scents will be a tonic to recharge those batteries. Huelgoat Forest You will probably feel small up…

Explore Vannes

Explore Vannes

On the south coast of Brittany, you will find Vannes. It is quite a sizeable town and is also Morbihan’s capital. When you visit Morbihan, Vannes is one of the highlights you won’t want to miss. There is a great deal to discover in this fascinating historical town, so I would recommend allowing plenty of…

COTES-D’ARMOR

COTES-D’ARMOR

The Cotes d’Armor department is in northern Brittany. It is mainly visited for its stunning coastline including the coast of pink granite and many of its beaches. Alongside these are the attractive historical towns such as Dinan and Lannion which provide a fascinating insight into the long and colourful history of the region. The Cotes…

Saint Nazaire

Saint Nazaire

Saint Nazaire – The Harbour Saint Nazaire is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. The town has a major harbour on the right bank of the Loire river estuary, which is near the Atlantic Ocean. The port has always been at the soul of Saint-Nazaires’ history , its very raison d’etre. These…

Have You Visited Dinard?

Have You Visited Dinard?

Dinard is on the coast of north eastern Brittany just across the Rance estuary from Saint Malo. The beginning of Dinard as a fishing village were pushed aside at the end of the 19th century, when the wealthy and fashionable of that time built their luxury houses there. Dinard has an unexpectedly mild climate for…

Brest

Brest

Brest is Brittany’s second largest administrative centres and really does have a lot to offer. In 1944 Brest was heavily bombed however it was not this that was the towns most interesting feature. It has been rebuilt around a vision of the future, with incredible constructions like the Pont de l’Iroise bridge which crosses the…

Saint Malo

Saint Malo

The stunning city of St Malo in Brittany curves out to the sea on a natural and beautiful harbour, that has created some of the best sandy beaches on the Emerald Coast. St Malo was built on a rock standing in a naturally defensive position at the mouth of the river Rance. The city’s roots…

Coastal Walking in Brittany

Coastal Walking in Brittany

Brittany’s coastline stretches to more than 1200kms. From Mont St Michel which goes just into Normandy and along to the Loire. It provides all you could possibly want in terms of sightseeing and gorgeous walks. The west and north coasts are the best areas to focus on. With the great expanse of wilderness which you…

Quimper

Quimper

Quimper is the administrative capital of the Finistere department and it is also regarded by many as the cultural heart of Brittany. The town is best known for its cathedral, the atmospheric old quarter and the wonderful museums but it is also well known for its annual festival which celebrates Breton culture. You will find…