Brittany

What to see and do on the Ile de Bréhat, Brittany

Written by on August 30, 2018 in Brittany
What to see and do on the Ile de Bréhat, Brittany

A mile off the northern coast of Brittany you will find Ile de Bréhat, a lush and peaceful island of about 400 full time residents. Bréhat is located along the pink granite coast, situated in an archipelago of several islands. Attractions of the Ile de Bréhat The 15-minute ferry from L’Arcouest on the mainland will […]

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5 great reasons to visit Brittany France

Written by on August 22, 2018 in Brittany
5 great reasons to visit Brittany France

Brittany, northwest France, is a world away from busy days and crowded streets. Spectacular landscapes and preserved nature, fresh sea air and authentic living, miles of coastline and picturesque villages… Brittany ticks all the boxes. Relax in Rennes a city of art, history and retail therapy Brittany’s administrative capital is a city of contrasts. Narrow, […]

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What to do on a day trip to Fougères, Brittany

Written by on May 24, 2018 in Brittany
What to do on a day trip to Fougères, Brittany

Fougères is situated in a green and lush corner of Brittany, very near the borders of Normandy and Pays de la Loire. The word Fougères means ferns, but in this case, it is a town of about 20,000 people and is most noted for its magnificent castle. The lower town of Fougères The town is […]

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La Maison du Beurre butter heaven in Brittany

Written by on October 26, 2017 in Brittany
La Maison du Beurre butter heaven in Brittany

It is well known that the French produce delicious butter, an ingredient that is used generously in many of their recipes. The butter case at a French epicerie will reveal a vast selection from which to choose. However, within the world of French butter making, one man is known to create what many believe is the […]

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Your French Connection | Spring into… Brittany

Written by on February 24, 2017 in Brittany, Holidays & Things to do
Your French Connection | Spring into… Brittany

Brittany in the north west of France is one of those places that you just can’t help falling in love with. Go there once and we can almost guarantee – it won’t be the last time. So, what is it about Brittany (“Bretagne” in French) that’s so great? Beautiful beaches of Brittany Golden sands, dramatic […]

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Le Guilvinec Brittany

Written by on December 29, 2016 in Brittany
Le Guilvinec Brittany

In the far south west corner of Brittany, is a little known to tourists area called Pays Bigouden in the department of Finistère. There are three small fishing ports around this coastline: St Guenole, Le Guilvinec and Loctudy which along with Douarnenez to the north are reputed to land 25% of all the inshore fish in France. […]

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The Quaint and picture perfect town of Dinan Brittany

Written by on November 28, 2016 in Brittany
The Quaint and picture perfect town of Dinan Brittany

Dinan in Brittany is the kind of town that makes those who visit fall in love. It’s not a big town but it has a big presence – medieval good looks, beautifully preserved houses, castle ramparts and a historic port. It’s quaint, friendly and it has a great vibe. You’ll find it in the department […]

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The Glorious Glenan Islands Brittany

Written by on November 8, 2016 in Brittany
The Glorious Glenan Islands Brittany

If you’re in the area of Finistere, Brittany then a visit to the gorgeous Glenan Islands is a day trip must-do. The Îles de Glénan Brittany Trips to the Glenan Islands are by ferry from towns on the coast of Finistere, Loctudy, Concarneau, Beg-Mei and Bénodet.  From Benodet it takes just 20 minutes. Dock at […]

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Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

Written by on September 28, 2016 in Active Holidays, Brittany, Holiday Travel
Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

While there may be several ways of getting yourselves and your bikes over to France, there’s really only one that makes sense if you’re a cyclist. This is something anyone who’s had the misfortunate of travelling by plane with bikes in-tow will know all too well. The unacceptable expense of paying for its transit, wondering […]

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5 officially best places to visit in France

5 officially best places to visit in France

Ask any Frenchman or woman about going on holiday and you’ll find that an astonishingly large number of them will tell you they stay in France. It’s estimated that more than 60% of all French people don’t leave France for their holidays despite the proximity to neighbouring European countries. The reason for the happiness to […]

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