Brittany

The most beautiful beaches of Brittany

Written by on July 2, 2019 in Brittany
The most beautiful beaches of Brittany

Life’s a beach… Never has a saying been more apt than when referring to Brittany.  With around 2,730 km of varied coastline, Brittany, and its cluster of islands, enjoys around a third of the total shoreline of France. It’s no wonder  that seaside activities and attractions abound in this wonderful region. We take a look […]

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Fabulous holiday ideas for your visit to Brittany

Written by on March 18, 2019 in Brittany
Fabulous holiday ideas for your visit to Brittany

Brittany has some 1780 miles of glorious coastline, that’s around a third of France’s total coastline – in one region. Everywhere you go there are great beaches, from the Pink Granite coast and hidden coves in the north to the idyllic beaches of Morbihan, Brittany really does have beaches to suit everyone. Inland, the unspoiled […]

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Guide to Morbihan, Brittany

Written by on January 29, 2019 in Brittany
Guide to Morbihan, Brittany

Morbihan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Brittany. Offering the perfect mix of country and coast with fabulous sandy beaches, history, gastronomy, legends and fabulous scenery, there’s a wealth of wonderful places to visit. Auray – a picture perfect port The 15th century picture perfect port of St Goustan in Auray, […]

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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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