Brittany

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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Postcard From Brittany France

Written by on August 18, 2016 in Brittany, Photo gallery
Postcard From Brittany France

Brittany has 2,800km of coastline and 800 islands or islets, choosing where to go is the hardest part of the trip! We take a look at Brittany in photos to show you just how lovely it is… Postcard from Brittany This is Ile de Groix, great discovered by bike… You have to have a crepe […]

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What To See And Do In Vannes Brittany France

Written by on August 7, 2016 in Brittany
What To See And Do In Vannes Brittany France

Medieval streets, half-timbered houses, a pretty harbour and a place of gastronomic delight, the walled town of Vannes is one of Brittany’s most charming towns. Visit Vannes In the Morbihan area of Brittany, Vannes invites you to wander around the well-preserved medieval streets before enjoying a harbour-side lunch or a boat trip around the gulf. […]

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The picture perfect port town of Auray Brittany

Written by on July 9, 2016 in Brittany
The picture perfect port town of Auray Brittany

Over the years the main road has increasingly bypassed Auray as the crowds flock to Carnac and the Quiberon peninsula. But it’s worth a stop to visit the picturesque central square with its superb covered fish market, the pretty port and the lovely old town… What to see and do in Auray, Brittany Whatever you […]

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World-class maritime festivals to discover in Brittany Summer 2016

Written by on June 6, 2016 in Brittany
World-class maritime festivals to discover in Brittany Summer 2016

Summer 2016 offers a chance for visitors to Brittany to see the world’s most beautiful ships and learn about the world’s many seafaring cultures, all in a festive and musical atmosphere. Surrounded by miles of stunning coastline peppered with numerous fishing ports, seaside resorts, and marinas, western Brittany is a hotspot for all things nautical. […]

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