Brittany

Magical standing stones of Carnac, Brittany

Written by on May 18, 2020 in Brittany
Magical standing stones of Carnac, Brittany

With its rows of standing stones, Carnac, on the south coast of Brittany, has long fascinated man. Along the northern side of the town, around three thousand standing stones, called menhirs in French, stretch in alignments for several kilometres. The three main alignments are Le Ménec with 1,169 stones, Kermario comprising 1,029, and Kerlescan has […]

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7 Things to do in St-Malo, Brittany

Written by on May 7, 2020 in Brittany
7 Things to do in St-Malo, Brittany

Port town St-Malo is in the department of Ille-et-Vilaine in northern Brittany. Sitting on the Emerald Coast it has an ancient citadel, medieval city and cobbled streets lined with bars, bistros and boutiques. There are beaches, stunning views, marinas and museums. This is a town with serious oodles of charm. Follow in the footsteps of […]

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5 minute Brittany travel guide

Written by on March 22, 2020 in Brittany
5 minute Brittany travel guide

Brittany has more than 1700 miles of coastline, which makes it a top seaside destination in France. But this region has much more to offer. Medieval cities and picture postcard villages and a hugely diverse landscape both along the coast and in the glorious countryside. There are captivating castles galore, Celtic traditions and more than […]

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Best guided tour of Brittany

Written by on March 6, 2020 in Brittany, Tours in France
Best guided tour of Brittany

There aren’t many guided tours of Brittany, so when one comes along that’s absolutely brilliantly put together, run by a most charming host and takes in the very best of Brittany and just over the border Normandy – we’re excited! A women-only guided tour of Brittany and Normandy Annette Charlton lives part time in Australia, […]

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Léhon near Dinan in Brittany

Written by on February 20, 2020 in Brittany
Léhon near Dinan in Brittany

When you visit Dinan in the Cotes d’Armor, Brittany, it’s a short journey to the neighbouring village of Léhon. Well worth the detour, picturesque Léhon is historic and full of charm. From Dinan, you can easily walk to Léhon along the riverbanks of the Rance from Dinan which takes around 30 minutes. Or cycle – […]

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Guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany

Written by on February 17, 2020 in Brittany
Guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany

Read our guide to Cotes d’Armor Brittany and discover a dramatically beautiful coastline of legends, secret islands, beautiful beaches and fabulous food… La vie on Granite rose Someone once said that the great rocks that pepper the landscape of the Pink Granite Coast (Côte de granit rose)  look as if giants have been stoning their […]

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The best things to do in Dinan Brittany

Written by on December 13, 2019 in Brittany
The best things to do in Dinan Brittany

The medieval town of Dinan in Cotes d’Armor, Brittany, is like somewhere from the imagination of the brothers Grimm. It’s brimming with fairy tale pretty streets, guarded by a castle and full of enchanting houses, cobbled hills and pretty squares, surrounded by ramparts built between the 13th to 15th century. Perched on a hill above […]

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Rennes, Brittany’s captivating capital city

Written by on September 28, 2019 in Brittany
Rennes, Brittany’s captivating capital city

Rennes, Brittany’s capital, in the east of the region, makes an ideal short break destination. What to see and do in Rennes The vibrant university city of Rennes, Brittany’s administrative capital, has medieval streets in the Instagram-worthy old town. It also has one of the largest Saturday-morning markets in France. You’ll find it in the […]

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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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