Brittany has everything. It’s a whole world in itself. There are islands and towns, cities and countryside, rural landscapes and coastal scenery. Wild beaches in the Abers area, towpaths along the inland waterways, harbours in Cornouaille (Brittany’s Cornwall), mists and legends in the Brocéliande forest, a walled city with imposing ramparts… There are a thousand different ways to get to know the region and learn to love it. One thing is certain: by the end of your holiday you’ll be smitten.
10 worlds to explore in Brittany
Diverse and ever-changing, Brittany is best discovered through its various ‘destinations’: ten worlds to explore, each with its own unique identity.
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An end-of-the-world atmosphere, fine sand, translucent waters, unspoilt coves. A Pacific atoll? No: an island off Brittany.
The large towns and cities
Steeped in history but keeping up with the latest trends, Brittany’s large towns and cities are packed with treasures to discover and great little places to eat or shop. Whatever you feel like doing, you’ll find it here. Want a bit of culture?
If you want to appreciate Brittany in all its richness and variety, there are some unmissable sites that you really should see! Here’s a whistle-stop tour of eight essential places to visit.
Browse these photos taken by travellers for some holiday inspiration. Love at first sight really does happen!