Things to do

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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Brittany: what to do, what to see...

Belle-Île’s port in Brittany at high tide
This peninsula of legend offers adventurous visitors an ocean of landscapes, as well as an enchanting coastline, age-old traditions and superb food. Much more than just a trip, Brittany is a captivating experience and a world apart...
WHAT TO SEE

• Mont Saint-Michel
• The alignments of standing stones at Carnac
• Morlaix bay
• Pont-Aven, the City of Painters
• The Cathedral of Saint-Corentin in Quimper
• The historic centre of Rennes
• Belle-Île-en-Mer
• The Bay of Saint-Brieuc and Paimpol
• The Forest of Brocéliande
• The island of Ushant

WHAT TO DO

• Stay in an eco-responsible gîte  
• Dive into traditional culture at the Lorient Interceltic Festival
• Take a boat trip to the pink granite coast
• Take the (sea)waters with a thalassotherapy break in Pornic
• Surf the waves of La Torche at Plomeur, THE place to be in Brittany
• Meet a seal at Océanopolis in Brest
• Hold on tight to your partner when the high tides break over Saint-Malo
• Cycle the canal towpath from Nantes to Brest
• Go sailing in the Gulf of Morbihan
• Work on your swing at Abers, the most westerly golf course in France

WHAT TO EAT

• Blue lobster
• Salted butter
• A platter of oysters in Cancale's port
• A sausage buckwheat crepe
• Saint-Brieuc scallops
• Andouille de Guémené
• A crêpe flambée
• Kouign-amann
• Far Breton (prune custard flan)
• Plougastel strawberries

WHAT TO BRING BACK

• A ceramic bowl with your name on it
• Bright yellow waterproofs
• Quimper earthenware pottery
• Salted butter caramels
• A tin of sardines from Quiberon
• A bottle of cider and bowls
• A triskell symbolising water, earth and fire

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