A quick overview of the festival known as Mardi Gras in Brittany; an event still popularly celebrated in this part of France.
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The Thousand and One Nights of Brittany
Brittany is often described as a land of myths and legends; a place where the distinction between the natural and the supernatural did not really exist until the last century. Much has been written about the legends and old folktales of Brittany but how was this rich vein of folklore mined?
Cheese and Wine of Brittany
Although not a region of France traditionally associated with cheese and wine, Brittany’s offerings are sure to surprise and delight.
Bed and Breakfast in Brittany
Once, the main item of furniture found in the dwellings of rural Brittany was the closed bed or lit clos. The multi-function statement piece of its day.
Bread and Butter in Brittany
A feast for the senses – the breads and butter of Brittany.
Christmas Traditions of Yesteryears Brittany
A brief glimpse into some Christmas traditions from the Brittany of yesteryear.
Piety and Pride in Brittany
Parish Closes are unique to Brittany and one of the most striking features of the region’s heritage. A visit to at least one site should be on any traveller’s list.
Twelve Christmas Markets You Should Visit In Brittany
Twelve Christmas markets and festive illuminations that you should visit in Brittany this year
Brittany is Different
Highlighting the best of Brittany for the visitor; adding local colour to the travel guide