A look at some of the best beaches in Brittany to discover.
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Buccaneers of Brittany
A brief look at the lives of some of the most notorious pirates and buccaneers from Brittany who pillaged from the Caribbean to the Bay of Bengal.
The Black Death in Brittany
Pandemics have always been part of the human experience. Perhaps the most savage to have raged across this part of Europe was the plague; forever remembered as the Black Death.
The Wolf in Brittany
After an absence of over a century, the presence of the wolf is now being greeted with a measure of acclaim but it was not always so. For centuries, the wolf was regarded as a figure of dread throughout the land and there are countless accounts of wolves destroying livestock and people.
Brittany’s Best Festivals
Brittany is home to many of France’s biggest and best-known festivals and celebrations. Take your pick from rock, jazz, opera, food, boats, Celtic music, literature, photography or traditional cultural events. There is sure to be something to suit everyone’s mood and taste.
Brittany In Brushstrokes
For centuries, artists have been drawn to Brittany in an attempt to capture the beauty of its landscapes and unique quality of light.
Brittany in a Glass
Here are some of the distinctive local drinks that you really must try in any visit to Brittany.
Tastes of Brittany
Some distinctive local delicacies from Brittany, France. Food that will give you a culinary taste of Brittany.
Celebrating Mardi-Gras in Brittany
A quick overview of the festival known as Mardi Gras in Brittany; an event still popularly celebrated in this part of France.
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?