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Some of the best Christmas lights in Brittany.
With over 800 islands and islets, Brittany boasts almost 70 per cent of the island bodies of metropolitan France. Some support thriving local communities while others are home to only seabirds and the intrepid traveller. This is a brief sketch of just some of the main inhabited islands of Brittany.
Brittany has the greatest concentration of megalithic sites in the world. These megaliths range from single standing stones to complex alignments stretching for miles and massive man-made tumuli the size of a small hill. Older than the written word, their meanings remain clouded in mystery, shrouded in superstition and folklore.
A look at some of the best beaches in Brittany to discover.
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.
For centuries, artists have been drawn to Brittany in an attempt to capture the beauty of its landscapes and unique quality of light.
Here are some of the distinctive local drinks that you really must try in any visit to Brittany.
Some distinctive local delicacies from Brittany, France. Food that will give you a culinary taste of Brittany.
A quick overview of the festival known as Mardi Gras in Brittany; an event still popularly celebrated in this part of France.