Brittany, the westernmost part of France, can lay claim to having some of the country’s best beaches. The peninsula is surrounded by sea on three sides; to the north by the English Channel, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the south by the Bay of Biscay. The beauty and drama of theContinue reading “The Best Beaches in Brittany”
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.
Here are some of the distinctive local drinks that you really must try in any visit to Brittany.
A quick overview of the festival known as Mardi Gras in Brittany; an event still popularly celebrated in this part of France.
Although not a region of France traditionally associated with cheese and wine, Brittany’s offerings are sure to surprise and delight.
A feast for the senses – the breads and butter of Brittany.
Home to more hiking trails than any other part of France, many of Brittany’s ancient pilgrimage routes can still be experienced today, including stages of the Camino de Santiago and the Pilgrimage of the Seven Saints, offering travellers a chance to discover the country and connect with the past and themselves.
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.
Pardons in Brittany : A religious and secular celebration that you really must see