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”
Here are some of the distinctive local drinks that you really must try in any visit to Brittany.
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.
A brief glimpse into some Christmas traditions from the Brittany of yesteryear.
An echo of the region’s Celtic past, sacred springs were commonplace throughout Brittany with miraculous qualities attributed to many and were an important part of daily life even after the Catholic counter-reformation.
The traditional women’s headdresses of Brittany are one of the region’s iconic images. More than just a decorative item, they were an important symbol to your town and your position in it.
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 and festive illuminations that you should visit in Brittany this year
Monumental ossuaries are a striking part of Brittany’s religious heritage.
Although widespread in Europe between the 15th & 18th centuries, nowhere else did they systematically take such monumental form and stay in use for so long.