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Brittany

Brittany is a region in the northwest of France known for its rugged coastline, medieval towns, and Celtic heritage. The region has a distinct culture, with its own language, Breton, and traditional music and dance. Visitors to Brittany can explore its historic cities, such as Rennes and Nantes, as well as its picturesque villages, and sample the region’s cuisine, which features seafood, crepes, and cider.

 

What you’ll love most about Brittany

  • Explore the stunning coastline, including the pink granite cliffs of Perros-Guirec and the wild beaches of Quiberon and Belle-Île-en-Mer
  • Visit the medieval town of Dinan, with its cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, and impressive castle
  • Discover the walled city of Saint-Malo, a historic port town with a fascinating history of piracy and corsairs
  • Visit the charming fishing villages of Cancale and Concarneau, known for their fresh oysters and colourful houses
  • Explore the city of Rennes, the capital of Brittany, with its impressive cathedral, charming old town, and vibrant cultural scene

Where to Book

  • Couple at Pontusval - Tourisme Bretagne/Emmanuel Berthier

  • Point of Kastell Ach and surroundings - Tourisme Bretagne/Thibault Poriel/SB

  • Cap Coz at Point de Beg Meil - Tourisme Bretagne/Teddy Verneuil/Lezbroz

  • Cove kayaking - Tourisme Bretagne/Emmanuel Berthier

  • Rospico Beach - Tourisme Bretagne/Thibault Poriel/SB

  • Gray seals in the Molene Archipelago of Brittany - Tourisme Bretagne/Emmanuel Berthier

  • Mont Saint Michel - Tourisme Bretagne/Emmanuel Berthier

  • Old Brittany Street, Rue d'en Bas - Tourisme Bretagne/Noe C Photography

  • Beachside seafood platter - Tourisme Bretagne/Alexandre Lamoureux

  • Walkers exploring the Brittany coastline - Tourisme Bretagne/Le Gal Yannick

  • Exploring the Brittany coastal landscape - Tourisme Bretagne/Teddy Verneuil/Lezbroz

  • Family fun in Brittany - Tourisme Bretagne/Joana Saldon

  • Mont Saint Michel in the fog - Tourisme Bretagne/Emmanuel Berthier

  • La Roche Bernard sunset - Tourisme Bretagne/Alexandre Lamoureux

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 9℃
  • 10℃
  • 13℃
  • 15℃
  • 19℃
  • 22℃
  • 24℃
  • 24℃
  • 22℃
  • 17℃
  • 12℃
  • 9℃
  • 11
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 9
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 7
  • 9
  • 11
  • 11

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Our Ratings

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