A land of islands and corsairs
Saint Malo and the Mont-Saint-Michel bay: the ‘Emerald Coast’
The distinctive colour of the sea will also reveal wonderful castles, elegant Belle Époque villas and some of the nicest cities of Brittany. Enjoy seafront strolls, sea trips along the Rance river, quaint villages and local gastronomy, History, architecture, ‘oysters’ of Cancale …in one word, Breizh (‘Brittany’ in Breton).
- Saint Malo, the ‘Corsair city’, was built like a stone ship facing out to sea, with its ramparts standing proudly over long beaches and a lively port.
- Dinard, the famous 19th century seaside resort has left a superb legacy in the magnificent villas dotted along the coastline. It was considered to be France’s top seaside resort in the 1880s.
- Dinan is the arch medieval city with its 1.8 mile-long ramparts, half-timbered houses, attractive port and cobbled streets. No doubt for being one of the most attractive and best preserved small towns in Brittany.
- The famous Mont Saint Michel.The world-famous island abbey may stand just across the border in Normandy, but much of the phenomenal bay is part of Brittany. We can also make you reach the Mont by crossing the bay with a professional guide for a memorable walk. You can visit Mont Saint Michel whether in a Normandy Tour or in a Brittany Tour.
The Morbihan Gulf and its islands
True jewels, the Breton islands and peninsulas promise a complete change of scenery. Hidden coves, stretches of fine sand, pebbled beaches…sometimes offering tropical appearances… make no mistake: you are in southern Brittany!
Enjoy the gentle pace of life on the Gulf’s islands, experience the thrills of ocean racing, picnic at the isle of Groix on the deck of a traditional sailboat, and take a stroll along the banks of the Blavet and Scorff rivers or to sheltered beaches and spectacular cliffs. L’île aux moines, Belle île, l’île d’Arz will bring you lasting memories.
Capital of the Morbihan gulf, Vannes will seduce you with its 170 old half-timbered houses and its beautiful harbour.
Carnac, the prime megalithic site in the world.
In Brittany and more especially in Morbihan, discover megalithic secrets. The landscape shaped by megalithic architecture has come down through the ages from the fifth millennium BC. Over 550 megalithic sites scatter across the Carnac region and southern Morbihan which make it the prime megalithic sites in the world.
From Paimpol to Cap Fréhel : Breathtaking views
From the fishing port of Paimpol to the majestic headlands of Cap Fréhel and Cap d’Erquy, here you’ll discover a land steeped in the good things in life – great food, great beauty, and lots of excitement.
With Saint-Brieuc Bay lying at heart of the region, you can admire wonderful scenery and a protected natural environment under a whole range of changing lights and colours. Bracing walks, soaring cliffs, attractive beaches, stunning views over the Coast and the Channel Islands, a seabird reserve, an historic lighthouse and a fortified castle straight out of a story book … Let us guide you !