Brittany is all about getting away from it all, whether you’re walking or enjoying good food, following your dreams or just exploring. Along the footpaths, on the beach or in the cobbled streets, take a deep breath of sea air and let yourself go: this is Brittany!

Beaches and seaside activities

Go for a walk without ever losing sight of the sea. In the harbour, stop for a coffee, a plate of seafood  and a breath of sea air… At any time of year, Brittany invites you to step off the treadmill and recharge your batteries. Take a boat trip to an island, laze around on the beach, build a sandcastle, go for a paddle, collect shellfish, chase the seagulls…

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With the channel on one side and the Atlantic on the other, Brittany’s coastline – the longest in France – offers exceptional landscapes that change with the seasons and the tides. Come and experience Brittany to the full, with its rich variety and intense light, for a real sense of well-being.

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Culture and heritage

Climb to the top of a lighthouse and play at being a watchman. Learn about Brittany’s tales and legends. Wander around the narrow streets of centuries-old towns or take up the challenge of an Escape Game deep inside a medieval fortress… Dance until dawn to the beat of electro music or Breton bagpipes… Push open the door of a chapel you find on a country lane, surrounded by greenery. Appreciate the beauty of a rood-screen, the brilliance of a stained glass window or the boldness of a contemporary creation… Brittany is rich in all kinds of traditions. It’s up to you to discover its secrets!

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Food & drink

Let’s put an end to the clichés! There’s more to Brittany than crêpes and buckwheat pancakes! The ocean tang of oysters, the succulence of fresh king scallops, the crunchiness of kouign-amann, a heavenly crêpe topped with salted butter caramel, a bowl of sparkling cider, ripe strawberries from Plougastel, full-bodied buckwheat whiskey … these are all among the tastes of Brittany! Breton cuisine will make your mouth water with its wide range of flavours from land and sea. With the region’s local, seasonal products, you’re sure to find something you like – for gourmet experiences you’ll never forget.

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The Most Beautiful Towns in Brittany

Brittany is one of France’s most distinctive regions, boasting its own language and a long history of traditions. It’s known for its Celtic heritage, some 3,000 megaliths from early human settlements, and the magical Brocéliande Forest of Arthurian legend. From medieval citadels to historic harbours, we chart Brittany’s most beautiful towns…

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