In the midst of the beautiful nature of western France, surrounded by the Atlantic expanse, a wonderful spot awaits you on a Brittany holiday to recharge your batteries. Hike through unspoilt countryside, between wild dunes and pink granite cliffs, or visit Brittany's historic castles and châteaux. Active holidaymakers discover the region from the water - kayaking, stand up paddling or water skiing. Treat your palate to fresh Breton specialities from the sea and sample Brittany's regional produce on a market stroll.
Stroll through medieval alleyways and follow in the footsteps of French history in stately châteaux and castles. Experience Breton cuisine with all your senses and share the joy of good food with the locals. Contact one of our Tourlane travel experts to put together your travel package for your Brittany holiday.
Brittany's culture is steeped in traditions that date back to the time of the Celts. The lively culture of the region is still reflected today in the language, music, cuisine and customs with its festivals and dances.
On a trip to Brittany, unforgettable moments of pleasure await you. From freshly caught oysters, tender scallops and hearty galettes, to the delicious Breton butter cake Kouign Amann made with salted butter and caramel. Bon appétit!
Surrounded by high fortress walls, the old town of Concarneau juts into the sea like a peninsula. The picturesque harbour town is one of the most popular sights in Brittany. Concarneau became famous at the latest through the Brittany detective stories with Inspector Dupin. Follow in the footsteps of the detective and enjoy, like Dupin, a glass of red wine in the restaurant Entrecôte-Frites and take the time to stroll through the narrow streets of the old town.
The town of Carnac is famous for its megalithic fields. More than 3000 stones rise from the ground here and offer a magical backdrop, especially in the morning and evening hours. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, the town is also worth a visit for its pretty market square and the Carnac beach surrounded by tall maritime pines.
The region of Kalon Breizh is located in the heart of Brittany and attracts holidaymakers with its diverse nature, such as the Corong Gorges, the Monts d'Arrée or Huelgoat and its legendary forest. Kalon Breizh also has many castles, abbeys and other historical sites to marvel at.
Crozon is a peninsula located in the far west of Brittany. It impresses with its spectacular landscape. On Crozon you will find rugged cliffs, flowering heath, turquoise bays and idyllic beaches. Less
In winter, Brittany likes to show its stormy side. From mid-April to the end of May, the temperatures are pleasantly warm and the tourists are still rare. Then is especially for hikers and cyclists the best time to travel to Brittany. The ideal weather conditions for surfing and windsurfing can be found in September and October.
The currency in Brittany is the Euro (EUR).
The official language is French. Note that many French people refuse to speak English, even if they know this foreign language.