5 good reasons to spend your summer holidays in Brittany
Because we want a change, we are thinking of a new destination for this summer. Finished the same apartment for rent in Saint Raphaël. It’s decided : goodbye the Côte d’Azur, hello Brittany!
But in fact, why Brittany?
Because the beaches and landscapes are superb
Brittany is made up of 4 departments and miles of coastline. Atlantic Ocean to the west or Channel coast in the North, there is something for everyone. The beaches are nestled in coves with crystal clear waters or stretch as far as the eye can see. No need to look for a cm2 where to put your towel in the middle of donut sellers! In Brittany, nature is wild and the landscapes are superb.
Because there are beautiful islands in the sea
Bréhat, Ouessant, Sein, Houat, Belle-Ile…the riches of Brittany are also found off the continent. On the island of Groix, the only convex beach in Europe unfolds its golden sand. With evocative names, the islands and their lighthouses surround Brittany with exoticism. Of the havens of peace perfect for meeting Bretons from the other side of the world and hiking between land and sea.
Because we enjoy pancakes and seafood
We taste some buckwheat pancakes and we discover the kouign amman. It’s hard to resist the Breton gastronomy, the cider and to seafood just got out of the water. Residents enjoy Bouchot de Cancale mussels, of scallops of the Bay of Saint Brieuc, excellent Plougastel strawberries. Here, no frills! There crepe with salted butter caramel is a tradition just like the sausage patty. All in total relaxation…
Because we move easily
In Brittany, we circulate hassle-free and toll-free. No kilometers of traffic jams, no hours wasted in the car. Going from Rennes to Brest is free and easy. Perfectly maintained roads: 2 x 2 lanes for unique driving comfort. The opportunity to organize a road trip and discover Breton treasures from North to South.
Because there is a historical and cultural heritage
Brittany is also a land full of stories. From the adventures of Asterix to the Arthurian legends where the shadow of Merlin hovers over the past of corsairs. Everything is there to spend a holiday rich in cultural activities : reindeer, the Breton capital and its famous Lices market, Saint Malo and its pirate alleys, Carnac and its alignments, the Brocéliande forest and King Arthur, Aven bridge and its painters. Not to mention the natural heritage with the Pointe du Raz or the Emerald Coast.
Brittany, a jewel to explore from Morbihan in the Côtes d’Armor and Finistère in Ille et Vilaine. And if we talk to you about drizzle and (dirty) weather, don’t forget the following proverb: In Breton country, it only rains on the c…