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Brittany places to visit and stay

Brittany pics and guide of our recent visit. Facts about the Brittany towns and villages, markets and castles we visited on a recent trip.This was our second trip to Brittany there is so much to see. We will go back next year and visit more of the region.

The old centre of Dinan

Brittany guide Dinan

These are the towns and villages we visited during our stay click the link to see the full details and photos

Audierne Audierne is an attractive tourist town on the Bay D`Audierne in Brittany.There is a busy harbour a good selectionpf shops and cafe bars.We spent an enjoyable afternoon there just looking out over the estuary. For more photos of Audierne

Beg Meil Beg Meil A nice little seaside town on a headland.Great beach see our photos and travel guide.Lots of watersports sailing, windsurfing and diving.Plenty of hotels to stay in at nearby Concarneau 5 mins drive away

Benodet a seaside resort with a great beach

Binic a seaside town with a large marina

Bodilis a village near Roscoff

Brignogan Plages a seaside village

Cancale Cancale a busy tourist town on the Brittany coast about 10 miles fron St Malo.The oyster capital of Brittany lots of stalls selling seafood

Carnac stones Carnac stones our visit to see the famous megalithic sites around the village of Carnac.After you have seen the stones visit the pretty village of Carnac

Cap-Coz Cap-Coz a beach side resort on the Finistere coast one of the best beaches in the area.Ideal for water sports and sailing.The town is on a narrow peninsula with water on both sides see our Photo Gallery of Cap-Coz

The town of Clohars-Carnoet near Doelan

The village of Combrit Sainte Marine photos and guide

Concarneau Concarneau is a busy tourist port in Finistere.A nice sea front and harbour with a fortified old part of the town.A large Friday morning market .See the market photo gallery The town is an ideal place to stay to see this part of Brittany.See our photo gallery of the old part of Concarneau

Dinan Dinan is a old town centre with a modern town built round it.When you visit Brittany it should be at the top of your list of places to visit.For such a busy town you can park right in the centre.latest visit to Dinan See our Photo Gallery of Dinan

Dinan Dinard is a great little seaside resort with everything you need for a short break.It is in a good area for touring this part of Brittany. St Malo is 7 miles Dinan 15 miles.See our Photo Gallery of Dinard

Doelan Doelan is a small fishing port/village in an estuary off the Finistere coast.It is 11 miles from Pont Aven. You must visit this peacefull little port.Also see our Doelan photo gallery.

The Port of Douernenez. lots of yachts and a good museum worth a visit

Elliant a nice town a few miles from the coast

Esquibien a small beachside resort in Finistere

Etables sur mer a town on the coast

Fouesnant a nice town near some of the best beaches

Fougeres Fougeres the town is a mixture of old and new.The old part is the bit to see with the largest castle in Europe.It is surrounded with narrow streets and old houses.The weekend street market is very good

Guisseny a seaside village with a great beach

Ile Tudy a nice village on the coast with the sea on one side and the river on the other

Kerascoet Kerascoet is an old restored village near Ponr Aven.If you like looking at old houses and cottages with thatched roofs this is the place to visit.See our photo gallery of Kerascoet

The village of Kerdevot near Quimper is worth a visit to see the 16th century Chapel

Kerfany Plage one of the best beaches on the Finistere coast

La Foret Fouesnant busy Sunday morning Market

La Foret Fouesnant a busy Market Town right on the coast

Landivisiau a market town

La Triniet sur Mer a popular sailing port near Carnac

Le Guilvinec a fishing port and market town

Le Men Du a small village next to the beach

Le Vivier sur Mer Le Vivier sur Mer a small town on the coast about 10 miles from Mont Saint Michel.There are a few small B/B there plus a few shops. A nice place to pass an hour or two

Locronan Locronan is an old village about 5 miles from the coast and 10 miles from Quimper one of the larger towns in the area. During the summer months the village is very busy with tourist so get there early.Tuesday morning Market at Locronan.A selection of photos taken in Locronan

Loctudy busy town with large yacht marina near Pont-l`Abbe

Louvigne du Desert Louvigne du Desert is an attractive small town just over the Normandy border about 10 miles from the town of Avranches.We found the town by chance when visiting the castle at Fougeres 7 miles away

Moelan sur Mer a nice little town

Moncontour Moncontour is a Hill village about 50 miles from St Malo.The centre has nice old stone building and an old church.The village is worth a detour if you are passing on your way South.Mouslerlin is a village on a sandy bay near Fouesnant

Mont-Dol Mont-Dol is a nice little village about 4 miles from the Brittany coast and 14 miles from the holiday resort of Cancale.

Morlaix is a nice old town see the viaduct

The town of Pont Aven a busy little town on the river Aven

Nevez a nice little town near the coast

Penmarch a small town with a famous light house

Pleuven a nice village near Cap Coz

The village of Plouescat

The village of Plouneour-Trez

Pont Croix a market town with cobbled streets

Pont-l`Abbe a busy little town

The seaside village of Porsguen

Port de Belon fishing port famous for its oysters

Port Manech village on the river Aven nice harbour

Port Manech Plage little beach resort on the river Aven

Roscoff Roscoff is an attractive fishing and ferry port with a nice harbour and seafront. It is ideal for a short break there is plenty to see in the area.The town has some very good seafood restaurants.There is a good choice of B&B and small hotels.Try the Wednesday morning market

Rospico beach on the Finistere coast

Rosporden a nice hill town


Sainte Marine Antique market a busy Sunday market on a car park in the centre of Sainte Marine a small town right on the beach we had lunch there overlooking the boats moored in the estuary.You can walk along the edge of the small cliffs and watch the sea coming in

Saint Briac sur Mer seaside village near Dinard

the town of Saint-Brieuc

Saint Guenole a fishing port

Louvigne du Desert St Malo is built on an island on the coast of Brittany and forms a natural harbour. The old citadel the Cathédrale St Vincent is the first thing you see coming in to the port. There is so much to see starting with the marina and the beach.Then the old part of town inside the walls with its narrow streets. St Malo photo gallery Our latest visit to Saint Malo

the town of Saint Pol de Leon

The seaside town of Saint Quay Portrieux

Saint Yvi Saint Yvi a village in the Finistere region of Brittany.We stayed there for two weeks in September If you like beaches and small Fishing villages this is the place to go.Only a 15 mins drive from Quimper
Tregunc a small town near Pont Aven

Trevignon Trevignon is a seaside village on a Headland on the Finistere coast.It has several beaches and a small Harbour plus a castle.See our photos taken during a recent visit. Quiberon a seaside resort on the peninsula of Quiberon on the Brittany coast

Quimper Quimper is one of the oldest Breton towns in Brittany. The town is in a valley with two rivers flowing into it. The town is famous for its faience earthenware pottery which attracts lots of tourists.Visit the Cathedral Our latest visit to Quimper and our Quimper photo gallery


The old town of Quimperle the town of 3 rivers

The medieval town of Vitre with its castle and narrow streets.See our Photo gallery of this interesting old town. Our guide to Vitre

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Le Cezembre, a bar/tea room offers a convivial area to relax with a drink or a cocktail. In the winter months relax by the fireplace, or enjoy the peaceful park during the warmer months.

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