Brittany

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Brittany

BrittanyBrittany is located on a peninsular that juts out in to the Atlantic ocean in the Northwest of France, it is made up of four departments: Côtes-d'Armor, Ille-et-Vilaine, Morbihan and Finistère. Warmed by the Gulf Stream Brittany enjoys a mild temperate climate...

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Brittany Weather

weatherGet the current weather conditions and a 4 day forecast for the Brittany region including Saint-Brieuc, Rennes, Brest and Vannes.

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What's On Guide Brittany

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What's on guide with events, concerts and entertainment in the Brittany region (in French).

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Bénodet - Finistère Coastline

The lighthouse at Bénodet © Alexandre Maubert / ATOUT FRANCEThe family resort of Bénodet exemplifies everything you think about Brittany. Located at the mouth of the river Odet, Bénodet is on the Finistère Coastline.

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The Brittany of artists

brittanyFor more than 200 years, Brittany has provided great inspiration for artists and is one of the French regions most frequented by painters...

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The Islands of Brittany

Mill Birlot on the Isle of BréhatThe Breton islands are called the Iles du Ponant since they lie in the west, where the sun sets. Bathed by the English Channel or the Atlantic, they are among the few French islands not connected...

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Chateaux and enclosures of Brittany

The Château du Taureau at MorlaixBrittany has 4000 chateaux, manors and stately homes built in the Middle Ages, the Renaissance or subsequent centuries...

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The Breton Canals

boatsToday, Breton rivers and canals constitute a network of more than 600 km of navigable waterways reserved for leisure activities and boating...

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Brittany Lighthouses

Creach lighthouse on the isle of Ouessant in BrittanyIn Brittany, lighthouses are symbols of maritime life. Brittany alone accounts for more than one third of all the lighthouses and fire towers illuminating the French coast...

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Walking and Rambling in Brittany

Fort Lalatte on the Brittany coastlineRambling is a very popular activity in Brittany with its 2500 km of pathways. These thousands of kilometres of marked pathways allow exploring the diversity of the Breton landscape...

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The mystery of the Brittany megaliths

Carnac Brittany has many ancient standing stones including dolmens, tumulus and menhirs, most of these were constructed dduring the Neolithic period between 4500 and 200 BC...

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Huelgoat's Enchanted Forest

Huelgoat forestLying between Morlaix and Carhaix in Brittany is the small lakeside town of Huelgoat, a pretty town that's popular with tourists but Huelgoat's main attraction has really got to be its beautiful & often overlooked enchanted forest...

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French and English knights battle at summer son-et-lumier

Manoir de Mongrenier in Guegon, BrittanyA British couple living in Brittany will be staging one of this summer's most colourful events in northern France, commemorating a 14th-century fight to the death between 30 English and 30 French knights.

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Brittany Books, Maps and Travel Guides

Brittany BooksOur pick of the best books, maps and travel guides for the Brittany region...

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