Tourism - Bretagne



Bretagne or Brittany is a region of France located in the north west of the country. The departments of the region are Côtes-d’Armor, Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine and Morbihan. The main cities are Brest, Lorient, Quimper, Rennes, Saint-BrieucVannes .

Bretagne has a natural heritage that is rich and varied and it is a peninsula that benefits from having a great range of marine and littoral landscapes, as well as remarkable inlands with peat bogs and moors. Bretagne shelters northern and southern species hence the remarkable biodiversity.

The coastal Britain with the Atlantic Ocean and the Channel consists of caps, sandy beaches, rocky peninsulas, granite cliffs. In the inner Britain, there are moors, marshes and forests, rivers and canals. Finally cultural Britain is organized in every village, with dolmens, churchyards and chapels, walls or an entire walled city.

The local specialties are Saint-Jacques, Oysters, and fishes. Pancakes, cider and the ‘Chouchenn’, kouign amann and cocos of Paimpol .

Top tourist cities in Bretagne

quimper

Tourism Quimper

Quimper is the main city of the department of Finistère, with a population of about 63,000 inhabitants, known as the Quimpérois. Quimper is also the capital of Cornwall, the region which lies at the top of Britanny. Since 1989, Quimper is classed as a City ...


Must : Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper, Cathédrale Saint-Corentin de Quimper

saint-brieuc

Tourism Saint-Brieuc

Saint-Brieuc is the capital of the Côtes d'Armor. At a few minutes of the downtown area, Saint-Brieuc sea side reveals its pleasure and commercial port. The sea will charm the amateurs of scallops, fish and sea food. The bay, classified as a natural reserve, ...


Must : Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Saint-Brieuc

rennes

Tourism Rennes

Located in the east of Bretagne, Rennesis main city of Ile-et-Vilaine department and the capital of the Brittany Region. Rennes is famous for its student life and its night life. Rennes, religious and scholar city, offers buildings and monuments from the Gallo-Roman ...


Must : Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée de Bretagne, Ecomusée du Pays de Rennes

vannes

Tourism Vannes

Vannes is located on the northern shore of the gulf of Morbihan. The city in the south of the Breton coastline, between the gulf of Morbihan and the Lanvaux in the north. Vannes is in between land and sea, 10 miles away from the Atlantic ocean but still on the land. ...


Must : Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Cohue, Musée d'histoire et d'archéologie du Château Gaillard