Beaches. If Brittany has to be known for only one thing it would be its beaches; great swathes of golden sand and tumbling dunes line two thirds of this enriched region. With such a dominant coastal feature it’s no surprise that Bretons have relied on the sea as its lifeline for time immemorial. Eking out a tough life for themselves on the rocky, unforgiving shores of this rugged land full of Celtic blood, mythology and Neolithic mysticism. The rich heritage here is Celtic with Welsh and Irish settlers; only in the 16th Century did it become a province of France. It has a proud and much-celebrated megalithic history with many impressive stone displays like the mysterious Carnac, the largest on the peninsula.
Starting in La Baule you will visit towns such as Locmariaquer, places that stir the soul, captivate the imagination and ignite the senses. Luckily for you it’s one of the great and undiscovered regions of the country, unhinged from the thralls of tourists, providing you great liberty to soak up its drama, enchantment and history. In a land as rich as this we thought it appropriate to provide you as much time for discovery as possible; layover days will provide the facility of time for ample exploration, relaxation and cultivation. So come on, be Breizh!