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Places to visit in Brittany

About Brittany

Just a short distance across the Channel, Brittany is one of the most popular holiday regions in France and offers something for everyone. Along the beautiful and varied coastline of over 700 miles, you'll discover endless sandy stretches, secluded coves, and rugged rock formations.

Looking for places to visit in Brittany? Read our town and city guides to find out more about where to go and what to do in this great region.

Cities in Brittany

  • Brest
    6 out of 10, based on 25 ratings

    Brest in Brittany is a port city with a strong military history and is home to Océanopolis, a huge ocean discovery centre that is the only…

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  • Carnac
    7 out of 10, based on 88 ratings

    Carnac in Brittany is a small town on the River Crac'h that is most famous for its wealth of pre-historic megalithic monuments, the Carnac…

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  • Dinan
    7 out of 10, based on 83 ratings

    Dinan in Brittany is a charming riverside town, full of medieval history, with a 13th century castle and ramparts that encircle this…

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  • Dinard
    5 out of 10, based on 28 ratings

    Dinard in Brittany is a fashionable seaside resort that first came to popularity during the Belle Epoque of the 19th century.

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  • Dol-de-Bretagne
    6 out of 10, based on 24 ratings

    Dol-de-Bretagne in Brittany is a quaint medieval town close to the rugged Mont Dol that overlooks the bay of Mont St Michel.

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  • Fougères
    8 out of 10, based on 54 ratings

    Fougères in Brittany is a charming town that is home to the Château de Fougères, the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

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  • Huelgoat
    9 out of 10, based on 4 ratings

    Huelgoat in Brittany is a secluded village, nestled in the Monts d'Arrée, that is home to the magical Forêt d'Huelgoat where unusual rock…

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  • Morlaix
    8 out of 10, based on 8 ratings

    Morlaix in Brittany is a medieval town famous for its 19th century viaduct, charming 16th century half-timber houses and the beautiful Bay…

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  • Pont-Aven
    6 out of 10, based on 41 ratings

    Pont-Aven in Brittany is a picturesque mill town best known for its association with the painter Paul Gauguin.

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  • Pontivy
    9 out of 10, based on 3 ratings

    Pontivy in Brittany is a charming market town on the River Blavet, and the Nantes to Brest canal, that has medieval roots and became one of…

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  • Quiberon
    6 out of 10, based on 32 ratings

    Quiberon in Brittany is a pretty fishing port at the tip of the slim Quiberon Peninsula.

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  • Quimper
    8 out of 10, based on 71 ratings

    Quimper is a charming city in Brittany which is renowned for its faïence and is situated in a pretty valley where the rivers Odet and Steir…

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  • Rennes
    7 out of 10, based on 60 ratings

    Rennes in Brittany is a vibrant capital city of impressive architecture, excellent shopping and wonderful gastronomic delights.

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  • Roscoff
    7 out of 10, based on 361 ratings

    Roscoff is a picturesque fishing village on the North coast of Brittany and is an idyllic introduction to Brittany's rustic charms.

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  • St Malo
    8 out of 10, based on 245 ratings

    The beautiful city of St Malo in Brittany curves out to sea on a stunning natural harbour that has created some of the best sandy beaches…

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  • St Pol de Léon
    7 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    St Pol de Léon in Brittany is an historic town known for its religious heritage and the vegetable farming around the town, which made it…

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