Brittany - Celtic and Gallic charm



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Mysterious, rugged and imbued with a mix of Celtic wonder and Gallic charm, Brittany, the most westerly region of France is the sort of place that even the most experienced traveller will find inspiring, given the plethora of tradition and sheer natural beauty to be found here.
All in all, it’s an enthralling concoction of stunning coastline (over 750 miles of it, about a third of France’s overall maritime frontier) ancient towns and castles (more than four thousand chateaux, manors and medieval homes) mysterious islands and inland woods.
Given its close connection to the sea, it also goes without saying that the opportunities for fishing and almost every conceivable type of water sport are endless, yet inland the countryside is unspoilt and those archetypal French villages with their traditional cafes and restaurants seem to be ubiquitous.
Brittany is also very much its own place. The people are proud and independent so although it has been part of France since the 16th Century Brittany retains many unique traditions to this day, including its own language, known as Breton.

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Brittany charming hotels and bed&breakfast

In the age of the “mono-culture” it is so refreshing to come across regions such as Brittany which eschews blandness in favour of diversity and tradition and this alone makes it a place close to our hearts. But add to this an extremely hospitable people and a superbly varied cuisine (after all, this is considered the sea food capital of France) then any visit to Brittany should be a delightful experience.
Particularly so when you see the accommodations we have for you. We have chosen them because whether large or small, cheap or dear, sophisticated or rustic, they all represent the spirit of Brittany. Choose from our selection of small, charming Brittany hotels and bed & breakfasts.

Where to go

Each one of Brittany’s province’s has something special to see or do:
Finistère – literally meaning the “End of the World” - boasts the Iles d’Ouessant a a lovely group of small islands which make up part of the Parc Naturel Régional d' Armorique.
Ille-et-Vilaine Eastern Brittany takes in St Malo an historic walled fortress located by the river and connected to the mainland by a causeway. Not too far off from here is the celebrated woods of Brocéliande an enormous ancient known not only for its natural beauty but also folklore of the legendary King Arthur.
Morbihan  lies in the south of Brittany and it's name means The “little sea” in Breton. It takes in the wonderful Mediaeval town of Vannes and if you want to explore this place, don’t use a car!. The cobbled streets and timber framed houses are simply made for being discovered on foot. Belle Isle, located off the the Morbihan Coast boasts being the largest of Britanny’s numerous islands.
Cotes-d'Armor The northern region of Brittany is known for it's rocky splendor, coastline, coves and sandy beaches. But that’s not all. Mediaeval towns spring up everywhere and surely one of the most beautiful is Dinan.

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Child friendly hotels and self-catering holiday homes great for children and parents alike. Let your kids enjoy nature and local traditions in the company of others with lots of unique things to do …
Take part of the laid back village life, stroll along cobblestone streets, dine in small traditional restaurants and smile at the locals on the main square.