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Sightseeing in Brittany - what to see. Complete travel guide

Bretagne is located in north-western France on the vast peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay. Its unique climate, beautiful scenery and an abundance of remarkable places make the province inimitable in eyes of tourists. In summer, there is always a refreshing breeze blowing, and winters are always soft and windless allowing travelers to enjoy local amenities.
1. Cycling is very popular in local cities. Clean transport is actively used by both locals and tourists who like walking around beautiful places. Many popular hotels provide a bike for … Open
Bretagne is the famous thalassotherapy center; the province has several large resorts in it. Treatment with sea water, curative mud and seaweed extracts is prescribed not only to people with diseases of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems, but also as a treatment of chronic fatigue and stress.
Perhaps the most vibrant city of the province is Saint-Malo. There are several ramparts in the historic district of Saint-Malo; once it was the center of the slave trade. Walls are equipped with a spacious observation deck; during the tour, visitors can learn a lot about the history of the city. The museum of Saint-Malo situated in the ancient castle is also worth visiting. It’s also worth go to uninhabited islands of Gernesi and Jersey located near the coast. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Brittany coast represents an amazing world of contrasts complemented with charming regional namings. The most romantic area is considered Cote d'Amour known for its fine sand beaches. … Open
Dinan is full of historical sites; the town is surrounded by a high wall that has survived since the Middle Ages. Among religious sights, the Church of Saint-Malo built in the 15th century, as well as the Basilica of the Savior built three centuries before are notable. A tour will be incomplete without a visit to the fortress city of Brest. In addition to numerous architectural attractions, there are many cultural institutions, including the Museum of Fine Arts with a magnificent collection of paintings.
Kemper attracts vacationers with its marvelous scenery. There are several large parks, scenic areas and a fair number of museums and galleries in it. Benodet located at the riverside of Odet attracts artists with its tranquil atmosphere and scenery. Other popular towns of Bretagne are Vannes, Carnac, Quiberon and Belle-Ile. Latest one is the largest most populous city of the peninsula and a popular tourist destination. Here you'll find the most luxurious hotels, restaurants and shops.
Bretagne is sometimes called ‘the land by the sea;’ the region owes its name due to the successful geographical location. However, its national cuisine is widely known not because of … Open
The most visited city in the region is Rennes. It has become famous all over the world because of its unique night festivals. In July, the traditional festival Les Tombées de la Nuit visited by the representatives and fans of different musical directions is held here. During the year, a lot of art exhibitions and events dedicated to different spheres of contemporary art are organized in the city.
In the surroundings of Karnak, there is one of the most mysterious attractions in human history, dolmens. These stone constructions of impressive size were created in the megalithic era. These dolmens are the oldest on the territory of Europe. They have been explored for many decades but the scientists still can’t find the answers to the questions what they were made for. Some people think that dolmens helped ancient people follow the time course, while others consider them as a part of the big cult construction. Today, the unique historical area is open for visitors. Dolmens are surrounded by very beautiful natural landscapes.
Indigenous people of Bretagne consider themselves descendants of the Celts; they feature a very hospitable and cheerful nature. Locals are very patriotic and treat the national culture with … Open
In the surroundings of Rennes, there is one of the main nature attractions of the region, the Broceliande Forest. It is connected with the legends about King Arthur. The visiting of this forest is the matter of honor of all the fans of stories about the Knights of the Round Table. If you remember the local legends, there is Merlin’s grave in this forest. And this is not an only mysterious place here. A lot of incredible stories are associated with this old forest. The researchers have managed to find here the ruins of cult constructions created in the times of Celts.
Auray - France | Saint Goustan - Port dAuray Diner is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in France because of the excellently preserved historical district. The entire territory of the city is a real outdoor museum. There are over 400 luxurious villas built over a hundred years ago. Today, many historical villas are in private ownership and belong to world-famous celebrities. Some historic houses serve as enchanting hotels that let their guests sink into an inimitable atmosphere of the last centuries. The pleasant supplement to your vacation is national restaurants and interesting shops located in the city.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Brittany
♥   Castle 'Château de Ducs des Rohan' Morbihan, 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Josselin' Morbihan, 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Pierre II' Côtes-d’Armor, 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de La Hunaudaye' Côtes-d’Armor, 53.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Trécesson' Morbihan, 55 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Brittany
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Golfe du Morbihan' , 72.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Port Launay' , 92.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Brière' , 105.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Arc de Triumph is one more important architectural landmark in Paris. The terrace of the arc offers amazing view of the Place de l'Étoile. Moulin Rouge Cabaret has also become an important landmark of the city. The cabaret was founded in 1889, and since that time its performances have been among the most fascinating and unforgettable shows in Paris. Artists never cease to amaze visitors with their original performances, skills and luxurious costumes. … Open
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