Discover a land of rugged and wild coastlines, Celtic roots, and frequent rain.
Nature lovers and sailors love this authentic region for its sandy beaches, cliffs, islands and its fortress towns such as St-Malo or medieval Dinan.
It is also a land of legends and myths, a place of Celtic dolmens and burial mounds, and of sophisticated resorts.
Be enchanted by Merlin’s forest
Walk the woodland trails where King Arthur and his knights rode and bring the ancient stories to life as you explore the turreted fairytale castle Chateau de Comper, home of a museum displaying scenes from the Arthurian legends.
Go for a hike in Belle Ile en Mer
The coastal path around Belle Ile en Mer, exclusively reserved for pedestrians, goes around the island inn 82.25 km and has a total vertical drop of 2,000 metres.
While you walk with your guide, discover coves with turquoise waters, colorful houses and amazing rock formations.
Sail and explore Ile aux Moines by bike
Bike through little white fishermen’s houses and winding alleyways opening onto gardens full of flowers with a view of the sea.
Experience another way of life that’s only found on islands.
Taste oysters with a glass of wine in a local restaurant.
Visit an oyster farm with a local
Take a tour with an oyster farmer, who takes tourists on a boat to the oyster beds. Under his supervision, bang and turn oyster bags. This is a perfect outdoor workout! Learn about the farming process, but also taste some good fresh oysters, washed down with local white wine.
OUR FAVORITE HOTELS
5-star hotel – Dinard
Perched on Saint-Malo Bay, this luxe hotel in a 19th-century villa is 5 minutes’ walk from l’Écluse Beach. It’s also 9 km from Great Aquarium Saint-Malo and 13 km from Saint-Malo Cathedral.
Featuring bay views and marble bathrooms, the sleek rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, as well as minibars and Nespresso machines. Upgraded rooms have balconies and/or sitting areas. Suites add living rooms with sofas.
There’s a refined restaurant that offers bay views, a chic bar and a waterfront terrace. There’s also an outdoor pool above a sundeck. Other amenities include a spa and a gym. Boat tours are offered for a fee.
Miramar La Cigale
5-star hotel – Arzon
Set between a lake and the beach, this cool ocean-liner-shaped spa hotel is 2.5 km from Golf de Rhuys Kerver and is also within 3 km of both Pen Castel tidal mill and Port Navalo.
The bright, modern rooms and suites offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and Nespresso machines. All rooms have balconies with sea or lake views. Airy suites add whirlpool baths, separate sitting areas and 55-inch flat-screen TVs.
Amenities include 2 restaurants, a cocktail bar and a trendy lounge. There’s also an outdoor pool overlooking the beach, as well as a thalassotherapy spa offering an indoor seawater pool, a hot tub, a gym and 45 treatment rooms.
Grand Hotel des Termes
5-star hotel – Saint-Malo
With a grand neoclassical facade, this stately 19th-century spa hotel is set on Sillon Beach. It’s 5 km from the Great Aquarium Saint-Malo and 2 km from 17th-century Fort National.
Contemporary rooms have minibars and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms add sea views, and suites add extra rooms.
Breakfast and dinner are available (fee), and there are 3 restaurants (some with sea views) and a bar. There’s also access to a spa with an indoor saltwater pool, a steam room and a sauna. Spa treatments are available (fee). Other amenities include a kids’ activity program and private parking (fee).
5-star hotel – Perros-Guirec
Set in a 1930s art deco-style pink granite building and adjacent annexes, this contemporary spa hotel is a 15-minute walk from Trestraou Beach, 6 km from the Ploumanac’h lighthouse and 7.6 km from Aquarium Marin de Trégastel.
The sleek rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and plush beds with illuminated headboards. Most offer sea views. The airy penthouse suite adds 2 bedrooms, a lounge, 2 bathrooms, a screening room and an office. Distinct features in annex rooms include direct beach access and private terraces.
There’s an upscale restaurant with sea views, plus a spa with a sauna and a gym, gardens and meeting rooms.
Le Lodge Kerisper
4-star hotel – La Trinité sur Mer
The most beautiful spot in southern Brittany!
Located in Trinité-sur-mer near the beaches of Carnac, the Gulf of Morbihan, Quiberon and its fabulous wild coast, Le Lodge Kerisper **** offers a different and unique way of life.
A 19th century farmhouse converted into a Boutique Hotel, Lodge Kerisper offers 20 rooms and suites, all decorated in the « Family retreat » spirit.
Brittany & Spa
4-star hotel – Missillac
Le Brittany & Spa is housed in a 17th-century manor by the sea, featuring an indoor swimming pool and spa. Guests have direct access to the beach and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
The Michelin-star restaurant, le Yachtman, specialises in seafood dishes. Guests are invited to have a drink near the fireplace in the hotel’s bar or on the terrace with views of the sea, the old town and the Isle of Batz.
Guests have access to the hotel’s swimming pool. There is also a wellbeing centre with an extra cost, that offers hammam, massage and reflexology by a qualified therapist.
Chateau de Locguénolé
Domaine de la Bretesche & Spa
4-star hotel – Missillac
Domaine de Rochevilaine
4-star hotel – Billiers
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