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We have another opportunity to share our common interest in providing the best information for travelers with INSIDR. As maybe you have already known, INSIDR is a friendly startup based in Paris which has the main goal to help travelers prepare their trip and get the best experience for their holiday. This time, get all their tips to plan for the best journey to Brittany!

A journey to Brittany

Villa Saint Germain Dinard © Calips - licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons
A journey to Brittany: Villa Saint Germain, Dinard © Calips – licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons

Brittany is a region located a little more to the west from Paris. This region surely has a different atmosphere with the big cities like Paris or glamorous Côte d’Azur. Here you will see a lot of breath-taking view with a strong cultural sense. One of the most famous things coming from Brittany is their crepes. Of course, you can get literally anywhere in France, but the one in Brittany is different and you should totally try it. After that, if you want more, we have some tips on how to make the crêpes yourself.

Exploring the Medieval Cities in Brittany

Dinan is a lovely little town in Brittany where still feels like coming from the medieval era. Walk along the beautiful cobbled street around town. Go to the coast of Brittany and visit the amazing Saint Malo, a city that built on the very coast of Brittany with tall granite walls surrounding the town. If you love French’s oysters, you should move a little bit to the east from Saint Malo, and you will get to Cancale, which also known as the capital of oysters. You can walk along the port and enjoying a nice seafood afterward.

Mont Saint-Michel, a small island in Brittany

A journey to Brittany: Mont Saint-Michel © French Moments
A journey to Brittany: Mont-Saint-Michel © M. Martin – French Moments

Another thing that you couldn’t miss is to visit the small island of Mont Saint-Michel. This place is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mont Saint-Michel Abbey is the main tourist spot here, and it is totally worth visiting. This area is quite small, but still, you will walk around quite a lot here, so make sure you wear comfortable shoes. If it was not enough for you, there will be a lot more things to see around Mont Saint-Michel!

Savour The Regional Foods of Brittany

Of course, you can get French food from any region in France in Paris, but it will feel more authentic if you get it in the region itself. So, don’t waste your opportunity to get it here! Savour the typical Brittany’s galette and cider, and the other very typical food in Brittany, moules marinières.

How To Get There and Go Around Brittany

A journey to Brittany : Brocéliande © Raphodon - licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons
Brocéliande Forest (Miroir aux Fées) © Raphodon – licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons

The easiest way to explore the region is to rent a car and drive by yourself. This could be one of the most interesting road trip you can do in France! Read this complete guide to drive and rent a car in France, and pay attention to all the driving rules in France which could be a little bit different. This way, no matter where you stay in Brittany, you will be able to do all the best things there as you want! If you don’t want to drive by yourself, don’t worry. There is still a public transportation option available. Let’s go explore and enjoy Brittany!


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