16 days in Brittany Itinerary

16 days in Brittany Itinerary

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16 days in Brittany Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Rennes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Dinard
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Perros-Guirec
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Brest
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Carnac
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bayeux (Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Bayeux War Cemetery, & more), Ranville (Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus) & Pegasus Bridge) and Caen (Eglise Saint-Pierre & Memorial de Caen). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc du Thabor, hunt for treasures at Halles Centrales, and make a trip to Centre Historique de Rennes.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rennes trip itinerary maker app .

Manchester, UK to Rennes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Rennes, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Rennes, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Dinard.

Things to do in Rennes

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Ranville, Caen
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery
Parc du Thabor ©
Parc du Thabor

2
nights
Dinard

Dinard ©
Dinard is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.Dinard is on the Côte d'Émeraude of Brittany. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Fort La Latte, enjoy the sea views from Cap Fréhel, then delve into the mystery of Les Pierres Sonnantes, then make a trip to Centre Historique, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade du Clair de Lune. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de l'Ecluse, then take in panoramic vistas at Les Remparts de Dinan, and then take some stellar pictures from Cap d'Erquy.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dinard tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Rennes to Dinard takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Dinard

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dinan, Plevenon, Les Pierres Sonnantes, Cap d'Erquy
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Fort La Latte ©
Fort La Latte
Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse
Cap d'Erquy ©
Cap d'Erquy

3
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Perros-Guirec is known for historic sites, wildlife, beaches, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sights with a stroll at Sentier des douaniers, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Trestraou, get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de L'ile Renote.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Perros-Guirec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dinard to Perros-Guirec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September in Perros-Guirec, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Treguier, Cote de Granit Rose, Sentier de L'ile Renote
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Cote de Granit Rose ©
Cote de Granit Rose
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©

4
nights
Brest

Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Change things up with these side-trips from Brest: Centre Historique de Locronan (in Locronan), Saint Corentin Cathedral (in Quimper) and Pointe du Raz (in Plogoff). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanopolis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Close de Concarneau, get engrossed in the history at Musee national de la Marine, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brest attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Brest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brest can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carnac.

Things to do in Brest

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Centre Historique de Locronan, Musee Memoires 39-45, Le Phare du Petit Minou, Pointe du Raz, Ville Close de Concarneau
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Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Pointe du Raz ©
Pointe du Raz

3
nights
Carnac

Carnac ©
Carnac is a commune beside the Gulf of Morbihan on the south coast of Brittany in the Morbihan department in north-western France.Its inhabitants are called Carnacois in French. Explore Carnac's surroundings by going to Pointe du Conguel (in Quiberon), Centre Historique de Vannes (in Vannes) and Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere (in Le Guerno). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Carnac stones, make a trip to Rochefort-en-terre, contemplate the long history of Old City Walls of Vannes, and take a tour of Submarine l'Espadon.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carnac trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Brest to Carnac in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Brest, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Carnac, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carnac

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Vannes, Port De St Goustan, Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere, Rochefort-en-terre, Pointe du Conguel
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Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Dolmens de Mane Karioned ©
Dolmens de Mane Karioned
Port De St Goustan ©
Port De St Goustan

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