is a land of contrasts, the sea buffets the rugged coastline, whilst
inland, quiet villages seem to be stuck in times long gone.
the north coast, in the Cotes D'Armor region, St-Malo is a popular
resort with the old town boasting varying styles of architecture.
Dinard is another popular resort along with Mont-St-Michel. In the
west, the Granite Rose Coast derives its name from the pink boulders
set amongst fantastic seascapes in unspoilt bays and quiet little
Finistere has many little parish villages with fantastic carvings
and it is in this part of Brittany more than any, that the ancient
tongue and old traditions are still very much alive. Finistere is
very much in the past, contrasting greatly with the modern commerce
of Brest. Morbihan brings yet more contrasts with the industrial
port of Lorient and its medieval towns set alongside the more sophisticated
resort of La Baule and the megaliths of Carnac.
those who like to wander amongst history, Central Brittany is for
you, with the castle of Josselin and the forest of Paimpont where
Merlin is said to have cast his spells! The old capital of Brittany,
Nantes is a bustling city in comparison to the regional capital,
Rennes, more of a market town with an interesting medieval past.
has much to offer the modern tourist without spoiling the very areas
of interest to travellers.
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