8 days in Brittany Itinerary

8 days in Brittany Itinerary

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8 days in Brittany Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Saint-Malo
— 3 nights
2
Vannes
— 2 nights
3
Brest
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Family-friendly places like Grand Aquarium and Plage du Sillon will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage du Moulin (in Etables-sur-Mer), Rennes (Parc du Thabor & Centre Historique de Rennes) and Perros-Guirec (Sentier des douaniers & Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin, step off the mainland to explore Le Grand Be, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Lehon.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint-Malo driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Saint-Malo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Saint-Malo is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vannes.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Perros-Guirec, Rennes, Abbaye de Lehon, Centre Historique, Pointe du Grouin
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Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers

2
nights
Vannes

Vannes ©
Founded over 2,000 years ago, Vannes is a vacation harbor town with beaches, shopping, museums, and gardens, as well as interesting medieval city gates and timber-framed houses scattered throughout its Old Town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Vannes, then take in the waterfront at Port De St Goustan, then explore the ancient world of Carnac stones, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Suscinio. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Univers du Poete Ferrailleur, then explore the engaging exhibits at Naia Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vannes visit planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Vannes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vannes can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Vannes

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere, Naia Museum, Carnac stones, Chateau de Suscinio, Port De St Goustan
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Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Chateau de Suscinio ©
Chateau de Suscinio

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nights
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanopolis, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare du Petit Minou. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Musee Memoires 39-45, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Corentin Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Centre Historique de Locronan.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brest travel planner .

Drive from Vannes to Brest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Brest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trips

Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, Saint Corentin Cathedral, Le Phare du Petit Minou, Musee Memoires 39-45, Centre Historique de Locronan
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Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Room Escape Games
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45

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