9 days in Brittany Itinerary

9 days in Brittany Itinerary

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9 days in Brittany Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Vannes
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Concarneau
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Brest
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Rennes
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Athens

1
night
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 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Vannes, steep yourself in history at Old City Walls of Vannes, then take a leisurely stroll along Port De St Goustan, then delve into the distant past at Carnac stones, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Sainte-Helene.

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Athens, Greece to Vannes is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Vannes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Vannes to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Concarneau.

Things to do in Vannes

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Auray, Carnac stones
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Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Port De St Goustan ©
Port De St Goustan

1
night
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Corentin Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Close de Concarneau.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Concarneau road trip tool .

You can drive from Vannes to Concarneau in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Concarneau sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Brest.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Saint Corentin Cathedral
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Ville Close de Concarneau ©
Ville Close de Concarneau
Spas
Saint Corentin Cathedral ©
Saint Corentin Cathedral

2
nights
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanopolis, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare du Petit Minou. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Musee Memoires 39-45, visit a coastal fixture at Phare Saint-Mathieu, then get a taste of the local shopping with Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, and finally don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Locronan.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brest online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Concarneau to Brest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Brest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cote de Granit Rose, enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and finally stroll through Sentier des douaniers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec planning site .

Drive from Brest to Perros-Guirec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rennes.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cote de Granit Rose, Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
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Cote de Granit Rose ©
Cote de Granit Rose
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h

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nights
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rennes: Saint-Malo (Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, Grand Aquarium, & more), Centre Historique (in Dinan) and Pointe du Grouin (in Cancale). There's much more to do: walk around Parc du Thabor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Anglicane Saint Bartholomew, enjoy the sea views from Cap Fréhel, and admire the natural beauty at Parc Hamelin Oberthur.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rennes online trip planner .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Rennes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Rennes sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rennes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Malo, Eglise Anglicane Saint Bartholomew, Pointe du Grouin, Cap Fréhel, Centre Historique
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Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Parc du Thabor ©
Parc du Thabor
Pointe du Grouin ©
Pointe du Grouin

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