11 days in Brittany Itinerary

11 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Carnac
— 1 night
2
Concarneau
— 1 night
3
Brest
— 2 nights
4
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
5
Rennes
— 4 nights

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Carnac stones, explore the striking landscape at Geant du Manio, then get outside with Cote Sauvage, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port De St Goustan.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Carnac trip planner.

Aspen, USA to Carnac is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Aspen to Carnac, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Aspen in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Carnac, with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Concarneau.

Things to do in Carnac

Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cote Sauvage, Port De St Goustan
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Cote Sauvage
Cote Sauvage
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. On the 12th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Centre Historique de Pont-Aven, admire the striking features of Saint Corentin Cathedral, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Close de Concarneau.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Concarneau online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Carnac to Concarneau in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Carnac in September, expect nights in Concarneau to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Centre Historique de Pont-Aven, 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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Fanny de Laninon et Jean Quemeneur, meet the residents at Oceanopolis, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee national de la Marine. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint Ronan, make a trip to Centre Historique de Locronan, visit a coastal fixture at Plage du Petit Minou, then enjoy the sea views from Pointe Saint-Mathieu, and finally learn about all things military at Musee Memoires 39-45.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brest day trip site.

You can drive from Concarneau to Brest in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Brest sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Plougonvelin, Locronan, Plage du Petit Minou
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Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Pointe Saint-Mathieu ©
Pointe Saint-Mathieu

1
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 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cote de Granit Rose, then visit a coastal fixture at Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and finally trek along Sentier des douaniers.

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Traveling by car from Brest to Perros-Guirec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Rennes.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Cote de Granit Rose
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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

4
nights
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Get out of town with these interesting Rennes side-trips: Vannes (Vero - Cremes & Fromages, Centre Historique de Vannes, &more), Saint-Malo (Fort La Reine, Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, &more) and Centre Historique (in Dinan). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc du Thabor and get to know the fascinating history of Pointe du Grouin.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rennes trip tool.

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Rennes in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rennes

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Saint-Malo, Vannes, Centre Historique, Pointe du Grouin
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Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Parc du Thabor ©
Parc du Thabor
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

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