13 days in Brittany Itinerary

13 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Rennes
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Malo
— 3 nights
3
Perros-Guirec
— 1 day
4
Plougonvelin
— 1 night
5
Penmarch
— Few hours
6
Concarneau
— 3 nights
7
Lorient
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): ride a horse along Poney Club de Combourg, explore the historical opulence of Chateau le Rocher Portail, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fougeres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Manoir de l'Automobile, steep yourself in history at Val Sans Retour, and then see the interesting displays at L'Ecomusee Du Pays De Rennes.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rennes online road trip planner.

Paris to Rennes is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Chateau le Rocher Portail, Chateau de Fougeres, Poney Club de Combourg, Manoir de l'Automobile, Val Sans Retour
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres
Manoir de l'Automobile ©
Manoir de l'Automobile
Poney Club de Combourg ©
Poney Club de Combourg

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): trek along GR 34, step off the mainland to explore Le Grand Be, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pointe du Decolle, then get to know the fascinating history of Chemin de Ronde, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, then see the interesting displays at Cathedraloscope, then head outdoors with Mont Dol, and finally admire the striking features of Basilique St-Sauveur.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo trip itinerary site.

Getting from Rennes to Saint-Malo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Saint-Malo sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cancale, Dol-de-Bretagne, Basilique St-Sauveur, Pointe du Decolle, Mont Dol
Highlights from your plan
GR 34
GR 34
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedraloscope ©
Cathedraloscope

1
day
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 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de L'ile Renote, then see the interesting displays at Parc du Radome, then take in the waterfront at Ile-Grande, and finally identify plant and animal life at Station LPO de l'Ile Grande.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Perros-Guirec sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Perros-Guirec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Perros-Guirec sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plougonvelin.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Pleumeur Bodou, Sentier de L'ile Renote
Highlights from your plan
Sentier de L'ile Renote
Sentier de L'ile Renote
Parc du Radome ©
Parc du Radome
Station LPO de l'Ile Grande ©
Station LPO de l'Ile Grande

1
night
Plougonvelin

Plougonvelin ©
Plougonvelin is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.PopulationInhabitants of Plougonvelin are called in French Plougonvelinois.Breton languageThe municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on June 16, 2005.In 2008, 8.44% of primary-school children attended bilingual schools.SightsThe commune contains the Abbaye de Saint-Mathieu. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Plage du Petit Minou, take an in-depth tour of Musee Memoires 39-45, enjoy the sea views from Pointe Saint-Mathieu, then enjoy the sea views from Phare Saint-Mathieu, and finally hike along Pointe de Corsen.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Plougonvelin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Perros-Guirec to Plougonvelin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Plougonvelin are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Penmarch.

Things to do in Plougonvelin

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage du Petit Minou, Pointe de Corsen
Highlights from your plan
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Pointe Saint-Mathieu ©
Pointe Saint-Mathieu
Phare Saint-Mathieu ©
Phare Saint-Mathieu

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hours
Penmarch

Penmarch
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Penmarch using our trip planner.

Drive from Plougonvelin to Penmarch in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Concarneau.

Things to do in Penmarch

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

3
nights
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Get in touch with nature at Cap de la Chevre and Les Gorges du Stangala. Appreciate the collections at Musee Departemental Breton and Musee de la Faience de Quimper. Change things up with these side-trips from Concarneau: Eglise de Saint Ronan (in Locronan), Pleyben (Chocolatier Chatillon & Paroisse de Pleyben Paroisse) and Domaine de Trevarez (in Saint-Goazec). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Keriolet, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Corentin Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Maison du patrimoine, and get to know the fascinating history of Ville Close de Concarneau.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Concarneau visit planner.

Traveling by car from Penmarch to Concarneau takes an hour. September in Concarneau sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lorient.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Quimper, Pleyben, Eglise de Saint Ronan, Cap de la Chevre, Domaine de Trevarez
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Keriolet ©
Chateau de Keriolet
Saint Corentin Cathedral ©
Saint Corentin Cathedral
Musee Departemental Breton ©
Musee Departemental Breton

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nights
Lorient

Lorient ©
Lorient is on the south coast of Brittany where the river Scorff and the river Blavet join to form an estuary before discharging into the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 21st (Sat), learn about all things military at Keroman Submarine Base, explore the ancient world of Carnac stones, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Cornely, and finally steep yourself in history at Old City Walls of Vannes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Pointe d'Arradon, enjoy the sights with a stroll at Canal de Nantes a Brest, and then view the masterpieces at Artotheque Pierre Tal-Coat.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lorient online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Concarneau to Lorient takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Lorient, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lorient

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Carnac, Canal de Nantes a Brest, Old City Walls of Vannes, Pointe d'Arradon, Musee National de la Marine
Highlights from your plan
Keroman Submarine Base ©
Keroman Submarine Base
Eglise Saint Cornely ©
Eglise Saint Cornely
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones