20 days in Brittany Itinerary

20 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sauzon, Belle-Ile-en-Mer
— 2 nights
2
Lorient
— 4 nights
3
Crozon
— 4 nights
4
Morlaix
— 3 nights
5
Saint-Malo
— 4 nights

2
nights
Sauzon, Belle-Ile-en-Mer

Sauzon ©
Sauzon is a commune on the island of Belle Île in the Morbihan department of the region of Brittany in north-western France.DemographicsInhabitants of Sauzon are called Sauzonnais.Personalities linked to the commune Sarah Bernhardt, the actress, was captivated by the natural beauty of the Pointe des Poulains at the extreme north west of the island and stayed here regularly from 1894. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Eden du Voyageur. On your second day here, get outside with Belle Ile Aventure, then don't miss a visit to Phare de Goulphar, then look for all kinds of wild species at Les Aiguilles de Port Coton, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musée Sarah Bernhardt.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sauzon travel route builder app.

Chicago, USA to Sauzon is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chicago to Sauzon, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chicago in May: highs in Sauzon hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lorient.

Things to do in Sauzon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Palais, Bangor, Pointe du Skeul, La Pointe des Poulains
Highlights from your plan
Les Aiguilles de Port Coton ©
Les Aiguilles de Port Coton
Musée Sarah Bernhardt ©
Musée Sarah Bernhardt
La Pointe des Poulains ©
La Pointe des Poulains

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Village de Poul-Fetan and Cote Sauvage. Musee de la Peche and Keroman Submarine Base will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Univers du Poete Ferrailleur (in Lizio), Dolmens de Mane Kerioned (in Carnac) and Place Henri IV (in Vannes). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Cite de la Voile Eric Tabarly, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Keriolet, and admire the masterpieces at Musée de Pont-Aven.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lorient tour planner.

Travel from Sauzon to Lorient in 2.5 hours. In May in Lorient, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Crozon.

Things to do in Lorient

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Concarneau, Univers du Poete Ferrailleur, Dolmens de Mane Kerioned, Musée de Pont-Aven, Village de Poul-Fetan
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Univers du Poete Ferrailleur ©
Univers du Poete Ferrailleur
Village de Poul-Fetan ©
Village de Poul-Fetan
Keroman Submarine Base ©
Keroman Submarine Base

4
nights
Crozon

Crozon ©
Crozon is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche and Phare Saint-Mathieu. Take a break from the city and head to Ile vierge and Cap de la Chevre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Crozon: Plougonvelin (Pointe Saint-Mathieu & Musee Memoires 39-45), Plouzane (Plage du Petit Minou & Le Phare du Petit Minou) and Abbaye Saint-Mathieu de Fine-Terre (in Saint-Mathieu). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Phare d'Eckmuhl, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Faience de Quimper, take some stellar pictures from La Pointe des Espagnols, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint Ronan.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Crozon trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lorient to Crozon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Crozon can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Morlaix.

Things to do in Crozon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Plougonvelin, Penmarch, Plouzane, Quimper, La Pointe des Espagnols
Highlights from your plan
Phare Saint-Mathieu ©
Phare Saint-Mathieu
Pointe Saint-Mathieu ©
Pointe Saint-Mathieu
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45

3
nights
Morlaix

Morlaix ©
Morlaix is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in northwestern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cote de Granit Rose and Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual. Museum-lovers will appreciate Site of Meneham and Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Morlaix: Notre Dame de la Clarte (in Perros-Guirec), Sillon de Talbert (in Pleubian) and Ploumanac'h LIghthouse (in Ploumanac'h). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Enclos Paroissial de Guimiliau, snap pictures at Viaduct, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de la Roche-Jagu.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Morlaix driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Crozon to Morlaix takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Morlaix sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Morlaix

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Notre Dame de la Clarte, Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Site of Meneham, Sillon de Talbert, Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture
Highlights from your plan
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
Site of Meneham ©
Site of Meneham

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Vitre and Long cours et Cap Horniers (tour Solidor). Popular historic sites such as Chemin de Ronde and Cathedrale Saint-Samson are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Malo side-trips: Phare du Cap Fréhel (in Plevenon), Manoir de l'Automobile (in Loheac) and (Mégalithes) Menhirs De Monteneuf (in Monteneuf). There's lots more to do: trek along GR 34, admire the striking features of Basilique St-Sauveur, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier, and engage your brain at Centre d'Interpretation du Patrimoine Coriosolis.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saint-Malo road trip site.

Traveling by car from Morlaix to Saint-Malo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Saint-Malo, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dinan, Dol-de-Bretagne, Fougeres, Phare du Cap Fréhel, Chemin de Ronde
Highlights from your plan
GR 34
GR 34
Manoir de l'Automobile ©
Manoir de l'Automobile
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedrale Saint-Samson

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