21 days in Brittany Itinerary

21 days in Brittany Itinerary

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21 days in Brittany Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  6 h 15 min
1
Saint-Malo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Perros-Guirec
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Brest
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Concarneau
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Carnac
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Paimpont
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Malo side-trips: Rennes (Room Escape Games, Parc du Thabor, & more), Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres) and Fort La Latte (in Plevenon). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Grand Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, take in panoramic vistas at Les Remparts de Dinan, and get to know the fascinating history of Promenade du Clair de Lune.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint-Malo trip itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Saint-Malo is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Saint-Malo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rennes, Dinan, Plevenon, Cancale, Dinard
Highlights from your plan
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Grand Aquarium ©
Grand Aquarium
Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon

3
nights
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perros-Guirec: Temple de Lanleff (in Lanleff), La Vallee des Saints (in Carnoet) and Ile de Batz (in Roscoff). There's much more to do: stroll through Sentier des douaniers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Beauport, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cote de Granit Rose.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Perros-Guirec trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saint-Malo to Perros-Guirec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Brest.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Maison du Littoral, Temple de Lanleff, La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Ile Renote
Highlights from your plan
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
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Venture out of the city with trips to Pointe de Pen-Hir (in Camaret-sur-Mer), Foret de Huelgoat (in Huelgoat) and Plougonvelin (Musee Memoires 39-45 & Pointe Saint-Mathieu). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanopolis, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique et Botanique de Roscoff, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brest tour itinerary maker app .

Drive from Perros-Guirec to Brest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Brest, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Concarneau.

Things to do in Brest

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Plougonvelin, Pointe de Pen-Hir, Cathedrale Saint-Paul-Aurelien, Chateau du Taureau, Le Phare du Petit Minou
Highlights from your plan
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Get out of town with these interesting Concarneau side-trips: Pointe du Raz (in Plogoff), Port Museum (Port-Musee) (in Douarnenez) and Locronan (Eglise de Saint Ronan & Centre Historique de Locronan). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ville Close de Concarneau, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Corentin Cathedral, and examine the collection at Musee de la Peche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Concarneau driving holiday planner.

Drive from Brest to Concarneau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Carnac.

Things to do in Concarneau

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Locronan, Saint Corentin Cathedral, Centre Historique de Pont-Aven, Port Museum (Port-Musee), Pointe du Raz
Highlights from your plan
Port Museum (Port-Musee) ©
Port Museum (Port-Musee)
Ville Close de Concarneau ©
Ville Close de Concarneau
Pointe du Raz ©
Pointe du Raz

3
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carnac: Vannes (Centre Historique de Vannes, Vero - Cremes & Fromages, & more), Chateau de Suscinio (in Sarzeau) and Pointe du Conguel (in Quiberon). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Carnac stones, make a trip to Dolmens de Mane Karioned, get outside with Cote Sauvage, and take in the waterfront at Port De St Goustan.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Carnac day trip website .

Traveling by car from Concarneau to Carnac takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Concarneau in September, expect nights in Carnac to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Paimpont.

Things to do in Carnac

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Vannes, Quiberon, Lorient, Chateau de Suscinio, Village de Poul-Fetan
Highlights from your plan
Cote Sauvage ©
Cote Sauvage
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Dolmens de Mane Karioned ©
Dolmens de Mane Karioned

3
nights
Paimpont

Paimpont ©
Paimpont is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.PopulationInhabitants of Paimpont are called Paimpontais in French. Venture out of the city with trips to Univers du Poete Ferrailleur (in Lizio), Rochefort en Terre (Naia Museum & Rochefort-en-terre) and Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere (in Le Guerno). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Etang de Paimpont, don't miss a visit to Abbaye Notre-Dame de Paimpont, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc tropical, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Josselin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paimpont route builder tool .

Getting from Carnac to Paimpont by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Paimpont, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paimpont

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochefort en Terre, (Mégalithes) Menhirs De Monteneuf, Manoir de l'Automobile, Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere, Chateau de Josselin
Highlights from your plan
Parc Animalier et Botanique de Branfere ©
Etang de Paimpont ©
Etang de Paimpont
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Paimpont ©
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Paimpont

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