5 days in Brittany Itinerary

5 days in Brittany Itinerary

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5 days in Brittany Itinerary

Start: London
ferry:  4 h 30 min
1
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Penestin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

2
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 18th (Sun): make a trip to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, then step off the mainland to explore Le Grand Be, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Sillon.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Malo day trip website .

London, UK to Saint-Malo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Centre Historique
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo ©
Les Remparts de Saint-Malo
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, and finally stroll through Sentier des douaniers.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Perros-Guirec vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Saint-Malo to Perros-Guirec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Penestin.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

La Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual
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Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles ©
Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h

1
night
Penestin

Penestin ©
Pénestin is a commune in the Morbihan department of Brittany in north-western France.DemographicsInhabitants of Pénestin are called in French Pénestinois.BeachesAs Penestin lies on the coast, it boasts several beaches, the most popular of which are La Mine d'Or and Loscolo. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the engineering at Barrage d'Arzal and then take in the waterfront at Pointe du Bile.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Penestin tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Penestin in 3 hours. Traveling from Perros-Guirec in August, expect nights in Penestin to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Parks

Side Trip

Barrage d'Arzal
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Barrage d'Arzal ©
Barrage d'Arzal

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