8 days in Brittany Itinerary

8 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
+3
Fly + Train + Bus + Train:  28 h
1
Saint-Malo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Concarneau
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Vannes
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Subway + Train + Fly:  28 h
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Sillon, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and then stroll through Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel. On your second day here, make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pointe du Grouin.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Malo journey planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Saint-Malo is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Saint-Malo reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Pointe du Grouin
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Place du Martray, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Trestraou, thentrek along Sentier des douaniers, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perros-Guirec journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Perros-Guirec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint-Malo in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Perros-Guirec: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Concarneau.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Treguier
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Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Plage de Trestraou ©
Plage de Trestraou

1
night
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. On the 5th (Sun), admire the striking features of Saint Corentin Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Close de Concarneau, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Keriolet, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Concarneau tour planning site.

Drive from Perros-Guirec to Concarneau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Vannes.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Saint Corentin Cathedral
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Ville Close de Concarneau ©
Ville Close de Concarneau
Saint Corentin Cathedral ©
Saint Corentin Cathedral
Chateau de Keriolet ©
Chateau de Keriolet

2
nights
Vannes

Vannes ©
Founded over 2,000 years ago, Vannes is a vacation harbor town with beaches, shopping, museums, and gardens, as well as interesting medieval city gates and timber-framed houses scattered throughout its Old Town.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Carnac stones, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Patern, and then stroll through Plage de la Mine d'Or.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vannes travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Concarneau to Vannes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Vannes sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vannes

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Musee des Chateaux en Allumettes, Carnac stones, Plage de la Mine d'Or
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Plage de la Mine d'Or ©
Plage de la Mine d'Or
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Eglise Saint-Patern ©
Eglise Saint-Patern

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