8 days in Brittany Itinerary

8 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Plougonvelin
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Concarneau
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Saint-Malo
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Train + Fly:  28 h
End: Sydney

1
day
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. On the 2nd (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare du Petit Minou, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memoires 39-45, and then visit a coastal fixture at Phare Saint-Mathieu.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Plougonvelin online route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Plougonvelin is an approximately 32- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Concarneau.

Things to do in Plougonvelin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Le Phare du Petit Minou
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Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Phare Saint-Mathieu ©
Phare Saint-Mathieu
Le Phare du Petit Minou ©
Le Phare du Petit Minou

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nights
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Phare d'Eckmuhl, then see the interesting displays at Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche, then explore the world behind art at Musee Des Beaux-Arts De Quimper, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroisse de Pleyben Paroisse. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee de la Peche, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ville Close de Concarneau, and then contemplate the long history of Musée de Pont-Aven.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Concarneau trip app.

You can drive from Plougonvelin to Concarneau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Musee Des Beaux-Arts De Quimper, Paroisse de Pleyben Paroisse, Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche, Phare d'Eckmuhl, Musée de Pont-Aven
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Phare d'Eckmuhl ©
Phare d'Eckmuhl
Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche ©
Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche
Musée de Pont-Aven ©
Musée de Pont-Aven

1
night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 5th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trestraou, then enjoy the sights with a stroll at Sentier des douaniers, and finally enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Perros-Guirec day trip website.

Getting from Concarneau to Perros-Guirec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, Cathedrale Saint-Tugdual
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Plage de Trestraou ©
Plage de Trestraou
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan, stroll through Plage de l'Ecluse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Longchamps Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chemin de Ronde.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saint-Malo tour planner.

Getting from Perros-Guirec to Saint-Malo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan, Chemin de Ronde, Plage de l'Ecluse, Longchamps Beach
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Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan ©
Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan
Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse
Longchamps Beach ©
Longchamps Beach

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