8 days in Brittany Itinerary

8 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Start: Le Mans
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
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Sauzon, Belle-Ile-en-Mer
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Quiberon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Quimper
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Saint-Malo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Loheac
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles

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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 12th (Wed): head outdoors with Belle Ile Aventure and then explore the striking landscape at Grotte de l'Apothicairerie.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sauzon trip planner.

Le Mans to Sauzon is an approximately 16- hour combination of car and flight. In June in Sauzon, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Quiberon.

Things to do in Sauzon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Belle Ile Aventure
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Belle Ile Aventure ©
Belle Ile Aventure
Grotte de l'Apothicairerie ©
Grotte de l'Apothicairerie

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Quiberon

Quiberon ©
Quiberon is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in western France.It is situated on the southern part of the Quiberon peninsula, the northern part being the commune of Saint-Pierre-Quiberon. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Dolmens de Mane Karioned, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Cornely, then don't miss a visit to Pointe du Percho, and finally get outside with Cote Sauvage.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Quiberon tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Sauzon to Quiberon in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Quimper.

Things to do in Quiberon

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Carnac
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Pointe du Percho ©
Pointe du Percho
Cote Sauvage
Cote Sauvage
Dolmens de Mane Karioned ©
Dolmens de Mane Karioned

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Quimper

Quimper ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche, then visit a coastal fixture at Phare d'Eckmuhl, then make a trip to Pointe de la Torche, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee Des Beaux-Arts De Quimper. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Peche, then explore the world behind art at Musée de Pont-Aven, and then examine the collection at Port Museum (Port-Musee).

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Quimper trip planner.

You can drive from Quiberon to Quimper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Quimper can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Quimper

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Basilique St-Sauveur, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Ecluse, and then trek along GR 34.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Malo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Quimper to Saint-Malo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Saint-Malo can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Loheac.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Plage de l'Ecluse, Basilique St-Sauveur
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Plage de l'Ecluse ©
Plage de l'Ecluse
Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur

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Loheac

Loheac ©
Lohéac is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.Image GalleryPopulationInhabitants of Lohéac are called Lohéaciens in French. On the 17th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of (Mégalithes) Menhirs De Monteneuf, appreciate the history behind Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier, and finally head outdoors with Parcours Aventure de l'Ile aux Pies. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Abbaye Notre-Dame de Paimpont, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chateaugiron, and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Roche-aux-Fees.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Loheac tour planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Loheac takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loheac

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

La Roche-aux-Fees, Parcours Aventure de l'Ile aux Pies, Chateau de Chateaugiron, Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Paimpont
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Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier ©
Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier
La Roche-aux-Fees ©
La Roche-aux-Fees
Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin ©
Horloge Astronomique du Frere Bernardin

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