9 days in Brittany Itinerary

9 days in Brittany Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Carnac
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Concarneau
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Cancale
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Josselin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Philadelphia

1
day
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. On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Maison des Megalithes, delve into the distant past at Carnac stones, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Prehistoire, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Cornely.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Carnac online sightseeing planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Carnac is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Philadelphia to Carnac, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in May; daily highs in Carnac reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Concarneau.

Things to do in Carnac

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee de Prehistoire ©
Musee de Prehistoire
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Eglise Saint Cornely ©
Eglise Saint Cornely

3
nights
Concarneau

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Get a sense of the local culture at Ville Close de Concarneau and Sous-Marin Flore. Musee Memoires 39-45 and Musee national de la Marine will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Concarneau side-trips: Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture (in Landerneau), Musee des tours Broerec'h (in Hennebont) and Haliotika - La Cite de la Peche (in Guilvinec). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Saint Corentin Cathedral and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Faience de Quimper.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Concarneau sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Carnac to Concarneau in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Concarneau are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Concarneau

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Quimper, Sous-Marin Flore, Musee national de la Marine, Le Fonds Helene & Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture, Musee Memoires 39-45
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Ville Close de Concarneau ©
Ville Close de Concarneau
Musee Memoires 39-45 ©
Musee Memoires 39-45
Saint Corentin Cathedral ©
Saint Corentin Cathedral

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 15th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle St Guirec, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then stroll through Sentier des douaniers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec online trip builder.

Getting from Concarneau to Perros-Guirec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Perros-Guirec sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cancale.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
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Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse

1
night
Cancale

Cancale ©
Cancale is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. On the 16th (Thu), examine the collection at Musee de la Paysannerie, see the interesting displays at Cathedraloscope, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame du Verger, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Amis des Bisquines et du Vieux Cancale, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancale vacation planner.

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Cancale in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cancale are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Josselin.

Things to do in Cancale

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dol-de-Bretagne
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Cathedraloscope ©
Cathedraloscope
Chapelle Notre Dame du Verger ©
Chapelle Notre Dame du Verger
Musee de la Paysannerie ©
Musee de la Paysannerie

2
nights
Josselin

Josselin ©
Josselin is a commune in the Morbihan department in Brittany in north-western France.HistorySt Meriadek is said to have founded a chapel there during the 4th century. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Village de Poul-Fetan, then gain insight at Univers du Poete Ferrailleur, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame du Roncier. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Manoir de l'Automobile and then appreciate the extensive heritage of (Mégalithes) Menhirs De Monteneuf.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Josselin trip tool.

You can drive from Cancale to Josselin in 2 hours. May in Josselin sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Josselin

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

(Mégalithes) Menhirs De Monteneuf, Village de Poul-Fetan, Univers du Poete Ferrailleur, Manoir de l'Automobile
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Univers du Poete Ferrailleur ©
Univers du Poete Ferrailleur
Manoir de l'Automobile ©
Manoir de l'Automobile
Village de Poul-Fetan ©
Village de Poul-Fetan

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