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A Taste of Bretagne

Pass through the shrouded mists of time and travel back to Celtic France with this 9-day tour through Brittany (Bretagne), France! Experience prehistoric monuments alongside a modern independent spirit as Breton culture unfolds before your eyes.

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Explore the market-medieval walled city of
St Malo

Wonder at the mystery of Carnac's standing stones

Wander picture-perfect villages

 

At a Glance

9 days/8 nights

Trip Duration

$2900/person

2022 Guide Price (Variable depending on group size)

March - September

Best season

Any Paris airport

Arrival point

1-5 people

Group size

Any Paris airport

Departure point

 

Program

Subject to changes and modifications, based on local conditions at the time of tour.

This tour can be customized to your interests.

Check out this itinerary on Wanderlog.com for more additional details.

Day 1:

Arrival

Arrive in Paris. Meet & greet at the airport and transfer to accommodation for the evening. Enjoy an evening meal together and discuss your program.

Day 2:

Versailles to Caen

Wander the luxurious grounds of Versaille Palace. Visit the famous Hall of Mirrors where the League of Nations was first formed after WWI. Travel onward towards Caen.


Enjoy an afternoon in Bayeux and learn about Medieval Norman France through the famous Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

Overnight in Bayeux or Caen.

Day 3:

D-Day and the Channel Islands

Spend a morning exploring the historic Omaha Beach of D-Day fame, and pay your respects at the American Cemetery in Normandy.

Travel onward and board the ferry to travel back to Norman French on the Channel Island of Jersey.

Enjoy the Fisherman's Chapel at St Brelade's on Jersey.


Overnight on Jersey.

Day 4:

Medieval France

Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring the picturesque port town of St Helier before boarding the ferry back to France.

Check in to accommodations in St Malo and wander the old city walls.

Overnight in St Malo or Dinan.

Day 5:

Mont St-Michel

Enjoy a day wandering the beautiful mountain tidal island of Mont Saint-Michel.

Return to Dinan to explore the quaint market town alleyways that will have enjoying traditional Breton architecture.

Day 6:

Finisterre & Deep Brittany

Hike the wild coastlines of Finisterre -- mainland France's westernmost point.

Head to the unofficial heart of Brittany at Quimper and understand the unique history of Brittany at the Museum of Breton History with traditional costumes and artwork on display.

Enjoy the traditional flavors of Breton galettes while overlooking the main square of Quimper, deep in the heart of traditional Celtic Bretagne.

Day 7:

Quimperware & Postcard Towns

Beautiful traditional wares are on display at the Museum of Quimper Pottery. Why not search for some Quimperware of your own at local antique shops en route?

Spend an afternoon in Concarneau, a walled town on a harbor island whose picture-perfect preservation has seen its use on many a period-drama French film and TV series. Don't forget to try the local coing-amann pastries!

Day 8:

Neolithic France

Be intrigued by prehistory with the standing stones of Carnac.

Explore the regional capital city of Rennes for the afternoon before heading back towards Paris for a departure the following day.

Day 9:

Departure

Return to Paris and continue your time in France on your own, extend your tour, or catch a return flight home from any Paris airport.

Why not extend your tour to include more of Paris or the Chateaux of the Loire Valley?​ Inquire about changes, modifications or extra days.

 

Details

Inclusions

  • Professional, personable guidance and support

  • Flexible itinerary

  • Accommodations

  • All ground transport between cities and sites (combination private & public transport)

  • Entrance fees to sites

  • Breakfasts, snacks en route, bottled water

Exclusions

  • Airfare

  • Visa fees

  • Trip insurance

  • Lunches/Dinners

Other info

  • My private, small group tours are entirely customizable. Want more village and less city? More art, less history? Does your second-cousin twice removed live nearby, and you'd like to work in an overnight stay en route? My itineraries can be tailor-made to your needs.

  • 10% deposit required to secure your booking (refundable up to 30 days in advance of departure).

 
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