And with the climate as it is, plus the vast areas of
countryside, it is no wonder that so many tourists come to the area each year and enjoy
the scenery with walking and cycling being very
Saint-Malo itself is a well-known and popular tourist attraction due to the fact that it
is a fascinating walled city steeped in history. Yet it is also an important port
which links Brittany with England and the Channel Islands.
The island of Ushant is the north-westernmost France, and marks the entrance of the
Brittany is also known for its calvaries, which are elaborately carved sculptures of
crucifixion scenes. These can be found in the churchyards of small towns and
villages all over Western Brittany.
There are also numerous places to visit, such as castles, museums, parks and gardens
within and around the cities of Nantes and Rennes and Rennes itself is known as a city for
its history and the colourful timber houses which are a must to see.
This is an area with so much to see and do, that you will never have a day of boredom, in
fact, you will probably run out of time whilst on your holiday