Situated seaside, the quaint port town of Auray is well worth a visit if only to catch a glimpse of the rugged coastline that makes the region so iconic. Much of the town dates back to the s and s when the port was a major trading hub for international sales.
Today, the town is little changed and a visit to this, one of the most beautiful towns in Brittany, truly feels akin to stepping back in time. Otherwise, be sure to explore the many abbeys, chapels, and churches which litter the surrounding region.
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Sophie Nadeau loves dogs, books, Paris, pizza, and history, though not necessarily in that order. A fan of all things France related, she runs www. Thanks for the post! I can only visit one or two towns in this region on my next trip to France. Hi, Lilly and thanks for the comment!
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Dinan Walled, medieval and full of cobbled lanes, Dinan is one of the most magical towns that all of France, if not Europe has to offer. Roscoff Although best known for its ferry links to the UK, no list of the most beautiful towns in Brittany would be complete without at least a gentle nod to the charming town of Roscoff.
Carnac Carnac is a small, charming town on the fringes of the coastline. Quimper The picture-perfect town of Quimper is all gothic architecture and ancient walkways. Rochefort-en-Terre Perhaps the prettiest village in all of Brittany, Rochefort-en-Terre really is a throwback to a bygone era, where horses were used instead of cars, and where you collected every item of grocery in a different shop. Auray Situated seaside, the quaint port town of Auray is well worth a visit if only to catch a glimpse of the rugged coastline that makes the region so iconic.
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Previous Post Next Post. Unless there is some reason you can't drive a car I would strongly urge you to consider a rental car. It's not difficult driving in this region and many people from Down Under, England etc. Maybe in that area roads would be less traumatic than other experiences we have had on the "wrong' side of the car on the 'wrong' side of the road!!! Thanks for your time and expertise. Thanks so much so far. I am closer to having some actual comparisons to run past my learned friends!
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