2020 BRITTANY TOUR
A 10 day clock-wise tour of Brittany starting in St.Malo and finishing in Cherbourg . On this tour we stay in 4 different stylish hotels, one for 1 night, two for 2 nights and one for 3 nights making the tour quite relaxed.
10 DAY TOUR: June 8th- 17th ( 10days/ 9 nights )
COST: 2,950€ per person based on 2 people sharing a car and hotel room
The costs, per person, are in euros due to the uncertainty of predicting sterling to euros conversion rates and are based on two people per car sharing a hotel bedroom and include the following:
- Accommodation in stylish hotels ( 8 nights )
- Breakfast daily
- 3 course dinners, ( 8 nights )
- Comprehensive road book with daily itineraries and detailed route notes
- Michelin regional map of Brittany with the route highlighted.
- Services of a Tour Director throughout the tour
- Outward overnight ferry from Portsmouth-St. Malo with club class cabin, ( upgrade to Commodore cabin at an extra cost of approximately £60 subject to availability )
- Return daytime ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth with reserved seats
NOT INCLUDED ARE THE FOLLOWING :
- Lunches,snacks,coffees etc.
- Drinks with dinner including bottled water and coffee
- Entry to places of interest eg.museums, gardens,chateaux, etc.
- Autoroute tolls
- Ferries in Brittany to islands
A 10 day tour of Brittany starting with an overnight ferry crossing to St.Malo from Portsmouth.
We then drive south to our chateau hotel near Vannes in Southern Brittany where we stay for one night.
The next day we drive around the Golfe du Morbihan and visit Vannes, Carnac and Presqu'ile Quiberon before arriving at our new chateau hotel for the next 2 nights just south of Hennebont near Lorient.
The following day we visit Pont Aven a pretty town famous for the artists that it attracted in the 19th century. Our lunch stop is Concarneau on the coast.
On our 5th day we drive west to the Audierne peninsula where we have lunch before driving to Locoran one of France's most beautiful villages. Our hotel, for the next two nights, is located nearby.
The following day we explore the adjacent Crozon peninsula.
On our 7th day we drive north-west to Ploumanach just north of Perros-Guirec where our hotel for the next three nights is located overlooking a picturesque bay .
The next day we explore the pretty coastal region to the west of Ploumanch.
On our 9th day we explore the pretty coastal region to the east of Ploumanch and visit the Isle de Brehat known as the flower island.
On our 10th day, our final day, we drive via St. Malo to Cherbourg to catch the afternoon ferry back to Portsmouth.
Day 1 Monday 8th June Portsmouth-St. Malo ferry
( 20.15 ferry arrives 8.15am Tuesday )
Day 2 Tuesday 9th June St. Malo to Missilac ( 115 miles )
The overnight ferry from Portsmouth arrives in St Malo at 8.15am and after re-assembling we drive south to Ploermel our morning coffee stop.We then continue to Malestroit our lunch stop where we visit the museum dedicated to the French Resistance. After lunch we continue to our afternoon coffee stop, Rochefort en Terre, one of France's most beautiful villages. We then drive south-east to Missilac where our hotel is located.
Day 3 Wednesday 10th June Missilac to Kervignac ( 155 miles )
We leave our hotel and drive around the gulf through Vannes to La Trinite sur Mer to Carnac with an option to take a boat ride around the scenic Moribhan Gulf .
We then drive north west to St. Cado our afternoon coffee stop where we stop to visit the island linked by a pedestrian causeway.
We then continue to our hotel for the next two nights,
Day 4 Thursday 11th June Kervignac, local excursion, Pont Aven and Concarneau ( 85 miles )
After a leisurely breakfast we drive to our morning coffee stop, Pont -Aven a pretty village famous as the haunt of artists in the previous century. We then drive to Concarneau our lunch stop where we visit the old walled town.
We then drive back to our hotel.
Day 5 Friday 12th June Kervignac to Plonevez Porzay (60 miles )
Bidding farewell to our chateau hotel we head west via Quimper to Audierne our lunch stop. After lunch we explore the peninsula before arriving in Locoran, another of France's most beautiful villages and our afternoon coffee stop. Our hotel for the next two nights, a converted 17th century Manor House, is less than two miles away.
Day 6 Saturday 13th June Plonevez Porzay local excursion ( 50 miles )
Today we drive aroud the Crozon peninsula via Morgot, and Lanveoc before returning to our hotel.
Day 7 Sunday 14th June Plonevez Porzay to Ploumanach (100 miles )
We bid farewell to West Brittany and drive north-west to Le Faou our morning coffee stop. We then drive east along the coast to Huelgoat then north to Ploumanach where our hotel for the next three nights is located on arguably Brittany's prettiest bay.
Day 8 Monday 15th June Ploumanach, local excursion ( 50 miles )
Today we explore the coastal region to the west of Ploumanac'h with visits to Lannion our morning coffee stop, Locquirec our lunch stop and Morlaix our afternoon coffee stop.
Day 9 Tuesday 16th June Ploumanach, local excursion ( 50 miles)
Today we explore the coastal region to the east with visits to Lezardrieux and Pointe de l'Arcouest where we take a boat trip to the Ile de Brehat known as the island of flowers
Day 10 Wednesday 17th June Ploumanach to Cherbourg ( 250 miles )
After breakfast we take the motorway east via St. Malo then on to Cherbourg where we catch the 17.00 afternoon ferry to Portsmouth.
17.00 ferry to Portsmouth arrives 19.00