How to visit Brittany in a motorhome?
Many lovers of motorhomes enjoy Brittany because, all along the road, you’ll have landscapes, cities and exceptional historic centers. Whether you’re looking to camp by seaside, at Rennes, the capital or in the Breton hinterland, warm HomeCamper hosts will be happy to welcome you in their garden and make you discover their culture.
What to do in Brittany?
Brittany have a very strong history which Bretons are very attached to. Rennes, the capital, is a very vibrant city that has preserved the authenticity of its historic center. The old Rennes is full of traditional creperies and typical bars. Be sure to visit the Parlement of Brittany building and the Thabor Park (Parc du Thabor). The beauty Brittany comes above all from its coastline. The Gulf of Morbihan, Pointe du Raz, Ouessant Island, Cape Fréhel, Presqu'île de Crozon and many other ports or beaches offer breathtaking seascapes. Saint-Malo is one of the most unmissable in the region. In this fortified city you will find many typical Breton restaurants, bars and shops. From its ramparts you can admire the sea and its sailboats. In order to discover the Brittany completely, go to Perros-Guirec to try the sailboat, Carnac to admire its menhirs, Dinard to taste a pancake with cider and in the Brocéliande mythical forest to see the tomb of Merlin the Wizard. Hiking enthusiasts have the possibility to travel all the Breton coasts, such as the Emerald Coast or the pink granite coast through customs trails.
When to travel to Brittany?
‘’In Brittany, we know that summer has arrived when the rain gets warmer’’. Although it does not rain all the time, according to this Breton saying, it is well understood that Brittany is a rainy region. We propose then you to go there in the summer. In addition, the summer season rhymes with festivals. In August, the Breton and Celtic culture is put in the spotlight during the Interceltic Festival of Lorient (Festival Interceltique de Lorient), to the Festivities of Arvor (Fête d’Arvor) and the Saint-Loup Festival (Festival de la Saint-Loup). Folk dances, Breton music, fest-noz and Breton specialties punctuate these annual meetings. Music lovers will also appreciate the Festival des Vielles Charrues in Cahraix-Plouguer in July and the Rencontres Trans Musicales de Rennes in December, where great names of the French and international music scene occur every year.