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Some summer things to do in Brittany

 

Some summer things to do in Brittany.



 


Perhaps you live in France or intend to visit for the summer of 2017. Here are a few things which may be of interest to you as ideas to do in Brittany. Remember you will also find lots of lovely walks, beaches, forests, vide greniers, towns and villages, museums and the lovely Nantes - Brest canal walk. 

If any of you know of other attractions in the region please add to the comment box at the end of this article. Have a lovely summer everyone.

 



 

- Le village Gaulois - free access to over 40 games and entertainment to keep the children busy. Once inside the village all activities are free. Proceeds from the village help finance schools in Africa. 
Adults 6€; children 3 - 14 5€ and a family 20€ - open 10.30am to 7pm every day. Address - Parc du Radôme, 22560, Pleumeur -Bodou; http://www.levillagegaulois.org


- Kingoland - Plumelin; 38 attractions for the children, including a new water splash; Tel 02 97 54 70 60 http://www.kingoland.com

- Zooparc de Tregomeur; http://www.zoo-tregomeur.com

- 37th Horse fair at Loudéac. Sunday 13th August. Starts at 11am with around 180 horse parade around the town ( about 4km). Also equestrian games etc. http://www.ville-loudeac.fr

- Plant market - Saturday 12th August & Sunday 13th August , Saint-Launeuc (22230); 10am - 6pm;  Tel - 02 96 56 14 59 http://www.arduen.com


- Sea Shanty Festival - August 11th - 13th Paimpol

- Breton Horse Festival - August 15th - Pédernec


- Château de la Roche Jagu. Ploëzal; Tel - 02 96 95 62 35 http://www.larochejagu.fr

- Abbaye de Bon Repos; Saint - Gelven; Tel 02 96 24 82 20 http://www.bon-repos.com


- Abbaye de Beauport; Paimpol Tel 02 96 55 18 58 http://www.abbaye-beauport.com

- Château du Guildo; Créhen Tel 02 96 62 27 82 http://www.cotesdarmor.fr

- Château de la Hunaudaye; Plédéliac Tel 02 96 34 82 10 http://www.la-hunaudaye.com


- Château de Combourg; 23 rue des Princes, 35270, Combourg; www.chateau-combourg.com Tel - 02 99 73 22 95

- Lac de Guerlédan ( near Mur de Bretagne/ Caurel) - large lake, boats, swimming, canoes, cafés, picnic areas, walks, fishing, bikes and various other attractions.

- Labyrinthe du Corsaire - Saint Malo - Route de Quelmar, La Passagère; Tel - 02 99 81 17 23 Family fun

- Parc Botanique de Haute Bretagne - 24 gardens on 25 hectares; Chateau de la Foltière, 35133, Le Chatellier, www.jardin-garden.com 

- Les Jardins du Montmarin - French gardens and historic monument; Le Montmarin, 35730, Pleurtuit, Tel - 02 99 88 58 79; http://www.domaine-du-montmarin.com

- Memorial fort Saint Malo - Tel 02 99 82 41 74 - Fort de la Cité; museum of the war years between 1939 and 1945.

- Fort la Latte - fortified castle turned coastal stronghold; Tel - 02 96 41 57 11 http://www.castlelalatte.com

- Hot air balloon rides - Tel 06 20 28 76 12; Château de Bogard 22120, Quessoy 

- Steam train from Paimpol to Pontrieux - 02 96 20 52 06 http://www.vapeurdutrieux.com

- Château de La Bourbansais, 35720, Pleugueneuc; Tel 02 99 69 40 07 obience with the 50 pack of hounds; demonstrations of birds of prey; gardens; guided visits of château; children's area; restaurant http://www.labourbansais.com


Vide greniers 

Sunday 30th July - Ménéac (56)

Friday 4th August & Saturday 5th August - Broons (22)

Saturday 5th August - La Chèze (22) and also Plénée-Jugon (22)

Tuesday 15th August - Gomené (22); Lamballe (22) and Yvignac-la-Tour (22)

Sunday 20th August - Moncontour (22)




 
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