Camping in North Brittany
Camping in Brittany isn’t just a great way to enjoy France. With its proximity to the channel ports and regional airports it’s also one of the easiest – ideal for a short break, a family holiday or a quick getaway for just the two of you.
Brittany’s rugged northern coastline is home to picture postcard seaside resorts and excellent visitor attractions – just as you’d expect from one of France’s top holiday destinations.
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Things to do when you're camping in North Brittany
St Malo, the ‘city of corsairs’, is a busy fishing port and popular resort – and justly proud of its sea-faring past. Walk round the ramparts that encircle the old town, visit the museum in the Castle, then head across to the Solidor tower to discover the history of long haul navigation around Cape Horn.
Time your visit to St Malo to coincide with the opening hours of Memorial 39-45, an evocative museum housed in a German anti-aircraft bunker.
The capital of Brittany, Rennes is graced by lovely old buildings, cobbled streets and quaint timbered houses. The eco-museum just outside the town tells the story of a Breton farm over five centuries, and there are plenty of animals to see.
A destination that’s really two places in one: the market town of Pléneuf and the resort of Val-André, created in 1880 to take advantage of the wonderful sandy beaches. The bird reserve on the islet of Verdelet can be visited at low tide.
At the National Stud Horse Farm at Lamballe you can take a tour of the stables and the carriages collection, watch competitions and displays, and see the magnificent Breton horses that are bred there.
The town also has a karting circuit that offers lessons and racing, with vehicles allocated according to age and experience.
At St Brieuc, the stoutly fortified cathedral is surrounded by a medieval old quarter of timbered houses. Housed in the historic brickworks, La Briqueterie is an eco-museum that explores life in the area in the 19th century, with exhibits, events and workshops.
Saint-Brieuc Bay is Brittany’s largest natural reserve.
Situated in Brest, Océanopolis is a huge aquarium and research centre with pavilions dedicated to three ecosystems: polar, tropical and temperate. Watch the penguins and seals being fed, and take the elevator to the depths of the shark tank.
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