Day 1 :
Arrival in Brittany. Installation in your hotel rooms. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 2 :
Breakfast. Departure with your guide along the Emerald coast: this rugged land and its islands may remind, under the sunny summer weather, of Greece and Cyclades. Pass through Dinard, known for its stately houses. In front of Saint-Malo, the other side of the estuary, Dinard has got a more bourgeois aspect. Arrival at the famous corsair city of Saint Malo. Lunch in a local « crêperie ». Walking tour on its ramparts: the panorama view on the beaches and surrounding islets is unique. At low tide, the sand appears, rocks and seaweeds reflect the sun. Back to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 3 :
Breakfast. Leave the hotel with your guide to the Pink Granite coast: discover one of Brittany’s marvels with its pink, grey or copper coloured blocks that take the strangest forms and admire thousands of nesting sea birds in this ornithological reserve. Embark in Perros Guirrec for a 2-hour boat ride (without stops) until the 7 Islands: observe birds on Rouzic and Malban Islands, then approach Bono Island, where 5000 couples of European herring gulls nestle. Head back to the quay. Lunch. From Perros Guirrec to Trébeurden, explore the Pink Granite coast by foot, well-know from the hikers for its famous « sentier des douaniers ». The stroll continues until Trégastel that attract attention because of its beauty and eeriness of its rocks. Back to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 4 :
Breakfast. Departure with your guide towards Carnac, universally renowned for its megalithic site regrouping 4000 raised stones (menhirs, dolmen, covered alleys) dating from the Neolithic period (5000 – 2000 B.C) with Menec, Kerlescan and Kermario alignments, the most impressive ones. Not far from there, the Saint-Michel tumulus, from the same period, on which a chapel was erected. Lunch. Discover Quiberon half-island. Visit the famous Wild Coast, classified site of the coastal conservatory. There, waves shatter on the cliffs. Erosion shaped countless creeks, reefs, caves and arches that disclose their reflects at low tide. Return via the port of la Trinité sur Mer or the sanctuary of Sainte Anne d’Auray. Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 5 :
Breakfast. Depart by coach with your guide to Vannes. The city was founded by the Romans, the victorious armies of Jules César conquered all Armorica. Vannes is bordered South by the Morbihan Gulf, that means « little sea » in Breton language. Guided tour of the town: the remparts, the harbour, the cathedral and the medieval footprint on the city. Vannes is a very lively place, with scenic old districts. Lunch. Located 35 km East of Vannes, on a rocky hill overcoming the Gueuzon valley, the village of Rochefort en Terre is one of the most famous in Brittany. It’s also one of the smallest, as it only counts 697 inhabitants! It received the title of « Favourite French Village » in 2016. Walk through its cobbled streets, along the ramparts, its castle and half-timbered houses… Dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 6 :
Breakfast. Leave for the return to your country.