Cheap flights to Brittany

Brittany is a cultural region in northwest France. It consists of five French departments: Côtes-d'Armor in the north, Ille-et-Vilaine in the northeast, Loire-Atlantique in the southeast, Morbihan in the south, and Finistère in the west. The largest metropolitan areas in Brittany are Nantes, Rennes, and Brest.

Brittany is one of the most visited regions in the country. Many megalithic monuments can be found here, as well as numerous medieval buildings such as Romanesque and French Gothic churches.

What to see & do

Musée des beaux-arts de Rennes - The Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes is a municipal museum of fine arts in Rennes, notable for its paintings and drawings holdings. The museum features collections that range from ancient Egypt antiquities to the Modern art period.

Jardin Georges Delaselle - A sweet-scented historic botanical garden, Jardin Georges Delaselle is filled with over 2,000 plant species that can thrive in the island's Mediterranean climate. Included in the gardens are a fine collection of succulents, cacti, and palms. Jardin Georges Delaselle also provides a variety of landscapes – simply beautiful for photography. Visitors will surely be fascinated by the life-filled greenery.

Pointe du Raz- Pointe du Raz is a promontory extending from western Brittany into the Atlantic. Visitors should come for stunning ocean scenery. It also provides a challenge for those who are afraid of heights, as this natural site overlooks the dangerous waters on the cliff side.

Fort-la-Latte - Fort-la-Latte, or Castle of La Latte, is an impressive historical castle built in the 13th century. It is located four kilometres southeast of Cap Fréhel, and is a site where many films have been shot. A famous tourist attraction on the Cote d'Émeraude, Fort-la-Latte is classified as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

Quimper Cathedral - Quimper Cathedral is a national monument of Brittany located in the town of Quimper. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Bishops of Quimper.

Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial - The Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial was established on August 4, 1944 in the commune of Saint-James. The memorial is the final resting place of 4,410 World War II American soldiers, most of who perished in the Normandy and Brittany campaigns of 1944.

How to get around within Brittany

Good news: there are no tolls in Brittany, hence all roads are free. There are generally good public transportation services around Brittany. In Nantes, there are three tram lines, several bus lines, several Navibus lines (public boats), and taxi service. It is also a bike friendly city, and bike rentals are available from Nantes Métropole. In Brest, there is a tramway with 28 stops and 14 regular bus routes. In Rennes, there are over 50 different bus routes, and a metro called the VAL with one line and 15 stops. Bikes can be rented from about 81 stations all over town.

How to get there

The largest airport in Brittany is the Nantes Atlantique Airport, located eight kilometres southwest of Nantes. It receives flights from various locations in Europe, including Germany, Ireland, England, Italy, and Spain. Brest Bretagne Airport connects Brest to Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Porto, Ushant, Nice, Marrakesh, Toulon, and Marseille. Airlines that operate scheduled service to Brest are Air France, Chalair Aviation, EasyJet, Europe Airpost, Finist'air, HOP!, Jetairfly, and Ryanair.

Flights to Brittany

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