Your tourist guide to the department of Finistére

Your tourist guide to the department of Finistére

The westernmost department of continental France, Finistére is an astonishing region. It is home to dozens of beautiful visitor attractions, including Brest, Quimper, Locronan, Saint-Jean-Trolimon, Ushant and Brignogan-Plage. The department makes part of the beautiful region of Brittany. The department is very attractive for visitors. If you would also like to visit it, I suggest you to read the following article before traveling. It will serve as your tourist guide to the department of Fin... [ read more ]

Tasting Brittany’s traditional drinks

Tasting Brittany’s traditional drinks

Situated in the north-western part of France, Brittany (Bretagne) is a magnificent region of the country. It is considered one of the country’s most important cultural and historical regions. Brittany is extremely popular among visitors due to its outstanding visitor attractions, historic towns, numerous beautiful chateaus, megalithic monuments, fantastic festivals, not to mentions its famous gastronomy. As Brittany presents a long coastline, seafood is usual in the region. As for the drin... [ read more ]

A tour of the most scenic villages of France

A tour of the most scenic villages of France

France is a beautiful country, also very popular with tourists. If you visit France, you can not miss to visit Paris, its spectacular capital city, they say. But what about the picturesque rural sites of France? There are some fantastic little villages here that evoke the medieval France. These are perfect romantic holiday destinations for couples, but families with children will also adore the peaceful atmosphere, narrow streets and friendly local people. A number of 155 villages of France ha... [ read more ]

Top 10 best coastal towns in France

Top 10 best coastal towns in France

I am sure that everyone loves France…its culture, the historical and natural heritage, the French cuisine and also the locals’ hospitality. If you are about to visit this fantastic country, but you still don’t know what to do in France, I suggest you to spend a couple of days or even weeks in one of the top 10 coastal towns of France! The coastal line of the country is over 3200 km long. From the North Sea stretching down to the Mediterranean Sea, the beaches are of different sorts. If y... [ read more ]

Top 5 interesting facts about Bretagne

Top 5 interesting facts about Bretagne

Bretagne, also named Brittany is a north-western region in France. The peninsula of Bretagne is bordered by the English Channel to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Bay of Biscay to the south. The province of Bretagne is divided in four administrative regions. This gorgeous cultural area has several tourist attractions, not to mention the spectacular natural resources. The attractions range from historical urban regions to megalithic monuments, from traditional festivals to bea... [ read more ]

The most fascinating prehistoric sites in France

The most fascinating prehistoric sites in France

France may be one of the most chic and hip places on the planet, but let it never be said that it doesn't cherish its past. French history makes for an exciting read, and French prehistory is not far behind, even if we know less about it. And since the dawn of history, the French (and their various ancestors) had no qualms about immortalizing their victories, defeats, celebrations, heroes or mythical figures. Prehistoric sites abound in France, and whoever wants to boast of a well-rounded kn... [ read more ]

The best French festivals in August

The best French festivals in August

If you think that the Tour de France is the only exciting event to take place in France in summer, think again. There are tons of festivals that await you in the summer months, and many of them are just as exciting as the famous Tour de France, and even more so if you are not interested in cycling to begin with. There's an eclectic selection of French festivals or you to choose from, ranging from opera music to gourmet cuisine and sports. So if you travel to France this summer, here are some... [ read more ]

Things to do in Brittany

Things to do in Brittany

Brittany, or Bretagne in French, is a beautiful region which has played a very important part in the history of the 20th century. For more than a millennium, Brittany's history had something to do with a struggle for independence. Even today, Bretons are a fiercely independent bunch, who take pride in every little bit of their cultural heritage, customs and traditions. All around France, Breton art and culture is appreciated, but of course, the best place to enjoy it is in Brittany. But there ar... [ read more ]