The medieval walled town of Concarneau is one of the most photographed in Brittany. Stroll around it's narrow cobbled streets among the 90 shops, galleries, restaurants and creperies, and you'll often see street performers and musicians there too.
With an astonishing 700 miles of coastline, it is easy to fall in love with Brittany beaches. From craggy cliffs and rugged rock formations, to classic resorts, sandy beaches and sheltered coves, there is something for everyone.
In the very heart of the Armorique Regional Natural Park, the Huelgoat forest and its curious chaos of rocks, witnesses of the turbulent geological history of Central Brittany, continue to fascinate the visitors that set foot into this stunning forest.
The Quiberon peninsula is on the southern side of Finistï¿½re, near Carnac. It is 14km long, and connected to mainland france only by a bank of sand. Entrance to the peninsula is overseen by the 19th century Fort de Penthiï¿½vre.
The popular town of Pont-Aven has been the haunt of many painters since its discovery by an American painter in the 1860ï¿½s. It soon became the residence of a colony of extremely cosmopolitan artists and reached the height of its fame in 1886 with the creation of a painting school which featured Gauguin, Bernard and Sï¿½rusier among its artists.
Each year over 650,000 visitors attend this lively festival that celebrates Celtic creative arts. During the 10-day event, over 4,500 artists travel to Lorient from all over the world to perform music, theatre and dance for the amassed crowds.