Where to go in Brittany as a couple? Our 7 favorite places!

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Brittany is full of treasures and romantic places in devil. Whether along its coasts, in its medieval towns or in its forests, it will reveal its charms and local culture to you, imprint of legends. For a weekend, or for a longer stay, discover Brittany as a couple. It will be an opportunity to meet you, while enjoying an enchanting setting!

Let yourself be captivated by the magic of Brocéliande

Located between Rennes and Vannes, the forest of Brocéliande is the scene of Arthurian legends. Merlin the Enchanter, the fairies Viviane and Morgane, the Knights of the Round Table… so many legends as romantic as they are tragic! To visit this corner of Brittany as a couple, it is best to be transported. Put down your suitcases in a charming inn in the village of Paimpont, then follow in the footsteps of the heroes of these enchanted places. Through the moors and forests, several hiking trails provide access to wonders, for example the Val Sans Retour and its Golden Tree. This is where Viviane imprisoned the unfaithful husbands, before they were freed by the courageous Lancelot. 

The golden tree in the forest of Brocéliande

Make a stay in Dinard 

Facing the corsair town of Saint-Malo, discover Dinard, which is even more romantic. For this romantic getaway in Brittany, Dinard is perfect because it's a small town full of charm. Formerly very popular with the English aristocracy, the seaside resort has remained superb and elegant. Marking the start of the Emerald Coast, the sea is a striking light blue, which invites you to swim. Along the coast, go for a walk on the Clair de Lune promenade, so romantic ! You can admire the beautifully preserved Belle Époque villas before going to taste the delicious local oysters. In summer, board a shuttle to reach Cézembre Island : with its small coves, it will welcome you for a moment of relaxation!

The historic town of Dinard

Discover the Gulf of Morbihan

Departing from the charming little town of Vannes, discover the Regional Natural Park of the Gulf of Morbihan. A corner to explore absolutely during your romantic getaway! Stroll along this wild coast, dotted with small deserted coves and bordered by translucent waters… You will believe yourself in the Caribbean! The coastal trails will delight hiking fans, and if you're interested in history be sure to go take a walk in Carnac to see thousands of menhirs aligned in a very precise way. To pass a day on an island, hop on a shuttle to explore Île-aux-Moines or Île-d'Arz. 

Aerial view of the Gulf of Morbihan

Relax during a spa break

Why not let yourself be tempted by a thalasso in Brittany? The region, which has the largest seafront in France, is the perfect place to discover the charms of thalassotherapy. Go away fill up with iodine, to the gentle sound of the waves, to relieve all your stress and come out relaxed and healthy! During your romantic stay in Brittany, there is nothing better to share moments of relaxation in a cocooning setting. Massages in expert hands, relaxing or invigorating baths, hydrotherapy treatments, jet showers, wraps ... you can enjoy all the benefits of seawater ! And between two sessions, do not miss to visit the surroundings, a stroll on the beach hand in hand is always a unique moment!

Enjoy the benefits of the ocean as a couple

Take a break in Belle-Île-en-Mer

If you want to spend a romantic weekend in Brittany, here is the perfect place for a stay under the sign of disconnection. On Belle-Île, the largest island in the region, you can take the time to rest, breathe in the fresh sea air and eat well! From traditional pancakes and pancakes to Breton gourmet cuisine, you will be in for a treat. If you are on the move, many walks are possible on the island : the Aiguilles de Port Coton, the fishing port of Sauzon, the Grand Phare de Kervilahouen, and many other wonders to discover. To lay down, do not hesitate to install your towel on a small intimate cove where the color of the water has nothing to envy to a tropical paradise. And to live a romantic moment at will, head to Donner Beach for an unforgettable sunset !

The Needles of Port Coton

Believe yourself at the end of the world in Ushant

The Island of Ouessant is a mythical place, feared by the most seasoned sailors. Located at the very end of Brittany, this confetti placed on the sea has an incredible power of attraction, and with good reason. For an original trip to Brittany, this is a perfect country, far from tourists and stress. In Ushant, you will have the impression of being alone in the world! Classified by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve, the island is wild, populated by birds and a few humans. Its jagged landscapes are swept by the winds and its light is unique. To discover it as a couple, take the boat from Brest and Le Conquet, the crossing lasts about 1h15. On site, you can easily stay on foot, but if you want to explore every nook and cranny, the electric bike rental, practical and quiet, can be a great idea!

Ouessant lighthouse

Visit Mont Saint-Michel

If you are looking for an ideal romantic place for a romantic getaway in Brittany, Mont-Saint-Michel will fulfill all your desires! Between the earth and the sky, it is a unique place that seems to float on the sea. Inside, its cobbled streets will amaze you. Moreover, from its abbey - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - you will have a breathtaking view of the entire bay! To visit Mont-Saint-Michel, several options are available to you: you can go there to spend the day, but staying there for a night will make you live an amazing experience in a medieval atmosphere. 

The Mont Saint Michel

Visiting Brittany as a couple will leave you with unforgettable memories. Its charming villages, its wild and unspoiled landscapes, its medieval towns and its coastline arebreathtaking beauty. But the city of Rennes is also full of charm, do not hesitate to stop there before going to live other adventures in the surroundings! And why not further your exploration in the neighboring region, discovering the Norman villages.

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