Brittany makes for an ideal family holiday to France, with it’s easy access from the French channel ports mixed with it’s biggest selling point – the stunning beaches all round the coastline.
Whether you go north or south in Brittany, you’ll come across beaches and tourist attractions that will suit a family with children of all ages.
Choose the ferry crossing that suits you – whether to Roscoe, St Malo, Cherbourg or Caen for example, and then most places within Brittany are within a three hour drive.
Find out more about what makes a great family holiday to Brittany below.
From castles to turrets, medieval stories and tales of old, Brittany has much to offer for a family holiday. Top attractions that provide a amount of fun for children include the walled city at Concarneau, the old medieval city of Quimper and the standing stones of Carnac.
These attractions are in southern Brittany and are highly recommended a visit. Perfect for adults and children, visiting places like these provide a great day out to make a change from the beach.
From the pink coast of northern Brittany (Granite Rose) to the beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves of southern Brittany, the beaches certainly form one of the main attractions of this family-friendly region.
The beaches on all the coasts of Brittany tend to suit families with young children, as waters are gently sloping and the coves provide natural inlets that are safe from surging waves.
The coves form perfect waters for a bit of snorkelling on a calm day.
Holidays to Brittany can be a real stimulus to the senses, particularly when it comes to the sights, smells and tastes of the local food.
Of course, the crepe is perhaps the most well-know Breton delicacy. Either enjoyed savoury or sweet, this thin pancake is delicious (particularly with a glass of the local cider!).
Seafood is obviously also popular in this region of France, with local ports bringing in the fresh catch every day.
Family accommodation in Brittany
As a popular choice of destination for a family holiday to France, Brittany offer plenty of choice of holiday homes.
From traditional gites to holiday homes to static mobile homes on campsites and holiday parks, you will certainly find something to suit all the family.
Gites in Brittany
Discover some of the best gites in Brittany with France for Families. From traditional homes with authentic furnishings to modern gites, complete with swimming pools and hot tubs.