NATURE IMMERSION 5D/4N

Re-energize yourself in Western Brittany, sumptuous & wild

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private flight over the "end of the earth", its famous capes and lighthouses
  • Private cruise to the Glenans archipelagos, the Brittany Caribbeans
  • Pont Aven, on P. GAUGUIN's path
  • Quimper, city of art and history
  • Brittany Highlands, Armoric Natural Regional park
  • Bistronomy trend
Willing to extend your stay ? Just click on the "TAILOR-MADE" button below

Included

  • Private car with driver
  • 4 or 5* boutique hotel booking
  • All experiences booking
  • Private guide when specified, full time upon request (main sites, guided walk or e-bike ride)
  • Gastronomic and Michelin-starred restaurants booking upon request

LOCATION Western Brittany

DURATION 5 days / 4 nights

BEST TIME TO VISIT April to October, available whole year

Itinerary Details

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DAY 1 | SMOOTH LANDING IN BRITTANY

You will probably reach the place of your stay by mid day.

Benefit from a private pick-up and transfer from the airport or train station to your hotel for check-in.

In the afternoon: unpack, relax and discover the beauty of the place and its surroundings.

We would be pleased to book a gastronomic diner, for you to end up the day in a nice way.

DAY 2 | A PARADISE FOR ARTIST

Morning: Following the path of Paul Gauguin in Pont-Aven
Walk through the alleys of the charming village of Pont Aven, admire its water mills and footbridges stretching across the river. Discover the places that have inspired Gauguin at the end of the 19th century, and visit some of the 60 art exhibitions.
Indulge yourself by tasting local sweet pastries, now exported all over the world, in the famous Pont-Aven biscuit factory.

Afternoon: Experience the Brittany Caribbeans
No, you are not in Seychelles but in Brittany! The Glenans archipelago offers a protected ecosystem and paradisiac landscapes. Enjoy a private private to slowly discover the beauty of the place; visit the island to discover its wildlife. You might have the chance to bump into an harmless shark.

Suggestion / Dinner: Focus on Bistronomy
From its Parisian origin, "bistrot" has become part of the French culture. In this small bars with typical friendly atmosphere, we love to share a glass of wines with friends. Since the 90's, its concept has been revisited by a new trend: Bistronomy. This gastronomic art can be defined as the combination of three elements: qualitative products, high technicity and friendliness. Discover this trend in the charming bistrot of one of our Chefs.

DAY 3 | FROM SOUTHERN SWEETNESS TO TORN LANDSCAPES

This day will take you from the sweetness of the South to the western ends of Brittany that the painter Monet used to describe as: "(…) sinister, diabolic but magnificent (…)"

Morning: Artistic and historical city of Quimper
Any trip to Brittany must involve the discovery of a medieval city which testifies from a major period of the regional History. Enjoy walking through the alleys of the old Quimper with flowery Middle Ages wooden houses. Admire Saint Corentin gothic cathedral that took 3 centuries to be raised! Discover traditional handcrafts revisted by talented artists: delicate pieces of potery, fine embroiderie, glasswares, etc

Afternoon: Revitalizing "Ends of the Earth"
At the western extremity of the European continent stands the Pointe du Raz headland, a natural masterpiece which stark beauty was admired by Gustave Flaubert and Victor Hugo. To appreciate the greatness of this landscape, enjoy a private flight and a unique view over fjords, estuaries, capes and lighthouses.
Following this first experience, our guide will take you along a breathtaking clifftops walk. He will tell you about the life of the old time sailors, the protected wildlife, the toughness of the gulf stream and the famous seagulls.

Suggestion / dinner: Seaweed Experience
Brittany is the biggest seaweed field in Europe. This NATURA 2000 protected area offers many different types, colors, shapes and tastes of seaweed. Raw or cooked, soft or crunchy, you will be amazed by the culinary creations that our Chef will offer you to taste.

DAY 4 | NATURE IMMERSION

At the heart of the Armoric Natural Regional Park, discover the Monts d'Arrée hills: an impressive landscape, almost unreal, which is composed of barren, wild, warm-color plants and rocky peaks.  A unique place that strongly recalls the Scottish Highlands. 

Morning: Iconic viewpoints
In the morning, our driver will take you to the most iconic places of the Natural Regional Park: St-Michel Chapel, located on top of an extraordinary rounded 380 meters high hill. This 17th century building is empty but offers an incredible 360-degree view. Out east lies the scary marsh of Yeun-Elez that is supposed to be, according to Brittany legends, the entrance t
o Hell.

Afternoon: Storytelling walk in the Enchanted Forest
At the heart of Celtic legends lies Huelgoat Forest, the "Fontainebleau of Brittany", which is mainly famous for the beauty and strangeness of its rocks that have inspired many enchanted stories: overlays of huge rounded rocks placed in a chaotic way in the middle of nowhere. In Huelgoat also lies the "Silver river" where the forest fairies are supposed to live, another legend that you will learn from our professional guide.

DAY 5 | ON THE WAY TO ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACHES ON

Crozon Peninsula is a paradise on earth: turquoise sea, small creeks and charming villages. It offers breathtaking landscapes, hence one of its beach has been listed among the most beautiful beaches on Earth.

Morning: The picturesque charm of Locronan
On the way to the peninsula, a stopover in Locronan city will be the perfect way to appreciate a place where a few movies have been shot because of its picturesque charm: "Tess" by Roman Polanski, "A very Long Engagement" by Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

Lunch/Afternoon: Private cruise around Crozon Peninsula
From a sailing boat you will discover the white sand beaches, cute creeks and the famous marine caves that have been digged and shapen by the sea at the bottom of the cliffs. Gustave Flaubert described their singular beauty in 1847: "We were feeling dragged towards a pearly and strange kingdom, as in a magical corridor".

Available Accommodation Types


Let us know which accommodation matches your tastes

Best hotel in Brittany

AUBERGE DES GLAZICKS, 5*

Experience refinement and quietness in this seaside boutique hotel

Best hotel in Brittany

VILLA TRI MEN, 4*

Beautiful boutique hotel on a charming, picturesque small harbor

Best hotel in Brittany

LES SABLES BLANCS, 4*

Endless sea view near the charming and lively harbor of Concarneau

Best hotel in Brittany

SAINTE BARBE, 4*

Contemporary design and well-being on an exceptional location

Best hotel in Brittany

UPON REQUEST

We will be pleased to suggest the right accommodation based on your request

Good To Know


HOW TO REACH WESTERN BRITTANY?
Brittany is well connected and easily accessible.
Please find below a list of direct connections to Brittany:

Reaching Brest
- From Paris by plane: 1h10 flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly airports
- From Paris downtown by train: 3h30 by TGV (direct) from Paris Montparnasse train station
- From Paris by car: 6h

Reaching Quimper:
- From Paris by plane: 1h07 flight from Paris Orly airport
- From Paris downtown by train: 3h30 by TGV (direct) from Paris Montparnasse train station
- From Paris by car: 6h

Can't find your way? Tell us where you will be coming from and we will let you know the fastest way to Brittany.

WHEN TO COME?
Brittany benefits from a very gentle weather, never too cold nor too hot. It is a destination that can be enjoyed the whole year around, still, the best period is from March to October."

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