Camping in the Brittany region
Get ready for an epic road trip to the beautiful region of Brittany! This vibrant corner of France is a dream destination for motorhome enthusiasts who seek breathtaking landscapes, historic cities, and exceptional cultural heritage. From the stunning Emerald Coast, with its mesmerizing green waters, to the charming capital of Rennes, and the peaceful Breton hinterland, Brittany is a world of endless possibilities. And with so many welcoming HomeCamper hosts along the way, you're in for a unique and unforgettable experience!
Whether you're a fan of seaside camping, urban adventures, or exploring the countryside, Brittany has it all. You'll have the chance to explore charming towns and villages, filled with rich history and local customs, or lounge on the sandy beaches and soak up the sun. The warm hospitality of your hosts will make you feel right at home, and they'll be more than happy to share their love of Brittany and its traditions with you.
So pack your bags and hit the road, because a trip to Brittany promises to be an unforgettable journey of discovery, adventure, and relaxation. With so many magical moments waiting to be created, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!
Many lovers of motorhomes enjoy Brittany because, all along the road, you’ll have landscapes, cities and exceptional historic centers. Whether you’re looking to camp by seaside, in Rennes, the capital or in the Breton hinterland, warm HomeCamper hosts will be happy to welcome you in their garden and make you discover their culture.
What to do in Brittany?
Brittany, a land of breathtaking beauty and historical significance, is a popular destination for those who love to travel in the comfort of their very own motorhome. Whether you prefer to call it a campervan, RV, or minivan, there's no denying the freedom and adventure that comes with hitting the road in your home on wheels. As you cruise along the roads of Brittany, you'll be treated to a veritable feast for the eyes. With landscapes that range from pristine beaches to rolling hills, and cities that boast both modern amenities and centuries-old architecture, there's something for everyone here!
If you're a fan of seaside adventures, be sure to check out the stunning Quiberon Bay where you will find a few HomeCamper hosts to welcome you. Here, you can soak up the sun on the sandy shores, go for a swim in the crystal-clear waters, and sample some of the freshest seafood around. If you're in the mood for a bit of history, head to the charming town of Saint-Malo, with its ramparts and fortifications that date back to the 17th century.
Rennes, the bustling capital of Brittany, is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling through the region. With its rich history and vibrant culture, Rennes offers a wealth of sights and experiences for visitors. Start your exploration of the city at the grand Place des Lices, a bustling square surrounded by cafes, restaurants, and shops. Here, you can watch street performers, sample local cuisine, or simply take in the sights and sounds of the city. Stroll through the bustling markets and browse the stalls for fresh produce, handmade crafts, and other local treasures. If you're a fan of history and architecture, don't miss the stunning Gothic architecture of the Parlement de Bretagne, which dates back to the 15th century and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. In addition to its many cultural attractions, Rennes is also home to numerous museums and galleries, making it a great place to spend a day or two while exploring the Brittany region.
And let's not forget about the Breton hinterland! From the rugged cliffs of Pointe du Raz to the lush green hills of Pays d'Iroise, there's no shortage of natural beauty to admire here. And for those who love a good cultural experience, be sure to stop by the charming village of Locronan, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its well-preserved 15th-century architecture.
No matter where you choose to explore in Brittany, you'll be welcomed with open arms by the warm and hospitable HomeCamper hosts. These locals will be more than happy to show you around their little slice of heaven, and help you experience the best of their culture. So, pack your bags and hit the road – Brittany is waiting for you!
When to travel to Brittany?
‘’In Brittany, we know that summer has arrived when the rain gets warmer’’.
While the region is known for its occasional rain, summer is the best time to visit and experience the full extent of what Brittany has to offer. During this season, the region comes alive with a variety of festivals that celebrate the Breton and Celtic heritage, including the Interceltic Festival of Lorient, the Festivities of Arvor, and the Saint-Loup Festival. Each festival offers a unique experience, featuring traditional folk dances, lively Breton music, festive feasts, and much more.
Music lovers will be in heaven as well, with the Festival des Vielles Charrues in Cahraix-Plouguer in July and the Rencontres Trans Musicales de Rennes in December, bringing together some of the biggest names in French and international music. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor, you're sure to have a unforgettable time in Brittany and make memories that will last a lifetime. So pack your bags, hit the road in your campervan, RV or minivan, and prepare for a journey through one of France's most captivating regions!