Brittany

BRITTANY

6 days / 5 nights

School tours in Brittany

Discover the various aspects of Brittany. Inland Brittany with its most famous legendary sites, its capital Rennes and its museum, and Coastal Brittany with its medieval privateer city, one of the main megalithic sites and its splendid Gulf of the Morbihan.

Duration

6 days / 5 nights

Accommodation

included, in youth hostels

Meals plan

Half board

Our programme

Day 1 ‚Äď From Paris to Rennes

  • Morning¬†: DTGV to Rennes. Coach transfer to Rennes youth Hostel.
    Guided visit of the historical centre of Rennes.

  • Afternoon: Visit of the Mus√©e de Bretagne (from Prehistory to the present day) and of the Cathedral St Pierre one of the 9 historic cathedrals in Brittany.
    Dinner and night in hostel.

Day 2 - Forest of Brocéliande (meant to be one of the birth places of the Arthurian legends).

  • Morning : Guided visit of the Forest of Broc√©liande linking the beauty of the forest, the magic of the Arthurian legends, and the Tree – the symbol of Celtic culture.

  • Afternoon : Visit of 13th century Paimpont Abbey in the centre of the Forest.
    Dinner and night in hostel.

Day 3 - Saint-Malo

The most historically interesting and beautiful town and harbour on the northern shores of Brittany.

  • Morning : Guided visit of the centre of the town famous for its pirates and for Vauban‚Äôs 17th century fortifications.

  • Afternoon : Free to visit the fortifications.
    Dinner and night in hostel.

Day 4 - Vannes and Carnac (south of Brittany)

  • Morning : Leave the hostel with luggage for Carnac, one of the most Important megalithic sites (4000 standing menhirs) dating back to 4500 BC.

  • Afternoon : Visit of Carnac.¬† Then to settle in your youth hostel in Vannes.
    Dinner and night in your hostel.

Day 5 - The Gulf of the Morbihan

  • Morning : Guided visit of the remarkable megalithic site of Locmariaquer (Dolmens, tombs etc..) an old village keeping watch on the entrance of the gulf and enjoying a remarkable view over the whole gulf.¬†¬†

  • Afternoon : Boat cruise across the delightful gulf of the Morbihan to Vannes.
    Dinner and night in hostel.

Day 6 - Vannes and return to Paris or Roissy-CDG airport

  • Morning : Guided visit of Vannes, a very beautiful and historically interesting town.

  • Afternoon : Return to Paris or Roissy-CDG Airport by TGV.

Your made-to-measure quote

France Heritage Travel offers made-to-measure and personalized tours.

Service

The quote includes
  • 1 teacher FOC for 10 students
  • Half-board in hostels
  • All transport in France
  • Guided visits
  • Reservation of places to be visited
  • Documentation on the tour
The quote does not include
  • One light meal a day
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Journey to and from France

6 days / 5 nights

Price upon request

Minimum: 20 participants

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