Côte d'Amour 22 Brittany

Côte d'Amour 22 Brittany

Sailing - Embarquez sur Eulalie (Lézardrieux)

Located at Port de Lézardrieux, In the Bréhat Archipelago, sheltered by the Sillon de Talbert, sailing is enjoyable with the yacht handling well. A lobster pot is lowered in the shelter of the channel between the rocks. After a bit of 'rock dodging', the Eulalie drops anchor in a flower-filled cove. On the menu, there's a picnic but there's also an introduction to nautical charts, wildlife and the history of the boat. Tel: 06 87 73 17 99 / 02 96 55 99 99. Website: http://www.eulalie-paimpol.com/ Email: info@eulalie-paimpol.com

Sailing on the Sainte-Jeanne (Erquy)

Enjoy some traditional sailing on-board the Sainte Jeanne, the skipper and crew know the ropes of this fore-and-aft rig with its 52 pulleys! With a few instructions, you can have a go at handling the sails and even take the tiller. Drop anchor hard by Fort la Latte and enjoy a picnic. As you pass the magnificent Cap Fréhel, or sail by the extensive beaches of Pléneuf-Val-André, you'll have plenty of time to learn about the boat's history. (this 1912 sloop used to carry cargo). Located at Le Sloop d'Erquy, Rue du Port.

Sailing on the Ar Jentilez (Perros-Guirec)

You can rely on the skipper, Philippe, to make sure you enjoy the pink granite coast from the very best vantage points. He will also be delighted to teach you some sailing techniques on board this elegant goêmonier, a vessel traditionally used for seaweed gathering. You can also try your hand at angling. As you approach Sept-Îles, gannets, puffins and even seals begin to accompany the boat. Sometimes dolphins come and play in the wake. When you land at Île aux Moines there is a picnic of Cider, terrines, cake and other local produce.

All the way to Cap Fréhel by Electric Bike (Plurien)

The meeting point for trips is at Les Salines campsite at Plurien. ‘Cap Evasion vélo’ is located at the campsite entrance to the left. Duration of trip: 3 hours. The price is €25.00 for adults – €14.00 for children under 12 years. Experience the Penthièvre coast with the guide Isabelle on an electric bike. The only time your breath will be taken away is when you see the stunning landscape from the tops of the steep cliffs. For a truly immersive experience among the clifftop colours, wildlife and history.

Discover float tube fishing at Jugon‑les‑Lacs

You can be a seasoned fisherman or a complete novice, it doesn’t matter: everyone can discover this new way of fishing at Jugon-les-Lacs, with Gildas, one of the guides at Maison Pêche et Nature fishing discovery centre. A float tube is like a floating armchair where you can sit comfortably in the middle of the lake and fish for pike, pike perch and other carnivorous fish. In this lake there are pike, perch, pike perch and black bass. A perch can be up to 50 cm long. Excursion open to all, from the age of 12 – €14.00 per child and €22.00 per adult.

Fête de la Bretagne (Festival of Brittany)

More than 300 events are organised all over Brittany including concerts, exhibitions, ‘fest-noz’, markets. These events will highlight Breton culture from the most traditional of customs to the latest youth trends as they embrace their Breton roots. Expect concerts, exhibitions, walks, traditional dance, street entertainment, workshops and markets. And of course, an introduction to Breton gastronomy is a given wherever you go! Website: https://www.fetedelabretagne.bzh/

Festival du Chant de Marin (Sea shanty festival) - Paimpol

Every two years, throughout August, hundreds of traditional sailing ships call into Paimpol harbour, sea shanties sound out from the quays and international stars are also ready to climb aboard for this sea shanty festival. From the Black Sea to the Baltic, the banks of the Nile to the Cape of Good Hope, this event has drawn in the crowds for the likes of Marianne Faithfull, Carlos Núñez, Touré Kunda and Goran Bregović. Sea shanties were originally sung by sailors to help them pace their work on board ship or wind down when they reached port.

Son et lumière de Bon-Repos - Saint-Gelven

This magical two-hour show with 2,000 costumes, 400 actors and extras, hundreds of chariots and carriages, horses, farm animals … From the Neolithic age to the French Revolution, eight epic sagas come to life in front of you, as giant pictures are projected onto the walls and stages, accompanied by pyrotechnic special effects and a musical soundtrack – all involving incredible technology. Projected onto a two-hectare stage using the abbey walls as its backdrop, this sound and light show, complete with jousting and battle scenes, will work magic on the whole family.

Son et lumière de Bon-Repos - Saint-Gelven

This magical two-hour show with 2,000 costumes, 400 actors and extras, hundreds of chariots and carriages, horses, farm animals … From the Neolithic age to the French Revolution, eight epic sagas come to life in front of you, as giant pictures are projected onto the walls and stages, accompanied by pyrotechnic special effects and a musical soundtrack – all involving incredible technology. Projected onto a two-hectare stage using the abbey walls as its backdrop, this sound and light show, complete with jousting and battle scenes, will work magic on the whole family.

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