Brittany offers the traveler a fascinating cultural history, plus enchanting old towns such as Dinan, Quimper and Vannes. The Celtic Breton language is still spoken, and on holidays, women still wear their traditional long dresses adorned with lace. Brittany is home to many megalithic monuments, the largest being near Carnac. Here you will also find long beaches, and the ocean in this area yields some of the finest seafood anywhere in the world. The Breton villages we liked best on our most recent trip were remote Commana, hilltop Moncontour and seaside Ploumanac’h.

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