With its unique northern landscape and rugged coastline, Brittany makes a great holiday destination. It's also one of the best places in France to take your kids. Sit back and let The Originals Hotels guide you through some of the best ways to ensure family fun on your Brittany holiday.Discover our Family offer here!
Places to take the kids
Got a youngster going through a pirate phase? Set sail for Saint-Malo. The grown-ups can admire the spectacular cathedral, while kids will enjoy the chance to learn about this town's pirate-filled history. The entire family will love wandering the charming, walled old town at the centre of Saint-Malo, sure to inspire young and old alike.
You'll find some great beach destinations that make Brittany family holidays ideal in summer. Check out the beaches in Douarnenez. The Plage du Ris has waves that are great for surfing – or bodyboarding for eager youngsters. The Plage des Sables Blancs is stunningly beautiful, the perfect spot to relax or take a dip in the clear blue waters of the bay.
Fun family activities
The town of Plougonvelin is the perfect spot to unleash your adventurous side. As well as great beaches, you'll find a zip line in the Fort de Bertheaume – ideal for anyone who dares to let loose! Will you dare to take up the challenge?
There's plenty to do in Brittany with kids when the sun's out, but what about if the weather takes a turn for the worse? In Saint-Malo, duck inside the Grand Aquarium. You can see some fascinating examples of sea life and even take a mini-submarine ride. It's perfect for any kids with a keen interest in the underwater world.
Making memories in Brittany
Use your Brittany trip to encourage your kids to take an interest in the great outdoors. The gorgeous coastline of northwestern France is ideal for hiking. On the Pink Granite Coast, you'll find plenty of interesting spots to explore. Almost every town has a lighthouse or two for you to walk to and admire the views. Lots of the trails around the Breton coast are nice and easy for youngsters to manage. Stay in Perros Guirec to enjoy some great walks.
Of course, Brittany is also the perfect spot to introduce children to French cuisine. While some dishes may be a bit too sophisticated for young palates, there's nothing more family-friendly than the region's famous crêpes and galettes. Dig in!
Where to stay in Brittany with your family
The Originals Hotels can help you find some of the best family hotels in Brittany. The Grand Hôtel de Courtoisville - Piscine & Spa, The Originals Relais has something for the whole family. Kids will love the chance to splash around in the indoor pool, while grown-ups can take advantage of the spa treatments on offer.
Spa services are also a main attraction of the Hostellerie Pointe Saint-Mathieu, The Originals Collection. This hotel is renowned for its excellent restaurants. The Michelin-starred restaurant has fine dining that will impress the adults, while more family-friendly fare is available at the on-site bistro.
The Hôtel Les Costans, The Originals Relais in Perros Guirec has some spectacular views and makes a great base to explore the Pink Granite Coast on foot. Water sports, such as kayaking, are available here, so it's a great choice for the active family.
In Douarnenez, the Clos de Vallombreuse, The Originals Relais is built in a 19th century manor house. The massive breakfast spread ensures that the whole family will eat well before heading off to explore the nearby beaches.
Wherever you choose to stay in Brittany, this region of northern France will surprise and delight you at every turn. With charming old towns, windswept coasts, and spectacular beaches, Brittany is the ideal place to create family memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy your Brittany holiday with The Originals Hotels, and let your kids see a truly fascinating part of France!
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Perros-Guirec , France
Hotel Les Costans,
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The Originals Relais
(Relais du Silence)
Sur la corniche 14, rue Rouzic, 22700 Perros-Guirec
- Bycicle premises
- Free hotel car park
- Pets admitted