FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Paimpol is one of the liveliest fishing ports in the area and a good base for exploring the pink-granite rocks that have made this part of the coast famous. The town itself has a maze of narrow streets edged with shops, restaurants, and souvenir boutiques—all of which seem to inevitably lead to the harbor. Today most fish are caught in the Channel, but fishermen once unloaded their catch from
far-off seas here. For centuries, they sailed to Newfoundland each spring to harvest cod—a long and perilous journey; their endeavors are still honored annually on the third Sunday in July during the Fête des Terres-Neuvas, a celebration of the Breton fleet’s traditional return from those New World fishing grounds.
The ancient town of Auray grew up along the banks of the Loch River and is best admired from the Promenade du Loch overlooking the quayside...
Covering 84-square km (32-square miles), Belle-Ile is the largest of Brittany's islands; and, as its name implies, it is beautiful. Being less...