Camping Holidays in Brittany
Kervillen beach is lit up with bonfires for the celebration of St Jean. Everyone gathers around, listens to live music, visits the bar and snack stalls and has a good time. It is a 'fest-noz' so there will be traditional Breton dancing.
The lively town of Rennes hosts a series of musical encounters, light and sound shows in the medieval city centre every July. Young musicians, poets and storytellers turn the town of Rennes into their stage. Even the restaurants get involved in turning the streets into a truly festive atmosphere for all.
With gruelling routes covering some of France's most beautifully scenic regions, the Tour de France is an iconic cycle race, attracting huge crowds along the route. The Grand Départ of 2018 takes place on the 7th July starting on the Island of Noirmoutier. The early stages of the race go through the Vendée and Brittany regions. As usual there are exciting mountains stages in the French Alps and the Pyrenees.The races finishes in Paris on the 29th July.
A very lively event on the streets of Saint-Pair-sur-Mer! A musical event with the most spectacular fireworks of the whole Manche area. 2018 dates to be confirmed.
Celebrate the fertile apple orchards with music and dancing in Fouesnant. There are fireworks and traditional Breton costumes galore, with a costume contest on Saturday afternoon, a Grand Parade on Sunday morning and a torchlight procession on Sunday evening. 2018 dates are to be confirmed.
This is a storytelling festival with around 50 events over the course of a week. The festival brings a joyful atmosphere to Baden. 2018 dates to be confirmed.
There's jousting, medieval markets, open air dances, parades and more in this colourful bi-annual festival. It's a huge celebration for the locals who party like it's the middle ages! People are encouraged to dress up in medieval costumes for the occasion.
Quimper’s citizens celebrate their Welsh and Cornish ancestry in July with a joyous Celtic shindig with great entertainment, competitions and dances. A real highlight is the Great Sunday Parade where everyone dresses in traditional Breton costume. Hugely popular, the festival draws artists of international acclaim and around 250,000 visitors!
The streets of Carolles, near Saint-Pair-sur-Mer, can become very lively during the summer months with musical evenings and magnificent firework displays. In late July and early August there is a Jazz festival called ‘Jazz en Baie’ so treat yourself to some musical moments.
The Emerald coast comes alive with the sound of jazz in a festival which brings together top-class performers to play around St Cast le Guildo. 2018 dates to be confirmed.
This annual festival takes place in the heart of Lorient, Brittany every August and is dedicated to the age-old traditions of the Celtic nations. Pipe bands, gastronomy, fireworks, choirs, dance, theatre... This festival has all the ingredients for a fabulous atmosphere.
Pont-Aven is particularly beautiful during this festival when the yellow flower of Brittany, gorse, is celebrated along with the Breton culture on the first Sunday in August. This is a particularly traditional festival; there are age-old dances, parades, music and feasting.