Camping Holidays in Brittany
Once every year, the streets of St Brieuc in Brittany come alive with music, dance, theatre, contemporary arts and circus acts for the Art Rock festival. Enjoy the sounds of established cult rock music icons, or head for the event's own gourmet food festival - the Rock'n Toques - and sample some of the best Breton cuisine available.
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. 2020 dates to be confirmed.
A very lively event on the streets of Saint-Pair-sur-Mer! Held for over 25 years, this popular musical event ends with a spectacular fireworks display.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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. Every year over 700,000 people from across the world are drawn to this corner of Brittany to join in the celebrations. 2020 sees the 50th anniversary of the ever popular festival and is sure to be an extra special event.