Get ready for terrific mystical tales and legends of Merlin, the knights and King Arthur as you travel to the magical kingdom of Brittany located at the northwestern tip of France- a great holiday destination for the entire family! Increasing numbers of dog owners are choosing to travel with their pets for their holidays. As a result, the ever increasing pet friendly holiday venues are booking out well in advance for popular holiday periods, so its a good idea to check out some of your accommodation options well before holiday time. Lighthouses, rocky coves and charming fishing villages dot the Brittany coastline making it perfect for everyone, including the family dog!
Pet friendly days out and attractions in Brittany:
ҕ Large sandy beaches, rock pools or for the more adventurous perhaps try surfing or sailing- Fido may enjoy a wave or two as well!
Visit the Cմte de Granit Rose, kids and dogs love this amazing stretch of coastline strewn with pink granite rocks carved into bizarre shapes of all sizes.
Step back in time as this region of France is rich in mythology, music and folk art. The medieval town of Concarneau is steeped in 14th century history. Quimper known as the medieval capital of the region is well worth a visit.
Օ Learn about the worlds oceans at BrittanyҒs Oceanopolis. Then check out the live bird show at the Wild Life Centre and all of the fish at the Aquarium at Audierne.
Explore Brittany's parks and gardens as pets are allowed at many of them, so long as they are leashed. Whether botanical, ornamental, historical, landscaped or vegetable, BrittanyՒs parks offer a variety of scenic, colorful and fragrant walks, ever changing with the seasons, for novices and connoisseurs alike.
Cuisine and eating out in Brittany:
Brittany is famous for crepes sweet and savory. These thin pancakes are exquisite with every imaginable variety of filling available. The seafood of this region is also particularly good and the best way to sample it is to try a seafood platter. But dont forget the soupe de poisons and moules mariners- both delicious. CatҒs paradise!
Pet friendly accommodation and places to stay in Brittany:
To find and reserve hotels with a Pet Friendly attitude in Brittany check out these great accommodation links which offer different types of lodgings- from camping through to five star. You are bound to find a suitable place to stay as there are small, friendly resorts and camping grounds all along the coast in Brittany. Your pet will let you know which looks best!
Camping and Caravanning Club: The oldest and friendliest club for all campers.
Օ Interhome: 20,000 holiday apartments, villas and houses in Europe and Florida, many accepting pets.
Direct Travel: Villa Holidays in Brittany with pet friendly accommodation.
Օ Holiday Rentals: Over 8500 holiday rentals worldwide, many of the European properties accept pets.
Or try one of these great places that definitely welcome you and your pets:
La Ville Oreux: A small hamlet comprising five houses, the residents are friendly and the peaceful and beautiful walking territory spells doggie heaven! Dogs under control are welcomed off lead and the walks available are many and varied. Dogs are accepted in most eating places and certainly wonՒt be out of place amongst the local French clientele with the almost obligatory dog under the table. You and your pet will be welcome.
Chբteau des Tesnires: A magical picturesque castle in France; a dream come true for those looking for a romantic vacation in an intimate, noble and royal atmosphere. This is a wonderful place to spoil yourself and enjoy some of the fairy-tale magic in the air; and best of all, your trusty furry friend is also welcome!
Domaine de Kerlann holiday park offers a large range of accommodation with lots of activities and facilities for the whole family to enjoy including fabulous pools and its state of the art splash zone guaranteed to entertain children for hours. This 4 star site is spacious and private with large shady trees, providing a relaxing atmosphere for your holiday and dogs are welcome- unleashed if their owners are well behaved!
The stunning scenery will mesmerize you as this region is awash with beaches, fishing ports, historical towns and beautiful landscapes.
Happy Pet Travels!