5-day travel itinerary for visiting Brittany by car, starting from Paris:

Day 1:

  • Depart from Paris early in the morning and drive to the walled city of Saint-Malo on the coast of Brittany.
  • Spend the morning exploring the historic city walls and the Saint-Malo Cathedral.
  • In the afternoon, take a short drive to the nearby town of Dinard, known for its beaches and Belle Époque architecture.
  • Check into a hotel in Dinard for the night.

Day 2:

  • Spend the morning exploring Dinard’s beaches and seaside promenade.
  • In the afternoon, drive to the town of Cancale, famous for its oysters and seafood.
  • Continue on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont-Saint-Michel, an iconic island monastery and one of the most popular tourist attractions in France.
  • Stay overnight in a hotel near Mont-Saint-Michel.

Day 3:

  • Spend the morning exploring Mont-Saint-Michel and its many historic sites and monuments.
  • In the afternoon, drive to the town of Saint-Brieuc, known for its lively town center and historic architecture.
  • Check into a hotel in Saint-Brieuc for the night.

Day 4:

  • Spend the morning exploring Saint-Brieuc and its many historic sites, including the Saint-Étienne Cathedral and the Place du Martray.
  • In the afternoon, drive to the town of Quimper, known for its charming medieval town center and its pottery.
  • Check into a hotel in Quimper for the night.

Day 5:

  • Spend the morning exploring Quimper’s medieval streets and visiting the Musée de la Faïence Jules Verlingue, which showcases the town’s famous pottery.
  • Drive back to Paris in the afternoon.