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Destination Spotlight: Brittany

Brittany is the ideal destination for a vacation when you want to escape the challenges of day-to-day life without traveling too far. Here are the top five reasons to visit.

Weather
Brittany is well-known for its long summers and mild winters. Average temperatures in the summer are around 25 degrees C while in the winter it can be as mild as 15 degrees C.

Golf
These days it seems anybody who’s anybody plays golf. And Brittany has not been slow on the uptake. There are currently 34 golf courses in the region ranging from 9 hole beginner courses to private pro courses. Golf fans can’t go far wrong.

Thalassotherapy
Thalassotherapy is the medical use of seawater. It was developed here in Brittany during the 19th century. The province is home to 13 thalassotherapy spas which offer both day packages and vacations.

Festivals
Brittany hosts almost three hundred events each year so regardless of when you visit there is sure to be something going on. From the Art Rock music festival to theatre productions and sporting events you’re bound to find something that takes your fancy.

Sights
There are plenty of interesting sights to see in Brittany, the most famous being the megalithic monuments. The monuments are found scattered over the peninsula and the purpose of them is unknown. Tourists flock to the unusual stones all year round.

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