4 days in Brittany & Bayeux Itinerary

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Rennes — 1 day

Westcapades Mont St Michel day tour has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Germain de Rennes, get from place to place with Westcapades Mont St Michel day tour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Palais Saint-Georges.

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Pittsburgh, USA to Rennes is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Rennes. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in June; daily highs in Rennes reach 72°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.
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Bayeux — 1 night

On the 15th (Thu), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

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Drive from Rennes to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vannes.
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Vannes — 1 night

Gateway to the Gulf

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Drive from Bayeux to Vannes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Vannes sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).
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Brittany travel guide

Known for its large number of megaliths, which simply means "big rocks," Brittany is famous for its 2,860 km (1,780 mi) of coastline and for its prehistoric menhirs (standing stones) and dolmens (stone tables)--sites that were used for burials and worship. You can see a large variety of seabirds while sightseeing along the ocean, as the region is home to colonies of cormorants, gulls, razorbills, northern gannets, common murres, and Atlantic puffins. The waters of Brittany attract marine animals, including basking sharks, grey seals, leatherback turtles, dolphins, porpoises, jellyfish, crabs, and lobsters. Brittany is widely known for the Breton horse, a local breed of draft horse, and for the Brittany gun dog. The region also has its own breeds of cattle that you can witness at area farms and open-air museums, some of which are on the brink of extinction: the Bretonne pie noir, the Froment du Léon, the Armoricann, and the Nantaise. The region has plenty of places to visit, namely a huge quantity of medieval buildings, including numerous Romanesque and Gothic churches, castles, and the iconic half-timbered houses visible in many villages, towns, and cities.