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All memorable adventures make three wishes a reality: Beautiful landscapes to explore, a comfortable bed to flop in come nightfall and some really good food. It's a kind of simplicity that's surprisingly hard to find, but after our travels around the world, we think we've found a destination that has all three figured out… Introducing Brittany.
Only a quick ferry trip across the Channel, France's rugged northwestern corner is an activity-packed destination offering sparkly-bright waters, coastlines to gawp at or clamber, chic boutique hotels and some very good seafood. If that sounds like a suitable summer fling to you, here's how to make a match.
Photo credit: Clara Ferrand/Wild Road; Vanessa Martin/Cashpistache
After a speedy sail across the Channel, our winner will bed down at the boutique Le Magic Hall hotel in Rennes for two nights. A slick stay where room decor is inspired by the worlds of music, cinema and dance, it's a fun base from which to explore the capital's colourful architecture, historic markets and tip-top food.
Then it's across to the windswept shores of the region's Emerald Coast, enroute to the seaside town of Saint-Lunaire for a two-night B&B stay at the laidback Comète. This little charmer of a four-key guesthouse is a pebble's throw from the windswept stretches of Grande Plage and Longchamp beach, and its smart bistro serves up delectable French classics. We'd also recommend exploring the quaint fishing enclaves nearby in search of groaning platters of the region's signature produce. Suitably saited on seafood, simply jump back on the ferry to head home - Breton stripes earned.
Photo credit: Teddy Verneuil
With accommodation, breakfasts and ferry crossings all included, it's a ready-to-roll end of the summer holiday. To enter, click on the button below and enter your email address.
Prize valid from 1 September 2022 to 30 April 2023. Car hire not included. Full terms and conditions here.