First Time Brittany

Tour highlights

  • A ‘continental’ driving course in the UK
  • Explore picturesque Rennes with its half-timbered houses
  • Visit the historic port town of St Malo
  • Enjoy a boat trip along the river Rance

Day 1 – 6: Your continental driving course and ferry crossing

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Day 1 – Arrive at Rookesbury Park Club Site

Begin your tour at Rookesbury Park Club Site and meet your fellow first timers and Caravan and Motorhome Club tour hosts.

Day 2 – Driving course at Fontwell Park Racecourse

Today you will have a specially organised driving course to prepare you for taking your outfit abroad.

Meet up with your tour hosts and driving instructors at Fontwell Park Racecourse, where there will also be a presentation about driving in France given by Caravan and Motorhome Club staff. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Day 3 – Ferry crossing and arrival at Domaine du Logis (B02)

Head down to Portsmouth and take your Brittany Ferries crossing to Caen. There are many facilities on the ship to enjoy during the crossing, and continental breakfast is also included. Take a leisurely drive through the countryside into Brittany to the campsite, where you can relax before joining your fellow members and Tour Hosts at a welcome meeting and drink.

Day 4 – Free day to enjoy at your leisure

Enjoy a relaxing start to your holiday with a free day to spend as you wish.

Day 5 – Boat trip in Dinan

Enjoy this excursion to the medieval town of Dinan, where you will have a guided tour of the historical centre as well as free time to explore at your leisure. Afterwards relax on a boat trip along the river Rance to the village of Léhon.

Day 6 – Free day to enjoy at your leisure

Explore the local area at your own pace. You could head to the nearby medieval Château de Combourg, or a little further afield to discover the iconic Mont St Michel.

Day 7 – 11: Rennes and Saint-Malo

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Day 7 – Free day to enjoy at your leisure

Day 8 – Visit Rennes

Discover the capital of Brittany on this full day excursion. Explore the picturesque cobbled streets lined with colourful half-timbered houses and impressive Gothic architecture. You will also have free time to discover the city at your leisure - why not visit the pretty Thabor Gardens?

Day 9 – Excursion to Saint-Malo

Today you will have a guided tour of the port town of Saint-Malo and discover the town’s rich seafaring history. Wander through the old centre known as 'intra muros' and enjoy stunning views across the bay.

Day 10 – Final day at leisure and farewell meal

Enjoy your final day of the tour at your leisure. In the evening there will be a farewell meal at the campsite restaurant.

Day 11 – Depart the campsite

Depart the campsite and head to Saint Malo for your ferry back to the UK.

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