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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.

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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Get there with Brittany Ferries

Brittany – Pack your car and sail direct with Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth or Plymouth

The best way of exploring Brittany (External link) is in the comfort of your own car, packed with everything you need. With Brittany Ferries (External link) you can sail direct to Brittany from Portsmouth or Plymouth.

From Portsmouth, you’ll cruise to St Malo, a pretty port town, perfectly located for exploring the region and just 45 minutes’ drive from famous Mont St-Michel. For those wanting to visit Brittany’s western or southern areas, choose our Plymouth to Roscoff route, offering great access for Brest, Quimper and Concarneau.
For those coming from Ireland, Brittany Ferries now offers two sailings a week from Cork to Roscoff thanks to the addition of a new ship: Le Connemara.

Brittany Ferries choice of routes and services make getting to, and exploring France so easy. Sail by day, overnight or even go high-speed and arrive in as little as 3 hours. Whatever you choose, you can be assured of excellent facilities and great service.

Sail & Stay with Brittany Ferries

As well as getting you there, Brittany Ferries (External link) also offer a great range of holiday accommodation throughout France. From cottages, gites and villas and family fun resorts, to hand-picked hotels and even pre-planned car and motorcycle tours, you’ll find that a Brittany Ferries Holiday (External link) is not only good value, but easy to organise too, with prices including your return ferry travel with your car – meaning you can pack everything you need.

Find out more on Brittany Ferries website (External link)