Sailing in Brittany

Posted: February 3, 2009 in boat, boating, boats, cruising, sailboats, sailing, small boats
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Brittany is known for some of the best summer sailing grounds in France, and where many families spend their cruising vacations. Brittany is a former independent Celtic kingdom, now incorporated into France. It was at one time called Less, Lesser or Little Britain (in opposition to Great Britain). Brittany occupies a large peninsula in the north-west of France, lying between the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south.

Sailing in France

Sailing in France by Tungal1

The historical province of Brittany is divided into five departments: Finistère in the west, Côtes-d’Armor in the north, Ille-et-Vilaine in the north-east, Loire-Atlantique in the south-east and Morbihan in the south, on the Bay of Biscay.


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