The department of Morbihan in the Brittany region is a great destination to head to for enjoying a holiday by the sea and to discover the charming towns surrounding Morbihan holiday cottages. For active visitors, there are many water sports opportunities, for example kayaking, diving and of course sailing, which the department is well-known for. When staying in Morbihan holiday cottages, it's more than likely that you'll see one of the many sailing races that are held there each year, for example the Clairefontaine Trophee and the Gulf Week. A boat trip from holiday rentals Morbihan is a popular activity to do in order to see the gulf at its full potential and boats set sail from Vannes or Larmor-Baden and from here you'll be able to see the island of Gavrinis, an impressive megalithic site.
There's no doubt that holiday rentals Morbihan are surrounded by megalithic sites: Perfect for those interested in these sort of attractions. The village of Locmariaquer is filled with megalithic sites and one of the impressive sites include the largest stone erected in prehistoric Europe, the Le Grand Menhir. Vannes is a must-visit village while holidaying in Morbihan holiday cottages, and here you can discover the cobbled, narrow streets and walk through the medieval gates before heading to check out the marina. If you're on a family holiday, there are plenty of activities for the kids: Parc du Golfe offers an aquarium and the butterfly garden (Jardin aux Papillons) will also provide some great entertainment for everyone. From holiday rentals Morbihan, you'll also be able to discover the bordering departments, Cotes d'Armor, Finistere and Loire Atlantique so you'll never be bored on Brittany's coastline.