10 minutes from La Touche, Lamballe is most famous for its national stud farm (Haras Nationale) and its Gothic church. Guided tours of the Haras Nationale
can be arranged through the tourist office.
Plancöet Fifteen minutes in the opposite
direction is the home of the only mineral water from Brittany, Plancöet. Charmingly situated on a river, it's worth a visit for its
St Cast le Guido
seaside resort of St Cast has seven beaches and excellent views and coastal walks over the Emerald Coast and
Cap Fréhel. In the summer, the main beach is a hive of activity with a kids' club, volleyball, trampolining and
Sables d'Or les Pins
With its quiet beach,
easy parking, casino, golf course and numerous restaurants, Sables d'Or les Pins is a 'must see' during your visit.
of the many cafes and restaurants that line Erquy harbour or peruse the weekend markets to buy fresh fish, seafood or other
With its three
beaches, casino, golf course, tennis, horse riding, fishing, hiking and lots, lots more, Pléneuf Val-André has something for everyone and is only 15 minutes from La Touche.
Within 30 minutes
Although the main
reason to visit Jugon-les-Lacs is to enjoy the water sports, it is a charming old town nestled in a valley on the shore of a beautiful lake.
The French National Sailing School is
open throughout the year for you to try your hand at rowing, sailing or canoeing.
The old city of St Brieuc has some attractive, well preserved streets, with very good shopping in Rue Fardel and Rue Quinquaine.
The charm of Dinard is its very beautiful 19th century British-style villas. It is a family seaside resort with sandy beaches and some
good walks around the bay, taking in the Claire de Lune walkway. You could also take a boat up the river Rance to Dinan.
There are loads of things to do and see in the tourist town of Perros-Guirec: with the Ploumanac'h nature reserve, the fort, a wax museum, excellent beaches with children's clubs, the sailing centre,
boat trips, climbing, horse riding and tennis there is something for all the family.
Although about 35 minute drive, Dinan is another 'must see' town. The ancient ramparts and castle, the narrow, cobbled streets and the river port are delightful to walk around, as is browsing through the shops
and enjoying the restaurants.
Visit the castle ruins,
the Basilique St Sauveur, the 15th Century clock tower, the English gardens and the old river port.
end of July, you can also attend the famous ‘Battle of the Ramparts’, which is a two-day mediaeval festival.
The walled port of St Malo is one of the most visited seaside cities in Brittany. Behind its walls is concealed a stunning old town. Walk
around the top of the ramparts to enjoy a magnificent panorama of the St Malo coastline; it bristles with forts
and is dotted with beautiful sandy beaches.
Less than an hour, the traditional little fishing harbour of Cancale is famed for its oyster farming and is a must for anyone who loves indulging in this seafood delicacy.
One hour away, Brittany's capital, Rennes, is a mix of medieval and modern architecture, and should be included
in any visit to the region.
Classified a World Heritage Area, the bay of Mont Saint-Michel boasts the strongest tides in Europe.
The 'Eighth Wonder of the World' stands proudly in the middle of
the vast mud-flats. This magnificent site is about 1 hour 20 minutes from La Touche.