Blessed Brittany

Brittany offers Celtic charms mixed with French fascinations and, if you're lucky, pleasing weather, writes Fiona Ness.

9th February, 2014
The coastal town of Benodet in Brittany. Picture: Getty

The Irish may think they have a monopoly on bad weather, but only when you come - as I do - from a country that has more than ten different words for rain do you gain true stoicism when faced with an inclement climate.

Dreich: that was the word best used to describe the weather as we rumbled off the ferry from Cork and into Brittany on the first day of the last week in...

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