Brittany & Children: Enjoy Family Friendly Days Out In Brittany

Brittany is located in the North West region of France, and is considered as being one of the best holiday destinations in the whole of Europe. Its breathtaking coastline, quintessential medieval towns and fun days out – make it the perfect place to visit for your summer holiday! It’s especially popular for those with children – as there is plenty of entertainment to keep them entertained throughout your stay in Brittany.

Jantom Holidays is a leading provider of high quality and affordable accommodation for holidays in Brittany, and therefore we think we have enough knowledge to provide you with some of the best choices for perfect family days out whilst here.

Read on for some of our favourite exciting family days out that you can enjoy!


Animal Attractions

Brittany has a small selection of animal attractions to enjoy, that are fun for the whole family. This includes the Branfere Animal Park and Botanical Garden – a place dedicated to the protection of nature.

Here you can discover over 1000 animals from different parts of the world, including giraffes, pandas and primates – all free to roam in beautiful country landscape. There is also a fantastic bird show that is unlike anything you would have seen before, and presentations that are given to educate you on the beauty of nature.

You can also visit a zoo – located within a gorgeous chateau. Here you can have fun looking at animals such as lions, tigers and meerkats. Wherever you choose, your children are bound to have plenty of fun!

Enjoy a Day Out At An Aquarium

Aquariums are always a good choice when looking for a family day out that will please people of all ages, and luckily for you, there are a couple in Brittany.

Visit Oceanopolis – one of the best aquariums in the whole of France.  Here you can spend time looking at the thousands of fish on display, which include species from all around the globe. It’s split into three different sections; tropical, polar and temperate. There is over 10,000 aquatic animals to visit – and we recommend spending the whole day there to get the full experience.

There is also a penguin colony, which is always a huge hit with the tourists.

Common octopus resting on a reef

Theme Parks

Nothing says a successful family holiday like visiting an exciting theme park. Children enjoy the thrill seeking rides, whilst the adults like pretending that they are children again. Brittany has several parks to choose from, depending on what you are looking for!

Cobac Park is set in 12 hectors of stunning greenery, and has a mixture of land and water based attractions, including rollercoaster’s, train rides, and water slides. Whether you want to get wet or stay dry, there is something to please everyone.

There is also Parc Odet Loisirs – an adventure playground that is fun for the whole family! There is go karting, trampolines and intriguing mazes.

It doesn’t matter which you choose, there is lots of fun to enjoy with your children.

We hope that this post has given you plenty of inspiration for making your family holiday to Brittany a memorable one. From animal attractions, to theme parks, there is something to suit all members of the family.


If this post has swayed you towards visiting Brittany this year, and you are in need of some luxury but affordable accommodation, we’ve got you covered. Our holiday lets are located in beautiful landscapes, but are never too far away from all the entertainment.

If you would like more information, please contact Jantom Holidays on 07977 458126 and a member of our team will be happy to help you out.

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