French clichés: Does it really rain all the time in Brittany?

French clichés: Does it really rain all the time in Brittany?

Mention to a French person that you're heading to Brittany and they're probably tell you to take an umbrella - but does the area deserve its reputation as the rain capital of France?

French town of Nantes votes for referendum on exiting Pays-de-la-Loire region

French town of Nantes votes for referendum on exiting Pays-de-la-Loire region

Hundreds booked for Covid violations as mass French rave ends

Hundreds booked for Covid violations as mass French rave ends

Campaign launched to fund new Statue of Liberty in Brittany

Campaign launched to fund new Statue of Liberty in Brittany

Map: Fuel shortages hit France and leave motorists in Brittany running on empty

Map: Fuel shortages hit France and leave motorists in Brittany running on empty

Petrol shortages hit Brittany as ‘yellow vests’ block fuel depots

Petrol shortages hit Brittany as ‘yellow vests’ block fuel depots

Is the French region of Brittany set to get a lot bigger?

Is the French region of Brittany set to get a lot bigger?

A wee dram, s’il vous plait: Meet France’s new whisky makers

A wee dram, s’il vous plait: Meet France’s new whisky makers

‘Brittany is not a second home!’: Separatists lash out at property speculators

‘Brittany is not a second home!’: Separatists lash out at property speculators

Pot of gold found in abandoned French house

Pot of gold found in abandoned French house

Move over Bordeaux: Could Brittany soon rule France’s wine map?

Move over Bordeaux: Could Brittany soon rule France’s wine map?

22 photographs that will make you want to move to Brittany right now

22 photographs that will make you want to move to Brittany right now

Brittany ‘apocalypse’: Hurricane Ophelia brings yellow skies and burning odour

Brittany ‘apocalypse’: Hurricane Ophelia brings yellow skies and burning odour

Deadly sea creatures wash up on Brittany’s beaches

Deadly sea creatures wash up on Brittany’s beaches

Woman dies in France after being dragged for 5 km underneath van

Woman dies in France after being dragged for 5 km underneath van

Football: Neymar braced for French culture shock in PSG debut

Football: Neymar braced for French culture shock in PSG debut

Bretons in uproar after their delicacy is compared to a doughnut

Bretons in uproar after their delicacy is compared to a doughnut

Holidaymakers in France’s Brittany warned about skin cancer risks

Holidaymakers in France’s Brittany warned about skin cancer risks

Brittany joins Bali and Bhutan in ‘world’s greenest places’

Brittany joins Bali and Bhutan in ‘world’s greenest places’

Another Brittany village named as France’s favourite

Another Brittany village named as France’s favourite

Supertide on the French coast swallows tourists’ cars

Supertide on the French coast swallows tourists’ cars

France’s ‘prettiest river’ polluted by huge… butter slick

France’s ‘prettiest river’ polluted by huge… butter slick

French village recruits druid healer to cover for doctors

French village recruits druid healer to cover for doctors

Frenchman busts prized cliff for better view

Frenchman busts prized cliff for better view

French cup final will be all-Breton affair

French cup final will be all-Breton affair

Meet ‘Ulla’, the new storm heading for Brittany

Meet ‘Ulla’, the new storm heading for Brittany

Brittany: 25,000 hit by power cuts after storm

Brittany: 25,000 hit by power cuts after storm

Brittany to be pounded by yet more storms

Brittany to be pounded by yet more storms

80 WWII shells found on French beach after storm

80 WWII shells found on French beach after storm

Parts of Brittany flooded amid high tide fears

Parts of Brittany flooded amid high tide fears

Storms batter France, disrupting travel, power

Storms batter France, disrupting travel, power

Man dies off France as storms lash Europe

Man dies off France as storms lash Europe

Cross Channel ferries cancelled due to storms

Cross Channel ferries cancelled due to storms

Pub fined after customer takes glass back to bar

Pub fined after customer takes glass back to bar

Brittany shakes again as another earthquakes hits

Brittany shakes again as another earthquakes hits

NASA orders French food to be launched into space

NASA orders French food to be launched into space

Riot police use tear gas on French tax demo

Riot police use tear gas on French tax demo

Three-metre shark found on French beach (gallery)

Three-metre shark found on French beach (gallery)

VIDEO: Drunks face jail after BBQ goes wrong

VIDEO: Drunks face jail after BBQ goes wrong

Passenger ferry runs aground off Brittany

Passenger ferry runs aground off Brittany

US superstar Beyoncé has ‘Breton roots’

US superstar Beyoncé has ‘Breton roots’

Farmers warn of more egg-smashing rampages

Farmers warn of more egg-smashing rampages

Egg crisis: Minister to meet with angry farmers

Egg crisis: Minister to meet with angry farmers

VIDEO: Tour de France Stage 10 preview

VIDEO: Tour de France Stage 10 preview

British man charged with wife’s murder in Brittany

British man charged with wife’s murder in Brittany

Body of British woman found by road in Brittany

Body of British woman found by road in Brittany

Breakthrough in hunt for serial arsonist in Brittany

Breakthrough in hunt for serial arsonist in Brittany

France orders probe into ‘unsafe’ nuclear base

France orders probe into ‘unsafe’ nuclear base

Arsonist strikes Brittany village for tenth time

Arsonist strikes Brittany village for tenth time

Sheep start new jobs as Paris ‘lawnmowers’

Sheep start new jobs as Paris ‘lawnmowers’

Paris trials ‘sheep’ option over lawnmowers

Paris trials ‘sheep’ option over lawnmowers

Celebrity lawyer found dead near private island

Celebrity lawyer found dead near private island

French man filmed 1,500 women in shop toilets

French man filmed 1,500 women in shop toilets

Mont-St-Michel mayor fined over bus route

Mont-St-Michel mayor fined over bus route

DNA tests to find ‘serial arsonist’ in Breton village

DNA tests to find ‘serial arsonist’ in Breton village

France’s iconic Mont-St-Michel hit by mayor row

France’s iconic Mont-St-Michel hit by mayor row

Fury as speed camera traps 8,000 drivers a day

Fury as speed camera traps 8,000 drivers a day

One in five Bretons want independence: poll

One in five Bretons want independence: poll

Brittany man tortured and dumped in shopping cart

Brittany man tortured and dumped in shopping cart

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Serial arsonist plagues Brittany village

Onion Johnnies sail back to Britain from Brittany

Onion Johnnies sail back to Britain from Brittany

French court upholds verdict in Total Erika disaster

French court upholds verdict in Total Erika disaster

Why learning to sail in Brittany is great for the whole family

Why learning to sail in Brittany is great for the whole family

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Algae suspected as boars found dead on French beach

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Loire-Atlantique: campaign to rejoin Brittany wins key vote

Veiled woman given driving fine

Veiled woman given driving fine

McDonald’s forced to make €250,000 overtime payment

McDonald’s forced to make €250,000 overtime payment

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Grounded tanker leaks oil off Brittany coast

Boss forced to live on streets starts new business

Boss forced to live on streets starts new business

France’s biggest group of squatters ejected

France’s biggest group of squatters ejected

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Man ‘killed sons then hanged himself after row’

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Father drugged family before shooting