Hostels in BrittanyHostels in Brittany

You are looking for hostels in Brittany? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. Hostelz.com helps you to find your Brittany hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com. So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Brittany.

All Cities in Brittany

We list every single hostel in Brittany and the world. In total, we have 18 cities in Brittany for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Brittany hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Brittany. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Brittany

Brittany is a region of France, located in the north-west of the country. Home to more than four million inhabitants, Brittany’s capital city is Rennes and its largest city is Nantes. It even has its own language called “Breton”. You can easily get to Brittany via ferry, car, train or plane.

The region is a historically and culturally significant area of France and is filled with many underrated gorgeous towns that tourists should be looking to catch a glimpse of.

Brittany’s ancient megaliths hark back to a mysterious prehistoric era (they’re from the same period as England’s famous Stonehenge). You can see thousands of these historic standing stones, known as menhirs, in Carnac as well as check out ancient artefacts in the Museum of Prehistory.

If you like huge structures, you might also enjoy exploring the many geologic formations to be found in Brittany, France. Put Cote de Granit Rose, La Roche-aux-Fees, Tumulus de St Michel and Pointe du Decolle on your itinerary.

Don’t forget to check out The Valley Of The Saints which features a feudal moat, a 16th-century chapel and giant statues of Breton saints.

There are various other historical sites also worth exploring in many of Brittany’s towns which have managed to beautifully preserve their history. For example, Dinan is a beautiful old medieval town in Brittany, France. Traverse the three-kilometre long ramparts or check out Dinan’s sights such as St Catherine’s Tower, the Tour de l’Horloge and the winding streets of Vieux Dinan.

Some of the most beautiful destinations in Brittany, France also include Auray, Locronan, Paimpont, Ploumanac’h, Pont-Aven, Rochefort-en-Terre, Roscoff, Saint-Malo and Belle-lle.

There are plenty of old castles, forts and castle ruins to visit in Brittany, France. Some popular picks include: Fort La Latte, Chateau du Taureau, La Hunaudaye, Josselin, Rosanbo, La Bourbansais, Bienassis and the Château de Kerjean.

In Brittany, France, another fun thing to do if have the time is to go island-hoping. Some of the stunning island you can visit are Ile de bat, Ile de Brehat, Le Grand Be and Ille Callot.

Nature lovers will also love Brittany, France as it contains many walking and cycling tracks, parks and gardens and beautiful beaches, perfect for seaside activities.

There are a multitude of hostels and hotels in Brittany to stay at. For those looking for hostels, places like Concarnaeu, Rennes, Saint-Malo, Saint-Pierre-Quiberon, Moulin Blac or Ile-de-batz are among your best bets. However, each of these spots normally have only limited hostels available, so be book as soon as possible after deciding your travel dates to ensure you don’t miss out on a cheap place to lay your head at night in Brittany.

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Handwritten by local expert for Brittany hostels Erin

FAQ on Hostels in Brittany

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as Hostelworld.com, Hostelsclub.com and Booking.com. While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where Hostelz.com comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, Hostelz.com is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Brittany?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Brittany here on Hostelz.com. Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.

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Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Brittany safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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