The splendidly attractive Côte d’Émeraude, east of St-Malo, is one of Brittany’s most traditional family resort areas, with old-fashioned holiday towns, and safe sandy beaches. It also offers wonderful camping, at its best around the heather-backed beaches near Cap Fréhel, a high, warm expanse of heath and cliffs where views can extend as far as Jersey and the Île de Bréhat.

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