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Brittany is home to some of the best Golf courses in all of France and with many flights to Brittany available it’s a great location for a golfing holiday, so here is a list of what we consider to be the top 5 courses:

5. Dinard

Dinard is the oldest golf course in Brittany and the second oldest in France. The course was designed by famous golfing architect Willie Dunn in 1887. Despite it age Dinard has actually improved with age and can boast great golf, amazing costal views and a pretty Art Deco clubhouse. However this course shouldn’t be undertaken by the novice golfer, although is starts of easy as you make your way round the course the difficulty increases sharply and challenges even the most experienced golfer.

4. Nantes La Vigneux

Nantes Vigneux is a course that perhaps should be avoided by the novice golfers. The course is full of surprises that some may find daunting yet other will relish. Designed by Frank Pennink the course is full of lovely fairways, beautiful woodland and a cheerful relaxed atmosphere while the small greens and the river Cens add to the difficulty. After your first go you may not be rewarded with a great score yet this is one course you will keep coming back to and enjoy more and more every time you play it and with regular flights to St Brieuc its easy to come back.

3. Val Andre

Val Andre is relatively new course, especially when compared to many of Brittany’s old courses, at 15 years old, but don’t let its ages put you off as it is more than a match to its well established rivals. In fact Val Andre is regarded as one of the best ‘new’ courses in all of France. With its wide fairways and costal winds Val Andre is much more challenging than it appears. The course is maintained to a very high standard and the fantastic local seafood restaurants make this an ideal golf destination

2. Saint-Laurent

Saint-Laurent is probably the most famous golf course in Brittany. Saint-Laurent has of course played host to the PGA Championship on numerous occasions, offering a challenging parkland course. The course has been know to be tough off the back yet friendly off the front and you are going to have to use all the shots in your bag to get a good score.

1. La Baule

La Baule is the most popular golf course in Brittany. Not only does it offer one fantastic course but other another great course, the Red and Blue, people are still divided as to which of the courses is better. The course was designed by none other than Dave Thomas, Michel Gayon, Jack Nicklaus Jnr and Peter Alliss and they certainly don’t disappoint. The course has it own hotel meaning you can stay a few days and take on both course, not to mention try the many nearby restaurants and frequent the fantastic thatched-roof clubhouse. With many flights to St Brieuc in Brittany available you aren’t going to find many better golf breaks than this.

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