Olympics , visit Brittany and Saint-Cast Golf Course ****

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Explore Brittany and play golf during the Olympics.

You’ve decided to travel to France for the Olympics, and you’re going to take advantage of your visit to explore France and, of course, discover the best golf courses. GolfStars, in partnership with Saint-Cast Golf created in 1926, offers you a stay in Brittany: Green Fee + Lunch: 89€ included 2 dishes, beverage not included

Stay in Brittany

Brittany, located in the northwest of France, is known for its vast cultural heritage, stunning coastal landscapes, and typical cuisine featuring specialties such as crepes, buckwheat pancakes, seafood, and artisanal cider. It comprises 4 departments : Ille-et-Vilaine (35), Morbihan (56), Côtes-d’Armor (22), and Finistère (29). Brittany is famous for its historic cities like Rennes, its vibrant regional capital, and its picturesque and charming villages such as Dinan, Vannes, and Saint-Malo.

The Breton coastline offers spectacular panoramas with rugged cliffs of the Wild Coast, fine sandy beaches, and picturesque islands like Belle-Île-en-Mer and Bréhat. The region is also renowned for its traditional music, lively festivals, folk dances, and local craftsmanship, including lacework and pottery.

Stay in the Côtes-d’Armor Department (22)

The Côtes-d’Armor department, located in the northern part of Brittany, offers a combination of natural beauty, varied landscapes, history, and cuisine, making it a popular destination for visitors seeking authenticity and charm.

Côtes-d’Armor boasts a diversity of landscapes ranging from spectacular rocky coasts to golden sandy beaches, verdant hills, and wooded valleys. The Pink Granite Coast is one of its most iconic features.

The department has several charming towns and villages, including the medieval town of Dinan with its well-preserved ramparts, the seaside resort of Perros-Guirec known for its beaches and coastal hiking trails, and the historic city of Saint-Brieuc, the department’s capital.

Côtes-d’Armor is rich in fascinating historical sites, including medieval castles, ancient churches, menhirs, and dolmens dating back to the Stone Age. Fort-la-Latte Castle and Beauport Abbey are among the must-sees.

Côtes-d’Armor is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking along the customs officers’ trail (GR 34), water sports such as sailing and kayaking, golf with 11 courses of 9 or 18 holes and more, sea fishing, marine wildlife observation.

The cuisine of Côtes-d’Armor highlights seafood such as oysters, mussels, and crustaceans, as well as Breton specialties like crepes, buckwheat pancakes, and dishes made with salted butter. Local traditional cideries offer tastings.

Stay in Saint-Cast-Le-Guildo

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo is a charming seaside resort nestled between the other seaside resort of Dinard and the medieval town of Saint-Malo, on the Emerald Coast. Its privileged position makes it an ideal base for exploring the region. It has a rich historical heritage, with sites of interest like the Saint-Malo church, built in the 16th century, the Hunaudaye castle, a nearby medieval fortress…

The town is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and peaceful coves, ideal for relaxation and water activities. Pen Guen Beach is one of the most popular, offering swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as sailing, paddle, and surfing. Its lively marina is also an ideal starting point for sea excursions and cruises along the coast.

In addition to water activities, the town offers a variety of leisure activities, including hiking along the coastal path, golf at the Saint-Cast**** course, and horse riding. It is also known for its festive events, including music festivals, craft markets, and sports events.

Le Golf de Saint-Cast**** vu du ciel
Le Golf de Saint-Cast 4*

Presentation of Saint-Cast Golf Course****

The Saint-Cast**** Golf Course is a magnificent links-style golf course opened since 1926 on the Emerald Coast, located on the north coast of Brittany, near the seaside town of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo.

Its slightly hilly, Links 1926 course, bordering the ocean, is a PAR-69 of 5049 meters. The original architect was Edgar E. Green (that’s not made up!).

Nestled in the heart of a preserved natural reserve, the marine spectacle and the surrounding coastal landscapes will distract your game for your greatest pleasure! Sand dunes, maritime pines, and panoramic views of the sea create the enchanting setting for a successful round of golf.

The golf course offers lessons for all levels, from beginners to experienced golfers. Qualified professionals provide individual or group lessons, as well as improvement courses.

The club offers 4-star facilities, including a practice area, training areas, a well-stocked pro shop, a welcoming clubhouse, and a restaurant serving local specialties with sea and golf views, a feast for the eyes already !

Some addresses for your outings around Saint-Cast-Le-Guildo

A short drive away, you will find several interesting museums to visit. Here are some suggestions:

Manoli Museum (La Richardais): about 30 minutes by car from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, the Manoli Museum is dedicated to the work of sculptor Manoli and presents a permanent collection of his abstract sculptures in bronze and stone.

City Museum (Dinard): about 30 minutes by car from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, it offers exhibitions on the history of the city and its seaside resort, as well as on local artists.

Dinan Castle Museum (Dinan): located in the medieval town of Dinan about 45 minutes by car from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, it offers a dive into the region’s history through collections of art and historical objects.

Pottery Museum (Quintin): about 45 minutes by car from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, it presents the history of pottery in Brittany through a collection of ancient and contemporary pieces.

Maritime Museum (Saint-Malo): about 40 minutes by car from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, it offers exhibitions on the maritime history of the region, with boat models, sea charts, and artifacts related to navigation

Le Fort de La Latte

Some restaurant and hotels addresses

Apart from the restaurant at the Saint-Cast**** golf course where you will enjoy delicious freshly caught seafood facing the sea, here are some restaurant and hotel addresses in Saint-Cast-le-Guildo and its surroundings (NB: Don’t forget to book in high season):

Le Cap Horn – 30 Rue des Douaniers, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This restaurant offers refined French cuisine with panoramic sea views.

Le Restaurant de la Mer – 5 Rue des Halles, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This family restaurant offers fresh seafood dishes and Breton specialties in a friendly atmosphere.

La Table de Jeanne – 7 Place de la Liberté, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This restaurant offers traditional French cuisine with local seasonal products in a warm and elegant setting.

Hôtel de l’Espérance – 22 Rue des Remparts, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This family hotel offers comfortable rooms close to the city center and the beach.

Hôtel de la Plage – 1 Rue du Sémaphore, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This hotel offers rooms with sea views and direct access to the beach, as well as an on-site restaurant.

Le Grand Hôtel des Bains – 46 Rue de la Fosse, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo This charming hotel offers elegant rooms in a historic setting, just a few steps from the beach and the city center.

Photo Stéphane COUDOUX

Stéphane COUDOUX

After 35 years in the golf medias, I founded GolfStars, a Search Engine that classifies all the Services and Equipment of golf courses, similar to hotels. No first, no last! Independent, objective, honest, and without financial ties to golf courses, GolfStars provides unparalleled assistance in choosing your next destination. European and international development in progress to assist both incoming and outgoing golf ers and travelers.