Rodney O'Callaghan Photography

Kermorvan Lighthouse in Brittany, France.

The Coast of Brittany – Sept, 2024

16th - 21st Sept, 2024
Fully Booked
Price: €1850

Brittany’s coastline is characterised by rugged cliffs, rocky promontories, fascinating lighthouse and wild, untamed beauty. Join me for a fascinating workshop and tour of this spectacular place in northern France.

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Date: 16th – 21st Sept, 2024

Price: €1850

Accommodation Included: Yes. 5 nights single occupancy

Group Size: 6

Photography Level: This workshop is suitable for all levels.  Whether you are new to photography & want to build on your skills or you are an  advanced photographer seeking the best locations, tuition is available on a 1 to 1 level as required.

Fitness Level: Moderate.

Join me as we explore the Brittany area of France. A main feature of the tour will of course be the fascinating lighthouses.

As we will cover quite a large area on the tour there are three bases for the trip. This minimises the amount of driving between locations each day.

Day 1 – following pick up from the airport at 3pm, we will drive less than an hour to our first hotel in Pornic. This put us in the perfect location to explore the nearby fishing huts. 

Day 2 & 3 – after a sunrise shoot we will depart & travel towards Brest, where we will be staying in the town of Plougonvelin for 2 nights. This is the perfect location for us to explore the close by lighthouses of Kermorvan, Le Petit Minou and Ponte St. Mathieu. We will also travel north to Phare de Pontusval lighthouse from here. 

Day 4 & 5 – after sunrise we will travel to St. Malo where we will be based for the final two nights of the workshop. From here we will also cross in to Normandy to shoot the iconic Mont St. Michel. 

Transport throughout the workshop will be provided in our own luxury 9 seater van, which has extra legroom, usb points, leather seats, climate control, privacy glass and a large luggage capacity. 

Pick up from Nantes Airport at 3pm on Monday 16th of September

Drop at Nantes Airport at 3pm on Saturday 21st of September.

Ryanair flies from Dublin & London to Nantes.

Easyjet flies from London.

Try Skyscanner for flights from other places.

Equipment needed:

  • Dslr camera/mirrorless /bridge
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Polariser and graduated neutral density filters (if available)
  • Walking shoes\ boots
  • Spare batteries
  • 5 nights accommodation, single occupancy

  • Transport is provided throughout the trip including transfers to and from the airport

  • Flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Equipment Insurance

  • Food and Drink

  • Essential equipment

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