My husband and I are planning to do a roadtrip to Brittany (Ille et Villaine - Les Iffs, St Malo, Cancale) and Normandie (mainly coastal route - Mon St- Michel, Bayeux, Caen, Honfleur, Rouen etc.) starting October 3, for 10 days.
I was wondering if it is essential we book all our hotel locations in advance, or can we take it a little easier and decide spontaneously where to spend how many nights??
Also, I have bought the "Gites du charme" book , but am slightly confused as to wether this only refers to holiday houses that one has to book for a whole week or weekend, or if it is possible to also rent rooms for a night at these places.
Would all of you who know this region rather suggest sleeping in hotels or are other Bed and Breakfast type places fine - and how do we locate them??
I would greatly appreciate as much advice on the above as possible!!