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Brittany

Wonderful beaches everywhere, beautiful rugged coastline and ancient walled citadels can all be found in Brittany; if this lovely region of France appeals, take a look at our extensive selection of gites in Brittany, where you’re sure to find your ideal holiday accommodation.

Close in both distance and culture, Brittany has much in common with Britain, making this a favourite destination for British holidaymakers. Located in the north-west of the country, the region boasts a myriad of great beaches, tranquil towns and an abundance of historic buildings, making it the perfect location for a self-catering break across the channel.

With a rich Celtic heritage, Brittany enjoys an atmosphere and has a language all of its own, setting it apart from the rest of France. Even its very name is derived from the ''Britons'' whom came here from Britain to escape invaders in Anglo Saxon times.

The region of Brittany is home to a string of family friendly resorts which stretch along its renowned coastline, from Carnac and Rostoff, to the sophisticated Dinard, which would not be out of place among the resorts in the South of France.

The Brittany region is blessed with an array of historic towns, making it a veritable paradise for history lovers. The town of St Malo, surrounded by ancient stone walls, is one of the most visited towns in Brittany. With narrow cobbled streets lined by unique shops, bars and cafes selling all manner of traditional French produce, it is easy to see why St Malo is so popular with tourists. The ramparts which surround the town are perfect for a steady stroll, taking in magnificent views of the surrounding area.

One ‘must-visit’ when in Brittany is Mont St Michel, near to the border with Normandy. Sitting just off the coast, Mont St Michel is a medieval abbey and town located on a small rocky outcrop and is now designated as an official UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Travelling even further back in time, the prehistoric stone monuments at Carnac make up one of the most famous megalithic sites in France. Not far from Carnac, just off the south coast of Brittany, the island of Belle-Ille is the perfect place to truly unwind as no cars are permitted here. This means the island''s beaches are tranquillity personified.

For a taste of France with a distinct sprinkling of British culture, the region of Brittany is an ideal destination. To experience the unique atmosphere for yourself, take a look at our selection of Brittany holiday cottages today.
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  • Pentrez-Plage, nr. Châteaulin, Brittany
    Pentrez-Plage, nr. Châteaulin, Brittany×

    Pentrez-Plage, nr. Châteaulin

    Pentrez-Plage, nr. Châteaulin, Brittany

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View
    This spacious first floor apartment, situated to the side of the building, has views from the balcony of the beautiful fine golden sands of Pentrez, which are across the road
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    This spacious first floor apartment, situated to the side of the building, has views from the balcony of the beautiful fine golden sands of Pentrez, which are across the road. It has an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen and a balcony, and is accessed by a lift. Just north of here is the lovely Crozon Peninsula. Inland are many pretty granite-built villages with the particular local features of ornate stonework and walled churchyards, the most famous of which is Locronan....

  • Binic, Brittany
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    Binic

    Binic, Brittany

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    Ref: FBC275
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Garden / Patio
    This first floor holiday apartment has been renovated to produce a very individual, personalised décor, with nicely coordinated materials and colours
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    This first floor holiday apartment has been renovated to produce a very individual, personalised décor, with nicely coordinated materials and colours. On the ground floor is a small, discreet, fine grocery shop. The large beach of La Banche is ideal for children, and Binic, known as ‘the beauty spot of the Côtes d’Armor,’ is brought to life by many small shops and a weekly market on Thursdays. Just 500m from the house is a large modern swimming pool. You...

  • Callac, nr. Carhaix, Brittany
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    Callac, nr. Carhaix

    Callac, nr. Carhaix, Brittany

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire
    In a traditional village with a pretty, secluded garden, this detached cottage is just a short walk from the village centre
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    In a traditional village with a pretty, secluded garden, this detached cottage is just a short walk from the village centre. Cosily and elegantly furnished, it is practical and well-equipped for a couple. An ideal base from which to discover central Brittany. Explore the well maintained foot and cycle paths, or go further afield towards the bustling village of Huelgoat, in the Monts d’Arree National Park. Carhaix is 20km, Brest airport 90km. Shop and café/bar 0.5km,...

  • Trébrivan, Côtes-d’Armor, Brittany
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    Le Cottage Douillet

    Trébrivan, Côtes-d’Armor, Brittany

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    Ref: FBC640
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    This stylish cottage, with a charming galleried bedroom with en-suite bathroom, is ideal for a couple wanting a romantic retreat.
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    In a quiet hamlet in the heart of rural Brittany, this very attractive cottage makes a cosy and comfortable retreat, or an excellent touring base. It is a real character cottage, retaining many original features including exposed stonework and beams, while also benefiting from contemporary equipment and features. The spacious bedroom in the eaves has lovely views and a stylish en-suite bathroom. Enjoy sitting on the sheltered terrace or in the quiet garden, with views of the...

  • Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany
    Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany×

    Maison des Lupins

    Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany

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    Ref: FBM226
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    This delightful holiday property sits in a beautiful location within easy reach of sandy beaches and amenities.
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    Close to Rochefort-en-Terre, 13km, this delightful terraced holiday property, attached to the owner’s home, boasts comfortable accommodation. Dating back to the 19th century, this property is surrounded by historic landscapes. There is a small enclosed garden and a terrace with barbecue, offering great views of the beautiful surroundings. Discover Brière Natural Park, 40km, and explore museums and castles. Sandy beaches can be found at Billiers or Damgan, 26km. Shop 7km...

  • Étables-sur-Mer, Brittany
    Étables-sur-Mer, Brittany×

    Étables-sur-Mer

    Étables-sur-Mer, Brittany

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    Ref: FBC492
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    This holiday property is a pleasant, second floor attic apartment in the owners’ elegant house, and is accessed via a small shared garden and patio
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    This holiday property is a pleasant, second floor attic apartment in the owners’ elegant house, and is accessed via a small shared garden and patio. The property is situated close to St-Quay-Portrieux, a lovely seaside resort with several sandy beaches suitable for lazing, swimming or walking, a casino and stunning coastal footpaths. Other towns worth visiting include St.Brieuc (23km), which has an ancient cathedral, a picturesque centre with half-timbered, medieval houses and a...

  • Plouzane, Brittany
    Plouzane, Brittany×

    Plouzane

    Plouzane, Brittany

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    Ref: FBF009
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    This holiday apartment is located in a quiet area in the owners’ house but has its own separate entrance
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    This holiday apartment is located in a quiet area in the owners’ house but has its own separate entrance. There is a terrace in the cosy garden where you will be able to relax, dine al fresco while drinking a glass of wine. Visit Brest (10km) where you can walk around the National Navy Museum, see the sea life at Oceanopolis or relax on one of the boat trips at Les Vedettes Azenor. Visit Plougonvelin where you can admire the views at Pointe Saint Mathieu a historical site with...

  • Vildé la Marine, Brittany
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    Vildé la Marine

    Vildé la Marine, Brittany

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    Ref: FBI095
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Sea View
    These holiday apartments are in a renovated and converted house just across the road from the Mont Saint-Michel Bay shoreline
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    These holiday apartments are in a renovated and converted house just across the road from the Mont Saint-Michel Bay shoreline. They all offer a spacious open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchenette, and have use of a shared washing machine. The ground floor apartment (FBI103) has a spacious bedroom with en-suite shower room and separate toilet. It also offers a sheltered private courtyard which is perfect for evening barbecues. The first floor apartment (FBI095) also has an...

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  • Plouarzel, Brittany
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    Plouarzel

    Plouarzel, Brittany

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    Ref: FBF244
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Garden / Patio
    This contemporary style house has large French windows so you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic sea views it boasts. It is the perfect holiday destination for those wishing to get away from it all and recharge their batteries.
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    This contemporary style house has large French windows so you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic sea views it boasts. It is the perfect holiday destination for those wishing to get away from it all and recharge their batteries. Only 300m to sandy beach and with many activities nearby including golf, mountain climbing, hiking, skiing and surfing. Visit Daoulas Abbey and gardens (35km) which retain significant architectural features from its past and is the only one of its kind in...

  • Quemperven, Brittany
    Quemperven, Brittany×

    Quemperven

    Quemperven, Brittany

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    Ref: FBC291
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    This lovely country house offers a fantastic holiday base for exploring all that the stunning region of the Côtes d’Armor has to offer.
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    This charming, cosy, single-storey country house has been converted into a holiday cottage. It is simply decorated and offers an ideal base for discovering the beautiful region of the Côtes d’Armor. Popular places to visit nearby include Tréguier, 9km and Lannion, 10km. Tréguier is a small town on a hill above the River Jaudy, the historic centre of Treguier is now a conservation area with many listed historic monuments. As you explore the busy old town you will...

  • Plougasnou, Brittany
    Plougasnou, Brittany×

    Plougasnou

    Plougasnou, Brittany

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    Ref: FBF114
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio
    This pretty wooden chalet is ideal for holidays by the sea
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    This pretty wooden chalet is ideal for holidays by the sea. You can easily access the beach from the grounds. The town of Plougasnou is situated in the bay of Lannion where the magnificent beaches extend over 17km. Plougasnou is a charming area which makes a living from farming and fishing. This region has so much to offer, you will not have a moment spare if you enjoy exploring. Don’t forget to visit Plouézoch’h, St Jean du Doigt, St Pol de Léon, Roscoff,...

  • Roscoff, Brittany
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    Roscoff

    Roscoff, Brittany

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    Ref: FBF535
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities
    In an ideal position just across the road from the sea, in the picturesque and popular fishing port of Roscoff
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    In an ideal position just across the road from the sea, in the picturesque and popular fishing port of Roscoff. This modern ground floor studio holiday apartment is in a large, gated residence. With spacious lounge and well equipped open plan kitchen with breakfast bar, and south facing covered loggia suitable for use in all weathers. A sheltered beach good for bathing, kayaking and walking, is easily accessible. A stroll along the corniche takes you along the coast, and into the...

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