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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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  • Plévenon

    Plévenon

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC239

    This detached holiday cottage is situated on the edge of the town of Plévenon and is surrounded by a large garden of trees. There is the benefit of outdoor furniture, ideal for dining outdoors. The sandy beach is only 1km away and can be accessed by a nearby path. The many coastal paths close by provide an excellent starting point for exploring the breath-taking views in this area. Walk along Cap Fréhel - a beautiful coastal trail right along the cliffs. The city of St Malo (40km) has many attractions; take a tour around the Fort du Petit Be, see the magnificent St Vincent cathedral or visit the grand aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in France. Shop and restaurant 100m.

    Ground floor: Bathroom with basin (no toilet), separate toilet. First floor: Lounge/diner, kitchen/diner, 2 double bedrooms.

    Central heating, colour TV (French channels only), washing machine, freezer, microwave, lawned garden, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 3 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Steps to entrance.

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  • Plomeur

    Plomeur

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBF279

    This lovely semi-detached holiday property, adjoining the owner’s home, is perfect for those wanting a beach holiday, just 2km from the renowned surfers beach of La Torche. It has an open plan living area with patio doors to a private decked terrace, while upstairs are two bright bedrooms. The very spacious shared lawned garden includes table tennis table, and also has a securely fenced duck pond. The nearby coast boasts some of the most scenic views in Brittany, with imposing lighthouses, sheltered fishing ports and long sandy beaches. There are local villages with ancient granite churches and their own history and festivals. Seafood and fresh fish can be bought straight from the boats at Le Guilvinec or sample the excellent local crepes. Shop and restaurant 200m, beach 2km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. Shower room with toilet and basin. First floor: 2 bedrooms. 1 double, 1 bunk.

    Gas central heating, cot, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, washing machine, microwave, shared lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. No smoking please. NB: Turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings in bedrooms.

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  • Camlez

    Camlez

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC510

    This first floor holiday apartment, located in the owner’s grounds, is an excellent base for exploring Perros-Guirec, with its lovely beaches, casino and thalassotherapy spa centre. There is a baker’s 2km away. For a great walk with stunning views, visit Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac’h (14.7km), here you can find beautiful, natural sites, a stunning coastline to be admired and amazing views from the top of the hill, this is not to be missed. Visit Lannion, where you will find the Bay of Lannion, beautiful views surround this area and there is a stunning coastline to be admired. This is a very good place for relaxing walks and bike rides. There are fishing opportunities 2.5km away. Shop 4km, restaurant and beach 2.5km.

    All on first floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with basin (no toilet), separate toilet, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, stereo/CD player, washing machine, freezer, microwave, terrace, outdoor furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Sloping ceilings throughout.

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  • Keran

    Plogonnec, Finistère

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: F29422

    Located in the beautiful area of Cornouaille, this traditional 18th-century former farm building, is set in a remote hamlet surrounded by fields and woods. Situated only a short distance from the Bay of Douarnenez, gateway of the Crozon Peninsula and les Monts d’Arrée at the heart of the Armorique Regional Park, it is said to be the highest point of Brittany. Within a 10-minute drive are the beautiful beaches of Douarnenez or Ste. Anne-La-Palud. The medieval city of Quimper is close by and makes a lovely way to spend a day. The cobbled streets and gothic cathedral have drawn visitors here for many years and the banks of the River Odet make the perfect spot for a picnic.

    Ground floor: Spacious beamed living/dining room with open fire, rugs on tiled floor and well-equipped corner kitchen. Open-tread stairs to first floor: Beamed double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower (no WC). Separate WC

    • Large lawned garden
    • One hectare landscaped grounds
    • Central heating
    • Open fire
    • W/machine
    • M/wave
    • F/freezer
    • TV (French channels only)
    • Video
    • CD/stereo
    • Wi-fi
    • Parking
    • Garden furniture
    • Sun loungers
    • Barbecue.

    Location: 4km S of Plogonnec (basic facilities), 7km S of Locronan (beautiful Breton village),10km NW of Quimper, 13km S of Douarnenez (fishing, summer festival).

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  • Anetz, nr. Ancenis

    Anetz, nr. Ancenis

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: W13113

    This thoughtfully renovated single storey semi-detached cottage provides a cosy atmosphere with a private terrace and garden. Visits to historic Angers with its medieval castle (40km) and Nantes with its charming old quarter (35km) are a must. The ruins of the castle of Ancenis is just a few minutes drive away, as is the beautiful village of St. Florent-le-Vieil set on the hill overlooking the Loire. Take the tourist trail of the Angers vineyards and taste the famous Angou in the numerous cellars. Further afield lies La Baule, one of the most sought after resorts on the Atlantic coast with lovely beaches and elegant villas, and an excellent choice of shops or just sit and watch the world go by in one of the pavement cafés. Shop and restaurant 6km, café/bar 900m.

    Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with 2 basins, separate toilet, 2 bedrooms; 1 double, 1 twin.

    Gas central heating, cot, highchair, colour TV, DVD player, washing machine, dishwasher, enclosed lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome.

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  • Antrain

    Antrain

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBI101

    This lovely holiday apartment is on the first floor of a neo-Breton house, is comfortable and nicely decorated, and is an ideal touring base to visit this beautiful part of Brittany. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the walks around the forest of Villecartier, only 5km away, a true paradise for hikers due to the many trails. Close to the majestic Mont-Saint-Michel, 20km, a must see place to visit with its unique architecture. Or if you prefer to spend a relaxing day at the beach, the sandy beaches of Cancale and St-Malo are just a 45 minute drive. This charming apartment gives you best of both worlds, with beautiful landscapes to enjoy and the peace of a holiday in Brittany. Shop 500m, restaurant 12km.

    All on first floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with toilet and basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, cot, highchair, DVD player, wi-fi, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. No smoking please. NB: External open-tread turning stairs to entrance. Sloping ceiling and low beams in twin bedroom. Step into shower.

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  • Dinan Port

    Dinan Port

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: W13608

    You can enjoy the peaceful riverside setting of this 17th century stone-built cottage, whilst sipping your evening aperitif. The property is just a short walk from the centre of the picturesque port at Dinan, with its cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, and numerous shops and restaurants. The house has an open-plan ground floor with a beamed ceiling. There is plenty of space for children to play along the towpath, and also on the shared lawn behind. All the family can enjoy cycling by the river, or try a boat trip, or even kayaking. Visit St. Malo and Mont St. Michel, and enjoy some of Brittany’s most beautiful beaches and resorts within 40km. Shop 1km, café/bar 0.5km, restaurant 0.1km, beach 25km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. First floor: Bathroom with shower over bath, toilet, and basin, 1 double bedroom. Second floor: 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and basin.

    Electric heaters, cot, colour TV, DVD player, stereo, washing machine, internet connection, microwave, shared lawned garden, garden furniture, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. NB: There are open-tread spiral staircases.

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  • Roz-landrieux

    Roz-landrieux

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: FBI097

    This semi-detached holiday property is part of a beautiful character stone farmhouse, the owner lives on site. It is well furnished and comfortable, and enjoys a quiet location in the heart of Brétillienne countryside. It offers pretty, shared 2500m² grounds with slide and swings, ideal for children. With its own entrance and private access to a terrace equipped with garden furniture and barbecue. Only 6km from Dol-de-Bretagne, there are many attractions in the area, including the gothic cathedral of Saint-Samson, with pretty timbered houses, ramparts, and old moat. Nearby is Mont-Dol which has beautiful views over the bay of Mont Saint-Michel. Shop 6km, restaurant 2km, beach 25km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, separate toilet. First floor: Shower room with toilet and basin, 1 double bedroom. Second floor: 1 twin bedroom.

    Electric heating, cot, highchair, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, wi-fi, microwave, shared grounds, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Sloping ceilings on second floor.

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  • Minihy-Tréguier

    Minihy-Tréguier

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC495

    This tastefully restored gatekeeper’s house is located at the entrance to a 10-hectare wooded estate with a river and grounds of 1000m² for private use. The owner lives on site at the top of the estate, 500m away. Near to the River Jaudy, Minihy-Tréguier is best known for being the birthplace of St Yves, the patron saint of lawyers. It also has a cathedral dating from the 14th century, with a cloister with 48 arches and a wooden ceiling its well worth a visit. Or make your way down to the harbour with its selection of restaurants and cafes. You can join a cruise along the River Jaudy, past mills and oyster beds as far as the Corne lighthouse. Shop and restaurant 1km, beach 5km.

    Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with toilet and basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, woodburner in lounge, colour TV (French channels only), washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, garden, garden furniture, off road parking for 3 cars. One pets welcome. NB: Steps to entrance.

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  • Muzillac

    Muzillac

    Grade
    4
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: FBM065

    Located just on the edge of Muzillac and with a country-style decor, this ground floor holiday apartment with private terrace is an ideal base for visiting the region. The apartment is situated within the owner’s home and has use of the shared garden (600m²). Explore the small town of Muzillac and discover the weekly market on a Friday morning. Golfers will enjoy the golf course, 30km away. Popular places to visit in this region include La Roche-Bernard with its restaurants, quaint streets and river boat trips, and Rochefort-en-Terre, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Vannes, the town of art and history is waiting to be explored just 32km away. Shop 3km, restaurant 500m and beach 7km.

    All on ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with basin (no toilet), separate toilet, 1 double bedroom plus single bed, sofa bed in lounge.

    Oil heating, colour TV (French channels only), stereo/CD player, microwave, shared garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 1 car. One pet welcome.

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  • Plouézec

    Plouézec

    Grade
    4
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC597

    This compact holiday property is located at the edge of Plouézec village, partly above the owner’s garage. On the ground floor is a small shower room, and on the first floor is a kitchen, with a few steps up to the bedroom and lounge. A second staircase leads to a mezzanine with 2 single beds and is more suited for children. The walled garden is sheltered, and guests can enjoy dining al-fresco or simply relaxing on the sun loungers. The large beach is nearby and offers many water sports. Discover hiking trails and coastal paths with panoramic views of the Bréhat archipelago and the beach of Port Lazo. An ideal base for discovering Britanny with golf nearby. Paimpol 7km. Shop and restaurant 400m, beach 2.5 km.

    Ground floor: Shower room with toilet and basin. First floor: Lounge, kitchen/diner, 1 double bedroom. Second floor: Mezzanine with twin beds.

    Central heating, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, wi-fi, lawned garden, shared grounds, garden furniture, barbecue, on street parking. One pet welcome. NB: Steep, open tread stairs to first floor and mezzanine (no handrail). Internal steps. Mezzanine with low sloping ceiling.

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  • Perros Guirec

    Perros Guirec

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC623

    The town of Perros Guirec is located on the Pink Granite Coast, and these semi-detached traditionally built houses enjoy shared use of the grounds and a barbecue. The properties have been sympathetically restored retaining their rustic 16th century appeal. Rurally located but only a few metres from Trestraou beach, the beautiful town has a casino, thalassotherapy centre, gourmet restaurants and pancake houses along the esplanade. Water sports are available nearby. There is a large bird sanctuary, the ’Ile aux Oiseaux’ located over 7 islands. Ploumanac’h is nearby and worth a visit, it was voted favourite French village in 2015! Walk along the seafront and marvel at the rocks with unusual shapes. Don’t forget to visit Trégastel with its sea water swimming pool and fitness centre. The Saint Samson Golf Course is only a few kilometres away. Shop 1km, restaurant and beach 900m.

    Ground floor: Lounge. Kitchen/diner. First floor: Bathroom with toilet and basin. 2 double bedrooms.

    Electric heating, fridge, microwave, shared grounds, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 3 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor.

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