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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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  • Thourie

    Thourie

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: FBI083

    This semi-detached, stone-built holiday cottage, close to the owner’s home, is set in 10 acres of gardens, pasture and woodland in a quiet rural area, with beautiful views across surrounding farmland and distant villages.

    The property has its own private terrace, as well as use of the shared grounds and a heated, outdoor swimming pool (5m x 12m, depth 1.2m, open May-Sep).

    The picturesque village of Thourie is within walking distance and has a large fishing lake. Nearby, there is an English-speaking equestrian centre.

    Shop and restaurant 10km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower, toilet and basin.

    Electric heating, cot, 2 satellite TVs, DVD player, CD player, internet connection, washing machine, microwave, shared garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. One pet welcome. No smoking please. NB: Steep, turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor.

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  • Plouzévédé

    Plouzévédé

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: FBF587

    Nestled in the countryside, this small holiday property is perfect for enjoying a relaxing stay. It features plain furniture and decoration, and offers two bedrooms, a separate bathroom and toilet, and a kitchen with electric oven, fridge, dishwasher and a television. Ideal for discovering the countryside of Léon, with its enchanting landscapes, and for excursions to visit the île de Batz, 23km from Roscoff. The nearest sandy beach is at Plouescat, 18km, with its famous dunes and massive granite boulders with eerie and fantastic shapes. Take the time to visit the Monts d’Arrée, 25km, offering breathtaking panoramic views and where hiking and mountain biking are unforgettable. Thanks to this lovely holiday property you can experience the beauty of Brittany and its unique charm. Shop 10km, restaurant 5km, beach 18km.

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

    Electric heating, cot, highchair, DVD player, wi-fi, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, garage parking for 1 car. Sorry, no pets. No smoking please. NB: Step to entrance. Nearby farm with livestock.

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  • Louannec

    Louannec

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: FBC413

    Adjoining the owners’ house and in enclosed grounds exclusively reserved for holiday makers, this house is in an ideal position for exploring the beautiful region of Côtes d’Armor, where you can find Lannion (9.8km) and Perros-Guirec (4.3km). Both of the areas offer beautiful surrounding areas and have stunning coastlines, as well as great walks, bike rides and many opportunities to relax and enjoy. There are fishing opportunities 1km away. Shop, restaurant and beach 1km.

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

    Central heating, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Turning stairs to first floor. Sloping ceilings on first floor.

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  • Perros-Guirec

    Perros-Guirec

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC531

    Set at the heart of the Pink Granite Coast, this holiday house has a simple design, but offers an exceptional view over the beach of Trestrignel, a resort popular for its beaches, casino and thalassotherapy centre.

    Ploumanac’h is a remarkable site with a crescent-shaped beach and seven rocky crags which become exposed when the tide goes out. Known as the Sept-Îles, they offer shelter for many seabirds. The Sentier des Douaniers is a footpath which begins at the main beach and takes a route along the coast passing wonderful rock formations. Another place to visit is Trégastel a few kilometres away with its heated seawater pool.

    Hiking, cycling and water sports are other activities to enjoy not far from this holiday home.

    Shop 200m, restaurant and beach 50m.

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

    Electric heating, colour TV (French channels only), microwave, garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, parking for 1 car. One pet welcome. NB: Step to entrance. Sloping ceilings in some rooms. Steps in garden.

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  • Plomeur, nr. Pont-l’Abbé

    Plomeur, nr. Pont-l’Abbé

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W9272

    This cottage annexe, located in the owners grounds, is imaginatively decorated and furnished. It is set on the south western tip of the Finistère coastline, in an area known locally as the Pays Bigouden, known for its delicious crêpes and cider. The nearby coastline is stunning and is home to some of the best surfing in Brittany. The beautiful beach at La Torche is just a 5km drive away and there are also many quieter beaches within the same distance. The Pointe de Penmarch is close by, offering beautiful views all around, or visit the museum at Pont-l’Abbé, 6km. Quimper is the region’s capital; a beautiful city well worth a visit. Nearest ferry port: Roscoff (157km). Golf can be found 15km away. Shop and restaurant 1km, beach 4km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, shower room with 2 basins (no toilet), separate toilet, 1 kingsize bedroom. First floor: 1 twin bedroom.

    Electric convector heaters, colour TV, DVD player, wi-fi, washing machine, microwave (no conventional oven), garden, use of owner’s garden, enclosed terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets. NB: Open-tread stairs.

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  • Lézardrieux

    Lézardrieux

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC600

    Located on the ’wild peninsula’ between Paimpol and Tréguier, this quiet charming little fisherman’s cottage is a lovely holiday property overlooking a no through road. It offers a magnificent view over the Trieux Estuary and a pond. From the terrace you can watch the comings and goings of boats near the port of Lézardrieux. While nearby is a small oyster farming area with the opportunity to buy and taste the oysters, as well as a pancake restaurant nearby. On the outskirts of Trieux there are many coves and little beaches including the family beach of Craclais, while near the cottage you can reach the botanical path, via one of the hiking trails. At the end of the peninsula are the dunes of Talberg, a 3.5km long strip of sand between the rivers Jaudy and Trieux. Shop 2.5km, restaurant 500m, beach 2.5km.

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

    Woodburner in lounge, DVD player, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, on street parking. One pet welcome. NB: Steps to entrance. Sloping ceilings on first floor. Unfenced river nearby.

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  • Dinan

    Dinan

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W12629

    In the grounds of the medieval clock tower, this spacious apartment takes you back centuries, with its original beams, panelling and four-poster bed, while offering all the most modern comforts. in the old city. As you look out of the half-timbered building down the ancient, cobbled streets you can enjoy this town’s unique atmosphere. You are in the heart of historical Dinan, providing a great centre to visit the pirate stronghold of St Malo and Combourg, with Château Briand Castle, only 20km away. The famous Harbour of Cancale with its seafood restaurants and famous oysters is also nearby. Don’t forget to visit the wonderful Mont St. Michel. Shop, café/bar and restaurant 10m.

    All on first floor: Lounge/diner, kitchen, shower room with basin, separate toilet, 2 bedrooms; 1 four poster, 1 twin.

    Electric heating, open fire in lounge, cot, colour TV, stereo/CD player, dishwasher, microwave, on street parking. Sorry, no pets.

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  • Ty Erin

    Loctudy, nr. Pont-l’Abbé, Finistère

    Grade
    4
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: F29518

    Made entirely of wood, this spacious, detached holiday cottage is located in an excellent position between the traditional fishing villages of Loctudy and Lesconil, and only 0.5km from a beautiful beach. Lesconil is close by, where guests can buy fresh croissants, and it is a short walk to the bustling fishing port and the first of many lovely beaches. The Breton coastline boasts not only ports and beaches, but imposing lighthouses, crashing Atlantic rollers and excellent outdoor activity centres. It is close to popular Bénodet and picturesque Ste Matine, both at the mouth of the beautiful River Odet. Explore the elegant city of Quimper, the local capital, and taste some of the fresh local seafood, cider and crêpes.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with French doors to terrace. Kingsize bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom/WC with over-bath shower. Separate WC

    • Enclosed lawned garden with two steps
    • Decked terrace
    • Electric heating
    • W/machine
    • D/washer
    • F/freezer
    • TV (DVD use only)
    • DVD
    • CD
    • Parking
    • Garden furniture
    • Barbecue
    • No smoking
    • NB: Maximum occupancy 4 guests.

    Location: 500m from beach, 2km from Lesconil (port, beach, most amenities), 8km from Pont-l’Abbé (market town), 15km from golf, 23km from Quimper (all amenities).

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  • Étables-sur-Mer

    Étables-sur-Mer

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBC573

    This holiday house is in Étables-sur-Mer, on the outskirts of the large resort of Binic, which has beautiful sandy beaches. Its design is very original as the living spaces and the sleeping area are completely separated by a terrace. The grounds are fenced, sheltered and not overlooked. The beach of Godelins is only a few hundred meters away, and Binic is quite close too, with its lively beaches, port, casino, leisure centre, as well as restaurants and créperies. For the amateurs, the Golf des Ajoncs d’Or in Lantic is close by. Shop 600m, restaurant 300m and beach 1.1km.

    Ground floor: Lounge/diner, kitchen, conservatory. Annexe: Second lounge, shower room with toilet and basin, 1 double bedroom, single sofa bed in lounge, double sofa bed in second lounge.

    Electric heating, woodburner in lounge, 2 colour TVs (French channels only), washing machine, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, lawned garden, terrace, garden furniture, barbecue, off road parking for 3 cars. One pet welcome. NB: Slope to garden.

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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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  • Locquémeau

    Locquémeau

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: FBC415

    This lovely first floor holiday property comprises two independent apartments, each with its own entrance, private garden and barbecue. Bay windows and French doors ensure that the apartment has panoramic views over Locquémeau Bay and Trébeurden. There are many places to visit nearby, including the harbour town of Lannion (7km), with its historic town centre, and the resort of Perros-Guirec (20km), which has some of the best beaches in Brittany. Other nearby activities include fishing (500m) and an open-air swimming pool (10km). Shop and restaurant 1km, beach 500m.

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

    Central heating, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, CD player, washing machine, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, balcony, outdoor furniture, barbecue, off road parkig for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. NB: Steps to entrance. Sloping ceilings in most rooms.

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  • Vildé la Marine

    Vildé la Marine

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FBI096

    These holiday apartments are in a renovated and converted house just across the road from the Mont Saint-Michel Bay shoreline. Both have a spacious open-plan living area, with well equipped kitchenette. The first floor apartment (FBI095) has an en-suite bedroom, the second apartment (FBI096) is over two floors, bedrooms under the eaves, and a private courtyard. At high tide you can enjoy a swim in the warm waters and at low tide explore this unique bay’s protected habitat, or even collect your own cockles for supper. From the house you can take the coastal path, either to the picturesque port of Cancale or past the World Heritage Site of Mont Saint-Michel. A wide variety of activities are available locally, including sand yachting, go karting and riding, while there is an excellent beach for kite and wind surfers. Shop and restaurant 400m, beach 50m.

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    First floor: Lounge/kitchen/diner, separate toilet and basin. Second floor: Shower room with toilet and basin, 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

    Oil heater, woodburner in lounge, cot, colour TV (French channels only), DVD player, CD player, shared washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, courtyard, outdoor furniture, barbecue, on street parking. One pet welcome. NB: Step into shower. Sloping ceilings on second floor.

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