Brittany Holiday Cottages
Brittany's self catering holidays are a top choice because of the amazing 1,700 miles of coastline it presents. The region stands apart from the rest of France as it stretches out 300 kilometres into the Atlantic. You can even explore Brittany's tiny offshore jewels, like Belle Isle and Glenans archipelago. Brittany is definitely one of France’s top destinations for a great seaside holiday.
Breton is a Celtic language closely related to Welsh and Cornish, a strong Celtic culture is still alive today even if very little has survived it's left the deepest imprint in the castles and strongholds.
Brittany self catering holidays offer Brittany as a harmonious contrasted region of land and sea offering varied environments and activities for all with dunes, cliffs, white sandy beaches and forest and green countryside it makes it ideal for the pleasures of family, friends or as a couple.
Rennes is the capital of Brittany and a scenic city that is based on a hill between the rivers Ille and Vilaine, it is great for art and history lovers. It is home to the impressive Parliament, the Brittany building, with its pretty half-timbered houses Rennes is the perfect city to visit if looking for art, history and medieval quarters to discover or to simply relax.
For great Brittany holidays you have the lovely St Malo that was severely damaged during World war two but beautifully restored and rebuilt to the town that you see today. The town is lively and full of character with plenty of restaurants, bars and shops and glorious sandy beaches are a bonus if you are visiting with family.
Dinan is one of the prettiest towns to visit as it is overlooking the River Rance. You can spend the day walking, visiting cafe's and creperie's or choose to visit 9 gothic chapels, drink in the history and enjoy the 5 different patterns of vaulting. It certainly has a distinct old charm to it, and every year the locals celebrate by dressing up in medieval outfits and decorating the town.
To make a Brittany holiday even better there are great places to visit including seven national parks which include Armorique National park, Huelgoat Enchanted Forest, and Foret de paimpont/broceliande ( 30km west from Rennes) .
Our Brittany self catering holidays offer a selection of different properties in great areas, for example Trégunc is a bustling Market town. You can go from here in any directions to find the Coast, plenty of Beaches to choose from. You’ll find there is a weekly market here with plenty on offer and a great selection of restaurants, creperies and bars too. All the charm and authenticity of a Breton village.
Situated on rich land in the shade of fruit trees facing out to the sea is La Forêt Fouesnant this pretty area radiates tranquility and hospitality. The picturesque gardens and traditional homes mixed with beautiful flowered lanes, wind along the pretty old harbour onto the long sandy beach.
Saint-Quay-Portrieux is the capital of St Jacques, with over a 1000 yachts at the old port and small quaint alleys. It is full of history with windmills, chapels and modernity, unspoilt coastline with leisure facilities available from tennis, golf, archery, beach volleyball, swimming to shows, pop-rock concerts, classical songs. Here they offer sea excursions, pool and hiking with great coastal paths to experience.
Brittany's most popular coastal resorts are on the south coast including: La Baule, Belle Île and Gulf of Morbihan. The wilder North coast, including: Saint-Malo, Paimpol and Perros Guirec, is also not too be missed and great for the adventurer.
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