NOVASOL villas in Brittany I Visiting
The influence of the regions past on places to visit in Brittany is strong and you will find several historic attractions from a variety of separate time periods. Renting one of our range of France holiday lettings and self-catering Brittany is, therefore, a wonderful opportunity to travel well in a French region that has benefited from the influence of various invasions and to enjoy both its landscape and its culture. Using holiday rentals France will allow you the flexibility and freedom to explore as many or as few activities as you would like, so begin planning your visit now!
Steep coasts, beaches and seaside fortifications provide many places to visit in Brittany, so between all of these things, your self-catering Brittany holiday will not fall short of activities. You cannot miss the coastal citiy of Dinan and its 3 km of ramparts around the 14th century castle, as well as Saint-Malo, with its ramparts, towers and fortifications, its harbour and beach. A visit to Ploumanac'h is also highly recommended, whilst Locronan is cited among the most beautiful villages in France. Don’t forget Plougrescant and its multitude of small islands, or Josselin’s castle.
Cultural events close to enjoy whilst self-catering Brittany
Between the typical Breton events such as the Festival Interceltique de Lorient, the Cornouaille Festival in Quimper, the Spi Ouest-France in La Trinité-sur-Mer or the steps of Brittany in Vitre, there is more than enough choice in terms of cultural events during your self-catering Brittany holiday. Additionally to this, there are frequent musical and sporting events such as Transmusicales Rennes, Route du Rock in Saint-Malo, the Old Plough in Carhaix and finally the marathon of Mont Saint-Michel. Brittany is extremely cultured and has inherited a lot from its rich and varied past, so there is bound to be something for everyone.
Magical history and landscape in Brittany
In the heart of nature, your villas in Brittany may lead you to places with the added dimension of legendary historical tales from the ancient past of this region. With the well-renowned Broceliande forest and its famous legend of King Arthur, you too can discover this mythical place and experience the magic that happens. Why not venture out onto the old volcano Menez-Hom (330 m) which dominates the coast of Brest. Or explore the Anglo Saxon commune of Douarnenez, where there are the wild Arre Mountains (385 m). You can also take your family up to the rugged cliffs of Cap Frehel or the Pointe du Raz. If your young children prefer a day at the beach, there is Erquy, Cancale and Doëlan. NOVASOL villas in France are the key to opening this magical and historical landscape.
French holiday homes with NOVASOL I Breton Coast
Located on the borders of western Europe, the former kingdom of Brittany has over the years become a mecca for holiday rentals France. Its 1820 km of scintillating and picturesque coastline guarantees visitors a privileged backdrop for their holiday. From the Emerald Coast to the trident of Finistère, this is a surprising spectacle of a region, a mosaic of countries, which has learned over its rich history to look to the future whilst proudly guarding the relics from its past. A self-catering Brittany villa or apartment on the edge of the cliffs will provide everything you need to relax, to explore and to enjoy some of the most unbelievable views in France.
Somewhere to go, whatever the weather - Villas in Brittany
Weather plays an important role in this region, as the master sculptor of the cliffs and bays which stretch along the water. Wind, rain and tides have designed the South wild landscape and left a scene that you will not find anywhere else in the world. Although not always recognised, this lovely part of France is warm and sunny for over a third of the year. If renting villas in France, you will discover this most around the Pays Bigoudin, Gulf of Morbihan or Mousterlin. Between the small fishing villages, and many trendy spots, we think you will be spoilt for choice during your stay in one of our self-catering Brittany accommodation options. Discover Brest, Leon, Abers and the bay of Morlaix leading to the cliffs of Pointe du Raz, for a unique holiday experience.
Self-catering in Brittany with a view
The North of the region offers the most fascinating landscape diversity, including a wealth of land forms and an array of colours. You will discover whilst staying at your French holiday homes in Brittany, a fabulous marriage of dusky pink rocks with contrasting vegetation that enhances the magical charm of this region. The mountains of Arres, the orchards of Ille-et-Vilaine, and the spectacle of an emerald sea viewed from the ramparts of the old walled city will punctuate your holiday with moments of awe. Of course, many of our holiday rentals France will provide incredible vistas and panoramas - even without leaving the property.
Self-catering Brittany on the English Channel
The English Channel – or ‘La Manche’ (the sleeve) in French - is about 563 kilometres long and is positioned between the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Why not spend your next self-catering holiday at your villas in France, filling your days with exciting excursions along the French coast of the channel? It extends from the municipality of Plouguerneau in Brittany to Calais at the Strait of Dover so there is much to see along the way. The Channel is shaped like a sleeve between Britain and France, giving the stretch of water its French name. At its widest point is the inlet 248, at the narrowest point in the Strait of Dover 34 km wide.
Things to do whilst self-catering Brittany
Steep coasts, beaches and seaside fortifications provide many places to visit in Brittany, so between all of these things, your holiday lettings in France won’t fall short of local activities. See the coastal city of Dinan and its 3 km of battlements around the 14th century castle, Saint-Malo, with its ramparts, towers and fortifications, its harbour and beach. Ploumanac'h also comes strongly recommended, whilst Locronan is cited among the most beautiful villages in France and well-worth a visit during your stay in one of our range of holiday lettings in Brittany. Don’t forget Plougrescant and its multitude of small islands, Josselin’s castle, or Mont St-Michel.
Adventure and excitement or rest and relaxation
Enjoy self-catering Brittany in one of our holiday homes by the sea. This proximity to the water offers the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities and adventure along the cliffs and in the water, or to see historical towns and monuments. If you would rather relax, this coastline is home to several thalassotherapy centres, like in Saint-Malo and Dinard. In this enchanting setting, NOVASOL villas in France can ensure a private and quiet retreat, or an exciting adventure into the region of Brittany. Simply select a holiday home, villa or apartment which suits your needs from NOVASOL’s extensive catalogue of accommodation. The choice is yours!
Wildlife near your gites in France
Nature lovers will enjoy being located close to the sea and to so many interesting species which call the waters surrounding Brittany home! The English Channel is not just full of aquatic animals, but it is also a migratory hotspot for crossing birds. Admire a range of winged creatures from the coast, or even from your French holiday cottages. Exploring rock pools by the shore is a favourite activity for family holidays. Bring along a net and bucket and watch the kids roving over the rocky outcrop looking for crabs and anemones. Why not explore the Parc d’Armorique, which reaches across central Finistère, or Parc Marin d’Iroise or the Brière marshes down towards the Loire?
Service - Why NOVASOL?
Choose to spend your holiday in one of NOVASOL's range of France holiday rentals self-catering Brittany and make the most of the wonderful diversity that this area offers. From the fantastic Finistère and Côtes d'Armor, to the department of Ille-et-Vilaine in the northwest of France. No matter where your choice of French holiday homes is based, make sure to travel with NOVASOL, who are dedicated to providing you with the best service possible. With nearly 50 year's experience taking happy customers away to France, our knowledge of local areas enables us to look after you as much or as little as you need, before, during and after your holiday.