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Carnac, France

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Carnac is located beside the Gulf of Morbihan on the south coast of Brittany in the Morbihan department in north-western France. When you stay in a self-catering Carnac holiday home, you’ll soon become aware that the town’s major attraction – the Carnac stones - are one of the most extensive Neolithic menhir collections in the world.

When you rent a holiday cottage in Carnac, you’ll discover that Carnac is split into two centres - Carnac-Ville and Carnac-Plage (the beachfront). In total there are five beaches, including la Grande Plage, and further to the east, Plage Men Dû and Beaumer.

A stay in Carnac means also taking in its site of more than 3,000 prehistoric standing stones. The stones were hewn from local rock and erected by the pre-Celtic people of Brittany. Local tradition claims that the reason they stand in such perfectly straight lines is that they are a Roman legion turned to stone by Merlin.

The precise date of the stones is difficult to ascertain as little dateable material has been found beneath them, but the site's main phase of activity is commonly attributed to 3300 BC. One interpretation of the site is that successive generations visited the site to erect a stone in honour of their ancestors.

When you stay in self catering holiday rental accommodation in Carnac, France – you’ll soon discover that the wind and waves in the region attract lovers of sailing and the sea alike. Carnac is home to "École de Voile de Carnac" which provides sailing and windsurfing lessons and rentals to sailors of all experience levels. The geography of the Bay of Quiberon provides ideal conditions for sailing. For windsurfers, try the Saint-Colomban beach located in Carnac-Plage. The beach is very popular owing to its position which allows for the best exploitation of strong winds from the West.

Travelling to your Carnac holiday rental home; The nearest airports include Rennes and Nantes. Rennes is served by Flybe and Nantes by Air France, CityJet, easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair. Roscoff is the nearest port offering Brittany Ferries from Plymouth and Cork and Irish Ferries from Rosslare. St Malo is further afield offering Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth and Condor Ferries form Weymouth, Poole, Guernsey and Jersey. Carnac’s train station is to connect along the coast to local towns in the summer only. The nearest train station offering national services is at Vannes.

Brittany is warmer and drier than the south of England, particularly in summer. The south coast of Brittany can be scorching in July and August. However, being in the north west of France, the weather can also set be wet at any time of the year.

 

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Holiday House in Benodet, Brittany Riviera - 5 Minutes From Pointe de Mousterlin

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 1300

8 sleeps

In Bénodet, a seaside resort on the Brittany Riviera, the property is located in a quiet hamlet, next to the White Sea

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Weekly Rental: GBP 1050 to GBP 1190

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Villa with Fab views , pool , 4 airconditioned bedrooms , short walk to Grasse , nr Cannes , Valbonne , Airport

Weekly Rental: GBP 2850 to GBP 3295

8 sleeps

A comfortable Elegant villa in large private gardens & infinity pool , panoramic sea views . Aircon in all bedrooms

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Charming Detached 4-star Cottage in Sainte-Croix, Dordogne - Le Mazet

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Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 775

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Large Typical Corsican House With Heated Swimming Pool, Near Moriani-Plage, Corsica

Weekly Rental: EUR 1560 to EUR 3200

10 sleeps

Calm and quiet place, for your moments of relaxation and leisure, a large 100m2 terrace with an arbor, a barbecue, a

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JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

Tarifs exceptionnels sur toutes les périodes disponibles de JUIN Attention : vous devez régler 195 € au ré

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

Newly Listed in 2020 - Special Offer for Rent in France

Newly Listed in 2020 - Special Offer for Rent in France

All weekly bookings receive handpicked, locally sourced welcome basket products such as caramalised walnuts, Bergerac

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