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Gites Brittany -  Self catering holiday Homes in Cotes-d'Armor, France 

Holiday Cottages in Cotes d`Armor - Rent-in-FranceCreated from the former province of Brittany, the Cotes-d’Armor is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4 1790. Located on the northern coast of Brittany it is surrounded by the neighbouring departments of Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, Morbihan and to the north you have the English Channel. The Cotes-d’Armor is known as the rough coast of Brittany with its sheer cliffs and its number of small medieval towns. A Self catering holiday rental villa, gite or apartment in the Cotes-d'Armor will provide you with magnificent beaches, sailing and coastal walks along with wonderful slate houses and incredible granite scenery. If your perfect holiday is one of relaxation but with plenty of things to see and do, then this is definitely the place to be.

 

 

Places to visit  in the Cotes-d'Armor, France

Dinan - This is an old ancient river port and has a fantastic atmosphere due to its old ramparts, cobbled streets and castle. Situated on the river Rance your holiday rental villa or gite in the Cotes-d'Armor will be huddled inside the walls of the town which means you must explore this wonderful town by foot, alternatively there is a small train that runs through the town. Dinan is not a very lively town, so for those looking for the nightlife and bars you must make a trip to the nearby Guincamp, home of the bascilica of Notre Dame de Bon Secours. Fantastic Self-Catering Holiday Gites in Brittany

Perros Guirec - Located on the wonderful Pink Granite Coast you will find some of the best beaches here when renting Côtes-d'Armor holiday property. There is much to occupy any holiday-maker including a large number of small bay beaches, each of which offers endless water-sports. You will also find a number of health spas and even a casino.

Lannion - This old historic town is situated on the River Léguer. Located on the hilltop it gives visitors a fantastic panoramic view of everything down below.  Its medieval feel will provide its guests with half timbered houses, a number of pretty squares, ancient frescoes and a number of secret chapels. There are plenty of places to eat in Lannion that our vistors are spoilt for choice.There is lovely fresh seafood to be found in the area.

For those who are into Breton music, the music festival at St Brieuc every September is an absolute must. St Brieuc is the capital of the region with a cultural centre that holds a number of festivals and exhibitions during the year. The chapel of Notre Dame de la Clarte is the highlight if you take the wonderful cliff walk, ‘The customs officers path’ which starts from Trestraou. The number of lakes, rivers and seas that the Cotes-d’Armor has to offer will provide you with some magnificent fishing - please check the tourist information at the offices around the Cotes-d’Armor including the office in St Brieuc for further details and information. Being one of Europes biggest suppliers of scallops its fresh shellfish is something that all seafood lovers must try when taking holiday accommodation in the Cotes-d'Armor.  

Rent in France - Cotes d`Armor Holiday PropertyThe climate in the Cotes-d’Armor is what you may call mild. Its maritime climate means the winters are never harsh and the summers are never uncomfortable due to the high temperatures. Average temperatures in the summer are usually around the 25°C mark which along with the slight sea breeze make it very pleasant for walking and cycling holidays.

The nearest airport to the Cotes-d’Armor is the main airport in Brittany, Rennes (ZFJ). It is only one hour away from a number of UK airports before you can be enjoying a Self catering holiday in the Cotes-d'Armor. Both Condor and Brittany ferries offer a fantastic quick car service from the UK’s south coast.