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Creuse, France

Creuse holiday rental cottages - Creuse houses

Creuse is a department in central France named after the Creuse River. Creuse, which is part of the region of Limousin, is located in the Massif Central. The department is a rural paradise; offering rolling hills intersected by steep valleys. The area has plateaux, forests, lakes & rivers - attracting visitors in search of the great outdoors. The woodlands are dominated by oak, ash, chestnut, hazel and prune trees.

Guéret is the capital town of the Creuse and is located on the edge of the Chabrières forest a must-visit when you stay in a holiday cottage in Creuse, France. It has an interesting Art and Archaeology museum, be sure not to miss Guéret’s Giant Maze – one of the biggest mazes in the world!

Rent a self catering holiday home in Creuse and visit Aubusson, another important Creuse town which is well-known for its tapestry and carpets that have been famous throughout the world since the 14th century. There is a famous collection of Aubusson tapestries at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. The Creuse River runs across the department from the northeast to the northwest and it was the clear waters of the Creuse that enabled Aubusson to become a centre for making the coloured dyes used for tapestries & rugs.

A historically rich and traditionally rural lightly-populated area with beautiful preserved landscapes, ancient and typical art de vivre, original stone architecture, no major urban centre and many heritage site such as castles, abbeys and Celtic stone monuments: the Creuse department has become a Green tourism destination since the late 1990s.

The major tourist attractions for those who rent a holiday house in the Creuse include the tapestry museum in Aubusson and the many castles, notably those of Villemonteix, Boussac, and Banizette. The monastery of Moutier-d'Ahun has exceptional wood carvings from the 17th century. Creuse is also home to a large animal park named Les Loups de Chabrières containing some of France's few remaining wolves, held in semi-captivity. It includes European Grey Wolves, Canadian White Wolves and two Canadian Black Wolves in five distinct enclosures.

Travelling to your Creuse holiday rental accommodation

By road: The department is well located for reaching all of France’s major cities. The A20 connecting Paris to Toulouse runs through part of the department and the A71 connecting Paris to Clermont Ferrand is close to the department’s eastern border also. Journey time from Paris is just under 4 hours. By rail: Guret train station offers regional services throughout Creuse. There is no direct link to Paris at this time. Therefore take a train to La Souterraine or Limoges and continue to Paris Austerlitz. Journey time is approximately under 4 hours. By air: The nearest international airport is at Limoges. Both Ryan air and Flybe offer direct flights to London Stansted, East Midlands and Southampton. Check for seasonal timetable changes. 

 

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Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Beautiful Charming Cottage in Camaret-sur-Mer, Finistere, Brittany

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

9 sleeps

This charming cottage is very spacious and accommodating throughout, sleeping up to 9 guests. It is located in Finistere

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Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedroom Farmhouse in Sarlat, Dordogne - La Ferme

Weekly Rental: GBP 700 to GBP 1600

6 sleeps

La Ferme is a three bedroom, two bathroom farmhouse full of beams and exposed stone walls, close to Sarlat and in the

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Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Charming Apartment Located In the Centre of Port Grimaud - Apartment Belina

Weekly Rental: EUR 1110 to EUR 1350

4 sleeps

This one bedroom apartment is located in the central square of Port Grimaud where the weekly market takes place & a 5

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Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Delightful Duplex Apartment Overlooking Canals in Place François Spoerry, Port Grimaud - Apartment Madalene

Weekly Rental: EUR 855 to EUR 1580

4 sleeps

This south facing bright duplex apartment with large terrace and spectacular views over the canals is located within the

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Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Holiday Apartment in Marines de Cogolin, Saint Tropez, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Apartment Leala

Weekly Rental: EUR 696 to EUR 1620

6 sleeps

This apartment is located in Marines de Cogolin, in between the beach and the port where there are many restaurants and

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20% discount on Brittany Ferries

20% discount on Brittany Ferries

For guests travelling with Brittany Ferries, please contact us before booking as we have a reference number that should

Chill out by our private pool for week 21 to 28 July or 25 August to 1st September.

Chill out by our private pool for week 21 to 28 July or 25 August to 1st September.

Fabulous farmhouse in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

August Availability

August Availability

Special rates for August 2019 - £225 per week. Linen included for no extra cost

July Offer 15% off peak season rate

July Offer 15% off peak season rate

Offer Applies 29th June to 20th July 2019; 10% off peak rate.

Week 4 to 11 August and 18 August to 1st Sept now reduced

Week 4 to 11 August and 18 August to 1st Sept now reduced

Fabulous stone cottage in a quiet village for 4 people

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