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Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Self-catering Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rental homes in France

Ille-et-Vilaine is a French department, located in the Brittany region in the northwest of the country. The department is named after its two main rivers, the Ille and the Vilaine, which meet in Rennes, the capital of the department and of the region. The department’s coastline runs from Dinard and Saint-Malo to Mont Saint Michel (in Normandy) and is known as the Emerald Coast - a beautiful destination to explore when staying in Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rental homes, France.

Rennes is classified as a city of art and history. Some medieval and Renaissance houses, such as these at Champ-Jacquet, can still be found in the centre of Rennes. The Parlement de Bretagne is arguably the most famous 17th century building in Rennes. Colourful traditional timber framed houses typify the city and are situated primarily along the roads of Saint-Sauveur, Saint-Georges, de Saint-Malo, Saint-Guillaume, des Dames, du Chapitre, Vasselot, Saint-Michel, de la Psallette and around the plazas of Champ-Jacquet, des Lices, Saint-Anne and Rallier-du-Baty. Rennes is a pretty town to visit when renting a self catering Ille-et-Vilaine holiday house or cottage.

Dinard is on the Côte d'Émeraude (Emerald Coast) of Brittany. Its beaches and mild climate make it an irresistible place to take a holiday rental in Ille-et-Vilaine. The resort became popular with wealthy British visitors at the turn of the last century who built magnificent villas on the coast. Dinard rapidly expanded and became the most popular seaside resort in Europe. Dinard's reputation as the "Cannes of the North" has attracted a wide variety of stars. Joan Collins is a frequent visitor, and Winston Churchill enjoyed holidaying on the River Rance. Dinard boasts many bars and fine restaurants. There are an abundance of beaches and consistently sunny weather – owing to mild temperatures courtesy of the Gulf Stream. The nearby towns of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer and Saint-Lunaire also feature respectively a fairly large golf course and the beach of Longchamp, renowned as a surfers' spot.

Saint-Malo is a walled port city near Dinard. It has one of the highest concentrations of seafood restaurants in Europe – and is famous for its local oysters from the nearby village of Cancale.  When you rent a holiday home in the Ill-et-Vilaine, visit Saint-Malo. It’s the most visited place in Brittany and its sites of interest are many! These include: The walled city (La Ville Intra-Muros), the château of Saint-Malo, part of which is now the town museum. For nature and animal lovers there is the Great Aquarium Saint-Malo, one of the major aquaria in France and The Pointe de la Varde, Natural Park.

Travelling to your self catering Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rental property, France

By Air: The Dinard Pleurtuit Saint-Malo airport is about 4 km south of Dinard, Ryanair operates numerous regional flights from the UK directly into this airport. Rennes-Saint-Jacques is another airport welcoming Flybe flights from all over the UK. By Sea: Condor Ferries offer daily sailings (check season variations) from Poole and Weymouth direct to Saint Malo. By Road: The department is well served by auto routes including the A81 and the A84.

 

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Lovely Medieval Town House with Courtyard in Issigeac, Dordogne

Lovely Medieval Town House with Courtyard in Issigeac, Dordogne

Weekly Rental: GBP 525 to GBP 645

5 sleeps

2 bedroom, beautifully restored authentic medieval town house, sleeps 4 to 5 The house is located in the centre of the

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Luxury Safari Lodge with Heated Swimming Pool in Saint-Cassien, Dordogne

Luxury Safari Lodge with Heated Swimming Pool in Saint-Cassien, Dordogne

Weekly Rental: EUR 675 to EUR 675

5 sleeps

Come and stay in our Glamping Site: 5 large safari lodges 35m² + terrasse set on a 3 hectares field, boarded with

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Luxury Holiday Villa with Heated Pool in Guehebert, Normandy, Northern France

Luxury Holiday Villa with Heated Pool in Guehebert, Normandy, Northern France

Weekly Rental: GBP 1170 to GBP 3885

12 sleeps

Our two French gites with pools are located in Normandy, France. Our holiday homes are fully furnished with all mod cons

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Beautiful Modern Two-Bedroomed Cottage in  the peaceful village of Alaigne - Le Gite de la Galerie Forge

Beautiful Modern Two-Bedroomed Cottage in the peaceful village of Alaigne - Le Gite de la Galerie Forge

Weekly Rental: EUR 450 to EUR 450

6 sleeps

Beautiful modern two-bedroomed cottage in the peaceful village of Alaigne, half an hour south of Carcassonne and 15

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Ecrin des Sens - Beautiful House with Stunning Views in Puch-d'Agenais, Lot-et-Garonne

Ecrin des Sens - Beautiful House with Stunning Views in Puch-d'Agenais, Lot-et-Garonne

Weekly Rental: EUR 2434 to EUR 3790

18 sleeps

Boasting an outdoor pool, Ecrin des Sens - Manoir en Agenais in Puch-dʼAgenais features accommodation with free WiFi

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Delightful 5 Star Self Catering Holiday Home near Villedieu Les Poeles, Normandy. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Delightful 5 Star Self Catering Holiday Home near Villedieu Les Poeles, Normandy. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

We are pleased to currently be able to offer all our guests 10% off our standard weekly listing prices for 2022. Please

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

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