Pluvigner, France

Pluvigner Holiday Rental Cottages, Gites & Villas

Pluvigner is found in the Morbihan department in the Bretagne (Brittany) region in north-western France. Pluvigner is sumptuously located between sea and forest. The highest point reaches 144 meters at "The Soucho,” the lowest point 24 meters at a place called "Kernoël.” An extensive network of rivers defines the natural boundaries of Pluvigner – and the sea is just 25 kilometres away.

Proud of its Celtic heritage – a holiday in Pluvigner means enjoying its ancient traditions and language –10% of the population are fluent in the local Breton dialect.

Chapelle Notre-Dame des Orties is a historical monument and church with an interesting history. According to local legend a young mute shepherdess claimed Our Lady appeared asking for a lamb. Miraculously the little girl began to speak and said she could not give her a lamb without the permission of her father. The young shepherdess raced to find her father who was surprised to hear his daughter speak. He told her to act on the will of Our Lady – who asked her to build a chapel in the same spot. The shepherdess’s father found a statue of Our Lady – where he then built the chapel.

Pluvigner’s surrounding area is rich with other cultural and historic attractions including numerous churches and chateaux - Château de Kerlois, Château de Keronic and Château de Rimaison. Lively night markets run during July and August. There is much to admire when staying in a Pluvigner holiday rental cottage or villa!

For those who love to hike or ride check out the trails of St Tremeur, St Guenael and the area surrounding Bieuzy-Lanvaux are also good for cyclists and hikers. Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy a visit to Pluvigner with its ancient forest at Camors, complete with treetop Tarzan circuit, as well as the beautiful local rivers – all ideal for kayaking, fishing or walking/cycling along the towpath.

There are many historic cities within easy reach when you rent a holiday cottage in Pluvigner, France: Auray, the elegant medieval port of Vannes, and Pontivy.

Travelling to your holiday rental cottage, gite or villa in Pluvigner, France; Local airports include Saint-Brieuc – which offers flights with Skybus. Other airports include: Rennes and Nantes. Rennes is served by Flybe and Nantes by Air France, CityJet, easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair. The nearest train station is at Auray. It doesn’t offer a direct service to Paris, but is just a 4 hour journey including connection times. 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.

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.