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Pontrieux, France

Pontrieux holiday rental homes, cottages and villas

Pontrieux is found in the Côtes-d'Armor department in the Brittany region of north-western France. A visit to Pontrieux means stepping into an extraordinarily typically pretty Breton village. Its name is derived from Pont being French for bridge – literally "bridge over the Trieux." Unsurprisingly then, when you stay in a holiday cottage in Pontrieux, you’ll notice that the river dominates the village to a flattering effect. In fact since the fifteenth century the river and the village were an active part of trade in the local area.

When you rent a holiday home in Pontrieux know that you’re staying in one of 22 designated small towns of character in Brittany. Upstream from Pontrieux’s harbour is the heart of Pontrieux where you’ll find its main bridge: the St Yves Bridge. It’s extremely pretty, paved and connects the Place Yves Le Trocquer and Liberty Square.

When you stay in self catering accommodation in Pontrieux don’t forget to visit the famous lavoirs! Historically, each of Pontrieux’s bourgeois homes had its own laundry area or lavoir. Today these lavoirs have been fully restored and every summer between spring and autumn can be viewed on a boat trip – where they each decked out in a stunning array of flowers.

There is also a steam train which connects the neighbouring town of Paimpol with Pontrieux each summer. It stops on the shores of Trieux, as part of the experience one can also try delicious local crepes and cider!

Within easy reach of Pontrieux, other tourist attractions also include Lac de Guerlédan - Cotes-d'Armor (58 km), The Cathedral of St. Vincent (Cathédrale St-Vincent) (84 km), Château de St Malo (84 km), or Ramparts, St Malo (84 km).

The closest airport to Pontrieux is St Brieuc Airport (29 km), which is served by Skybus.  Other airports include Dinard Airport (80 km), Rennes Airport (127 km), or Brest Airport (96km). Dinard offers flights with Ryan air and Aurigny Air Service. Rennes is served by Flybe and Brest by Flybe and Ryanair.

Roscoff and St Malo are both conveniently located if you prefer to take the ferry. Roscoff serves Brittany Ferries from Plymouth and Cork and Irish Ferries from Rosslare. Closer by, St Malo offers Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth and Condor Ferries form Weymouth, Poole, Guernsey and Jersey.

The nearest train station offering services to Paris is at Saint Brieuc. Trains run between Paris Montparnasse and Saint Brieuc, via Rennes, with an average travel time of 4 ½ hours.

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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Delightful farmhouse in Dordogne with open country views and private swimming pool

Delightful farmhouse in Dordogne with open country views and private swimming pool

Weekly Rental: GBP 800 to GBP 1300

6 sleeps

4 Bedroom farmhouse in private location with fabulous views and private swimming pool. Extremely private in a delightful

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Apartment in Les Alberts at the Foot of the Vallée de la Clarée, French Alps - Apartment Les Voutes

Apartment in Les Alberts at the Foot of the Vallée de la Clarée, French Alps - Apartment Les Voutes

Weekly Rental: EUR to EUR

4 sleeps

Gorgeous old French farmhouse in the tiny village of Les Alberts at the foot of the Vallée de la Clarée. Separate

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Holiday Cottage With Heated Pool in The Dordogne, Near Grand Brassac - La Bergerie

Holiday Cottage With Heated Pool in The Dordogne, Near Grand Brassac - La Bergerie

Weekly Rental: GBP 250 to GBP 1050

4 sleeps

Charming 17th century cottage with heated pool and a fantastic hilltop location. Ideal base to really relax and enjoy

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Beautiful Holiday Home in Les Sarrazies, Dordogne, 5 Km From Bergerac - Le Chai

Beautiful Holiday Home in Les Sarrazies, Dordogne, 5 Km From Bergerac - Le Chai

Weekly Rental: EUR 390 to EUR 650

4 sleeps

Le Clos du Verger could be called Orchard Farm, with a small herd of goats grazing in the paddocks between the fruit and

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5 Bedroom Holiday Home in Mayenne, Loire Valley - Moulin de la Goupillouse

5 Bedroom Holiday Home in Mayenne, Loire Valley - Moulin de la Goupillouse

Weekly Rental: GBP 360 to GBP 360

10 sleeps

5 Bedroom redundant watermill property with river running through the spacious garden - Mayenne, Loire Valley. There is

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Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

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8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

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

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