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Vannes, France

Vannes Holiday Rental Cottages, Houses and Villas in Brittany

Vannes is found in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region of north-western France. Founded over 2000 years ago, Vannes is a pleasant town situated on the edge of the incredible Golfe du Morbihan, an inland sea and sailing metropolis, famous for its oyster farms. When you rent a holiday home in Vannes you’re also located at the mouth of two rivers, the Marle and the Vincin. A visit to Vannes is also the chance to stay in a lively bustling market town.

When you stay in Vannes self catering holiday cottages there is plenty to see and do. Sights include the incredible St. Peter's Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes), which also carries the title Basilica. It is the seat of the Bishops of Vannes. Interestingly, in the novels of Alexandre Dumas, the musketeer Aramis appears at one point as Bishop of Vannes and logically must have served in this very cathedral.

The present Gothic building was erected on the site of the former Romanesque cathedral. Its construction extends from the 15th to the 19th centuries. If the existence of the 13th century Romanesque bell tower is included - then it’s a total of seven centuries of construction.

Other places to visit include: Church of St Patern, classic church, Chapel of Saint-Yves, baroque church, Château Gaillard (medieval house now used as an archaeological museum), Musée de la Cohue (fine arts museum), Château de l'Hermine (former castle, transformed into a palace in the 17th century) and of course the harbour.

The Vannes aquarium is worth a trip when you stay in a Vannes holiday rental villa.  Also of interest is the Musée des Automates (19th century mechanical toys) and la Papillonneraie (Butterfly house).  At the end of July the town celebrates its Jazz Festival.

Travelling to your self-catering accommodation in Vannes, France; The nearest airports include Rennes and Nantes. Rennes is served by Flybe and Nantes by Air France, CityJet, easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair. The Gare de Vannes railway station offers connections to Quimper, Rennes, Nantes, Paris and several regional destinations. Via TGV, the journey takes: 1 hour to Nantes or Rennes,– 3.5 to 4 hours to Paris.

 

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Lovely Cottage with Large Shared Pool in Le Champ-Saint-Père, Vendee - Maison Botineau

Lovely Cottage with Large Shared Pool in Le Champ-Saint-Père, Vendee - Maison Botineau

Weekly Rental: EUR 350 to EUR 950

5 sleeps

Maison Botineau is in the hamlet of La Saivrie, a small community of 25 houses .The cottage was originally built to

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Large Converted Barn with Private Pool in the Hamlet of Les Rivieres, Vendee - La Grange

Large Converted Barn with Private Pool in the Hamlet of Les Rivieres, Vendee - La Grange

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 2200

10 sleeps

La Grange is situated in the hamlet of Les Rivieres. The old stone built Vendeenne barn has been transformed into a

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Lovely Village House Situated between the Aude River and the Famous Canal du Midi

Lovely Village House Situated between the Aude River and the Famous Canal du Midi

Weekly Rental: EUR 525 to EUR 895

6 sleeps

3 bedroom spacious and romantic house with south facing roof terrace in the South of France. La Redorte is situated

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Lovely Holiday Gite with Pool in Dordogne, Near Sarlat - Hortensia

Lovely Holiday Gite with Pool in Dordogne, Near Sarlat - Hortensia

Weekly Rental: GBP 410 to GBP 920

6 sleeps

Self-catering holiday Gites located on a 1 hectare wooded site overlooking the picturesque village of Carlux, in the

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Traditional House with Private Pool and Large Private Grounds - Bonnieux, Vaucluse

Traditional House with Private Pool and Large Private Grounds - Bonnieux, Vaucluse

Weekly Rental: GBP 580 to GBP 1700

5 sleeps

Lovely traditional house that is ideal for a family of up to 5 people. Located on the outskirts of picturesque Bonnieux

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SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles  ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

From August 7th until August 30th 2019: 10% off is offered on any booking ( minimum 4 nights) Fr om August 31st until

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

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Farm House with private Pool July 13 to July 27th £150 reduction on the two week booking..

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