Brittany 4 Beaches - Cote de Cornuaille - South Finistère, South Brittany
Seaside holiday cottages
South West Brittany Coast between Concarneau and Pont Aven
Trevignon: a series of beautiful long silver sand beaches separated by low rocks and headland, small fishing ports, sand dunes and nature reserves - an untouched and unhurried seaside environment - we have a selection of attractive houses in this area please click here to se more details
Bratz sur Mer : something different again - thr Croisic peninsular - a tiny finger of land right on the southern border of Brittany by sophisticated La Baule. Lovely sandy beaches on the Cote Savauge, fabulous walks, attractive bustling fishing port and marina with quayside cafes, small medieval cities and interesting old villages - we have attractive apartments on the beach with an open air swimming pool - what more could you want?
Then travelling a little further south along the Atlantic coast into Charente Maritme, we have Ile de Ré
Places to visit
Concarneau: known as the ville blue, is a bustling seaport with a unique 13th century fortified town (the 'Ville-close'), enclosed by high walls, right in the centre of the port and reached via a draw bridge; This is now a major tourist attraction with cafes, artisans boutiques, and all sorts of tourist shops doing a roaring trade an with a festival amosphere created by wandering minstrels, street perfomers and jugglers in high season. To see Concarneau and its beaches, please click here Many of our holiday cottages and apartments are on the coastal road which circles the wooded Concarneau bay, on the north side - Les Sables Blancs and to the south the sandy beaches of Cabellou peninsula - . all have fabulous views
Pont Aven: the coast between Concarneau and Pont Aven consists of a series of small ports in verdant valleys, coastal footpaths and stunning sandy beaches. Here you will find Pendruc, Kerdalle, the beaches of Trevignon and Kerfany les Pins.
Pont Aven itself is completely different - a pictuesque village, beloved of artists and made famous by Gauguin. It lies inland at the end of a wooded creek and has many galleries and craft shops. Wander around after a day on the beach, sample the many restaurants and come home with a truly different souvenir.
Our holday houses on the south west coast of Brittany, between Benodet and Pont Aven are an easy 2 hour drive from Roscoff. Ryanair also flies to Brest in west Brittany. The cheapest crossing to Brittany is Dover to Calais. Brittany is then a 6 hour drive along good roads.
Both areas have many beautiful safe sandy beaches, scenic headlands and are a paradise for sailing and all water sports, coastal walks and boat trips to off shore isles. Both areas have interesting small medieval cities and picturesque ports.
Our Holiday Accommodation
is carefully chosen for both its prime location and its quality .
On the south west coast we centre on Concarneau with its fabulous beaches and the fascinating walled city, in the middle of the port. To see this area and our holiday cottages, please click here
The holiday homes are all close to the coast, often actually on it, and many have sea views. Beaches are either on the doorstep, a short walk away or a maximum of 15 minutes drive.
Many of the houses themselves are lovingly restored and tastefully modernised Breton cottages or traditional long houses, others are modern villas and apartments. All are well equipped and suitable for holiday rental. All have all mod cons, gardens or terraces with garden furniture and usually a BBQ.