Rural Escape, easy access to Western Brittany

From $38 / night

Description from the owner

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 2

Type: Cottage

Rural Escape, easy access to Western Brittany

Welcome to Penlan Gites, bright, generously spacious, well equipped accommodation for couples to relax in the stunning Amorique National Park. Central Location for all types of holiday. Touring the historical towns, visiting long sandy beaches, cycling, walking, horse riding, photography and fishing are all easily accessible from this central location. Quiet rural location but only five minutes by car to the super market and ten minutes to one of the main express routes giving easy access to a lot of Western Brittany.

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About the owner

Richard Gregory

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Rural Escape, easy access to Western Brittany
Finistere, Brittany, France

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Set in central Finistère, beautiful beaches, restaurants, creperies, historic towns, places of interest and other activities are all within a few kilometres of your Gîte holiday.
Penlan is in an ideal location from which to explore this beautiful and varied region of Western Brittany.
Cycling, walking, kayaking, horse riding and fishing are readily accessible for those of you who prefer a more active break.

The Gites are situated in the Amorique national Park which cuts across the centre of Finistere in Western Brittany. It is a central location to explore a diverse range of scenery from the Hills of the Mont D’Arree to the sandy beaches and rugged coast of the Crozon Peninsula.
Finistere provides a mix of forests, fast flowing rivers, hills and long sandy beaches and rocky coastal paths (something for everyone). Historical Towns and villages are in abundance through the region. Quimper is the main city and is one of the most stunning. Streets of Medieval buildings, shops and restaurants.
The Nantes Brest Canal runs through the picturesque town of Chateaulin and provides walking and cycling as far as you want along the tow path. It is a great location for fishing or kayaking for the more energetic.
Brittany has more than a third of Frances coastline and ranges from rocky cliffs to vast sandy beaches. Footpaths allow access to most parts of the coast, making for some interesting and varied walking. The sandy beaches of the Crozon peninsula provide the ideal location to relax and swim.
The local village of loperec has a restaurant, bar and shop, while Pont de Buis in the other direction has a supermarket, pharmacie, banks, boulangeries as well as restaurants and bars. Pleyben is ten minutes away and is a beautiful market town famous for its church. The estuary town of La faou just 15 minutes away is a must for its restaurants and Creperie, not to mention beautiful walks along the river.
The hills of the Mont D’Arree region, just ten miles away give spectacular views and a range of walking for all abilities. In this area the villages of Brassparts and Huelgoat can be visited. Huelgoat is situated by a lake and has a range of restaurants, creperies and bars.

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Rural retreats

Getting There

Car is essential



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