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 Le Brevedent

Our home for 12 days at Le Brevedent

Le Brevedent



Le Brevedent a small village in Normandy. The village is located about 15 miles from Honfleur and the coast. A couple of miles from the charming little village of Blangy Le Chateau and 5 miles from the small town of Cormeilles.

The sign for Le Brevedent a welcome sight after a long journey

Le Brevedent sign

We choose this little village of a few houses as our base for our trip to Normandy.It is an ideal position just 15 miles from the coast.There are so many things to see within 50 miles of the village.We took the short ferry crossing Dover to Calais and then drove the 170 miles down to Le Brevedent.

narrow lane Normandy

To reach the Gite that we rented you had to drive down this very narrow lane.Fortunately there was not much traffic although we did meet the local school bus once and had to back up.There were several nice residential homes along the track before you came to our rented Gite.

The Gite was set in about 2 acres of land and was a typical Normandy cottage. The cottage was surrounded by several apple orchards this is one of the Calvados brandy producing area. You can visit the local distillers and buy the Calvados.The photo below show our rented Gite



Le Brevedent Gite

Le Brevedent Gite
We visited the area the last week in May and stayed for 12 days the weather was warm and dry.

breakfast in Normandy France

We were able to eat out on the terrace every night and enjoy the local food and drink.Which you can buy from the markets in the area there is one on every day.

The weather was warm enough for a couple of early breakfast outside as well. The first job in the morning around 8am was the trip to the local bakery in Blangy le Chateau. To buy really fresh bread and croissant`s to have with fresh fruit and coffee.


A red squirrel in the garden

red squirrel

The red squirrel visited the garden every morning. It took me all week to get close enough to take a picture.

The games room at the gite

Games room Le Brevedent Gite

Short video of the narrow road to our Gite


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Les Lavandes is a luxurious, detached self-catering holiday home with private swimming pool . The house is set in a wonderful location close to the small village of Vanxains with its boulangerie, yet only 5 miles from Riberac with all its amenities and famous market.

The location is wonderfully peaceful and ideal for getting away from it all. The house is spacious, superbly equipped and beautifully furnished. The large south-facing terrace has been designed to make the most of stunning views and fabulous sunsets.

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