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Cottage in Wamin

We enjoyed our stay in this Cottage in Wamin Northern France

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Rent a Gite in France







A Gite we rented in the Loire area


gite rent in France

We usually find the gites that we rent on the net. I prefer to deal with the owner direct.

You can also get good offers from the ferry companies. They more or less give you the crossing if you book the accommodation through them.

Most gites are in quite rural areas so I always check that there are plenty of places to visit nearby.

You do not want to be to far from a bread shop and a small town for fuel and food.

When you rent check what is included in the price heating bed linen if you have a pool is it going to be open.

Check if you have to pay a final cleaning charge or pay a deposit against damage.

One thing to watch if you pay a deposit is that everything is working and the inventory is correct.

You do not want to pay for other peoples breakage`s or wear and tear.

Another thing to look for when you rent is that the owner lives close to the gite.

Can he speak some English to explain how things work, when the rubbish is collected.

Will he meet you at the gite with the key. We made this mistake last year.

We had to pick up a key at a nearby village it took over an hour to find his house.

It can be hard enough to find one place not on the map without having to find a second.

In rural France your mobile phone may not work so it not easy to get in touch with the key holder

Getting lost in France is one the best thing you see so many interesting places but not after a long trip.

So the secret to a great holiday is do your research on the net check out the towns you want to visit. Then find a Gite just outside the town.We made the mistake of staying to far from the coast when we visited the Vendee region.It was a great place but 40 miles each way to the seaside resorts. With the high fuel cost this can soon add up over a weeks holiday and become tiring travelling 80 miles a day round trips


The old mill house in Brittany

Saint Yvi gite Brittany

This is the gite we rented 0n our latest visit to France.It is in a small wood you reached it up a private road. There is about 7 acres of land with it so you had plenty of room.We came on the Portsmouth to St Malo overnight ferry. St Malo is a 120 miles from Saint Yvi.

The small gite we rented just on the edge of the village of Le Tanu in Normandy It had everything you need for 2 people it was 6 miles from the coast and the port of Granville. It was near to Brittany and Mont St Michel.

Le Tanu Gite Manche  Normandy


Le Brevedent a village in Normandy

Le Brevedent Normandy Gite rental

We enjoyed our stay in this Normandy house in May


We rented a 6 bedroom town house in the village of Licques not far from Boulogne sur Mer.The house was originally a coach house it had the character of an old house. with all the modern requirements like flat screen Tv WiFi etc.

Our latest rental was in the town of Capelle les Boulogne a nice house for 7 people.The house was about 3 miles from Boulogne sur Mer we enjoyed our stay there.

Capelle les Boulogne Northern France house rental

Gite Du Nolac

The inside of our rented Gite

Gite in Capelle les Boulogne Gite in Capelle les Boulogne


You an get more details from the owner at http://www.gite-du-nolac.net/

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We are back in Normandy for our latest trip.This time we are staying in 2 places.Our first stop was in the village of Sainte Colombe.Which is about 20 miles from our arrival point at Cherbourg.

Sainte Colombe Normandy France house rental

We stayed in the cottage part of a large farmhouse and riding school.

For the second week we stayed in a cottage in the grounds of Chateau Le Hommet.The Chateau is an impressive private residence.It is about 3 miles from the resort of Grandcamp Maisy and a short drive to Omaha Beach.

Cottage at chateau Le Hommet Normandy France house rental

We stayed in the cottage opposite the Chateau.

Chateau Le Hommet Normandy France house rental

Chateau Le Hommet


Domaine de la Garenne in the village of Daubeuf-Serville

 Gite in Normandy France house rental

Just spent 10 days in this modern well equipt Gite in Normandy.The house was about 6 miles from the Port of Fecamp. Places to visit nearby the fishing village of Yport and the famous cliffs at Etretat.It was just 20 miles to the popular port of Honfleur where you could spend the day walking round the narrow streets.

The inside of our rented holiday Gite

Gite in Normandy Gite in Normandy



Places to stay


Holiday Manor House 3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8 Bayeux,Normandy


Normandy cottage rental France

Bayeux: luxury, chic and charm (more Pastel) Beauty and authenticity are our passion; usability is our pleasure. Come live a few days or more of castle life with us, in our Orangery, which adjoins our small pure 18th century castle, located in an area of ??almost 2 hectares.

Elegant and timeless decoration inspired by the 18th century, the refinement of the detail, stone fireplaces, noble materials, fabrics of editors, antique furniture

Bayeux (7km), D-Day beaches (15km), * Deauville, Honfleur, Mont St. Michel and many others, * Castles, manor houses, gardens, fantastic landscapes, immense sandy beaches * Gastronomy, wines, markets, local specialties ...

Apartment of 160 m ² any comfort (underfloor heating 2nd generation, 2 bathrooms): Living room, dining room, equipped kitchen, master suite with bathroom, on the ground floor. 1st floor: 2 large bedrooms with cathedral ceiling, each with a large bed (160/200) and an old sofa, convertible into a comfortable single bed. A bathroom to share.

Private terrace with old-fashioned claustras, climbing plants, magnificent view of the Seulles valley, garden furniture and dining table, as well as free access to the gardens.

Find your Holiday cottage here


Normandy cottage rental France

Normandy cottage rental France

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