Dinan Holiday Cottages
   
 
 
       
   

 

A handful of highest quality self catering holiday cottages, gites, and apartments in Brittany. All our holiday cottages or gites in Brittany are situated in the centre or on the outskirts of Dinan – one of the most beautiful and interesting small towns in Brittany, France.

Among others, you can make your holiday cottage or gite in Brittany choice from
  • a totally self contained little house just for 2 in the medieval town centre of Dinan, Brittany 
  • a charming little house in the port of Dinan, Brittany 
  • a pretty riverside cottage on the outskirts of Dinan, Brittany 
  • a secluded cottage just 2 miles from Dinan town centre in Brittany

The cottages

All our Brittany holiday cottages or gites are of a very high standard and have been carefully planned and equipped to give you a very comfortable 'home from home' during your holiday in Brittany. Each cottage, gite or apartment is thoroughly cleaned between rentals so you can rest assured that your Brittany holiday will get off to a good start.

The cottages or gites are supplied with bed linen and personal towels. All are very well equipped and comfortable.  

Each cottage or gite kitchen is stocked with basic essentials such as tea, coffee, sugar and cooking necessities like olive oil and seasonings. There are loo rolls and liquid hand soap in the bathrooms. Kitchen hand and tea towels, bath mats and bin liners are also provided.

All the cottages or gites have UK satellite TV with the exception of DP4 which has French TV reception. All have free wi-fi.

Information about local events and places of interest is supplied at all the cottages or gites, along with helpful comments and recommendations from previous visitors.

We aim to make your cottage or gite holiday in Brittany a happy and memorable experience, one that you will want to repeat. Many Dinan Holiday Cottages visitors return year after year, knowing they can rely on the high standard of accommodation and the quality of back-up service provided.

The owner/manager of most of the cottages (DP4 & RC2 are managed only) lives locally and is on hand should you need help or advice.

The area 

Dinan is a captivating town. The medieval centre is small enough to explore on foot but has plenty to provide interest for a vacation of one or two weeks or more. Wandering through its cobbled streets between timber framed buildings you will feel as if you are on a film set. However, Dinan is not just a tourist attraction. It is a vibrant town where people live and work throughout the year. The market is held on Thursday morning. During the summer there are many small events and attractions and every two years the town stages its popular Fête des Remparts, one of the biggest medieval festivals in Europe, when Dinan returns to the Middle Ages for a weekend of jousting, battles etc. The next Fête des Remparts will take place the weekend of 23/24 July 2016.

Situated on the outskirts of Dinan, just a short walk along the river Rance towpath is the ancient and attractive village of Léhon, where one of our cottages is situated. Léhon is almost too pretty to be true. The single street, leads from a romantic ruined castle atop a hill down to a little hump backed bridge over the river, passing a superb abbey church and cloisters on the way. The street is pedestrianised and the stone cottages which line it are bedecked with flowers throughout the summer. There is a popular small restaurant near the bridge. Further up the cobbled street, past the abbey, is the heated open air swimming pool and a smaller pool for little children. Just past this, at the top of the village, there are indoor tennis courts. A few minutes along the road towards Dinan is a superb butcher (who also has a few basic groceries). All within a few minutes stroll. For serious shopping SuperU and Intermarché supermarkets at Lanvallay are 5 minutes drive, as are Carrefour and Leclerc on the southern edge of Dinan.

The town of Dinan in Brittany is located on the stunningly beautiful river Rance, about 30 kilometres south of the walled city of St Malo, from which pirates and explorers sailed forth in earlier times. Ideally situated for access from the Channel ports and only 25 minutes from Dinard airport. Road and rail links from Brittany to the rest of France are excellent. Rennes, capital city of Brittany, is just half an hour’s drive. Paris is 2 hours from Rennes by TGV.  

 

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