How to find the Brittany holiday cottage with pool
To enjoy your time at this wonderful Brittany holiday cottage i have created this page to help assist in making every aspect of your stay restful and as stress free as possible including getting here.
Local directions to the Brittany Holiday Cottage with pool situated in Kerbourbon
(from all Channel ports except Roscoff)
From N24 (Rennes - Lorient), leave the motorway at the Baud Centre/Pontivy sign (D768).
At the roundabout ignore the heavy vehicle exit signed Baud/Auray/Lorient and take the exit signed Baud / Auray continue down this road to the T-junction facing the church in the centre of the town.
Turn left at this junction, and proceed to the outskirts of town until you reach the junction with the D117 La Chapelle Neuve.
Turn right onto the D117 and follow this road across a roundabout, over the River L'Evel and into the hamlet of Kerbourbon.
La Vieille Maison and La Forge holiday cottage are on your right immediately after the white villa, it's the property with the red shutters
Ferry crossings to Brittany and France
With numerous ways to cross the channel you are spoilt for choice, I would always rather relax on a ferry than have to long a drive so with that in mind Ive always used Brittany Ferries in the past. Brittany Ferries operate from Cork,Plymouth,Poole and Portsmouth sailing too Caen,St Malo,Cherbourg and Roscoff.Its always a good idea to look at the cost of all the arrival and departure ports on the French side of the journey to reduce cost and obtain the best sailing times.
We can now obtain you a 20% discount on your Brittany Ferry crossing which makes booking a holiday at La Forge even better value for money. Once you have booked your holiday I can provide a reference number to obtain the discounted price.
In 2008 i discovered a new ferry operator L & D lines, slightly more basic but at a fraction of the cost of Brittany Ferries. They operate from Rosslare or Portsmouth sailing too La Harve and in 2009 have started new routes providing ferry crossings from Dover to Boulgne or Dieppe or from Newhaven to Dieppe. If your popping over to France on a regular basis L & D lines offer a frequent traveller reward scheme thats free to join.
I have just started using the Newhaven too Dieppe service myself from L & D lines and just paid £80 for a return crossing with a car plus 2 passengers. Although a long drive too the holiday cottage (310 miles) the ferry crossing was only 4 hours and I felt very fresh and the additional hour of driving was easy.
If your driving from Caen, Cherbourg, Dieppe or La Harve a nice rest stop is at the Mt Saint Michael service station which offers a restaurant and good facilities 40 miles north of Rennes.
When driving from St Malo, Caen or Cherbourg there are no tolls to pay, from La Harve you pass 3 tolls for a total cost of 9.30 euros, if your driving from Dieppe there is an additional toll charge of 5.70 euros (based on a car). A friend has just done the Calais run too the holiday cottage and confirmed the total cost of tolls was around 27 Euros.
One final tip when driving in France is not to let your fuel gage drop below a quarter of a tank unless you know where the next service station is because they can be spread quite a distance from one another. Between Caen and Rennes there are 2 service stations, the first is approximately 50 miles ' Aire de la Vallee Gouvets' and the second 30 miles further along which is the Mt Saint Michael service station, after that the next petrol stations are just as you enter Rennes. Once you enter Rennes there are 3 service stations within the first mile the cheapest being the Esso self service, which does accept English debit cards and will be the cheapest en route too Baud.
Flights to your Brittany holiday cottage with pool
Ryan air offers the most flights too Brittany, with 3 airports to fly too Nantes, Brest and Dinard and offer flights at the lowest prices.
Flybe fly to Rennes and Aer Arann fly from Ireland too Lorient.
London too the Brittany holiday cottage by train
Rather than a fly drive holiday, why not take the train instead and forget about baggage allowances.Ive not used the train yet myself but Ive been told London too Vannes in 7 hours, which is a great alternative, with just one change at Paris.