Welcome to the luxury holiday setting of Gites La Boudonniere, situated in the beautiful countryside of the Ille et Vilaine region of northern Brittany, France. An opportunity to relax within an enclosed private gite setting , situated in expansive tranquil grounds of almost four acres including a natural wood, a heated swimming pool during summer months, play area, extensive lawned gardens and a small lake. As with most areas in Brittany, La Boudonniere is very close to woodland and forest – home to deer, wild boar, foxes, hares, rabbits, badgers and a large variety of birds including woodpeckers, kingfishers, cuckoos, owls, herons, buzzards, egrets and turtle doves. The popular Villecartier Forest and Lakes are only a five minute walk from the gites , where you can experience a whole range of activities including pony trekking, cycling, walking, adventure climbing, boating or you can relax at The Moulin Cafe overlooking the main lake. With so little light pollution in the area, the sky at night overlooking our property boasts one of the best views of stars, planets and constellations anywhere in France.
Gites La Boudonniere is easily accessed from the D90 main road and we are less than five minutes from the picturesque small town of Bazouges La Perouse where you will find a varied range of amenities including a restaurant, supermarket, some shops, bars, bank, tourist information office, pharmacy, garage and post office. There are several other pretty villages nearby where you can further sample daily French life as well as shopping in the local markets.
The historic and popular tourist towns of Combourg and Dol de Bretagne are all fifteen minutes away as is the market town of Pontorson on the Normandy border. The famous historical town of Dinan and it’s picturesque canal port is also within easy access. The area also boasts two of the most famous tourist destinations in the whole of France – the port and old town of St. Malo and the legendary Mont St. Michael. Rennes , the capital of Brittany is well worth a day trip either by car or train – and boasts an extensive range of famous shops, restaurants, parks and busy nightlife. Secluded sandy beaches and beautiful coastline are also a feature of the region and are only a short drive away. Wherever you choose to visit in northern Brittany and beyond, destinations are easily accessible with excellent roads and train routes. Cycling is also extremely popular in the area with many special cycle routes available though the There are also two airports within half an hour’s drive of La Boudonniere at Dinard and Rennes. Both these airports offer regular flights across Europe including several airports in the UK. Should you consider hiring a car whilst on holiday in France, this is very easy to arrange and the daily hire rate is not expensive.