Welcome to L'Aurore & Le Bon Temps

Gites La Boudonniere

Quality Holiday Gite Complex in northern Brittany with heated swimming pool –  2022

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. The complex provides 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 drive 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, hairdressers 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 weekly markets.

The historic and popular tourist towns of  Combourg and Dol de Bretagne are both 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.

L’Aurore

In 2022,  ‘L’Aurore ‘gite will be available both as an individual booking or  as an additional booking when guests who have booked ‘Le Bon Temps’ gite want to increase the size of their holiday group. Please refer to our pricing plan for details.

L’Aurore has two upstairs bedrooms, one of which  is an annexe bedroom best suited for children and an upstairs bathroom with shower and toilet. The gite sleeps two adults and two children comfortably with additional space for a baby as well as also having an additional sofa bed. On the ground floor there is a good sized open plan kitchen/ lounge. There is a large private patio at the back of the gite with bbq facilities. Private parking is available on site next to the gite.

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Le Bon Temps

Please note that unique to 2022, ‘L’Aurore ‘gite is available as an additional booking when guests who have booked ‘Le Bon Temps’ gite want to increase the size of their holiday group. Please refer to our pricing plan for details.

Upstairs Le Bon Temps has two separate bedrooms and sleeps six comfortably. There are two ensuite bathrooms with shower and toilet. There are facilities for a baby and also an additional sofa bed. On the ground floor there is a good sized open plan kitchen/ lounge. There is a large private patio at the back of the gite with bbq facilities. Private parking is available on site next to the gite.

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Amenities at La Boudonniere

Gites La Boudonniere is situated within a private setting boasting beautiful, spacious gardens and a scenic wood to explore the natural beauty of the property as well as a lovely heated swimming pool which is open from the end of May through to the end of September exclusive to our guests. We also provide a varied assortment of play activities including swings, trampoline , table tennis and badminton . As a base, Gites La Boudonniere offers an excellent location enabling holidaymakers to explore the local countryside and premier tourist destinations in the Ille et Vilaine region of northern Brittany as well as southern and mid Normandy  with it’s renowned historical links from William the Conqueror through to the Second World War.

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So Much to See and Do

Brittany has so much to offer from amazing scenery and beaches to quaint French markets and restaurants