Welcome to L'Aurore & Le Bon Temps

Gites La Boudonniere

Quality Holiday Gites in northern Brittany with heated swimming pool –  2021

Welcome to our luxury holiday gites setting of  La Boudonniere , situated in the beautiful  countryside of the Ille et Vilaine region of Brittany, France. An opportunity to relax  in one of our two stunning gites situated in their own  private, expansive tranquil grounds of almost four acres which includes 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 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 are easily accessed from a 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 supermarket, shops, cafes, 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 towns of Dinan, Combourg and Dol de Bretagne are all only minutes away as is the market town of Pontorson on the Normandy border. The area also boasts two of the most famous tourist destinations in 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. 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 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 private patio at the back of the gite with bbq facilities. Private parking is available on site next to the gite.   

Le Bon Temps

Upstairs Le Bon Temps has two separate bedrooms and sleeps six comfortably. There is a bathroom with shower and a separate 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 private patio at the back of the gite with bbq facilities. Private parking is available on site next to the gite.

Amenities at La Boudonniere

La Boudonniere Gites boasts 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 May through to the end of September. We also provide a varied assortment of play activities including swings, trampoline , table tennis and badminton . The perfect holiday location to relax, unwind and enjoy. As a base, our gites are in 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  much of 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