Brittany Property Guide

Buying a Home in Brittany

Annaliza Davis reveals why this idyllic area of France, which is a just a short hop across the Channel, is such a hit with overseas property buyers and visitors alike…Justly famous for its coast, richly verdant countryside, history and heritage,

How to Find a Good Builder in Brittany

If you own property in Brittany, it is likely that you will undertake some building or renovation work on it at some point, and that you will need some advice or the help of a professional to get it right. From new builds to restorations, there are…

Brittany Building and Renovation

Renovations is a family run team of renovation experts based in Brittany led by Jon Tuson. Jon, an accomplished carpenter and joiner, ran his own contracting business in the UK for more than 16 years before relocating to France in

Company: Maison Bretagne

Tel: 00 33 (0) 2 99 48 07 28

Brittany Holiday Accommodation

Le Deran- Morbihan, Brittany A Charming Thatched Holiday Cottage Le Deran is a beautiful thatched cottage near Guemene-sur-Scorff in Morbihan, Brittany. The cottage sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms and has a lovely enclosed garden and above ground swimming pool,

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Where to Buy in France Now: Loudéac, Brittany

Ready to make the move? The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top search areas – on and off the beaten track… LOUDÉAC Brittany This traditional, pretty market town lies at the heart of Brittany, in the campagne of the Côtes-d’Armor

Picturesque Saint-Gelven on the north side of the Lac de Guerlédan is a great place to relax, watched over by the ruins of the Abbaye Notre-Dame de Bon-Repos

Buying Hostspots – Lac de Guerlédan, Brittany

Ready to make the move? The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top search areas – on and off the beaten track… LAC DE GUERLÉDAN Brittany Home of crêpes, Fest-Noz and the pink granite coast, Brittany has long been a

Betting on Brittany

Kim and James Hoffmeister took a leap of faith when they moved their family to a pint sized town-house in rural Brittany. They tell FrenchEntrée why  they’re now living the dream…   FRENCHENTRÉE MAGAZINE: What brought you to France? KIM

Le Deran cottage in Morbihan, Brittany

Le Deran- Morbihan, Brittany

A Charming Thatched Holiday Cottage Le Deran is a beautiful thatched cottage near Guemene-sur-Scorff in Morbihan, Brittany. The cottage sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms and has a lovely enclosed garden and above ground swimming pool, making it the ideal

Le Camus Gîtes in Brittany

Le Camus Gîtes in Brittany

Since 2006 we have been providing high quality self-catering accommodation in the four gites we renovated in two tiny hamlets in Cotes d’Armor. Enjoy the local markets, eat at auberges, watch the bird life, sketch the scenery, stroll along country

Charming Holiday Gites for Rent in Brittany

Since 2006 we have been providing high quality self-catering accommodation in the four gites we renovated in two tiny hamlets in Cotes d’Armor. Enjoy the local markets, eat at auberges, watch the bird life, sketch the scenery, stroll along country

Les Bons Voisins property management – Brittany

Established in 2002, trustworthy professional and experienced property management or maintenance available near you. No project too large, no task too small. Exceptional service at competitive prices from LBV.
Ask for Sally Stone.

Company: Les Bons Voisins

Tel: 02 96 24 74 27

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A Guide to the Departments of Brittany – Bretagne

Map of Brittany (Bretagne) The region of Brittany (Bretagne) remained unchanged during the restructuring of France’s regions in January 2016. The regional capital is Rennes. It’s made up of the following four departments: Côtes-d’Armor, Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, Morbihan. To find property

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Authentic Manor House for sale in Brittany

For Sale – rare chance to buy an authentic Manor from the 18th century, situated in central Brittany, with over 3.5 hectares of land (including woodland and fields) €375,000 (Incl. agency fees). Main part over 3 levels, around 300sq: Downstairs:

renovated farmhouse in Brittany

Renovated Farmhouse for Sale in Brittany

For Sale – Situated in beautiful Brittany countryside, an entirely renovated farmhouse in the Guéméné sur Scorff area with 7759 m² of land – €170,400 (Incl. agency fees) Ground Floor : Living room, dining room, fully fitted kitchen 1st Floor : 2

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Brittany Vs Normandy

We assess the benefits of buying in two popular regions of France, kicking off with a real pair of northern heavyweights………….

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A Property Guide to Brittany

Thinking of buying a property in Brittany? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.

Beautiful Brittany: Brignogan-Beaches, Lighthouse Pontusval on the point of Beg-Pol

Ten reasons you’re right to avoid Brittany

Did you think twice about coming to Brittany this summer? Quite right. There are many, many reasons to stay away from this part of the world, as local resident and Community Contributor Annaliza Davis explains. 1. The terrible weather We

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Far Breton, a sweet treat from Brittany

The Far Breton is a flan-based dessert originally from Brittany. Available in many versions, the Farz Forn remains the most well known, with additions like rum or plum liqueur.

Les Bons Voisins Brittany

Property Management near you. People you can trust to look after your property when you’re not around – exceptional service at competitive prices. With our local contacts & language skills, we look forward to helping you.

Address:
19 Rue Aimé Jéglot
Les Forges
56120

Tel: +33 (0) 2 97 75 41 40

The sea during winter in Brittany

Winter in Brittany

Brittany tends to get overlooked in the winter. It only has one mountain peak, which is the mysterious and magical Menez Hom, but at 381 metres it certainly isn’t the place for a ski resort. Think of Brittany in winter

Sailing in France: the beautiful bays of Brittany

Le Golfe du Morbihan is officially one of the most beautiful bays in the world, and the headquarters of “Les plus belles baies du monde” is now in Vannes. And the most popular time to visit? La Semaine du Golfe,

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Kouign-aman: a buttery indulgence from Brittany

A traditional pastry from Douarnenez, Brittany, a Kouign-amann means butter cake and is made from risen dough, but using the same method as for flaky pastry… a little effort for a tasty reward.

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Restoring a Derelict House in Brittany

In August 2012 Jenny (a management consultant) and her partner John (a builder) moved to Huelgoat in Brittany, where they are currently converting a local property into their dream home. Here, they tell us the ups and downs of such a project.

What’s on in Brittany

Visit the region famous for its traditional dancing and the buttery goodness of its local cuisine and you’ll be spoiled for choice with foodie fairs and festivals keeping old customs alive.

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Christ Church Brittany

Christ Church Brittany began, as many good things do, in a very small way back in 1999, in Ploërmel. Since then, Christ Church has grown and now has three worship centres: the original one in Ploërmel, a second at Rostrenen in central Brittany and a third in Huelgoat in Finistère.

Running a gite in Brittany

Jill Harrison runs a gîte business in Brittany. Having spent the past 10 years in France, she considers how life has changed since she left the UK behind for a farmhouse in France and offers an insight into what it takes to be in business.

How to Spend £100,000 in Brittany

If you have £100,000 to spend on a coastal property in France, what can you get for your money? FrenchEntrée Property Consultant Gaëlle Perreaux looks at the options in Brittany and the south of France

Working from home in Brittany

Nicky Whenman moved from Essex to Malestroit in Brittany six years ago. Here, she tells FrenchEntrée why she chose to settle in the region and how she found a way to work from home so she could be there for her children.

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A Guide to Brittany’s Departments

Each of Brittany’s departments is different, and each holds its own appeal for British buyers. Before deciding on where to concentrate your search, consider factors such as budget, the type …

Family friends: dog breeds from Brittany

The Brittany Spaniel is one of the descendents of the Chien d’Oysel, a breed trained in the Middle Ages for netting game birds. He is the product of the initially accidental nineteenth-century crossbreeding of Brittany farm dogs…

Childbirth in Brittany

Image not found.”I’ve done something really stupid”, Kate looked at me with tears in her eyes. “You’ve scratched one of my records haven’t you?” I was joking, but I knew in my heart what it was …

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Our House in Brittany

Jayne and I had been planning an exit strategy for a while! To escape the rat race, we planned to buy a boat and sail the world in very slow time…

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Why the British Move to Brittany

“Dol-de-Bretagne”There are several reasons which immediately spring to mind: ease of access from the south coast English ports of Plymouth, Poole and Portsmouth; the climate…

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Brittany cider: a treat for all seasons

Breton ciders are a clear or cloudy beverage made from apples, with a fine foamy head and bubbles in the body of the liquid. Delicious summer and winter, and the perfect partner to a galette Bretonne.

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News Digest: Negative Tests Required for UK Travellers

In France, the latest assessment provided by health authorities concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, reports at least 2,914,725 confirmed total cases, with 3,736 new infections and 404 deaths in the 24 hours to Monday. This brings to 70,686 the total number

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News Digest: New Measures to Control the Pandemic

The latest report from Santé Public France revealed 310 additional Covid-19 related deaths in hospitals in the 24 hours to Monday. This brings the total number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 68,060. In the same 24-hour

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News Digest: Slow Vaccination Rollout Draws Criticism

The latest Covid-19 figures in France from Santé Public France show a total of 378 additional deaths in the 24 hours to Monday, bringing the overall number of deaths to 65,415. There were 4,022 new cases in the same period,

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French News Digest: Vaccination Programme Begins in France

According to the latest report from Santé Public France, France saw 363 deaths from Covid-19 in the 24 hours to Monday, bringing the total to 63,109 since the pandemic began. 2,960 new cases were confirmed in the same 24 hours,