The small village of Languidic is located in the Lorient region of the Morbihan department of southern Brittany, in north-western France. Those visitors looking to spend their holidays in Languidic will find a number of self catering cottages available to satisfy their accommodation needs in the mainly rural location. Brittany’s location, just across the English Channel, makes it a popular choice for those wishing to travel overseas from the UK without having to endure long flight times.
Although Languidic itself is a very small village with restricted amenities, it will still suit those looking for a quiet, get away from it all holiday in a beautiful rural location. Those visitors spending their holidays in Languidic will find the coastal town of Lorient, some ten miles away, boasts a wider range of amenities and activities. The largest of the town’s several marinas plays host to the popular Festival Interceltique de Lorient, which has taken place every summer in the town since 1971, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors to the town. Lorient also caters well for food lovers, with its many speciality seafood restaurants lining the bay area of the town. For a spot of retail therapy, Lorient has a wide range of shops and boutiques, as well as the compulsory French Supermarchés.
For most visitors spending their holidays in Languidic, the first excursion they will be looking to take in The Morbihan region would be to the impressive megalithic alignments of Carnac. These iconic prehistoric standing stones were first thought to have been erected between 4500BC and 2000BC. Another popular activity for those spending their holidays in Languidic is to hire a boat to explore the many interesting and unique islands and islets to be found in the Gulf or Morbihan. These include Belle Ile, the setting for much of the film, The Man in The Iron Mask, and Meaban, an ornithological reserve.
Visitors planning to spend their holidays in Languidic should be aware that this region experiences a mild maritime or temperate climate. The maximum average summer temperatures in this region can reach a maximum of around 25 degrees Celsius. The winter temperatures are greatly influenced by the prevailing wind direction. If the wind is blowing from the west, the temperatures will be milder, usually around 9 to 10 degrees Celsius, whereas easterly winds will make the region much colder and can often bring snow in mid winter. The average annual rainfall for this region is around 24 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Languidic have two viable choices of transport. If they wish to travel by air, they will find the most regular flights from the UK will be to Rennes St Jacques International Airport (RNS), some two hours drive from Languidic. Airlines offering affordable and regular flights here include Air France, British Airways and Flybe; departing from various UK airports including London Stansted (STD), Southampton (SOU), Exeter (EXT)and Manchester (MAN).For travellers looking to spend their holidays in Languidic who wish to travel by sea, there are services from Plymouth to Roscoff, on the north coast of Brittany, taking around six hours. There is also a regular service from Portsmouth to Saint Malo, which will take around 9 hours.