Holidaymakers looking to find a small peaceful town with easy access to numerous attractions may like to try Caden in France. Located in the Morbihan department within the region of Brittany in North West France, this is a pretty little place to enjoy and feel relaxed in. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, gites and campsites.
The region has some wonderfully scenic places for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to enjoy with miles of countryside, farmland and vineyards to look at. About an hour’s drive away visitors can find some delightful beaches along the coast of Morbihan including at Carnac-Plage.There are many lakes, streams and rivers in Morbihan to satisfy keen anglers with Le Sal, Le Kergroix and Le Loc’h rivers good places to fish for trout. The waterways also provide opportunities for boat rides, canoeing and kayaking. The Morbihan area has numerous 9 and 18-hole golf courses including one of each at Golf De Saint-Laurent in Auray.There is a restaurant in the centre of the village and many places nearby have bars, cafes and other eateries. There are a few shops in the village and self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and beverages. For more choices of shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife visitors will need to venture further afield to the bigger towns and cities within Morbihan.
The region boasts many places of interest such as museums and galleries including the Musee de Cire de l’Historial in Sainte Anne D’Auray. Various historic buildings can be found in the area including a beautiful church in Caden and many castles, chateaus and other religious sites.Further north at Saint Malo is the Grand Aquarium, which is one of the best in France and another one is located in Vannes to the west. Visitors may also like to take a day trip to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and other attractions, which can take about four and a half hours by car.
The climate in North West France is a temperate one, although the weather conditions are greatly affected by the Atlantic Ocean. The Brittany area of France receives about 200 days of rainfall annually with November to January the wettest time of year. July and August are the hottest months of the year with average maximum temperatures approximately 21 degrees centigrade.
Rennes –Saint Jacques Airport is about an hour and a half away and has flights to and from a handful of French cities including Paris, Nice and Lyon as well as some seasonal flights to Dublin, Basel and Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester in the UK.The airport at Nantes is about an hour and 15 minutes away and offers flights to and from more European cities than Rennes, including London, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Madrid. Car rental companies are located outside the terminal building.