Penestin holiday homes are set in and near a coastal town in Brittany’s Morbihan department, towards the south of the region. Here you’ll have fantastic coastal and rural scenery to discover, as well as numerous historical sites and picturesque towns easily reached by car.
The immediate highlight for visitors to Penestin self-catering holiday accommodation is the coast. At this location you’ll have 25 kilometres of coastline to enjoy, including cliffs, hidden coves and long sandy beaches. If you’re visiting Penesetin with your family then the best beach in the area would be La Mine d’Or, which is sheltered by a long, tall cliff. The waters here are particularly calm and the safest in the area for children to swim and paddle in. There are at least ten other stretches of sandy coastline to discover close by, including Plage du Loguy, Plage du Logo, Plage du Goulumer and Plage du Palandrin, which offers a long wide stretch of fine sand.
On land you’ll find a number of walking and cycling routes to explore a short way from Penestin self-catering vacation accommodation. There’s the 15-kilometre coastal path, while throughout the town are 50 kilometres of walking trails marked out by beacons. Cyclists can find detailed information about the various designated routes around the town.
There are some great choices for day trips within a short drive of Penestin holiday rentals. The historic town of La Roche-Bernard is just 14 kilometres away and features a number of streets in its old town lined with medieval buildings. Here you’ll find Maison du Canon, which dates to the 1500s. Meanwhile La Turballe is a little further and is famed for its long, sandy blue flag beach.
Within an hour in the car from Penestin holiday homes are a host of beautiful and interesting places to visit. Sarzeau is a traditional Brittany town, dating to the medieval period. It’s home to Suscinio Castle, which dates to the 1200s and is open to the public.
Penestin holiday accommodation is found in a part of France that gets mild weather for much of the year. Winters are cool, without consistent sub-zero temperatures. In summer temperatures generally reach between 25 and 30 degrees from around June to September.
It’s possible to reach this holiday destination by plane. Nantes Airport (NTE) sits around an hour in the car to the southeast of self-catering holiday homes in Penestin. The airport can be accessed from the UK via CityJet, easyJet and Flybe, flying from London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and London City (LCY).