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St Armel is a small village, located within the Morbihan department of Brittany, close to the shoreline of the Gulf of Morbihan, to the north-west of France. There is a select choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available for visitors spending their holidays in St Armel, although for a broader choice of holiday apartments and gites, the larger towns of Vannes, Auray and Quiberon are close by.
The convenient location of St Armel, towards the centre of Morbihan, means that the village is an ideal base for discovering the many delights of this scenic region of Brittany. There really is something for everyone enjoying their holidays in St Armel, all within a short drive from the village. Water sports enthusiasts will find that the sheltered waters of the Gulf of Morbihan are ideal for scuba diving, kayaking and canoeing. Tourists may also enjoy a spot of sea fishing here, as well as freshwater fishing in the department’s rivers. The region’s numerous golf courses will keep golfing enthusiasts occupied, too.
There are a number of architecturally and historically fascinating sites and buildings to be found within Morbihan. Particular draws are the Chateaux of Pontivy and Josselin, as well as the myriad ancient churches to be found in the towns of Vannes, Saint Goustan and Auray. At the other end of the scale, the so-called ‘bucket and spade brigade’ may wish to head to the coastal resorts of Quiberon and Carnac. Pleasure boat cruises to the off-lying islands of Belle Ile, Ile aux Moines and Ile d’Arz are another popular pursuit amongst visitors enjoying their holidays in St Armel.
For your holidays in St Armel, you can expect to experience a typical temperate climate. This means that temperatures should not vary too much throughout the year. Winters will see temperatures fall to around 9 or 10 degrees Celsius on average; whilst Summers are more likely to be around the low-twenties degrees. This part of France receives an average annual rainfall of around 26 inches.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in St Armel may choose to either travel by sea or by air. Flybe operate regular flights from Southampton (SOU), Exeter (EXT), Edinburgh (EDI) and Manchester (MAN) to Rennes- Saint Jacques (RNS) airport, which is just a short drive away. Those tourists wishing to take their car will discover that Brittany Ferries operate a regular cross-channel ferry service, with crossings from Poole to Cherbourg and from Plymouth to Roscoff.