Perros-Guirec is a popular coastal resort situated within the Cotes-d’Armor department, in Brittany, to the far north-west of France. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Perros-Guirec will find there is a good choice of self catering rental accommodation to be found within the resort and the surrounding Lannion area as a whole. The accommodation available includes apartments enjoying sea views, as well as character cottages, or gites, set within the surrounding countryside.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Perros-Guirec are drawn by the resort’s typical seaside attractions. There are a number of both sand and shingle beaches to be found along the coastline of the appropriately named Cotes-d’Armor region as a whole. Here visitors can relax on the beach and have a swim in the channel, when weather permits; or to perhaps enjoy the array of watersports and arranged diving expeditions on offer. The sea sculptured pink granite rocks, for which Perros-Guirec is famous, is a popular draw for those interested in geology, as well as for children who enjoy exploring the extensive rock pools.
Visitors spending their holidays in Perros-Guirec will find that there is plenty to see and do in the surrounding Cotes-d’Armor and Brittany as a whole. There are a number of cruises and boat excursions, including the short crossing to Grand Isle, which is a peaceful escape, once home to the famous writer Joseph Conrad. If travellers are prepared to travel further inland, they will find a number of ancient castles, or chateaux, throughout Brittany. The region is also famous for its megalithic monuments, the most impressive being the alignment at Carnac, to the far south of Brittany.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Perros-Guirec will discover that the resort and Brittany as a whole has a temperate climate. Summer temperatures can reach the late 20s degrees Celsius, whilst winters in Perros-Guirec are much cooler and temperatures average around 9 degrees Celsius. The region as a whole receives an average annual rainfall of around 23 inches.
There are two methods of transport available to visitors looking to spend their holidays in Perros-Guirec. They may either wish to cross the channel by ferry, from Plymouth to Roscoff or from Portsmouth to St Malo. By far the quickest method of transport, however, would be to fly to Rennes-Saint Jacques Airport (RNS) from either Southampton (SOU) or Exeter (EXT), with Flybe.