Holidaymakers looking for a superb place to stay in the countryside might like to try the village of Sarzeau in Northwest France. Located in the Morbihan department within the region of Brittany, Sarzeau has many things for tourists to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, gites and apartments.
Sarzeau and the surrounding areas offer some lovely views and the area is best explored by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Holidaymakers can relax and enjoy the sunshine at the nearby beaches. Various watersports are available here including swimming, wind surfing, water skiing and diving. The waterways of the region allow holidaymakers to enjoy some trout fishing or try kayaking. There are many golf courses in the region and holidaymakers can also play tennis or enjoy mountain biking in the area. In and around Sarzeau there are various bars, cafes and restaurants offering a good choice of cuisine. Some shops and markets can be found here as well where self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and beverages.
Holidaymakers staying in Sarzeau will find many interesting places to visit in the area with many museums and galleries. For example less than half an hour away is Vannes where there are fascinating museums and an aquarium. Less than an hour’s drive from Sarzeau, the town of Morhiban boasts many places of interest such as museums and galleries including the Musee de Cire de l’Historial in Sainte Anne D’Auray. Visitors may also like to take a day trip to Paris to see the Louvre as well as the world famous Eiffel Tower amongst other attractions. The drive to Paris can take almost five hours by car so for tourists looking for somewhere closer to Sarzeau will find splendid little villages such as Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys. This is just five kilometres away and features a splendid 11th century church.
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 (RNS) is about an hour and 30 minutes drive from Sarzeau. Flights arrive here from a handful of French cities as well as Southampton (SOU) with Flybe, who also offer seasonal flights from Birmingham (BHX), Edinburgh (EDI), Exeter (EXT) and Manchester (MAN). Seasonal flights also arrive here from Barcelona courtesy of Brit Air and from Cork and Dublin with Aer Arann. Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer and Sixt are car hire companies represented at the airport.