Find the best place to stay — Ille-et-Vilaine

Where to stay around Ille-et-Vilaine?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,406 holiday lettings near Ille-et-Vilaine. From 1,210 apartments to 776 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ille-et-Vilaine is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ille-et-Vilaine. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Saint-Malo: 2,001 holiday homes
  • Dinard: 2,091 holiday homes
  • Rennes: 214 holiday homes
  • Cancale: 1,681 holiday homes
  • Saint-Briac-sur-Mer: 1,873 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ille-et-Vilaine! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ille-et-Vilaine?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ille-et-Vilaine with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Saint-Malo: 2,001 holiday lettings
  • Dinard: 2,091 holiday lettings
  • Rennes: 214 holiday lettings
  • Cancale: 1,681 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Briac-sur-Mer: 1,873 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Ille-et-Vilaine?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Ille-et-Vilaine are:

  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 2,722 self catering accommodations
  • St Jacques Airport (RNS): 241 self catering accommodations
  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,070 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Ille-et-Vilaine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dinard Golf: 2,738 holiday rentals
  • Place des Lices: 240 holiday rentals
  • Dinard Marina: 2,697 holiday rentals
  • Port de la Houle: 2,874 holiday rentals
  • Des Ormes Golf Club: 2,298 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ille-et-Vilaine listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or property in Ille-et-Vilaine, Finistere, France your home away from home

Ille-et-Vilaine is a department of eastern Brittany, whose coastline stretches from the Bay of Mont St Michel to St Briac in the west. Ille-et-Vilaine has all the properties which have made Brittany such a favoured holiday destination for family holidays; excellent beaches, rich heritage, enchanting castles, deep forests and unrivalled gastronomy.

Things to do on holiday in Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Summer is a magnificent time to visit Ille-et-Vilaine as the golden beaches of the Emerald Coast are perfect for sunbathing, having a game of boules, swimming, body boarding and surfing. This stretch of coast is known partly for its famous ports and marinas, and sailing has been a strong part of the maritime climate of Ille-et-Vilaine. There are many sailing schools along the coast, and plenty of beaches from which you can take to the waters.

Golf is also a very popular sport available from an Ille-et-Vilaine property, especially around Dinard, although there should be no trouble finding a round from any of the self catering holiday rentals in Ille-et-Vilaine.

The historical Bretagne towns which dominate the landscape are delightful to explore. The town of Figures boasts the largest medieval castle in the whole of Europe, and the narrow, twisting streets are filled with charming boutiques and delightful restaurants.

The countryside of Ille-et-Vilaine is covered in thick forests, which are peaceful and picturesque places to walk cycle and ride, and all three of these activities have become a major draw for tourists thinking of renting a self catering Ille-et-Vilaine property, cottage or gite.

Places to holiday in Ille-et-Vilaine

Rennes is a beautiful city, with the best nightlife in Brittany. The Rue Saint Michel, known locally as the Street of Thirst, is lined along both sides with only bars! The Festival des Tombees de la Nuit is a huge street party with free street entertainment and great food held in early July, which is a magnificent time to take an Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rental in Rennes.

No holiday in a Ille-et-Vilaine property would be complete without a visit to the famous St Malo. If you are arriving or leaving for England from the port at St Malo, take an extra couple of hours to explore the old town. The city is surrounded by impressively thick walls, sitting on a small island. The streets are filled with charming cafes, fantastic ice cream stalls and quaint boutiques.

Weather in Ille-et-Vilaine, France

The beaches of Ille-et-Vilaine become a focal point for tourism in the summer as temperatures regularly reach into the high 20’s (°C), and the cool of the winter, when temperatures hover around 8°C, are ideal for walking, cycling and exploring the towns of Ille-et-Vilaine.

Travel to Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Dinard Airport (DNR) receives cheap flights from Southampton(SOU), and Rennes (ZFL) is serviced by London Stansted (STN) in under an hour. Alternatively, if you would like to take your car, the port of St Malo connects the south coast with property in Ille-et-Vilain

Activities and attractions in Ille-et-Vilaine

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ille-et-Vilaine a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Freslonniere Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Rennes Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Cice-Blossac Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Enigmaparc (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Cobac Parc (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Des Ormes Golf Club (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ille-et-Vilaine

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ille-et-Vilaine

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ille-et-Vilaine is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thabor Botanic Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Foret de Paimpont (27.1 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Domaine de Boulet (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Mont Dol (28.8 mi / 46.4 km)