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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Briennon, Rhone-Alpes your home away from home

The small hamlet of Briennon is a commune of around 1600 residents in the Loire department of the Rhone-Alpes. Surrounded by historic, cultural and natural attractions, a holiday cottage in Briennon makes the perfect base for enjoying this popular holiday area.

Things to Do in Briennon, Rhone-Alpes

Active outdoor and sporty visitors will be thoroughly challenged by all that the area around Briennon holiday homes has to offer. The striking landscapes are ideal for scenic hiking and biking and the spectacular gorges are popular for canyoning, climbing, kayaking, caving, and other water-based activities. The alpine lakes offer excellent opportunities for fishing, swimming and windsurfing and the traditional villages are ideal for exploring, especially on local market day. Local produce, fresh herbs, cheese and wine can be picked up very cheaply and the friendly atmosphere adds to the pleasure of your vacation in central France.

Places to Visit Around Briennon, Rhone-Alpes

Roanne is the neighbouring town and is situated on the Loire River. It is famous for its textiles and glazed pottery. Look for the historic coaching inns such as the Tete Noire which has wonderful painted scenery decorations. Saint Etienne is the capital of the Loire department and has plenty to see and do. Located an hour or so south of your Briennon holiday rental it has a beautiful Notre-Dame Church and several interesting museums. The Modern Art Museum has a fine art collection and is a rival for any modern art museum found in New York or Paris. The Mining Museum is on the site of one of the largest 21st century mines and offers a trip down the mine shaft and follows a day in the life of a modern-day miner.

Weather in Briennon, Rhone-Alpes

Holiday rental homes in Briennon have dry sunny summers with average temperatures reaching 27°C (81°F) in July and August. During the summer the area has up to 10 hours of sunshine per day. Winters are fairly mild with daytime highs averaging 6°C (43°F) in January and slightly more rain showers during the cooler months.

Travel to Briennon, Rhone-Alpes

The nearest airport serving holiday rentals in Briennon is St Etienne (EBU) Airport which is 69 km away. It has regular flights with budget airline Ryanair. Slightly further away is Lyon (LYS) Airport which is about 91 km drive away. For those wanting to drive to the Loire, take the ferry or Le Shuttle from Dover to Calais and drive down the E15/N7. The Eurostar passenger train runs direct from London to Paris, offering a speedy service, with TGV connections running to Lyon. From there a hire car will be required to reach Briennon.

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                                                                                                      Beautiful setting

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                                                                                                      Comfortable home with stunning scenery. Very quiet rural area. Bedrooms on separate floors ( useful to know if have very young children). Shower is excellent and great to have a washing machine. Some instructions for the combination type oven would be really useful.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Wonderful place to stay!

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                                                                                                      We have had a wonderful holiday at Chateau Valvert. It is a very impressive residence, with magnificent spacious rooms full of traditional furniture and original features, whilst also having all the modern facilities required. The grounds are ideal with lots of places to sit and take in the stunning views. There is plenty of garden furniture, a very good BBQ and lots of play equipment for children. The owners are very friendly and could not have done more to make our stay enjoyable. When we arrived they gave us some home made and local produce and generously allowed us to eat their home grown salad.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 07, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016