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Make A Holiday Rental Gite in Fontenay-le-Comte, France, Your Home Away From Home

Self catering accommodation in Fontenay le Comte is a great option if you are looking forward to a relaxing holiday. This is a town which still holds on to its traditional market heritage, and where it is possible to get out and about to explore the French countryside. There is a range of accommodation to stay at from the French gite, to house rentals, and apartments. All of these are equipped and maintained to the highest standards to ensure that your holidays in Fontenay-le-Comte are enjoyable and hassle free.

Things to Do on Holiday in Fontenay-le-Comte, France

There are a range of activities that can be undertaken whilst on holidays in Fontenay-le-Comte. There is an excellent karting track, which is great fun for people of all ages, and a good afternoon can be spent here whizzing around. It is possible to hire bicycles to take rides out into the countryside and perhaps explore a vineyard or two. If horseback riding is more your style, then there is an equestrian centre where you can book lessons, courses or simply days out. For golfers, there is a course outside of the town, at La Richelle, where you can swing your clubs; and for joggers, there is plenty of tracks that can be taken as you get your regular exercise.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Fontenay-le-Comte, France

If you are a nature lover, then the area surrounding Fontenay-le-Comte will certainly appeal. Green Venice, an area of drained marshland is criss-crossed with canals and dotted with small, quaint villages, and bird watchers will be able to see many different species here. Merwent Forest has several hundred kilometres of footpaths and byways, where it is possible to take several different loop trails of varying distances. If you have brought a bicycle with you, this is the ideal place to cycle around. A sight-seeing walk through the town itself is also highly recommended whilst on holidays in Fontenay-le-Comte in order to understand a little deeper the town and how it has developed. There is some outstanding architecture too.

Weather in Fontenay-le-Comte, France

Boasting upwards of 225 days of sunshine a year, it is easy to see why holidays in Fontenay le Comte are becoming increasingly popular. The peak summer months of July and August see the top temperatures reach an average high of the mid to high twenties degrees Celsius, with some rainfall occurring as well. In fact, it will rain every month in this part of France, but rarely more than an average of 2 mm per day. Because of a unique micro-climate, the winter months are nowhere near as cold as those in the United Kingdom, and the average winter temperature rarely drops below 10 degrees. Snow here is an extremely rare event!

Travel to Fontenay-le-Comte, France

Many people from the United Kingdom may choose to drive to their self catering accommodation in Fontenay-le-Comte, as this gives them independence and mobility when they arrive at their gite. For others, flying is the better choice, and the Vendee region is serviced by two main airports, which are Nantes (NTE) and the most popular one, La Rochelle (LRH). Ryanair flies into both of these airports from London Stansted (STN).

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    Multiple rentals Cottage #827742
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
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      Multiple rentals Barn #827742
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        • 2 BR
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        Cottage #8062179
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          Apartment #1469839a
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            • 4 BR
            • 4 BA
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            • Sleeps 10
            House #8039631
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              • 1 BR
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              Cottage #1303749a
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                • 8 BR
                • 3 BA
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                • Sleeps 17
                Chateau / Country House #1943424
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                  Cottage #6082158
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                    Cottage #1503108a
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                      Excellent! 4.4/5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #6574218
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                        Excellent! 4.3/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
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                        Cottage #8013793
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                          • 3 BR
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                          Cottage #1380895a
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            House #1760385
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                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
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                              Barn #8147884
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Cottage #1706603
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                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Separate Toilets
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  House #6643975
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                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilets
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    House #8041125
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                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #6471755
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                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #1274723a
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                                        Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (10 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Bungalow #8064868
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                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
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                                            • Sleeps 12
                                            House #6580269
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              House #896013a
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                                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                House #8094862
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                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  House #1982195
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                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #6181476
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                                                      Good! 3.9/5
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      House #8064133
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        House #851585a
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                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          House #8120363
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Cottage #974360a
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                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Villa #6484003
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                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Apartment #8052606
                                                                12
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Cottage #1486950a
                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Barn #8013709
                                                                    11
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      House #6555354
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                                                                      Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Farmhouse #1838502
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                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 4 BA
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                                                                          Farmhouse #1856472
                                                                          3
                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (9 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            Multiple rentals Farmhouse #88331
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                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (3 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Farmhouse #8072384
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                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                Farmhouse #6713089
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                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Cottage #1457081a
                                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    House #6666386
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                                                      House #1380591a
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Barn #6534806
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Farmhouse #731932
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 6 BR
                                                                                            • 5 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 13
                                                                                            Farmhouse #8030956
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              Farmhouse #8064972
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                                House #927800a
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                                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Chateau / Country House #1082849
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                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 7 BR
                                                                                                    • 6 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                    Villa #1943139
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Guest House #1403357a
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely Gite,Peaceful surroundings, great holiday

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Josie provided us with a great welcome pack, varied knowledge of the surrounding areas and great tips on making the most of our time in France. The property was tidy and cosy with a beautiful decking area for surveying the rolling countryside. The chicken and pigs at the bottom of the garden were a highlight. Would recommend a car for excursions, although bikes are provided for local trips. Recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Probably the BEST

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have been travelling to France and renting a Gite out of the main season for the last 12 years. This was probably the best of them all. The property was immaculate, superbly equipped, comfortable and quietly situated in a charming rural hamlet populated by charming people. If we are able we will return here again very soon. We have no hesitation in recommending this property to friends and family. The owner could not have been more helpful and contributed to our enjoyment of a fabulous holiday
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      Home from home

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The premises were very well looked after all you could need the area was excellant for walking and bike riding around the canals which is called a little venice would stay again everything you could need and over 20 degrees at the end of october excellant
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016