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Make A Holiday Rental House in Ile de Groix, France, Your Home Away From Home

The beautiful Ile de Groix is an island that is situated just off the coast of the French region of Brittany; this is in the far north-western corner of the country. It is an island that is home to a number of settlements and there is a regular ferry service between Ile de Groix and Lorient on a daily basis. If you fancy taking a break whereby you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and fully recharge your batteries, holidays in Ile de Groix are entirely right for you! By staying in self catering accommodation in Ile de Groix, you will have the chance to experience the relaxed way of life from the perspective of one of the locals.

Things to Do on Holiday in Ile de Groix, France

There are more than enough activities to keep you and the members of your travelling party busy for the duration of your holidays in Ile de Groix. The southern coast of the island is where you will find a number of gorgeous sandy beaches and throughout the summer months of the year, this is bound to appeal to you if you feel like getting involved in swimming, snorkelling, sailing, surfing, wind surfing and canoeing. The island is renowned for many different species of seabirds and this will prove to be an ornithologist’s dream. You might also like to explore the island by way of coastal walks and inland hikes.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Ile de Groix, France

If you decide to take a car on your holidays in Ile de Groix, you will love to drive around the island and visit the quaint settlements and dramatic coast: especially the northern coast. This should easily pass a couple of days of your time in the area. When you do fancy venturing a little farther afield, however, your first port of call should definitely be Lorient which is just a short ferry ride away, on the mainland. This historic and interesting city is well worth a visit and some of the attractions that should definitely be checked out include The Flore Submarine Base (which is a very interesting museum) and the Musee de la Compagnie des Indes.

Weather in Ile de Groix, France

For your holidays in Ile de Groix, you should expect a climate that is very similar to Cornwall’s. This means that the weather is usually mild in this part of the world and cold and snowy wintry spells are very unusual. The average temperatures in winter should usually be between 8 and 11 degrees Celsius; in summer, you can look forward to average highs in the low-twenties degrees. Rainfall is high on Ile de Groix, with well over 40 inches per year.

Travel to Ile de Groix, France

The best way to travel to the cosy and comfortable self catering accommodation in Ile de Groix is to rely upon the regular ferry service between either Plymouth and Roscoff or Portsmouth and St. Malo. Both routes are operated through Brittany Ferries. This way you can take your own car with you and drive to Lorient for the short ferry crossing to the island.

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                                                                                                      Charming quiet cottage, great base for exploring the island

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                                                                                                      Good to explore the area by cycle (velo), well equipped cottage for family or couple, all you need for self-catering. Short trip to villages for eating out or a couple of super markets. A beautiful area, recommended for a vacation.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 08, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely house, tasteful decor, quiet location close to beach/walks. Everything well organised.

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                                                                                                      Great island. Lovely beaches, bike rides, walks. Unspoilt, for modern standards. Hope to return.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017