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Malestroit Holiday Homes

Make a holiday rental home or cottage in Malestroit, France your home away from home. Malestroit, France

Malestroit is a destination that few people outside of France will have heard of, but those that opt to stay in or stop-off in this small village in southern Brittany will be unearthing a hidden gem. Malestroit has a number of historical and cultural attractions, a well-preserved medieval centre, a bustling street market and some great summer events – which combine to produce a fascinating and underrated holiday destination that is ideal for couples, singles and families.

Things to do in Malestroit, France

Malestroit has a small selection of friendly bars, authentic restaurants, family-run businesses and medium-sized supermarkets. Combined, these provide the visitor with all they need to enjoy a stress-free week.

Malestoit also has the draw of a weekly market, providing you with the perfect opportunity to stock up the food supplies in your Saint-Marcel holiday cottage or farmhouse. Thursday morning is the day for your diary – not that you will be able to miss it, as the usually quiet village centre fills up with traders selling clothes, arts and crafts as well as the fruit and veg.

Along the cobbled medieval streets of Malestroit are a number of old buildings – most notably churches of Romanesque and Gothic design and a selection of timber-framed houses. The House of St Gilles is also well worth a look, being a museum dedicated to the route of the Nantes to Brest canal, which runs alongside the village.

Summer is a fun time in Malestroit, with live music performances to be enjoyed during the weekends of July and August. The great weather that these months bring mean that eating out is especially good, with most of the village’s restaurants providing some kind of outdoor seating to make the most of the sunshine.

Places to visit on holiday in Malestroit, France

Malestroit can be used as a base for exploring the surrounding area, with a number of towns and villages to choose from, such as the nature-lovers haven of Mohal, 6km away. If, however, you are looking for an activity that will fill a few hours without taking you many miles away from your accommodation, consider hiring a bicycle and following the 3km track to the neighbouring village of Saint-Marcel.

Weather in Malestroit, France

Although the most popular time for a holiday in Malestroit is during the 25°C temperatures of summer, mild weather for the remainder of the year means that most months of suitable for a vacation in the village. Rainfall is at its lowest between April and August.

Travel to Malestroit, France

The easiest way of getting to Malestroit accommodation from the United Kingdom is via a flight to Rennes-St Jacques Airport (RNS). This airport receives low-cost flights from around the UK through the airline Flybe, and is 79km from the centre of Malestroit. Check flights well in advance, however, as some of the services are seasonal.

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                                                                                                      Lovely location peaceful and quiet, without being remote. House with a 'wow' factor

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                                                                                                      Nice 4 day break, house as described by a peaceful river, close to Peillac village (approx. 5 minute drive) and Rochefort en Terre (awarded village of the year 2016, approx. 10 min drive).. our trip was beginning of October.. Alain was helpful and pleasant a good host.. the house is well presented, clean and well equipped, impressive living space with wood pellet heater, modern kitchen, 2 good shower rooms and 4 bedrooms (linen and towels provided clean and fresh).. Internet is a hit and miss affair but not important to us, so no problem.. we were left to our own devices no interference, and no rush to be out by a certain time.. 5 out of 5 is fair and honest, have a good time ..
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                                                                                                      We really enjoyed our stay at Le Kosty. The cottage was very comfortable and the owners very pleasant and helpful. It was a good base to tour the area with plenty of interesting places to visit and not far from the sea. Ideal as long as you had your own transport!
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                                                                                                      ... a memorable stay at Le Petit Perche

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                                                                                                      We had a very lovely stay at Le Petit Perche. The accommodation is spacious, well kitted out and well maintained. Fran and Rick are very welcoming, thoughtful and helpful at all times. They are a credit to Owners Direct. Saint-Gravé, France is well positioned for the archaeology around Carnac, and the beautiful coastline between Lorient and Saint-Nazaire. Everything is close at hand, with a hypermarket with services at nearby Malansac. Quiet roads lead to picturesque local towns such as Vannes, Josselin, La Roche-Bernard and La Gacilly. We had plenty to see and do for a fortnight, without having to travel far each day. The beaches between Lorient and Quiberon were some of the best we'd visited in Europe. All-in-all, a brilliant stay. Highly recommended. Ruth and William
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016