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Make A Holiday Rental Gite in Mortain, France, Your Home Away From Home

Located in Manche, which is within the Normandy region of France, Mortain is a quiet little town whose history is entwined with famous battles and colourful characters. Sitting on a rocky outcrop above the Cance Gorge, the town is surrounded by woodlands and waterfalls. Holidays in Mortain are for those who are seeking a little more than the sun, sea and sand vacation. Self catering accommodation in Mortain is of the highest standard, and by staying in a gite, you will be able to feel closer to the French community in this part of Normandy.

Things to Do on Holiday in Mortain, France

Being surrounded by such natural beauty, holidays in Mortain are ideal for those that like to enjoy the great outdoors. There are many hikes that can be taken in the area, along with cycle routes in varying distances and levels of difficulty. If you are interested in horse riding, then that can also be arranged whilst in the area. Other activities which can be arranged in the immediate area include rock climbing and canoeing.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Mortain, France

Mortain itself is well worth a day spent wandering around it in order to soak up the local architecture and get a feel for this area of Normandy. Slightly further afield there is much more to be seen and enjoyed. The Gothic abbey of Mont St Michel is just twenty miles away, and has stood the tests of time for well over one thousand years. About fifty miles away is Bayeux with its unique tapestry depicting the Norman conquest. The D-Day landing beaches make for an interesting day trip, and it is only when there, that the scale and reality of what exactly happened begins to sink in. Closer to the town, are two waterfalls which can be reached on foot.

Weather in Mortain, France

The best time of year to take holidays in Mortain, is in the months between April and September, which is when the weather is far more settled and the temperature warmer. During this period, the average high is consistently over 20 degrees Celsius. The winter months can be cold and damp, and may touch freezing during January, although the lowest average is around the eight degrees mark. The average rainfall for this part of France is around 22 inches per year.

Travel to Mortain, France

With France being the closest continental neighbour, many people from the United Kingdom decide that they will drive to France, and use one of the ferry services. There are regular ferries from Poole and Portsmouth which connect with the port at Cherbourg, and a service from Portsmouth runs to Caen. The best airport to use would be Dinard (DNR), and Ryanair offer frequent and affordable flights from London Stansted (STN) and East midlands (EMA).

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Just what we wanted

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have stayed in lots of Gites in France, but this was our first trip to Normandy and it was fabulous. Starting with the house; it is perfect if you are looking for an authentic French cottage, decorated tastefully with lots of period features - we prefer this to modern bland houses. The beds are super comfortable and the peace is outstanding, quiet and dark at night which gives a perfect sleep. The orchard surrounding the house is rich with wildlife and a particular little woodpecker that kept us amused! We took a lovely day trip to Dinan, Mont Saint Michel and the market at Villdieu Les Poeles, the area is rustic, traditional and clearly rich in lovely produce. Brecey is a charming, working Norman town with all you need and certainly not overflowing with tourists. The local Boulangerie makes gorgeous pastries for the morning and the bread is divine. All in all this house tops our list for recent holidays, it is great base to explore from and relaxing to have the wood burner going whilst cooking the food from the market. The wifi really helps us plan and the comprehensive information pack from the owners provided us with vital house info and some local ideas - well done folks you have a great house!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Great cottage in an idyllic location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage was everything we expected from the photographs and reviews but with some other quirks - like the steps over the beams to access the master bedroom - which only added to the charm. It was clean, tidy, well equipped and cosy - everything one would hope for in a holiday home. The surrounding area is full of things to see and do and we could definitely have spent longer exploring; a week was simply not enough!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Charming accommodation in historic Domfront.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Although needing to be in Domfront mid winter our stay was made very comfortable by staying at Le Petite Pré in the medieval area of the town. Great fire and lots of hot water! Look forward to seeing the Garden in the Spring!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017