Make a holiday rental in Pleurtuit, France your home away from home
Pleurtuit self-catering holiday accommodation is located in a commune in the Breton department of Ille-et-Vilaine, towards the northeast of the region. At Pleurtuit you’ll find yourself on the Emerald Coast, a stretch of waterfront named for the colour of its waters, and boasting some of the country’s most spectacular coastline, with tall cliffs and unspoiled sandy beaches.
Things to do in Pleurtuit, France
With plenty of unforgettable coastline to the east, west and north, Pleurtuit holiday gites would be perfect for visitors with a taste for the outdoors. In the summer months it’s a fantastic destination for bike trips, both on road and via marked trails – this way you’ll able to experience both the best of the craggy Emerald Coast and the picturesque rural scenery of Ille-et-Vilain’s inland. When it’s warm the area’s beaches, which are perfect for long invigorating walks at any time of the year, are especially appealing. A short drive north is Plage de la Fourberie, which features a long and wide expanse of fine golden sand, with a specially designated for kite-surfing, which is an increasingly popular activity in the region. At various locations within a short drive you’ll also be able to enjoy water sports as diverse as sailing, motor boating, windsurfing and sea kayaking.
Places to visit on holiday in Pleurtuit, France
The city of Saint-Malo is just eight kilometres from Pleurtuit self-catering holiday rentals, and boasts a fascinating history, closely connected to the sea. It rose to prominence from the 1500s onwards, as it became a base for “official pirates”, who were given licence by the King to plunder other nations’ ships. The old town here is especially impressive and is enclosed completely by its original defensive walls. At the heart is the Saint-Vincent Cathedral, which dates to the 1100s. Another trip well worth making is Mont-Saint-Michel, around half an hour east – it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a Benedictine Abbey, fortified and protected as part of a rocky tidal island. The abbey and its surrounding defences are spectacular and full of historical interest.
Weather in Pleurtuit, France
Pleurtuit is set in a part of the country with moderate weather condition for much of the year. Winters are usually mild here, with sub-zero temperatures rare and quite a lot of rainfall. Summers tend to be moderately warm, bringing more sunshine, less wet weather and daily highs that generally sit around 23 degrees.
Cheap flights to Pleurtuit, France
Rennes Airport (RNS) sits around 45 minutes southeast of Pleurtuit. You can get to the this destination from the British Isles by flying with low-cost airlines Flybe from Southampton (SOU) all year round, or Exeter (EXE) and Manchester (MAN) in the summer months.