We are based in Columbiers Du Plessis
90 minutes from Caen and 75 minutes from St Malo.Dinard and Rennes Airports 60 minutes
our two nearest smalls towns are Gorron (5 minutes)and Ernee( 10 minutes),
Both have Cafe` Bars ,Supermarkets.Boutiques,Fuel and locally half a dozen boulangeries for your daily fresh bread.cakes and Croissants.
The local supermarket a Super U where you an purchase groceries,wines and spirits and fuel at a decent price.Cafe gourmand is a must for a nice coffee .
Fougeres -is aprox 30 minutes away.
A Historical town with a castle . cafe bars. floral displays .
eateries include a buffolo grill and a chineese buffet, also some good shopping .
there is a place called Emaus. where you can find used french furniture and all sorts of goodies .open Wednesdays and Saturdays only.
Ambrieres Les Vallees -15 Minutes drive
This a pretty village with a river running through it and a weir.it has a cafe bar where you can sit and watch the world go by.
This is the county capital -aprox 30 minutes away
Why not have a river cruise, have lunch in the main square , a cafe bar or The Irish bar at night .plenty to do here ,shopping quite good too and a weekly market.
Le Mont St Michel
aprox 1 hour away
A must if you have never been.one of Frances most popular tourist destinations boasting millions of visitors every year. so much history inside the catherdral overlooking the sea. maybe take a packed lunch and spend the afternoon there,and see how many of your wonderful holiday pictures are photo bombed by Oriental visitors,our record was 7.
less than a hour away
large city full of history,parks ,entertainment areas, cafe bars .
I could write pages on Rennes but better to visit as it is such a large place.there is also a music venue that attract popular groups of all genres.
aprox 90 minutes
A must for all racing fans, the 24 hour race through the city is a great night out, but there are other races on threre frequently.There is a fantastic museum .reasonably priced too ,where you can see the history of racing and hundreds of cars old and new(ish) are on display. .
Our next door neighbours 800 meters away.
Les Jardins des Renaudies
open April to November 1st. One of northern Francesmost popular floral parks boasting thousands of different trees and shrubs/flowers.
there is also an English Tea Room there with scrumptious cakes,teas and buns (only open weekends)and also have lots of events on throughout the year.
Weekends throughout the summer months try visiting a vide grennier(boot sale) French style.
These are all day affairs some with music and entertainment but all with a nice atmosphere
If you have a location you wish to visit
or a pastime/hobby
let us know and we can try to arrange it for you .
fishing -cheese making-equestrian etc
If you have any queries or wish to make a booking,
please contact us:
+33 (0) 243081067+33 (0) 243081067
la petit cretouffire
zip postcode 53120
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