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What’s on in Brittany in 2023

What’s on in Brittany in 2023

Another music festival in the area, just outside of Dinan. Quite a small festival and can easily be visited just for a day.  This year it takes place 30th June to 2nd September.  https://www.bobital-festival.frEvery year at the end of July are the Estivales de Volley,...

Autumn Inspiration

Just in case you need inspiration this autumn, why not take a break with us in Brittany and see what the region has to offer.  Here is our Top 10 list of things to do.... Walk along the GR34, or at least parts of it!  The GR34 is...

Animals

Well it has been a while since my last blog as we have been open and busy with our guests.  I will post a separate blog with some funny stories from the 2017 summer season later but this post is related to the comings and goings of our animals, mishaps, problems,...

Not a bad day….

So you may think that waking up to the news that Marine Le Pen has made it to the final two in the french presidential race would put a dampner on my day but not at all.  It was completely expected and I fully expect (and hope) her to lose in two weeks time by a...

Becoming French

Well all things considered we have decided to make the move to become French. Several things have lead to this decision.... Brexit, kids schooling and sports specifically, and in general just loving the french way of life, culture and...

The start of a new year

As soon as Christmas and New Year are over, my thoughts turn to 2017. This is going to be our 10th season and I am wondering what we can do to celebrate it.  Perhaps a free gift for each guest or something.  Maybe it is something I will look into.  We have done...

Preparing for winter

As the nights start to draw in and the temperature drops, thoughts here at Emerald Coast turn to all the behind the scene work required to make your holidays the best they can be. We’re continually thinking of what will improve the gites whilst remaining true to our...

Getting to us

There are several ways to get to us from the UK and Ireland.  Too many to map!  However, we have endeavoured to map the most common landing points in France on the map below.  This list is not exhaustive but just gives you an overview.  You may have to zoom out. As a...

Top 10 for tots…

[wds id="5"] Name Description Suitable for a rainy day? Playing on the golden sands at one of the many local beaches The beaches of the Emerald Coast are perfect for young children. They are clean, sandy and beautiful.  The closest beach is Sables d’Or les Pins, which...