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Welcome to the well-renowned village Pont-Aven. This picturesque village is located on the west coast of France at the tip of the Aven River. This was once the home of watermill owners and shipping merchants. Today, the river offers shelter to oyster and mussel farms, which are a local delicacy. Drawn by Pont-Aven’s unmatched beauty and light, Paul Gauguin lived here to create much of his work. The artistic community and tradition remains strong. The village is home to the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art. The cottage was completely remodeled in the Brittany traditions in 2008. You will be staying in the center of the village. You can enjoy the local restaurants, cafes, bakery shops, markets, art galleries and the marina. Boat and canoe rentals are available seasonally at the port. All of this is within 50 to 300 yards from the house, where you can park your car and start enjoying life in Pont-Aven.
How to get there: Google Maps Pont-Aven, France Tourism Office: http://g.co/maps/b835b
By Car: If driving by car from Paris, take the direction of Bordeaux/Nantes, freeway A-10 and then A-11 or E-50 towards Le Mans and then Rennes. Then take the N24 towards Quimper/Brest. You will exit at Kerampaou and follow the sign to Pont-Aven. The cottage is located in a small alley between the pharmacy and the optician store. This trip by car will take about 5 hours.
By Plane: You can also take the plane from Paris Charles de Gaule airport and fly to following cities: Brest, Nantes, Lorient, Quimper
Brest: 50 minutes flight; Once in Brest you can take highway N165 and drive south, you will see an exit sign: Pont Aven. This drive will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
By Boat: Coming from England and Ireland Brittany Ferries: T: 02.98.29.28.28 | www.brittany-ferries.fr Irish Ferries: T: 02.98.61.17.17 | www.irishferries.fr
This twin-bedroom is full of light, overlooking the river. The beds can either be made up separately, or placed together to make a large double. This sleeps two. Linens and towels are provided with the rental.
This twin-bedroom has the bath with shower attachment, basin and WC.
Open the windows and let the river sing you to sleep. This is a perfect place to take some tea and write in your travel journal. This spacious room has a king size bed, closet and dresser. This sleeps two. Linens and towels are provided with the rental....moreless
We require a $250* USD damage deposit. This damage deposit is refundable 3 days after departure reasonable
condition of cleanliness and in the same condition of repair as upon arrival and to return keys upon departure.
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This Brittany cottage is located in the heart of Pont-Aven. Everything is ready for you. You can explore the town – visit the numerous art galleries – enjoy local seafood at great restaurants – rent a canoe or walk along the shores of the Aven River. Built in the Brittany tradition around 1895, this house sits in a little alley along a stream called the Penarose. The remodeling was completed in 2008 and assures all comfort no matter what time of the year. Quality furniture and imported American beds will make your stay even more comfortable.