This pretty gite, 7 km from Languidic, dating from the 18th century, adjoins another. It is in a quiet hamlet among the flowers and trees, overlooking the fields and forest. The sunny terrace gives onto a large lawn and an orchard .Children can stroke the cats and feed the chickens.
This spacious and well equipped gite is furnished and decorated tastefully as well as having its original beams and a fireplace.The beds, sofa and armchairs are very comfortable.
French, English, German and Italian spoken.
We have mountain bikes for hire, including some small bikes for children.
Everything you need is supplied EXCEPT your linen (duvet covers, sheets etc, tea towels and bath towels )and of course your food!
We do, however, supply fresh eggs and salted farm butter.
Our two gites are similar, with electric central heating. On the ground floor there is a large room, part of which is a large sitting room with its fireplace and woodburner, a large carpet, TV, radio /cassette/CD player, comfortable chairs and sofa etc.
On the other side of the wooden staircase is the kitchen / dining area equipped with oven, hob, and all the cooking and eating equipment you need.
There is also a downstairs loo. A french door gives on to the terrace with its garden furniture and parasol.
Upstairs there is a large double bedroom (king size bed). A baby bed is also available.
A second bedroom has twin beds.
On this floor you will also find a bathroom with loo, basin and shower as well as a washing machine and a baby bath.
Languidic is right in the heart of the valley of the River Blavet, 30 km from both Lorient and Auray. This beautiful river flows gently through forests and heathland, checked only by the locks which were built by Napoleonic prisoners. Here wildlife abounds. There are magnificent walks and mountain bike circuits.
Kermarhin is a hamlet deep in the countryside, but with easy access to shops and towns. You will see buzzards wheeling overhead in the clear air, green woodpeckers and many other wild animals and birds. But only the owls will disturb you!
Blavet, which winds its way from Pontivy to Hennebont.The Atlantic beaches, only 30 mins away, are safe and sandy. Within easy reach: Auray and its charming port of St Goustan, Vannes with its cathedral and ramparts at the head of the Gulf of Morbihan, Belle Ile by boat from Quiberon, etc.
Hidden away down green lanes is Poul Fétan, an old Breton village where you can see how life was led 150 years ago. See the cows being milked, the butter being churned and the bread baked in a traditional stone oven. Even the people of the village are dressed as they were in those days.
Activities near Kermarhin
- The standing stones of Kersolan and its Gallic festival in mid-August
- The Draft Horse festival (July) and the Breton Wedding (mid July)
- Water leisure centre of Pont Augan (mountain bike hire, canoe/kayak, swimming and camping.
- The National Stud at Hennebont
- Draft Horse farm ( famous Breton cart horses) Chateau La Vigne.
- Poney Club du Marikev Saint Léon (riding and driving)
- Boat trips down the Blavet.
- Concerts: both classical and modern music
- Early August| : the world-famous festival of Celtic music and dance . Lorient. Don?t miss it!