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La Vieille Auberge

from £58 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 

8 reviews

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Dinan Accommodation Gite - House

House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Built in 1386, and reputedly one of the oldest houses in Dinan, La Vieille Auberge is Located in the heart of the Medieval town and is filled with old world charm and modern comfort. It is an ideal base to explore the town of Dinan as well as the attractions of Brittany. The house is a unique mixture of the 14th and 21st Century. With ensuite bathrooms to each of the bedrooms, a large upstairs sitting room with wetbar, UK Satellite TV, French Internet TV and free Wifi. The house offers all the comforts of home.

From the house you are steps from the historic centre and it's unique array of shops, restaurants and bars. The northern beaches of Brittany are also within easy reach.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Dinard
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard, Nearest railway: Dinan
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The house comes fully equipped and the only thing you need to bring is yourself! With 2 bedrooms each with ensuite shower, a separate cloakroom, large third floor sitting room with day bed, TV, I-Pod dock. The kitchen comes fully equipped - Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Microwave, etc). The house has gas central heating - radiators - with a separate stove in the lounge.

Further details outdoors

The house has a colombage - timber framed - facade and reminders of its history, such as horse rings (to tie up your horse) can be found on the exterior. The house is located just a few metres from the English Garden - a small park overlooking the river Rance, and the church of St Sauvier. The house is ideally located to take advantage of the shops and restaurants of the medieval centre but also a few short steps to the cobbled Jerzual, a street filled with medieval houses and shops, leading down to the port of Dinan.

Further details

Please contact us to make a booking. We ask for a 25% deposit to confirm a reservation (50% deposit required for bookings in high season). The balance of the rental is payable 8 weeks before your holiday. Bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival must be paid in full at time of booking. Pets are not permitted and there is absolutely no smoking. Our house may not be suitable for persons with limited mobility or very young children. Full rental details are included in our rental agreement.

The Brittany region

Dinan is an ideal base for travelling around Northern Brittany and Normandy. Several safe, clean beaches are within half an hour of you. Cancale, Mont St Michel, Combourg, Jugon- les-Lacs, and Rennes are easy drives. Local activities include tennis, sailing, wind surfing, golf and fishing.

Dinan

Dinan, specially protected as a noted town of artistic and historical importance, is a delight to explore. Its stone walls now enclose a uniquely preserved 11th century town with 2,800 metres of ramparts and 12 towers. There is an interesting museum in the main tower of the ramparts. The two principal churches are Saint Malo Cathedral and St Sauveur Basilica. The centre of Dinan is filled with over 50 lively bars, cafés and restaurants. Specialities include a bewildering choice of galettes and crêpes, delicious seafood and of course, cider. Thursday is market day in the main square where a dazzling array of fresh Breton fare can be found. Explore the narrow streets and cobbled alleys, crammed with Medieval timbered houses, many now housing quaint gift, antique and craft shops.

Dinan boasts a vibrant theatre, Le Théâtre des Jacobins, a cinema, and 2 swimming pools (note to boys/men: Speedo type swim trunks are required; no baggy shorts allowed!) Street festivals include the famous, medieval Fête des Remparts, which takes place every second year. There are music and cultural festivals throughout the year. Check our link to the Dinan Tourist Office for details. Dinan's art deco railway station has its own railway museum. Climb the 158 steps of the Tour de L'Horloge (the record is 3 minutes 47 seconds) for a breathtaking, panoramic view.

From the jardín anglais (the English garden) which is incidentally just behind our house, you can over look the port, including a beautiful viaduct constructed around 1850. The port is reached via the steep, cobbled rue Jerzual, which is lined with cafés and shops, and boasts some of Dinan’s most notable houses, including Renaissance manors, town houses built by East India Company officers, and villas used by the British in Victorian times.

In the port area, it is possible to hire boats and kayaks. Or, cross the river and walk the pleasant tow-path to the pretty village of Lehon with its abbey, castle and heated open air swimming pool.

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Review 1-8 of 8

26 Jul 2013

4/5

"An appreciation for times past"

We enjoyed our stay in this ancient house, it is a fascinating building and Dinan is beautiful - very well tended gardens and pots of flowers everywhere. All the amenities are there - internet, TV with UK channels, washing machine and dishwasher. The beds are comfy and there is plenty of space to spread out on multiple levels. The house is in the old part of town and well located for access to restaurants etc. Sean was helpful re the arrival formalities as was Noel with the bookings. Tips - take care on the narrow and steep stairs and enjoy the history of the building.

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      • 4 Years listed

      95% Response rate

      Calendar last updated:06 Jul 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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