Clohars Carnoet villas with pools, beachside gites, luxury cottages, rental accommodation, holiday homes to let, villa for family holidays in Clohars Carnoet. Ranging from 2 bedroom accommodation sharing a swimming pool within walking distance of the sea to luxury villas with pools. There are also a number of holiday houses and cottages without pools, including a beautiful home for 15 people. We have an excellent selection of villas in Clohars Carnoet, many have heated indoor swimming pools and are handy for the beautiful beaches.
The village once inspired illustrious painters, including Paul Gauguin and is part of the present day “route des paintres”. Its easy to see what led to such famous painters establishing themselves in the area, the isle de Groix, a marvelous south facing coast which has a combination of rocky outcrops and sand coves, excellent coastal paths, pretty ports, verdant countryside, mature forests, gastronomic cuisine and lively traditional fetes.
There are numerous lovely walks and you can take in the area, view the Kercousquet wind mill (which can be visited on request out of season), the Pont de St Maurice and the Maison Marie Henry, where Gauguin and his friends stayed. The legendary Carnoet forest has beautiful high trees and charming pathways. There are a number of handsome churches around Clohars Carnoet including St Maudet which dates from the 17th century and is open to visits. Nowadays the area is still much appreciated by painters along with sailors and fishermen and those who just enjoy being by the sea.
Clohars Carnoet village extends down to the coast and is close to the pretty port of Le Pouldu where there is a sailing club which is very popular especially with the Isle de Groix being opposite. There is also the pretty creek at Doelan and the centre of Moelan sur mer nearby.
The art centre of Pont Aven is within easy driving distance, here you can view numerous art galleries. There is a small supermarket in Clohars Carnoet centre and a biiger one in Moelan sur mer. The main shopping centre near Clohars Carnoet is in Lorient.
Clohars Carnoet Travel
Clohars Carnoet is easily reached from the channel ports. The nearest is Roscoff 150km, then Saint Malo 242km, then Cherbourg 406km. It is possible and ultimately probably just as quick to drive to Clohars Carnoet from Calais as it is to take a western route channel crossing as Calais is 701km.
The nearest airport with direct flights is Brest 121km (serviced by Flybe and Ryanair), Dinard (serviced by Ryanair) 196km is the next nearest option.
Clohars Carnoet Weather
The climate in Clohars Carnoet is warm from May to September with occassional rain.
You can enjoy a relaxing seaside vacation or a first rate active family holiday in any of our Clohars Carnoet villas.