Its magnificent beach, beautiful 19th century villas and historic attractions like the 14th century House of the Black Prince make it a hit with visitors today.
Be sure to try those delicious Brittany oysters while you're visiting the coast; Cancale is the perfect place to pick some up to enjoy back at your Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rentals. The oyster capital of Brittany is a terrific choice for a day out, and the Cancale oyster beds stretch for miles from the pier. While you're staying at Ille-et-Vilaine holiday homes you can stock up on fresh produce at local markets. Dinard has several market days, while the Cancale market takes place on Sunday. There are also excellent markets in Dinan, St.Malo and Combourg and you can check times locally.
With its stunning architecture, historic buildings and fabulous views, Mont Saint Michel is an essential day trip from Ille-et-Vilaine holiday rentals. Be sure to see beautiful Dol-de-Bretagne; where the 12th century cathedral of Saint Samson, picturesque half timbered houses and traditional stone cottages are just a few of the sights. Within easy reach of Ille-et-Vilaine holiday homes are other fascinating places to visit too, for example the Cotes d'Armor department in Brittany and the popular city, Nantes in the nearby French region, Loire Valley.