La Roche Bernard

Introduction to La Roche-Bernard La Roche-Bernard is a small town in Southern Brittany. It is a very exciting place to visit for many reasons. The town is situated on the River Vilaine, and plays host to a myriad of small boats in its natural harbour. Two superb...

Local Activities

Whatever your interests, the Brittany / Pays de la Loire region of France certainly offers an incredible range of local activities. From walking to sailing or from playing golf to relaxing on one of the many glorious sandy beaches. Do you prefer a self-catering...

La Brière

A 5 minute drive from La Roche Bernard takes you to the Parc Naturel Régional de La Brière. The park includes the largest wetland area in France outside of the Camargue. It covers around 100,000 acres. Its establishment in 1970 aimed to  protect the cultural and...

Markets in France selling food, crafts and antiques

Visiting local food, craft, and antiques markets in France is one of the most pleasurable experiences enjoyed by holidaymakers. This certainly applies to Brittany and the Pays de la Loire regions. Whether you are looking for local Pottery, Speciality salt from the...

Holiday Website Tips (2) – Be easy to contact

Make sure there is a clear and obvious way for people to get in touch with you wherever they are on your website. Failure to do so could result in lots of potential bookings finding their way to somebody else's website. A few simple ideas may make all the difference...

We have heard a lot of anecdotal, and sometimes conflicting, views on how the French Property Rental market is standing up to the economic crisis and declining value of the pound. We have certainly noticed how much more expensive it is to buy food, pay bills, and eat out in France this year.

How are your bookings affected? Are you seeing fewer bookings this year compared with last year? Why not respond to our poll on holiday rental bookings or add your comments to this post?

How do your bookings compare with the same period in 2009?

  • Higher than in 2009 (37%, 23 Votes)
  • Lower than in 2009 (35%, 22 Votes)
  • Similar (17%, 11 Votes)
  • Not comparable (11%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 63

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