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5 Vacation Rentals for the Rouen Armada, France

When attending L'Armada de Rouen you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best

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If you’re heading to Rouen in June for L'Armada de Rouen, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near L'Armada de Rouen

Take a look at 5 of the very best vacation rentals in our Rouen collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Pivoine

Pivoine, Plum Guide home in France

Pivoine, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Pivoine now: from £1486 per night Nested in the heart of Normandy's gastronomic riches, Pivoine is a rustic retreat that will best suit those who want to slow down and smell the flowers. The estate of the chateau is perfect for long walks and doing absolutely nothing by the pool, while the interior promotes socialising via the regal antique furniture. The nearby town of Bourg-Achard also has a lovely bakery that delivers bread and pastries on demand – and everyone can wake up to the smell of croissants in the morning. Sleeps up to 16 | 7 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

The Finer Things

The Finer Things, Plum Guide home in France

The Finer Things, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book The Finer Things now: from £1500 per night Perfect for a special get-together or an important celebration, this superbly restored chateau is just a twenty-minute drive from the coast and the pretty town of Honfleur. Dressed in a fittingly classical style, it's been meticulously brought back to life as it would have been centuries ago – but with plenty of modern luxuries added for good measure. Antique furniture and stunning period features are the focus of attention indoors, with ornate living rooms, a games room and an impressive dining room. The traditional country kitchen is as French as they come and there's a sweeping staircase up to the first floor bedrooms, where murals and antique works of art adorn every wall. You'll find several delightful bedrooms, some with romantic Juliet balconies, and enough bathrooms to make sure everyone's happy. As well as games of pool in the games room, you can spend time playing tennis on the courts, relaxing in the sauna, exploring the vast grounds or even collecting eggs for breakfast from the resident chickens. A serviced home, housekeepers will provide breakfast and there's also the opportunity to use the stables. Sleeps up to 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

La Peinture

La Peinture, Plum Guide home in France

La Peinture, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book La Peinture now: from £204 per night Would you like to stay in a painter's nineteenth-century home? If you book La Peinture, you most certainly can. This home is part of local history here in Villerville, but its history isn't the only reason we love it. Recently refurbished to preserve its charm and whimsical nature, this home is a great place to visit if you need a bit of inspiration. As you'll be staying right on the beach, La Peinture will give you plenty of sea breeze and views to start your day, so get up early, grab a coffee, and sit on the terrace to catch the sunrise. Once you're ready to explore, take a walk on the beach and if the weather is nice, dip your toes into the sea. You can pack light if you're here to swim and work on your tan as you can always return to your gorgeous residence for a snack. If you want to do a bit of sightseeing, visit the nearby towns of Honfleur and Deauville and walk the cobbled streets. when you return, whip up a meal in the well-equipped kitchen to replenish your energy, then organise a movie night with the help of the big flat-screen TV. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

The Wishing Fountain

The Wishing Fountain, Plum Guide home in France

The Wishing Fountain, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book The Wishing Fountain now: from £1283 per night When nothing but an actual French chateau will do, The Wishing Fountain comes to the rescue. This lavish castle has hosted a few famous faces, from noblemen hiding from the French Revolution to Aga Khan and the Dalai Lama. This home is part of a larger estate and is offered here as a single unit with nine bedrooms —if you need more, check out Cosmopolitan Castle for the full estate. Nearby sights include the Landing Beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry and Monet's Garden — but there's so much to see around here that we'd rather just let you get on with it. When you're not out and about, relax on the vast estate that surrounds the chateau. You can walk in the gardens, splash around in the pool, play ping pong, work on your tan, read in the salon, or socialise in one of the living rooms. At night, retreat to one of the regal bedrooms, all of which are furnished with antiques and ready to welcome you into their quiet embrace. Sleeps up to 18 | 9 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Cosmopolitan Castle

Cosmopolitan Castle, Plum Guide home in France

Cosmopolitan Castle, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Cosmopolitan Castle now: from £1604 per night When nothing but an actual French chateau will do Cosmopolitan Castle comes to the rescue. This lavish home has hosted a few famous faces, from Aga Khan and the Dalai Lama, and now you. With fourteen bedrooms that can accommodate up to twenty-eight guests, this is a perfect place to accommodate a large family gathering or a wedding party, but you can also use it as a a luxurious base to explore Normandy. Places to see theatre easily accessible from here include the Landing Beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry and Monet's Garden — but there's so much to see around here that we'd rather just let you get on with it. When you're not out and about, relax on the vast estate that surrounds the chateau. You can walk in the gardens, splash around in the pool, play ping pong, work on your tan, read in the salon, or socialise in one of the living rooms. When you need some intimacy, retreat to your bedrooms, all of whom are big, quiet, furnished with beautiful antiques. Sleeps up to 28 | 14 Bedrooms | 10 Bathrooms

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