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Location & Directions 

Maison de Philomene is located in the picturesque three house Hamlet of St. Maurice; which takes pride of its rarely used charming and ancient  listed Chapel.  It's a short drive from the town of Corlay, Mur-de-Bretagne, Quintin or Saint Nicholas de Pelem which have all necessary amenities including banks, supermarkets, restaurants and shops.

Why not Google Earth Maison de Philomene.  Look at the wonderful location.  Zoom in on the satellite view.  Charm at the surrounding countryside.  Look how private the vast rear Garden and Pool area are.  Unspoilt and rural with an easy, convenient 3 minute drive to the nearest Village with Bar and General Store.  Less than 5 minutes drive to the nearest Town with all amenities.

Below is a link to the Michelin site.  Enter and click on 'MAPS' input Maison de Philomenes address. Change the "Type of Map" view to Satellite and zoom away.

The address to enter is:-   Saint-Maurice 22320 Saint-Mayeux

Michelin Site

The Ancient Chapel of St. Maurice
Chapel St Maurice

The location makes it an ideal Brittany holiday destination, giving easy access to places such as Pontivy, Mur-de-Bretagne, Quintin, Loudeac, Dinan, Mont St. Michel, Dinard, Josselin, St. Cast and St. Brieuc, all very popular tourist attractions. 

Inside St. Maurice chapel.
Chapel Inside
It's alterpiece is listed as historically significant and it has a

Ideally placed in the Cotes d’Armor region of Brittany, central to both the north and south Brittany coastlines.  Maison de Philomene is only 45 minutes away from Brittany's famous Emerald coast, with its glorious Beaches and tiny coves, rich green farmlands, quaint little Villages, Towns and mighty Castles. There are dozens of un-crowded, beautiful, spacious Beaches on the northern Brittany coast.

Breton Horses
Breton Horses
Award winning Breton horses which graze on the west field in summer adjacent to the garden

Travelling to Brittany is easy by either sea or air. There is a choice of ferry routes across the channel or you could fly. The nearest international airports are Dinard and Rennes with low cost flights from various UK destinations. Most major car hire companies operate at the airports and the cost is very reasonable.


Dover to Calais - P&O, Seafrance, Hoverspeed
Dover to Boulogne - Speedferries
Dover to Dunkirk - Norfolkline
Newhaven to Dieppe - Hoverspeed, Transmanche
Poole to Cherbourg - Brittany Ferries
Poole to Saint Malo (via Guernsey) - Condor
Portsmouth to Caen - Brittany Ferries
Portsmouth to Cherbourg - Brittany Ferries
Portsmouth to Le Havre - P&O, LDLines
Portsmouth to Saint Malo - Brittany Ferries
Plymouth to Roscoff - Brittany Ferries
Weymouth to Saint Malo (via Guernsey) - Condor

Cork to Roscoff - Brittany Ferries
Rosslare to Cherbourg - Irish Ferries
Rosslare to Roscoff - Irish Ferries


Birmingham International to Brest - Flybe
Cardiff to Lorient - Aer Arann
Edinburgh to Brest - Flybe
Exeter to Brest - Flybe
Exeter to Rennes - Flybe
Guernsey to Saint Brieuc - Blue Islands
Jersey to Saint Brieuc - Blue Islands
London Stansted to Dinard - Ryanair
London Stansted to Brest - Ryanair
London Stansted to Nantes - Ryanair
Luton to Brest - Ryanair
Luton to Lorient - Aer Arann
Manchester to Nantes - Aer Arann
Nottingham (East Midlands airport) to Nantes - Ryanair
Southampton to Brest - Flybe
Southampton to Rennes - Flybe

Cork to Lorient - Aer Arann
Cork to Nantes - Aer Arann
Galway to Lorient - Aer Arann
Kerry to Lorient - Aer Arann
Shannon to Nantes - Ryanair
Waterford to Lorient - Aer Arann

Approximate journey times by car to Maison de Philomene  are : 

St. Brieuc  – 40 mins
Dinard  – 1 hour 20 mins
Rennes  – 1 hour 30 mins
Brest  – 1 hour 30 mins
Lorient – 1 hour 30 mins
St Malo  - 1 hour 30 mins
Roscoff  - 1 hour 30 mins
Nantes – 2 hours 40 mins
Caen - 3 hours
Cherbourg  - 3 hours 25 mins
Le Havre - 3 hours 50 mins
Dieppe - 4 hours 40 mins
Calais - 6 hours
Boulogne - 6 hours
Dunkirk - 6 hours 40 mins


Links for travel by Air, Sea, Road and Rail

British Airways


Rail Europe



P&O Ferries




Air France

AFerry (price comparison site)

Euro Tunnel

Brittany Ferries

Transmanche Ferries