The Best Property For Sale near Ryanair airports in the West of France

Where and what to buy in West France near Ryanair Airports

Ryanair airports in the west of France

The west of France is ever popular thanks to its lovely coastline, great sunshine record and historic towns. Ryanair currently, in 2011, flies to Nantes (NTE), Poitiers (PIS)and La Rochelle (LRH) in the west of France. Below you will find property hotspots that are found close to these airports, as well as property currently for sale there.

1. The best property near Nantes airport

The airport of Nantes is one of Ryanair's popular destinations and the city is a great place to begin a property search. Flights leave for Nantes from Shannon, Dublin, Leeds Bradford and the West Midlands airports. Nantes (Nantes Property Guide), which is found in the department of the Loire-Atlantique in the Pays de la Loire region, has everything: heritage, style, culture and beauty. Explore the gorgeous mediaeval city or enjoy riverside walks, terrific shopping, dining and culture or just kick back and soak up the atmosphere. If you have a place near Nantes you will never be short of visitors.

La Baule Escoublac
The most beautiful bay in France 
Close to Nantes and its airport is the very desirable seaside town of La Baule. La Baule, or La Baule Escoublac (La Baule Escoublac Property Guide), to give it its full title, is reputed to have the most beautiful bay in France. Bustling and exciting throughout the holiday season in particular, La Baule is a brilliant holiday destination, and even when the tourists go back home it is a place which never loses its elegant appeal.
Click here for details of this La Baule property for sale at 460,000 Euros

An historic market town 
Another great town accessible from Nantes airport is Châteaubriant (Châteaubriant Property Guide). This historic market town is set in gloriously picturesque and peaceful countryside, and offers some lovely properties, often with land attached or available to purchase. Châteaubriant and its environs are ideal for horse lovers, as this is a green and tranquil pastureland, great for riding and grazing.
Click here for details of this Châteaubriant property for sale at 160,000 Euros

2. The best property near Poitiers airport

Another possible arrival point in the west of France for Ryanair fans is Poitiers (Poitiers Property Guide). Flights to Poitiers leave from London Stansted airport.

Historic and fascinating city 
Poitiers, the chief town of Poitou-Charentes, is always a great tourist attraction, as there is such a wealth of things to do and see. The weather is usually pretty good too, with Poitiers lying within one of the sunshine zones of the country. Poitiers offers the heritage of its old city, a lively modern lifestyle and the brilliant educational theme park of Futuroscope.
Click here for details of this Poitiers apartment for sale at 107,000 Euros

Famous for being a "book town" 
Montmorillon (Montmorillon Property Guide) is easily reached from Poitiers, and as you explore its streets you will soon realise that this pretty place is dedicated to books and the printing trade, with book shops everywhere and a series of book fairs held. There are also tea rooms (to remind you of England!), great shops, restaurants and a traditional street market every Wednesday.
Click here for details of this Montmorillon property for sale at 159,000 Euros

3. The best property near La Rochelle airport

La Rochelle airport is the one to head for if you are seeking a property on the west coast. Ryanair flies to La Rochelle from London Stansted.

La Rochelle
A fabulous port town 
On the Charente-Maritime coast, but also giving great access to the Vendée with its lively holiday resorts, La Rochelle (La Rochelle Property Guide) is full of excitement, colour and character and with an embarrassment of things to do and see. Living in or on the edge of La Rochelle opens up all sorts of possibilities for the ex-pat. Hospitality based businesses such as hotels, B&Bs, activity holidays and gites are all likely to do well in this ever popular area.
Click here for details of this property near La Rochelle for sale at 333,900 Euros

An old naval town 
The town of Rochefort (Rochefort Property Guide), just a short drive inland from La Rochelle, is worth a look if you want to find a good property in a lively town near to La Rochelle. The town is well equipped and historically interesting with excellent shops, restaurants and other facilities.
Click here for details of this Rochefort property for sale at 219,350 Euros

Fontenay le Comte
A dream location for property buyers 
The town of Fontenay le Comte (Fontenay Le Comte Property Guide) is a highly sought after destination for property buyers. Three sets of circular walls designate the different areas of this stunning town with its inner mediaeval cité, middle area of Renaissance architecture and modern outskirts. It really is a dream location, and still close to La Rochelle and the Vendée coast.
Click here for details of this property near Fontenay le Comte for sale at 461,000 Euros

Additional articles which may be of interest:

The Best Property Near Ryanair Airports in France
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The Best Property For Sale near Ryanair airports in the Centre of France
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About the author

Joanna Simm moved to the Languedoc area of South West France in October 2004 having found her property through French Property Links.

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