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A comfortable cottage in the heart of the fortified city of Bergues - Countryside

31 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Bergues Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Combine foot walks and locals visits of Bruges or the Cote d’Opale by car

Situated in the best possible location within the fortifications, the cottage is also the starting point of numerous walks which can go from Malo les bains beach to the magical city of Bruges, but also the 2 caps site and Nausica. You will wish you had more time, but will leave with a different opinion about the north; you will discover the warmth and friendliness of locals, and will taste various local delicacies, may it be meats, patisserie and many different varieties of beers.

Those cottages belongs to the Northern Battle Field association and we have documents and advices about sites of the Great War

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Eric Monteuuis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2016
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based on 31 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.677419 based on 31 reviews

Located in town

  • 4 of 5

Located within the city walls, this second floor apartment was well equipped for our stay. A kitchen/living/dining space (open concept) greets you on entry, and a bathroom (shower, sink, toilet and storage) complete this floor. Up a flight of stairs to the bedrooms, the main comprised of a double and a single, the other containing 2 singles. No toilet on this level. Comfortable bed, could open the window (no screens so watch for mosquitos) to get the breezes in, as it tended to be very warm. Wifi good downstairs but tended not to be as strong upstairs. Amenities included large fridge, dishwasher, stove and plenty of dishes,TV (never turned on). Owners extremely helpful in anything you require and a nice gift was left for us on arrival. Key exchange was easy, as was booking and communicating.

Property is close to many walking distance bakeries, groceries, and a couple of restaurants. Better restaurants are available by driving short distances away. You can easily walk around the town and see the sights (and have picnics in various locations). Recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks a lot for your complete comments, nothing to add, and it's a real pleasure to read so many details and it's the best way to convince tourists to come and discover Bergues and French Flanders
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Lovely, central place to stay and explore Bergues and surrounding areas

  • 4 of 5

Loved the property! Was perfect for our stay. We were able to walk around and not have to use the car all the time. Eric the owner meet us on arrival and was full of knowledge about Bergues and was very welcoming and helpful. The property itself was clean and inviting. Would definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Friendly and quiet

  • 5 of 5

In the past we have always driven through this area to holiday somewhere else, and after a week spent in this lovely, friendly walled town, we wish we had stopped off years ago. The town is so interesting, with walks around the top of, and the outside of the town walls, the climb to the top of the belfry, the Sunday morning car boot sale and Monday morning market. Short car journeys take you to the dunes at the coast, the hillier area inland, and the interesting towns of Belgian Flanders. So much to, so much to see. Eric's help was welcome, both before, and on, our arrival. Thanks for an excellent week.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I can' t add anything except it's a reel pleasure to receive such good feedback and to able to give a good opinion about my region. Welcome in French Flanders and I would be happy to help you to spend goods moments of life
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Perfect apartment close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Perfect apartment- clean-all amenities with wi-fi. Close to main little square with plenty of places to eat and drink. Little supermarket just around the corner and a lovely fresh vegetables shop opposite. Bruges is quaint with many interesting other towns to visit close by . Eric was helpful from start to finish with suggestions of places to visit and eat. We enjoyed our stay very much

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, well equipped, apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Bergues was an unexpected delightful city to find and the property was ideally situated to enjoy all there was to enjoy. The apartment was very clean, beautifully decorated and well stocked with everything a self catering holiday could need as well as being placed close to shops, bars, restaurant. Eric and his wife were so helpful and friendly. our 5 day stay to short to enjoy all the area and city has to offer.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Owner's Response: Thanks a lot. We really appréciate to read such pleasant comments from english people
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  • 5 of 5

Would absolutely recommend this accommodation as we have already done so to close friends and family. The property was very clean and well equipped, perfect location within the town, easy free parking, friendly helpful locals especially Eric who made up feel very welcome and was so enthusiastic to recommend places to visit within the area and we are looking forward to returning,

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Dunkerque golf course
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A25 motorway
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Malo les bains
Car: not necessary

Situated in the heart of Bergues, very near to the fortifications and with a direct view over the location site of the world famous movie “Bienvenue chez les ch’tis” (“Welcome to the sticks”), you will have an amazing time in Bergues, but will also be able to visit Bruges, see the 2 caps sites or the beaches of the cote d’opale.

You’ll be able to discover the joys of sand yachting on the huge beaches (10 km), visit the breweries where local beers are produced, or have lunch in an estaminet, a typical Flemish cafe.

You can also take a day trip to Lille (40 min by car or an hour by train- frequent connections) and visit the Northern capital and its modern art museum in Villeneuve d’Ascq and the Swimming pool of Roubaix.

To sum it up, a week in the north will allow you to discover the warmth and friendliness of the locals and the typical landscapes of the region; that will make for memories you won’t be ready to forget.

See you soon!

Golf: The Dunkerque golf course is famous for its pleasant course and affordable prices


Rates & Availability

Bergues Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Automne 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Noël 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 0.9%
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 9 years.

Le forfait lits faits à l'arrivée/serviettes de toilettes (14€) et les frais de ménage de fin de séjour (39€) sont des options non obligatoires.
Caution sur place de 100€ et remboursé au départ

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Bergues Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The Clévacances label guarantees an excellent quality of stay
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bowling center
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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