Holiday Accommodation in France
Gîtes, châteaux, villas, camping, apartments, chalets...
Welcome to our landing page for all types of holiday accommodation in France. Check out our articles and advice on the different types of accommodation available, or visit one of our databases to browse accommodation and book.
• Châteaux Holidays
• Camping in France
• B & B, Chambres d'Hôte
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French Language - Hotels
For when you're staying at a hotel
Do you have a room on the ground floor? - Vous avez une chambre au rez-de-chaussée?
The shower is not working - La douche ne marche pas
more French hotel vocab & phrases...
How to bring your pets on trips to France
Jilly Bennett, French resident, dog show judge and owner of Pension Milou
(luxury dog hotel), explains the steps you need to take.
"Your dog is part of your family, so why not take him along on the trip? With quarantine regulations eased and provided you start the process far enough ahead for the necessary injections, blood test and paperwork you will find it all works easily...
Heading to rural France on a self-catering break? Read our essential checklist of things that you shouldn't forget to take. more...
by Vivian Thomas
In one of the city’s liveliest neighborhoods, the Résidence Nell is a cocoon of calm and luxury designed for any length of stay, from a single night to an entire month - almost like having your own pied-à-terre in Paris.
European Waterways is the largest luxury hotel barging company in Europe, offering 6-night cruises on a large fleet of fully-crewed barges along the canals and rivers and lakes of Europe. France is the most popular hotel barging destination and we offer hotel barge cruises in Burgundy, the Midi, Alsace-Lorraine, Gascony, Bordeaux, the Loire Valley and Champagne.
Real lives, the Hill family: Rosie, Simon, Tom & Ben
In 2007, the Hill family from Kent moved to Calvados in Normandy where they now run an eco-gite business. Here, wife and mother of two, Rosie Hill, shares their story with FrenchEntrée - complete with faux pas and pigs. more...
Gourmet cuisine and luxurious accommodation near Carcassonne
Looking for an exceptional location for your wedding reception in Languedoc Roussillon? Set amidst vines on a hillside with views of the Pyrenees, Domaine Gayda is the perfect romantic backdrop for your celebration. more...
Situated in the heart of Ginestas village in the Minervois, this Maison de Maitre property built in the early 1800s, is very spacious with a lot of traditional features: marble fireplaces, original floors. Its renovation has been done to a high standard while preserving the style of the house.
Holiday rental with a difference!
Kim and Dennis Middleditch, from East London, own a very unusual holiday rental in the Var. We spoke to them about their converted windmill, Moulin des Oliviers...
Jamie & Ali's special gîtes
Jamie and Ali Stickler moved to their farm in the Aveyron, in 2004. After years of major work on the property, their very special gîtes are now ready to rent. Here's Jamie's account of their life in France, the ethos behind the decoration of the gîtes, and their farm, which produces organic beef.
You quickly discover what you should
have brought with you on holiday, once you get there. It's also surprisingly easy to forget by the next time you go on holiday! So we've put together a list of the basics, which should stop you leaving out anything crucial.
Staying in French mountain property during the summer is a whole different world to any other kind of holiday. If you think of the mountains as just for winter sports, you're missing out! We find out more from Dawn Lyde, who owns a holiday rental property near the Pyrenees.
mountain holiday rentals...
Jim and Gail moved to the Charente-Maritime in 2003 to get out of the rat race in SE England and bought a property with a tumble-down wreck to turn into a beautiful gîte. Here they reveal their recipe for success with holiday lettings. more...
Discover the history of Périgord, Dordogne
Part of the Aquitaine region in Southwest France, just an hour’s drive to the east of Bordeaux, Dordogne Périgord
is one of the most historic and picturesque départements in France.
Dreaming of Provence?
Picture yourself on holiday, sipping rosé by the pool... Now come and explore the pretty perched villages surrounded by lavender fields and sunny vineyards - find out more
Chez Nous celebrates 30 years
Chez Nous is celebrating 30 years offering holiday-makers some of the loveliest self-catering properties in France. www.cheznous.com
makes it easy to find your ideal cottage, which can be booked directly with the property owner.
...to find your perfect place in the country
. From traditional stone cottages to stylish apartments with a pool.
Enjoying Nature at Cap d'Agde
For those with a love of flora and fauna generally, there’s plenty to look forward to during your holiday in Le Cap d’Agde. Find out more here
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Luxury French Château Holidays
Oliver’s Travels offers the widest range of self-catering châteaux and luxury villas for rent. Book online direct with the owner on www.oliverstravels.com
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Holiday Home Property Finder
Let us find your dream holiday home in the beautiful and unspoiled Ariège and Haute Garonne. As independent property finders, we can save you time, money and frustration and negotiate a better price. Our friendly, informed and unbiased advice is part of the service.