Holidays in France
Welcome to FrenchEntrée Holidays, a guide for those thinking about taking a holiday in France.
If it is accommodation in France that you are seeking, check out our selection of French holiday rentals, by visiting our Regions of France
zone. If camping is your thing, visit our camping holidays
zone. For luxurious accommodation, how about staying in a French château
Holiday ideas can be found on our activity holidays
zone. We also have sections dedicated to cycling holidays
, boating and sailing holidays
, walking holidays
, golfing holidays
and a winter sports zone
. If you are taking young children on holiday, we have some fantastic ideas in our our family holidays section
If you enjoy the finer things in life, you may fancy trying a food or wine holiday in France
For advice on travelling to France
or getting around France
see our zones. We also have an interactive flight map on our flight guide
. While for ferry routes to and from France check out our ferry guide
For further information about holiday operators, services and equipment in France take a look at our Holiday Directory
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...
Taking dogs on holiday
The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) allows the entry of pets from certain countries into the UK, without passing through quarantine, using an EU pet passport. more...
Flying to France?
Visit the FrenchEntrée Flights to France
map to view the airlines flying from the UK airports to France.
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Discover Avignon, Mont Ventoux & the Luberon
If there’s one region of France guaranteed to relax you, it’s Provence - as those who have tasted its cuisine or bathed in its sunshine will know! Nature lovers will love walking through the lavender fields and olive groves of Mont-Ventoux. more...
The National Museum of Natural History is an eclectic collection of some of France’s most important and distinguished gardens. Here we take a browse around four of the best, from Provence to Paris.
from Classic French Escapes
Enjoy a relaxed self-drive tour through the back roads of France behind the wheel of a classic sports car. We offer a range of short break packages that combine hand picked routes with select accommodation and fine cuisine.
Close encounters of the magical kind await you when you travel both back in time and way into the future at La Vienne. It doesn't take much exposure to La Vienne to develop a serious addiction. The difficulty comes when trying to select a favourite part of this mesmerising land
Ideal for business travel, leisure and holidays
Travelling to France? Are you tired of problems with your toiletries at the airport check in? BOX-ON-LINE delivers essential toiletries for business travel, leisure and holidays throughout France.
Let Chez Domaine find the perfect holiday home for you and your family and friends. They have a good selection of well-appointed houses, village houses, villas and country cottages. All have been specially selected for their charm and comfort. more...
If you’re looking for the best deals and the latest offers to Disneyland Paris then book with VisitDisneylandParis.com. As an approved UK Disney Agent, it offers great-value Disney® Hotel & Park Ticket Packages. more...
A&K Villas don’t just provide luxurious homes in idyllic settings; every holiday is tailored to your travel needs, and our ‘A&K Hosted’ option means we can create the ultimate holiday experience, delivered by one of our own expert team at the property.
Forget the Rest, Book with the Best!
A family run business established in 2000, Economy Car Hire is a car hire broker based in the UK that provides great value holiday car hire at a variety of locations in France, Corsica and beyond!
Deep in the sunny south of France and all but unknown to many Brits, the Ardeche is a department that is squeezed in on all sides by Frances many changing landscapes. It truly is a walkers paradise.
Sprinkled around France are some of the prettiest villages on earth. We look at the history of these Plus Beaux Villages and why they are such special destinations for Francophiles.
Imagine the warm breeze in your hair and the feel of the hand-crafted wood and leather of a bygone era. Cross Channel Sports Cars offer daily or weekly Morgan hire, so you can drive around the stunning South West of France in style.
Mediterranean flora and fauna
For those with a love of flora and fauna, theres plenty to look forward to during your holiday in Le Cap dAgde, from the Mediterranean sea to the fantastic array of bird and animal life in the Bagnas wetlands.
By Juliana Forte of South France Holiday Villas
Juliana Forte, Director of South France Holiday Villas, specialists in holiday rentals, gives you the lowdown on how to ensure your clients enjoy their stay in your property to the maximum.
Heading for the coast in France? You have a whopping 3,427kms to choose from, so hone your holiday choice with our pick of 15 fabulous things to see and do.
The culinary legend takes a tour of his beloved homeland
No place in France excites culinary legend Raymond Blanc quite like the eastern region where he was born. Here we reveal where to visit, stay and eat in Franche-Comté, Burgundy and Alsace
Just a short hop on the Eurostar, Lille is an historic city with a certain famous son, hearty local gastronomy, strong beers and a wealth of cultural sites to visit. Justin Postlethwaite enjoys a perfect French city break. more...
From Catalan cuisine to the specialities of the Cévennes, there’s a wide array of choices on offer. Travel agency Océanides Réceptif has sought out the best local restaurants and chosen hotels and B&Bs where cuisine is a priority. more...
As one of the most famous destinations in Dordogne, the town of Bergerac attracts holidaymakers all year round. Numbers spike in summer but there are discounts available and other benefits to visiting off peak as well. more...
Michael and Kate from Australia tell us about their walking holiday experience in the beautiful French region of Beaujolais, where the hospitality and food is as impressive as the quaint medieval villages. more...
Where else would you have to get to grips with wraps and peels, seaweed and hot stones than at a spa? The vocabulary associated with the various treatments can be fairly complicated in English, let alone French! more...
The cost of using toll roads in France can soon add up. Signing up for télépéage
could work out more economical on many levels, offering discounts and allowing you to avoid the queues. more...
Ranging from the high plateaux of the Aubrac in the north to the Millau Viaduct in the south, via countless medieval towns in between, the Aveyron offers that unique combination of history, modernity and the great outdoors. more...
As a passionate lover of the Lot Valley, where she lives, Amanda Lawrence is perfectly placed to extol its virtues. Here she present her compelling reasons to pay a visit, including historic Cahors, lovely red wine and some beautiful villages.
Top five gastronomic city breaks in France
There’s nothing quite like settling down to a delicious local speciaility in a bustling city bistro for a true taste of France. Just take Lyon for example, Bordeaux or Dijon. more...
Feed your mind and indulge your senses with our quick-fire selection of French cultural escapes.
It’s true, you can enjoy a boat trip off the French coast and be entertained by a host of marine animals, including whales and dolphins! Here's our guide to where to go whale watching in France and when.
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Short breaks in Champagne, Marne
Discover the delights of the Champagne region and book your accommodation in the vineyards of Champagne
Holidays & Breaks in France
The great thing about a holiday with Brittany Ferries
is that your holiday price includes return ferry travel with your car, leaving you free from the hassle of airports and free to explore at your own pace.
A different kind of leisure park experience
Futuroscope is one of the best-loved leisure parks in France and the only one of its kind in Europe. Visit futuroscope.com
La Vienne, France’s best kept jewel!
Within easy reach from London and Edinburgh (direct flights to Poitiers), discover an ever-changing destination! Visit poitiers.aeroport.fr
Letting your property has never been easier!
With unrivalled resources, unbeatable expertise and friendly Regional Managers on hand near your property, we make letting in France as pleasurable as it is profitable. Find out why so many UK owners choose us at rentmycottage.com
Save 30% on sailings to France
Wish you could sail in style to France or Spain for less? Join the Brittany Ferries Travel Club – Club Voyage
. Make big savings on Brittany Ferries fares and enjoy lots of onboard extras too!
Quality South of France Villas
High quality French villas
and apartments with pools to rent in the region of Provence south of France.
Discover the widest range of French wines in Calais
Pre-order on our website a minimum of £30 and receive six free bottles. Visit wine-calais.co.uk
PAYG SIM card to call & surf cheap in France
1 single flat rate for all your national, international & roaming calls in Europe. Surf cheaply the internet with our wifi hotspot & data bundles. Visit LeFrenchMobile.com
Luxury villas throughout France
From Provence to the Cote d’Azur, A&K Villas selection of luxury villas
are the perfect home from home holiday experience.
The most famous cabaret in the world!
Over 620,000 spectators a year come to admire the most beautiful girls in the world. The Moulin Rouge, for a friends’ gathering, night out with the family or a romantic rendez-vous, always makes for an unforgettable night out! Visit Moulin Rouge
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Celebrate in style!
Enjoy a special getaway
at a traditional auberge in northern France. Good food, fine wine and champagne included!
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
Luxury Coastal Breaks in France
South France villas provide luxury hand-picked villas in the Languedoc, Provence and the Cote d’Azur. 10% off for early bookers for summer 2013
Cheap Car Hire in France
Book car hire with built-in excess insurance, a free additional driver and all airport taxes and surcharges included. Get a quote now
Breakdown Direct European breakdown cover
offers you great value European breakdown cover and first class service, with 24/7 emergency support from AXA Assistance, one of the world’s leading emergency assistance companies.
How to taste Champagne
is an art which involves all of the senses. Come and learn how to taste, not only the drink, but the beautiful region...
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