France, undoubtedly, wears the crown for being one the most sought after holiday destination in the world. A holiday in France never disappoints, rather one could easily explore a totally ‘different’ aspect of French culture and natural beauty during one or separate holidays to France.
We all know Paris as one of the most loved cities of the world and a Mecca for fashion and style. However, there is more to France than just Paris, and one holiday in Paris may be too short to experience Paris and the cities around Paris entirely, let alone the whole of France. France has great variety and beauty from its south to the north, offering sun, sand, sea, mountains, valleys, river gorges and picturesque landscapes. France holidays offer great attractions for holiday makers, from the Côte d’Azur beaches to the Alps or Pyrénées, from the lush vineyards of the Loire or Rhône to the history and timelessness of Dordogne region. Every part of France has its unique character and guarantees a fun filled time for those planning a holiday to France.
Better still, France offers a unique holiday experience and a great way to spend time with friends and family in a holiday chalet, villa or gite in France. Apart from the novelty of the experience, there are many practical benefits that make it worthwhile living in a villa, chalet or gitedefrance. It is a much better to rent a chalet, villa or gite in France as it offers you great value for money, with much more space and privacy than a hotel. Many apartments, villas and gites in France come with splendid private pools, so you can enjoy luxurious holidays at a fraction of the price you would pay for similar features in a hotel. Moreover, you can enjoy flexible rental dates and with the leading company in the UK for holiday rentals in France, Owners Direct, you save even more money as you rent directly from owners without paying any commission. So, in effect, you can truly enjoy a relaxed and luxurious family holiday in France within your budget, and still get to choose from a splendid variety of villas in the south of France, luxury apartments, beach houses, chalets and gites in France set on the coast, in the snowbound Alps or in the scenic countryside.
Travelling with a family can be a complicated trip to plan, as you need to bear in mind the different ages and interests of each family member. France is, certainly, a great destination for a family holiday, as there are many choices based on varied interests, ensuring everyone gets to do what they like. Each region in France has lovely towns, historic attractions, vineyards, beaches and places for kids. For those who are particular about eating fresh, organic food, there are several restaurants with quaint shops in the town centre or centreville to marvel at. France is also well connected so it is relatively easy to plan the logistics of a trip, get affordable flight tickets and book a comfortable chalet or gite in France or even a lovely bed and breakfast cottage in France.
A great family holiday can be enjoyed in the Dordogne region, which is one of the most popular destinations for France holidays. Even though Dordogne is slightly further away from the south coast of France, which implies sand and surf holidays are ruled out, there are other attractions like wonderful rivers for canoeing and swimming, as well as sandy river beaches. The scenery is breathtakingly perfect, interspersed with small pretty towns and villages, be it in the hinterland or along the Dordogne. Dordogne holidays are a haven for those who love trying out new food and appreciate good cuisine. It is famous for its truffles, duck, goose and foie gras. Local markets are full with fresh produce and one can stop by at street corners to sample and buy stuff. This beautiful region is blessed with a pleasant climate with long sunny summers to let you enjoy days full of sunshine and activity. Staying at a villa in Dordogne one can enjoy fine wines with great food. Bergerac and Bordeaux are famous the world over for their wines and if you plan to visit these places during your holiday to France, you will find rich vineyards stretching in all directions till the far horizons. For the wine lover, it is an experience not to be missed.
Those who are active and young at heart can enjoy sports in the Pyrenees which is becoming an increasingly popular year round destination. The wide valleys provide perfect environment for paragliding which also is a great way to view the stunning landscape. France holidays are great for cycling enthusiasts as France has many beautiful landscapes and leisurely routes to choose from. It is a relaxing way to spend a holiday, see the countryside at a simpler pace stopping and enjoying the small restaurants, vineyards and villages along the way, a great way to holiday. And don’t forget to book a holiday chalet or gite in France, to ensure you have a hot dinner and comfortable bed waiting for you after a day of touring around. The Alsace is a great place to cycle around between the Rhine River and Vosges mountains. It has green rolling hills with quiet country lanes, vineyards and hill top chateaux. The fine local cuisine and wine alone are worth the effort.
Holidays in France in a beach villa France gite or chalet along the French Riviera and its beaches, clubs and marinas are the picture perfect holidays. With beautiful countryside all over, great mountains and valleys for the energetic and the beautiful architecture of well kept towns, churches and monuments, a holiday to France will be one you will never forget. With world famous cuisine, the thriving city life of Paris, world famous vineyards and so much more, France offers a great experience to the entire family. Some may love to shop, some may want adventure, some would like sun and sand and some may want to experience local tradition, culture and heritage. France gives you a chance to experience it all, together, in one great memorable holiday. So, before it’s too late, book your tickets, plan your trip, find great places to stay and book your villa, chalet or gite in France online, to enjoy a lovely holiday in France with your entire family.
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