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Property 528 'Discover Our Cosy Cottages, Relax by the Heated Pool, St Malo 30 Minutes'
Ille et Vilaine
Sleeps 6  -  From: €295 per week
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Property 160097 'Luxurious Villa with Heated Swimming Pool & Breathtaking Views'
Alpes Maritimes
Sleeps 8  -  From: £1999 per week
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Property 676 'Holiday Cottages with Swimming Pool'
Sleeps 2  -  From: £395 per week
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Property 819 'Apartment on French Riviera 5 minutes from the sea'
Sleeps 4  -  From: £293 per week
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Relaxing Family Holidays in the French Countryside

For your next laid-back family holiday in France, stay in your own gite or holiday rental, relax in the sunshine amidst beautiful French countryside, soak up the culture and enjoy local food and wine.

Our fabulous selection of charming holiday rentals and gites are located in both hidden undiscovered France and all the popular holiday destinations such as South West France including the Dordogne and the Lot; North West France, especially Brittany and Normandy; and the South of France, Languedoc-Roussillon and the Mediterranean.

We have accommodation in France perfect for couples, a family, extended families and large groups, from economy to luxury, from village or seaside to peaceful rural solitude.

We can even make your journey to France easy, with top tips for driving in France fantastic deals on ferries and Eurotunnel and our partnership with Sanef Tolling helps you save time at autoroute tolls with your own Toll Tag.

So just picture yourself on holiday in France, browsing the weekly market for fresh produce, enjoying coffee at a village square pavement café, taking long country walks or cycle rides and relaxing with the family around a poolside barbecue under the stars.

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Let us Inspire you with French Holiday Ideas

Looking for ideas and inspiration for holidays or short breaks? Find them in France. The food and wine are exceptional – and great value – the culture is rich and diverse, the scenery is spectacular, there’s loads to do and see and the people readily embrace romance. After all, the French capital city is Paris…

We have chic holiday rentals throughout France, as well as bargain rate hotels and self- catering apartments in towns and cities. Choose one that’s just right for you in popular areas like the South West, Normandy, the sunny South, including the Cote d’Azur, and Paris.

For easy one-stop booking, search for flights to airports across France and see our guide to train travel in France. Explore too our handy guides to inspiring French city breaks - including gourmet city breaks – to romantic holidays in France, creative breaks for film lovers and wine tasting trips.

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