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From country inns to luxury chateaux, bed and breakfast is perfect for freewheeling holidays, touring and short breaks in France
Bed and breakfast in France means charm, comfort, excellent value and warm hospitality. Our accommodation ranges from peaceful country farms to elegant houses in historic towns and seaside resorts. Enjoy the simple pleasures of a traditional inn or the ultimate in comfort, luxury and gourmet dining at a fairytale chateau. Bed and breakfast is an easy way to sample the true France and meet interesting hosts with local knowledge, whether you plan a touring holiday, a short break or a fortnight’s relaxation.
The advantages of a Bed and Breakfast holiday in France
Bed and Breakfast holidays in France give you the freedom to travel from place to place, staying just long or short enough to linger and discover the wonderful secrets of France. Staying in bed and breakfast accommodation gives you the opportunity to meet local people, who will make you feel very welcome. Our accommodation owners are committed to providing a level of comfort at least comparable with your own home. Most establishments are open all year round; many have beautiful gardens with a swimming pool to enjoy. Many hosts offer dinner, as well as breakfast, giving you the chance to try local specialities in hearty home cooking or truly fine dining, usually at very reasonable cost. Some hosts have extensive cellars of regional wines and are happy to advise on the best to accompany your meal. They’re also delighted to share their knowledge of local attractions and the way of life in their corner of France. Those conversations over coffee can be truly memorable, allowing you into the slow charms of la vie en France. Ideal for a property hunting expedition, to help you decide if this is the area for you.
A wide range of bed & breakfast holidays in France
Bed and breakfast in France is the perfect, convenient choice for many types of holiday or break throughout the year. If you want to cruise across the channel for a weekend, take advantage of our discount ferry bookings and enjoy farmhouse bed and breakfast near the towns and beaches of Northern France, Normandy and Brittany. Or take a low-cost flight and relish an unforgettable short break in a Loire chateau, a villa in a Roman town in southern France or an elegant house near the beaches of the Riviera. Why not take or hire a car and tour a little-known region of France, sampling different bed and breakfasts as you go? Many of our accommodation owners arrange excursions, activities and courses. Learn painting or photography, fish in a private lake, play golf, climb a mountain or enjoy soothing natural therapies.
Find French bed & breakfast accommodation by region
France offers something for all tastes and has a world of delights just waiting to be discovered through a bed and breakfast break with French Connections. Click on a region of France to below to start searching for your ideal French bed & breakfast holiday
Facts and Tips
Visitors to France must have a valid national passport. A visa is not required for US or Canadian citizens travelling as tourists and staying less than 90 days.
First aid and medical advice are available from chemists identified by the green cross sign. It is advisable to take out health insurance as you will be charged for any treatment. UK residents can obtain an E111 form which entitles them to urgent treatment for accident or unexpected illness in EU countries.
Banks are open from 9am until 12pm and 2pm until 4pm. Branches are closed either on Mondays or Saturdays. A passport is required when cashing travellers' cheques. Cash machines are widely available in towns and this can be the most economical way to obtain cash. Do not forget your pin number!
Service charges are usually included in the price of meals and accommodation in France. Any additional tipping is up to the visitor and is generally not more than 5%.