France is just absolutely perfect. You could go on a holiday to France every year and be able to find something new and different to do. Whether it's a family holiday to France, a beach holiday to the South of France, or an art and culture adventure in the north, there are so many things do in France, and it caters to every type of traveller. From sophistication and glamour in the French Riviera to wine-tasting in Bordeaux and foodie experiences in the Dordogne, we offer such a wide range of villas in France purely because we think it's one of the greatest places in the world (yes, really.) So, you've got tons of things to read in your spare time here.

Top 10 Historical Sites to Visit in France

There are dozens of fantastic historical sites worth visiting for those with an interest in France’s past: from sobering battlefields to monumental Gothic cathedrals, it’s a country steeped in history and packed with relics and breat...

Team Travels: Dordogne

Once more our dashing team have been out and about visiting all the wonderful properties in our portfolio. This time, our kooky photographer Laeti and her two interns headed off to visit our chateaux in the&nbs...

Top 5 Luxury Ski Chalets in Europe

Speeding down snowy slopes under frost-capped mountains is a thrill that ski fans will be very familiar with. At our luxury ski chalets in Europe, you can spend evenings with your family huddled by the open-fir...

Top 5 Villas in Aquitaine

Whether you're seeking a remote escape with your special someone or just looking to sink your teeth into  new uncharted cultures - a trip to Aquitaine will be one to remember. Start by taking a look at our...

3 Top Vineyards For Your Bordeaux Wine Tasting Trip

There are over 100,000 vineyards scattered across Bordeaux, making it one of France’s top wine regions. Wherever you choose to rent a chateau in Bordeaux, you’re never far from a crop of top quality wineries, many of which offer a v...

Lavender Honey & Thyme Ice Cream Recipe

If you’re heading to one of our villas in Provence, not only will you enjoy the stunning accommodation with friends and family – but also the delicious regional food to go with it. We already hig...
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Top 5 Villas in Brittany

Brittany is famed chiefly for its beaches, and with so much coastline to explore it’s certainly one of the best reasons to visit the region. For travellers coming from the UK, it’s very accessible – its magnifi...

Team Travels : Lyon

Our gorgeous photographer Laeti recently got back from a trip back to her hometown, Lyon. And although you don't have the pleasure of knowing her personally, let me tell you - she talks about Lyon a lot! So let...

Top 11 Villas in Northern France

Few places hold the intricate history and charm of Northern France. Renowned for its lush pastures, green forests and lively farmlands - this tranquil region will leave you in awe as you escape the da...

Top 10 Quirky Chateaux in Southern France

Our villas in Southern France are utterly tantalising - so whatever your style, we’ve got somewhere that’s going to pop your cork! From lavish chateaux in Languedoc, homely cottages in the Dordogne to stylish v...
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Top 11 Villas in South West France

Long sandy coastlines, offshore fishing, and luxurious ports - it's no surprise that British holidaymakers adore the offerings of South-West France. With years of palaeolithic history, delectable food and ...
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Top of the Props : France

We have a huge array of trés magnifique castles, chateaux and villas in France. Here’s a rundown of our 10 most popular chart-toppers of the French villa world. 1. Chateau Beaucharm, Champagne Chat...

4 of France’s Most Romantic Luxury Villas

It's often called one of the most romantic countries in the world, but it's hard to put your finger on exactly why France is so associated with l'amour. The literature has certainly played a part and copious am...
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The 10 Most Inviting Swimming Pools in France

There's no denying we Brits crave a little warmth and sunshine. After all, English weather is known for its unpredictability at the best times (it's either raining for weeks or life as we know it comes to a hal...

Best Group Activities in Rhône-Alpes

Whether you and your friends are outdoorsy types who like the idea of skiing, boating, and abseiling down mountains, or your idea of being ‘outdoorsy’ means eating al fresco, there is a holiday activity in Rhôn...

Best Foodie Experiences in Rhône-Alpes

Home of the gastronomic capital of France, a galaxy of Michelin stars and more vineyards than you can count, Rhône-Alpes deserves a place on every gourmand’s bucket list. From hearty, traditional French fare to...

Best Family Activities in Rhône-Alpes

Water and mountains dominate the landscape in Rhône-Alpes. It's prime territory for families keen on fresh-air adventure. From private plane rides over snow-capped mountains to foraging on horseback and kayakin...