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...

Top 10 Villas in the Cote d’Azur

Our villas in the Cote d'Azur make the very best the very best abodes to enjoy your Riviera holiday. Cannes As glamorous as the pictures depict, Cannes exudes glitz and glamour. The Promenade de la Croisette ...

Rhône-Alpes Travel Guide

Rhône-Alpes is the essence of adventure. With nearby rivers and mountains, it's open season for thrill seekers and anyone with a passion for the outdoors. And although it may be hard to believe, the air is cris...

Top Chateaux to Stay in Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is steeped with history and beautiful countryside, filled with remarkable villas and chateaux at every turn. A holiday here is something all ages can enjoy. There's an abundance of sporting act...
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Top 10 Villas in Normandy

Renowned for its rich history, beautiful scenery, and delectable Calvados - Normandy is the place to be. And as a bonus, it is not far away from British shores. So if you've ever thought about visiting this enc...
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The 10 Best Holiday Villas & Chateaux in Provence

Escaping to a luxury French chateau is just as enjoyable at the height of summer as it is in the wintertime. Simply Chateau offers a number of magnificent villas in Provence, France, available year-round for you to choose from - here ar...