We’re on TV: A New Life in the Sun

Channel 4’s TV hit show, 'A New Life in the Sun' is back with a bang, making its second season return Monday 23rd January. If you’re reading this, with no clue what we’re on about; firstly – have you be...
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Movies to Fall in Love with… France

Lately we’ve been thinking about the films that make us fall more in love with France every time we watch them. So, in honour of the upcoming Cannes film festival in May, here’s three of our favourite films set...

Best Value Holiday Villas in St. Tropez!

Ah, St Tropez... that oh-so-chic pocket of the Côte D’Azur where celebs and playboys gather for opulent yacht parties and Michelin star cuisine. Not to mention Pampelonne beach with its white sands an...

The 10 Best Luxury Villas in Languedoc

Found right in the middle of Southern France, Languedoc is an intriguing mix of beautiful towns on the coast and rural bliss inland. From the bustling energy of Montepellier to the beautiful medieval castles of...

The 12 Best Villas in the Dordogne

If you want to experience one of the most beautiful places in the world, there’s only one thing for it – head to one of our villas in the Dordogne. There’s a reason (in fact, there are loads) that the British a...
Top 10 Winter Holidays in France

Top 10 Winter Holidays in France

It’s time winter holidays were brought in out of the cold. On the surface – chilly as it might be – heading off for a relaxing break when the daylight hours are shorter and the temperature is better suited to s...
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Top 3 French Chateaux for Kids

If you’re planning a family holiday with the kids, accommodation doesn't get much better than a real life French chateaux. Whether your little ones are casting their castle as Hogwarts, Cair Paravel or Camelot,...

The Four Most Haunted Places in France

Any country with a history as rich and exciting as France is bound to have some haunting remnants of its dramatic past, serving as a reminder of lives and times long gone. And in this instance, we really d...

Top 9 Beautiful Châteaux in Bordeaux

As the wine industry capital of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage, Bordeaux is an excellent destination both for wine lovers and those who enjoy long walks in a stunning, picture perfect landscape. By renti...

Top 5 Romantic Wedding Venues in the Loire Valley

France is celebrated for many reasons, not least of which is its immortal sense of glamour and romance. With that in mind, there’s perhaps no better place to hold the wedding of your dreams than in France, and Simply Chateau offers a ...
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Chateaux to rent in the Dordogne

The Dordogne region of south western France is so called due to the great river which runs through it.  The Dordogne is home to the famous Bergerac wine variety and is an ideal destination for wine lovers....