Regions of France

Here are the regions of France where we have featured Gites and destinations, click each section to see them.

St.Cybranet Dordogne

Aquitaine

Aquitaine, capital city Bordeaux,   is one of the great historic regions of France; it is also one of the largest and most varied regions of France, stretching from the ...

Auvergne

Auvergne  The administrative region of Auvergne is larger than the historical province of Auvergne and includes provinces and areas that historically were not part of Auvergne. The Auvergne region is composed ...

Brittany

Brittany is a cultural region in the north-west of France. Covering the western part of Armorica, as it was known during the period of Roman occupation, Brittany subsequently became an ...

Centre

Centre-Val de Loire  French for Centre-Loire valley, is one of the 18 regions of France. It straddles the middle Loire Valley and in the interior of the country. The administrative capital ...

Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon is a former administrative region of France. Since 1 January 2016, it is part of the new region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées.[2] It comprises five departments, and borders the other French regions of Provence-Alpes-Côte ...

Limousin

The modern region of Limousin is essentially composed of two historical French provinces: Limousin: the department of Corrèze in its entirety and the central and southeastern part of Haute-Vienne. The ...

Midi-Pyrénées

Midi-Pyrénées has no historical or geographical unity. It is one of the regions of France created in the late 20th century to serve as a hinterlandand zone of influence for ...

Normandy

The historical region of Normandy comprised the present-day region of Normandy, as well as small areas now part of the départements of Mayenne and Sarthe. The Channel Islands (referred to ...

Poitou-Charentes

The Poitou-Charentes area of western France is not a historic region of France, but was formed in 1956 from the major part of the old Poitou area, plus three smaller ...

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

The largest cities in the region are Marseille (administrative capital city of the region), Nice, Toulon, andAix-en-Provence, each with a population exceeding 100,000 inhabitants at the 1999 census. Along with ...

Rhône-Alpes

Situated between Paris and the Côte d’Azur, on the border with both Switzerland and Italy, and offering access to two international airports (Lyon and Geneva), impressive rail connections and a ...