Mas de la Croix de Fer – Self Catering or BNB

The cottage: Gite Durance sleeps maximum 4 – Price range: 700€ to 1250€ per week Studio apartments: Lilac and Lavender, each sleep max 2 adults no children – Price range: 85€ to 149€ per night and 350€ to 650€ per week Department: Bouches-du-Rhone in between Aix-en-Provence and Avignon (2 popular cities) Short […]

Angouleme – The Comic Strip Capital

In January 1974 the international comic strip festival started, and now the artistry can be seen throughout the City. Whilst in September the International Circuit des Remparts is a must for fans of vintage cars. The heritage of Angouleme, is second to none with Renaissance and Romanesque architecture and museums […]

Cognac & The Distilleries

Cognac is renowned for its architecture, fine dining and of course; its wonderful distilleries. There are many who offer guided tours so the choice is yours. The town’s medieval quarter “Vieux Cognac” runs from the Tours Saint-Jacques, alongside the river, up to the Saint-Léger church. The area contains many unusual […]

La Guérite

Welcome to ‘La Guérite’ Prices : 400 – 500 euros pw Sleeps:: 4 Our holiday gîte is situated near to the medieval town of Confolens in the department of the Charente. This newly renovated village house is a real ‘home from home’, and could be yours for a short break or a […]

Musée de la vie rurale et de la coiffe

Wander back through time in a 15th century priory. Discover the everyday objects and lifestyle of the rural past in 7 exhibition rooms: a 19th century farmhouse kitchen, basketwork workshop, a fascinating display of regional headdresses and costumes, embroidery exhibition, the bakery, the laundry room and the barn with its […]

Ile d’Yeu

  The island of Yeu, which became a permanent island around 5000 BC, concentrates in just 23 km2 a diversity of landscapes. long sandy beaches and dunes held with the help of coniferous woods ; a wild coast with its proud cliffs, embracing golden sandy coves ; barren moors where sea […]

Domaine de Beausoleil

Name of Gite / B&B / Hotel: Domaine de Beausoleil Sleeps: 1 to 20 Imagine sitting by the pool with a glass of wine, watching the sun set over the beautiful French countryside perhaps after a day exploring the local towns with their markets, visiting vineyards, cycling the quiet lanes […]

Royan – Places to visit in France in 2017

Royan has a long history as a seaside resort and benefits from a micro-climate on a par with the Mediterranean coast. It was one of the very first resorts in France to arise from the newly discovered fashion for sea-bathing at the start of the 20th century. Today it remains […]

Places to visit in France in 2017 – Nice

France’s second most popular tourist destination after Paris, Nice is renowned for its balmy climate and spectacular setting between the Mediterranean coast and the mountains to the north. Located just 30km away from the Italian border, the city has changed hands several times down the years and was last annexed […]

Introducing Cannes – The South of France

As you walk among the couture shops and palaces of La Croisette, the wealth and glamour of it all cannot fail to impress: admiring Ferraris and Porsches cruising by and celebrity spotting on the glitzy sunlounger-striped beaches and liner-sized yachts moored at the port are hot Cannes pastimes. Whether Cannes’ […]

Christmas Destinations – Disneyland Paris

Following the success of Walt Disney World in Florida, plans to build a similar theme park in Europe emerged in 1972. Under the leadership of E. Cardon Walker, Tokyo Disneyland opened in 1983 in Japan with instant success, forming a catalyst for international expansion. In late 1984 the heads of Disney’s theme park division, Dick Nunis and Jim Cora, presented a list of approximately 1,200 possible European locations for the park. By March 1985, the number of possible locations for the park had been reduced to four; two in France and two in Spain. Both nations saw the potential economic advantages of a Disney theme park and offered competing financing deals to Disney.

10 of the best restaurants in Bordeaux

A new wave of chefs has swept into Bordeaux, propelling the city’s restaurants up France’s culinary pecking order. And they’re serving up at decent prices too   Bordeaux may be the world’s capital of wine, but until recently the city’s restaurant scene had always been lacklustre compared with other French […]

Places to Visit in France – Futuroscope “Taster video”

Plongez dans l’atmosphère fun, festive et familiale du Futuroscope ! Nouveau en 2016, parmi d’autres surprises : enfilez votre peau de bête et venez rire en famille avec les héros de L’Age de Glace, l’attraction et, à la nuit tombée, vivez une soirée magique avec La Forge aux Etoiles, l’aquaféerie […]

2france4two

Exclusively for 2 people at any one time. The 22 acres and 2 acre lake is NOT open to the public. It is only for your enjoyment and ours of course! Enjoy the tranquility at your doorstep, birding, Deer, red squirrels, woodpeckers, kingfishers and many birds of prey. Artist & […]

Chabanais & Rochechouart gites at Tranquille Vienne

Chabanais & Rochechouart gites at Tranquille Vienne Sleeps: up to 4 plus baby Price Range: 290 – 590 euros per week Our Chabanais & Rochechouart gites are a converted barn and are the smaller of our 3 gites which benefit from their own private terraces which overlook the shared garden […]

Confolens Gite at Tranquille Vienne Gites

Confolens Gite at Tranquille Vienne Gites Sleeps: up to 6 plus baby Price Range: from 340 euros – 690 euros per week Our Confolen gite is the largest of 3 gites and benefits from it’s own private garden (for the summer) and a log burner (for the winter)  Our other […]

La Grande Salle Verte and La Petite Maison

La Grande Salle Verte Is a 17th century farm-house and La Petite Maison is the lovely holiday cottage in the grounds, on the edge of sleepy Carelles,in the Mayenne region of the Pays de la Loire. An acre of lawn and orchard for you to relax in, and about 200 […]

Gites du Marigné

 Gites du Marigné Set in the Poitou-Charentes in a stunning peaceful rural setting, Sharon and Aaron Vogel are pleased to welcome you to Gites du Marigné. Set in two and a half hectares of meadow and gardens, we have three gites for rental, a traditional Charentaise farmhouse for four persons, […]

Our Cosy Cottage

Our Cosy Cottage Sleeps: 4+ Price Range: £236 – £335 Our cottage is stone built and on three floors. There is a private garden with an patio area just for guests use, with a BBQ and plenty of lounge chairs. The cottage is situated in the centre of a typical […]

Peyrenegre Gites

Peyrenegre Gites Sleeps: 4-12 Price Range: 350-750 Three Country Cottages in Labretonie, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine – Ideal For A Peaceful And Relaxing Holiday, Relax And Unwind Surrounded By Breathtaking Views Situated in the undiscovered Lot-et-Garonne, 14km from Marmande, Peyrenègre is situated at the end of a quiet no-through road and offers […]