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Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Alsace Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Alsace (2)

Alsace is like a fairy tale; half-timbered houses adorned with flowers, gabled roofs, and chimneys topped with stork nests. The majestic forests and peaceful lakes of the Upper Vosges are perfect for hiking or biking. The famous Wine Road winds its way through 75 miles of storybook villages. Other theme itineraries, such as the Romanesque Road or Rhine Road make exploration easy.

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Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Aquitaine Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Aquitaine (97)

The varied Aquitaine region includes not only the prehistoric caves, villages and rolling river valleys of the Dordogne and the Bordeaux vineyards, but also the rocky Pyrénées mountain chain, the Basque country with its beautiful beaches, excellent surfing and picturesque fishing villages, the flat forest land of the Landes and the medieval castles and villages in Lot-et-Garonne.

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Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Auvergne Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Auvergne (9)
The Regional Park of Auvergne Volcanoes, the largest natural park in France is a protected environment for exceptional flora and fauna. Auvergne's mountains also provide three classified downhill ski resorts and excellent cross-country skiing. Its ancient volcanoes have created ten thermal spa areas, five of which are among the leading thermal resorts in France.

12th-century architecture and sculpture in Auvergne show one of the most original and important schools of Romanesque art in France. Today, the capital, Clermont-Ferrand is an important industrial center, famous for its tire manufacturing. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Burgundy Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Burgundy (4)
The center for wine making in Burgundy is the medieval jewel of Beaune with its distinctive Flemish polychrome roofs, checkerboard patterns of gold and colors woven into a terra cotta tapestry. The huge duchy of Burgundy once included most of Holland and Belgium, so the Flemish influence is striking in the architecture of the city's Hôtel-Dieu (Hospices). Each November, the Trois Glorieuses wine auction inside sells wines to raise money for charity, and in so doing sets prices for the year's vintage.  more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Brittany Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Brittany (139)
The delights of the French way of life can be summed up in one word, Brittany. Brittany offers eight hundred miles of grand rocky coastline with scores of bays and little fishing villages. The enchanting countryside is dotted with giant granite boulders and wild meadows on the moors, thickets and forests in a gently rolling landscape.

Popular traditions, local musical instruments and dialects still used in many parts of this region contribute to the particular character of Brittany. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Centre Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Centre (3)
Named "Centre" for its location in the heart of France, this remarkable region is dominated by the legendary Loire Valley. It is easily accessible from Paris, thanks to numerous autoroutes and the TGV high-speed train, which makes its Paris-to-Tours run in only 55 minutes. From early spring to late autumn, natural splendors abound in the valleys of the Loire and its eastern tributaries, the rivers Indre, Cher, Beuvron, Sauldre, and Allier.
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Champagne-Ardenne Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Champagne-Ardenne (2)
Champagne, the very symbol of sophistication, graceful living and celebration, is produced nowhere else in the world. All champagnes are made within a few miles of each other outside Reims and Epernay, near the Abbey of Saint-Pierre where the legendary Benedictine monk, Dom Pérignon, supposedly invented the bubbly by accident in the early 18th Century (some would say by divine inspiration). Just as still wines have different characteristics and tastes, so do champagnes, and the great houses of Mumm, Piper-Heidsieck, Taittinger, Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon, among more than 100 others, want to prove this with guided tours (in English) of their cellars and tasting of the current vintage. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Franche-Comté Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Franche-Comté (2)
Geographically, Franche-Comté is really two regions: the high valley of the Saône is wide, gently rolling country with a certain rustic simplicity, while the Jura Mountains are more rugged with dense forests, sheer cliffs, deep gorges and torrents of water.

In winter this means cross-country skiing over 2,000 kilometers of marked trails and in summer rafting along the gentle Lison and Loue Rivers or the more challenging Saône or Doubs. Nature lovers can climb, bike and hike the mountains or explore the hills are that are honeycombed with over 4,000 caves. The streams and lakes provide world-class fishing. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Île-de-France Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Île-de-France (4)
Like all the world's great capitals, PARIS lives at a fast pace, by day, by night and especially at rush hours. Bear in mind that museums and monuments are often less crowded during the week.

Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements that spiral out like a snail shell from the first, centered around the Louvre, of which certain quarters (Montmartre, Montparnasse, the Marais) are real villages within the city.  more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Languedoc-Roussillon Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Languedoc-Roussillon (61)
A wealth of history lies in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Roman monuments, Greek ruins, medieval castles and ancient villages are set amidst a patchwork of vineyards, farmlands, mountains and plateaus.

The walled city of Carcassonne encompasses towers, dungeons, moats and drawbridges and serves as one of the most impressive examples of medieval France. Many of the citadels and fortresses are perched high atop cliffs and rocky mountains.  more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Limousin Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Limousin (9)
The Limousin region, on the western slopes of the Massif Central attracts visitors in search of unspoiled countryside. The Corrèze, Creuse and Haute Vienne contain hills and gorges, and lush green meadows. Numerous ancient village churches dot the landscape as well as more imposing abbey churches and fortresses.

The Corrèze, Creuse and Haute Vienne contain hills and gorges, and lush green meadows. Numerous ancient village churches dot the landscape as well as more imposing abbey churches and fortresses. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Loire Valley Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Loire Valley (54)
This region includes 300 kilometers of Atlantic coastline, long sandy beaches, enchanting bays and little islands like Yeu and Noirmoutier contrasting with the lush, green, countryside through which flows the magnificent Loire River.

This part of France has always been popular with kings and nobles, who built their elegant châteaux throughout the region. Many châteaux have been restored and are inhabited by their owners who open them to the public. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Lorraine Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Lorraine (0)
Lorraine's history is synonymous with the struggles of Europe's many peoples to live in peace and harmony. Verdun is perhaps more of a pilgrimage than an excursion, yet the simple power of its name is more than matched by the vestiges of war's destruction preserved in a huge outdoor museum surrounding Fort Douaumont with a massive ossuary containing the bones of 400,000 unknown soldiers. The luxuriant greenery of its gently sloping hills revives the eye and the heart. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Midi-Pyrénées Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Midi-Pyrénées (14)
As it sweeps north from the rugged snow-capped peaks of the Pyrénées at the Basque borderland of Spain to the foothills of the Massif Central, Midi-Pyrénées luxuriates in the gentle climate of Southwestern France. It glides over peaceful rolling farmland and then shifts into dramatic landscapes scored by spectacular gorges, rocky outcroppings, and extended plateaus. It encompasses places with vaguely familiar, yet still evocative names—like Gascony, Quercy, and Aveyron—that have for centuries rewarded the visitor with their unique treasures. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Nord-Pas-de-Calais (2)
Just over the border from Belgium and a hop or a tunnel across the Channel from England lies the Nord/Pas-de-Calais region. This picturesque land consists of contrasting forests, gentle meadows, and rolling hills dotted with windmills. Sandy beaches and imposing cliffs make up the 150-mile stretch of coastline. Visitors can cruise the network of canals and rivers and explore the expansive countryside and nature reserve parks. Many battlefields including Flanders Fields are in the region. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Normandy Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Normandy (41)
An ideal short break or holiday destination, the region’s five rich and varied departments offer something special for every visitor and can be easily reached by ferry from the south of England and Ireland, by train from Paris or by car from one of the airports in neighbouring Picardy or Brittany.  

Visit Normandy to savour authentic fine food lovingly prepared using local, seasonal produce; quench your thirst with traditional home-made cider; recharge your batteries in lively beach resorts; relax in old-world villages and marvel at breathtaking landscapes and rugged coastal scenery.  more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Poitou-Charentes Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Poitou-Charentes (13)
On the Atlantic coast, between the châteaux of the Loire Valley and the Bordeaux vineyards, lies Poitou-Charentes, one of the sunniest parts of the French western coast. Its mild climate - 2,250 hours of sunshine per year - makes it desirable to visit anytime from early spring to late autumn. A 300-mile coastline with fine sandy beaches, backed by fragrant pine forests, lively resorts such as La Rochelle, Royan and the islands of Oléron, Aix and Ré provide attractions to tempt everyone. more info...
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (25)
The French Riviera along the Mediterranean coast, provides its guests with fashionable elegant surroundings in an international atmosphere. Visitors can choose between the livelier towns of Nice and Cannes, home of the famous film festival, and the calmer more discreet villages of Beaulieu, Menton or Cap Ferrat.

The quaint harbor fishing villages have become chic tourist destinations, now full of pleasure yachts and crowded summertime beaches. The famous resorts of Juan-les-Pins and Cap d'Antibes attract the stylish jet set.
Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Rhône-Alpes Holiday Homes to Rent in France, Rhône-Alpes (6)
The Rhone-Alps region lies nestled beneath the impressive flanks of Mont Blanc, Europe's highest peak at 15,771 feet, and protector of the regions borders with Switzerland and Italy.
The region presents an extraordinary natural environment: stunning mountains offering some of the finest and most extensive skiing areas in the world such as the Three Valleys, Val d'Isère and Chamonix, lush valleys filled with orchards and the vineyards of Beaujolais and the Rhone Valley, great riverways and scores of crystalline lakes; the deep gorges and high plateaux of the Ardèche, studded with prehistoric caves, and national parks full of deep forests and flower-filled meadows. more info...