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10 excellent reasons for a vacation in Aquitaine
By Alison Cummings on Oct 14 2013

1. Amazing diversity of landscapes  As the third largest region of France, the Aquitaine region has a wealth of natural spaces and a huge variety of beautiful landscapes. 2. A mild and sunny climate throughout the year  Bordered along the whole of its west coast by the Atlantic Ocean, Aquitaine is bathed in a mild oceanic climate with the influence of the Gulf Stream. The 2,200 sunshi... Read More

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The Rhone-Alpes - something for everyone
By Alison Cummings on Sep 24 2013

The Rhone-Alpes is a huge region of France, located on the eastern border. Football enthusiasts, skiing enthusiasts, and people who love hiking, extreme sports, history and beautiful mountain scenery will fit perfectly into this region. A person could spend hours strolling the beautiful lakes, and taking in the fresh, clean air. Very easily accessible all year round, it is an ideal location to rea... Read More

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Champagne - All the culture of France in one place
By Alison Cummings on Jun 24 2013

France is the perfect place to rent a gite or a villa for a really memorable family holiday. Easily accessible and with scenery, architecture, wine and great cuisine, France is a wonderful choice for anyone wanting to enjoy towns, countryside, and everything this beautiful country has to offer. However, if it is a rich heritage, luxurious local wines and welcoming locals, then a holiday in Champag... Read More

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The Loire - perfect at any time of year
By Alison Cummings on May 28 2013

Thinking of spending your next holiday in the centre of France? Renting a gite in the Loire Valley is perfectly fitting with the atmosphere of the region, and you cannot fail to feel relaxed among the scenery, the architecture and the endless farmlands, vineyards and orchards throughout the region. Beautiful, but not overrun with tourists, the Loire Valley is perfect at any time of year.The Loire... Read More

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Picardie - a proud culture
By Alison Cummings on Apr 8 2013

Picardie is a region in northern France along the English Channel. A deeply cultural region of France, it covers a wide range of landscapes from sandy beaches in the north, forests in the east and vineyards in the south where the region borders with Champagne. Just north of the Ile de France region where Paris is situated, Picardie is dotted with a number of beautiful Gothic churches, castles and... Read More

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais - a home away from home
By Alison Cummings on Apr 1 2013

Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a northern region of France which borders on Belgium. Though it is not one of France's more obvious tourist destinations, it draws people in with it's beautiful countryside and excellent cuisine. Gites in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are very convenient to get to from the United Kingdom, and offer a warm comforting place to return to after a day enjoying the historical landmarks. With... Read More

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