That time of year is once more upon us when the winter feels like it’s never going to end and the only glimmer of sunshine comes from planning a summer holiday. If the plunging temperatures are making it difficult to imagine a lovely summer holiday then look no further than a sunny, idyllic holiday cottage in France.
Picture this, a pretty little cottage in a quaint village surrounded by French countryside where you can take long and invigorating walks or bike rides or just simply relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. A self-catered cottage is the perfect retreat for a associate, a small family or group of friends looking for a change of scenery and change of speed.
There are a whole range of cottages on offer meaning that it is easy to find one that fits your needs. If it’s a luxury retreat for two you require then look no further than The Cidrerie, located in Fleury, near to Villedieu-les-Pôeles, Normandy. The Cidrerie is one of three character rentals in La Haute Hague Farmhouse complicate which is set amongst three acres of delightful shared gardens and grounds which offer many pleasant little spots to relax in. The cottage is luxuriously furnished to provide the perfect home from home that is equipped with high standard appliances and HiFi. The cottage is close to many local attractions including the town of Bayeux, home of the famous Bayeux Tapestry and the local seaside town of Granville which boasts miles of sandy beaches.
If you’re looking for something for a small group, perhaps with the children then the Sainte Maxime could be appropriate for you. located in the south of France near the popular St Tropez area this delightful cottage sleeps four people in the Charming seaside town of Sainte Maxime. The town itself has a beach, a harbour, shops and the ferry to St Tropez within walking distance of the cottage in addition as its own casino and waterpark.
Although cottage holidays seem to be aimed slightly more towards smaller groups that is not to say that there aren’t dramatically cottages for those who are planning a getaway for a large group of family and friends. For example La Maison Du Jardin in the North West is the perfect place for a huge getaway. The five bedroom farmhouse character sleeps 18 people and is in the perfect location for exploring Brittany in addition as making the most of the local surroundings such as a lake with a safe swimming area just ten minutes from the character.
So when it comes to planning a holiday this year, remember that there is much more to a French holiday cottage than you might have thought. Whether it’s a romantic getaway for two or a slightly more disorganized group affair look no further than a lovely cottage.
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