France is one of the largest countries in Europe – and with great size comes great diversity. This irresistible melting pot of culture, history and gastronomy has been seducing visitors for centuries, and with its varied regions, outstanding beaches and wonderful climate, it’s no surprise they return time and time again. It’s easy to reach too, just a short hop across the English Channel, making it suitable for families looking for short-haul sunshine. A villa in France allows you the freedom to experience all that this diverse destination has to offer. From traditional farmhouses in the rolling countryside to beautiful villas in the centre of the action, we offer a huge choice of accommodation across southern France to suit everyone.
With a French villa holiday, you can enjoy the luxury of your own private accommodation, and be perfectly placed to explore the ritzy resorts, quaint towns and fascinating regions that France has to offer. With so many villa options in France, our collection was meticulously handpicked for the enjoyment of families, couples, friends and solo travellers alike. Our properties come with a private pool as standard, many are within walking distance to villages and beaches nearby, and all can be found in stunning locations.
Things to do in France
Villa holidays in France can be as relaxed or as adventurous as you like, with an infinite choice of fantastic beaches, world-class culture, endless culinary opportunities and varied landscapes right on your doorstep. Whether you wish to explore the luxurious coastline, home to world-famous towns and cities, or you’d prefer something a little quieter and more traditional in the rural interior, there is something to suit everyone on a villa holiday in France.
France is home to hundreds of miles of coastline overflowing with some of the best beaches in Europe. If it’s beaches for days that you're after, the South of France will oblige. From sheltered coves on the island of Corsica to the ultra-chic French Riviera (Côte d'Azur) where the world’s elite bask in the gorgeous Mediterranean sunshine, there is no shortage of shores to explore. Our villas to rent in France are just a short distance from the beautiful coastlines, ensuring beach lovers get their daily fix.
Nightlife in France
After spending the afternoon lazing on the beach and dining at one the fantastic restaurants, you have many options for heading out for the night. Whether it’s a trendy nightclub, an exclusive wine bar or a chic café, there is something for all tastes, styles and ages. Our villas in France open the door to this eclectic destination’s hotspots so you can enjoy an evening of relaxed bar-hopping, or a night of tearing up the dancefloor!
Food and Drink in France
Food is of enormous importance to the French and many have suggested that the country boasts the best cuisine in the world. From mouth-watering bakeries and Macaroon-laden patisseries, to Michelin star eateries and world-famous cafés, the culinary culture of the country runs deep. France is also one of the largest wine producers in the world, with grape varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot noir. Epicurean experiences differ depending on where you travel and every region has its own specialty, but it’s fair to say that a foodie's paradise awaits you on a France villa holiday. Bon Appétit!
History and Culture in France
Some 89 million visitors flock to France each year to soak up the history and culture in the endless galleries, museums and opera houses. One of the best ways to experience local culture is by strolling around a traditional French village, conversing with locals at the markets and people-watching in the cafés. During your villa holiday in France, make time to admire the iconic architecture and feast on local cuisine, another famous aspect of French culture.