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Villas in France: key destinations

  • South of France

    From the glitz and the glamour of the Cote d'Azur to the unspoilt countryside of Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France holidays have something to offer everyone. Stay in one of our traditional style French villas or luxury villas with private pools.

  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

    Live the high life in the heart of the French Riviera, boasting stretches of white sand, year-round sunshine, world class shopping, fine dining and a stylish nightlife. Revel in the luxury lifestyle of the Cote d'Azur in upscale resorts like Nice, Sant-Tropez and Cannes.

  • Brittany

    Venture off the beaten track to the hilly north west and explore Brittany's dramatic coastline and rugged forest landscape, boasting pretty blush coloured sand and rocks. The celebrated Breton culture of the medieval towns is a world away from the main tourist crowds.

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  • Normandy

    Our cosy holiday villas in Normandy are encased by bucolic French farmland and luscious green countryside. Wander through charming apple orchards and enjoy the famous French cheeses that originate from this beautiful, rural region of France.

  • Pays-de-la-Loire

    Holiday in the Loire Valley for fairy-tale châteaux with picturesque gardens, vineyards, rivers and ancient medieval towns. Explore the 450km of coastline on the Bay of Biscay, home to wild, sweeping beaches, family-friendly seaside resorts and Nantes Music Festival.

  • Paris

    Spend a romantic weekend in one of our stylish Parisian apartments and see some of the most famous sights in the world, such as Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and the River Seine. End the day dining in world famous cafes, boulangeries and bistros!

Reviews of villas in France

We have 2,742 reviews of our villas in France.

Renter: Chantal C. Chantal C.
Chantal C. May 2019

Quiet stay in a small village well maintained with beautiful new or restored houses. The cottage is spacious, bright, comfortable and pleasantly furnished with a wood stove that creates a warm evening in the evening. All this in a region steeped in history. canal gourmet cuisine, good wines ... life is beautiful!

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Renter: Sophie B. Sophie B.
Sophie B. April 2019

Nice old house renovated in time, consistent with photos. Extraordinary view from the terraces around the house, on the sea and the coast to Saint Florent. Picturesque village of Nonza on the road to Cap Corse. Great online availability and friendliness of the owner and XXX, his on-site contact, on arrival and throughout the stay.

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Renter: Frédéric C. Frédéric C.
Frédéric C. April 2019

Nice villa, located in a very pleasant seaside resort. Secure domain (fence and entrance gate with code). Good equipment of the house, it misses just a ramp for the climb of stairs to the floor. I will definitely return.

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Renter: Virginie H. Virginie H.
Virginie H. April 2019

We were 8 on holiday this Easter week. The house is ideally located, close to the beaches and the village at a time. Very quiet too. Only downside for us: the shower and kitchen too small, and lack of space to store "beach business". This says, it does not ruin our stay in F mille!

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About France

Villas in France

France is caressed by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Rhone-Alps and the Pyrenees to the west. Just a hop across the English Channel, enjoy a family holiday, cultural city break or romantic getaway in the iconic city of love. Join in the gentle rhythms of rural village life in the French countryside, with its meandering valleys and sweeping carpets of vineyards famed for their delicious wines. Enjoy the high life in the sun-soaked south and beaches of the Côte d’Azur. Indulge in the famous gastronomy of Paris, where the capital’s energetic nightlife, chic boutiques, bohemian cafes, museums, galleries and landmarks offer something for every kind of holidaymaker.

Away from the capital, discover a blend of traditional architecture and contemporary culture in the lively metropolitan cities of Marseille, Versaille, Toulouse and Lourdes. In the heart of Aquitaine region, Bordeaux is renowned for its delicious cheese, wines and fresh and fruity rosés. But if adventure calls, then what better place to enjoy a ski holiday than the mountain slopes of Chamonix, neighbouring Switzerland and Italy. Best known for its chalky white cliffs and beautiful stretches of fine golden sand, unwind on the beaches of Normandy, or explore the humble, postcard countryside of Brittany.

Key holiday info
  • The main airport, Paris Charles de Gaulle, also known as Roissy Airport, is a just over a 1 hour flight from the UK and mainland Europe.
  • In summer, the average temperature in metropolitan France is 26°C. The south of France experiences highs of 31°C, while the average in the north of France is 28°C.
  • The average sea temperature in summer ranges between 18°C and 24°C.
  • There are 10 national parks in France. Vanoise National Park in the French Alps is the first and largest in the country.
  • Around 400 beaches and over 100 ports in 173 districts in France were awarded a Blue Flag in 2017. The Cote d'Azur alone is home to over 80 Blue Flag beaches.

A beginner's guide to renting a villa in France

From the sun-drenched beaches of the Cote d’Azure and plump vineyards of Aquitaine, to the world-class culture of Paris and action-packed slopes of the Rhone-Alpes, enjoy a diverse holiday in France with our family-friendly villas and rentals with private pools in the heart of it all.

The South of France is one of Europe’s most popular holidays, defined by a glamorous stretch of coastline, year-round sun and upscale shops and restaurants. Medieval towns, colourful fishing villages and ribbons of vineyards scatter the landscape, while the rolling meadows of the bucolic countryside in Languedoc-Rousillon open the door to all kinds of outdoor activities. Unwind on the fabulous beaches of the Cote d'Azur, in places like Saint-Tropez, rub shoulders with the rich and famous in Cannes, famous for its Film Festival and revel in the glitz and glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix. Follow the party crowd at Nice Carnival, or venture into the historic city of Marseille for a delicious traditional bouillabaisse. 

Brittany is a firm favourite with families and nature lovers alike. From the endless golden sands of the north coast to the rugged, cliff-bordered beaches of Finistere, enjoy the rural setting and peace and quiet in the family-friendly resorts of Binic and Ergny. Explore the region's humble, unspoilt countryside and lush forests with scenic walks across Brittany's alluring islands of Ouessant and Belle.

Normandy is best known for its chalky white cliffs and beautiful stretches of golden sand. Bask in the glorious sunshine on Omaha beach, or discover the rolling green countryside adorned with half-timbered houses and beautiful meadows. One of Normandy's most famous landmarks is Mont-St-Michel, a spectacular 12th century monastery and Christian Pilgrimage site, off the French northwestern coast.

Aquantaine is all about fine food, charming traditionalism and prehistoric art. Showcasing world-famous cave paintings, Grotte de Lascaux in Montignac, is well worth a visit. Here in the Dordogne, as well as the stunning natural beauty gifted by the banks of its world-famous river, there is also a rich culinary heritage on offer. Nestled in the heart of the region, savour some of the best wines in Bordeaux and revel in its beautiful public gardens and timeless, pastoral landscapes.

The Rhone-Alpes are a year-round holiday destination, boasting not only perfect skiing conditions during the winter, but also plenty of opportunities for hiking and rafting in the summer. The Alps offer two beautiful mountain national parks, la Vanoise and Les Ecrins as well as spectacular Lac du Bourget, the largest alpine lake in the whole of France. Elegant, alpine spa towns such as Evian and Aix-les-Bains are the perfect place to relax and be at one with the natural beauty of this region.

Why rent a villa in ­France with Clickstay?

For the last ten years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas all over France! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment and you can book your holiday in France with confidence. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental in France or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • Holidays in Paris aren't complete without visiting the famous Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and opulent Palais Garnier.
  • While in Paris, stroll along the picturesque banks of the River Seine, marvel at the famous masterpieces in the Louvre and opulence of the Sacré Coeur.
  • Brittany's ferry ports St Malo and Roscoff are busy throughout the year, as are the main cities' in the regions of Rennes and Quimper.
  • Admire the Gothic architecture of St. Andre Cathedral and Place de la Bourse, in Aquitaine.
  • Born in France 1985, the Blue Flag turned 33 this year!
  • Discover the rich history of Normandy, from the Norman invasion of England in 1066 to the 1944 D-Day landings.
  • Dotted with cultural and architectural wonders, the historic city of Lyon lies between the rivers Rhone and Saone.

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Discover France

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