26 May 2020
With the possibility of self-drive holidays to France becoming an option in the coming months for many UK travellers, we decided to take a look at some of the holiday options that are available on the other side of the channel that give you the freedom to drive, in order to help you decide where you should be spending your long-overdue getaway.
With its modern stylish furnishings, La Brasserie is a gorgeous holiday home, perfectly capable of accommodating up to eight guests across its five spacious rooms. The open plan living and dining room creates a great open space to enjoy family time together whilst the Scandinavian wood stove burns into the night. You’ll find a washing machine, dryer, children's highchair, baby cot and free internet at the property, so this could really be your home away from home. Out on the expansive patio, relax and unwind on pleasant days in the comfort of the outdoor furniture and enjoy a BBQ.
This elegant six-room room villa sits in the gorgeous, sun-drenched commune of Châteaurenard and embodies the architectural charm of the region. A place to unwind amidst lush Mediterranean vegetation, the villa’s private location means you’ll be free of disturbance as you frolic with your loved ones out in the garden and in the inviting outdoor pool, or as you lay back on the sun loungers. Inside, you’ll find all the kitchen appliances you could need to be self-sufficient throughout your stay including an oven, dishwasher, microwave and freezer. The house comes equipped with air-conditioning which is useful for those long summer days when the sun is seemingly ever-present.
The house comes with four bicycles for exploring the surrounding countryside, as well as garage parking space, making it perfect for driving down to.
A getaway for every season, Apartment Le Curling B is magnificently located in the Vanoise National Park. By summer, head out hiking along the many trails that adorn the scenic mountain sides, while in winter, the opportunity to ski the 156 routes will simply be too good to pass up – especially with your cosy apartment waiting for you after a day out in the snow.
Renovated in 2016, the apartment features sleek, light wooden interiors and a south facing balcony for enjoying the sun and taking in views of the picturesque mountain side. The area’s vast selection of activities makes this perfect for families. Along with the kid-sized bunk beds you’ll find inside, there’s a natures reserve, lakes, indoor aquatic centre, a cinema and mountain bikes available for hire around the resort to keep them busy. Parking is free with your apartment, which means you can drive down and easily explore whilst you’re there.
There’s no end to the programme of fun activities at this pristine park in the south of France. From daytime sporting activities to fantastic evening entertainment in the high season, there’s entertainment for all ages, in particular teenagers.
The beauty of this resort is that you can use it as a launch pad to explore the local region, learning of Roussillon’s history as a county of Catalonia, or taking part in the off-site activities that are available such as golf, quad biking, tennis, fishing and rafting. Alternatively, you can opt to take advantage of the onsite football pitches, badminton court, basketball court and boules pitch.
Accommodation options sleep up to eight guests, making it the ideal spot for a family getaway to relax and soak up some sun.
As one of the most highly desirable parks on the Mediterranean, Yellow! Village Le Serignan Plage, blends authentic architecture with an enthralling programme of activities for young guests at the organised mini club. Meanwhile, adults can be free to enjoy the onsite spa where a relaxing experience awaits.
Take advantage of the beautiful weather that the south of France is blessed with by taking a swim in the tropical lagoon outdoor pool, come whizzing down the waterslides or take the children to the kid’s fun pool where a pirate ship and miniature waterslides await.
For us, the highlight of the resort is without a doubt its location. Sat right by the Mediterranean Sea, you’ll have direct access to long swathes of tranquil golden sands – perfect for sunbathing. You’re also within a short drive to Beziers with its beautiful architecture and rich history.
Get in touch with your Travel Counsellor today to discuss your self-drive holiday to France and enjoy exclusive benefits, including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to support you before, during and even after your trip.