What Returns Can You Expect from Running a Gite?

What Returns Can You Expect from Running a Gite?

If you own a property in France or are thinking of buying one to rent it out then this article could be for you. Whether you are planning to make it a full-time business, or perhaps just looking to cover your overheads from occasional rental there is much to understand about the gite business. In […]

Best Gites in Burgundy

Best Gites in Burgundy

There are a huge number of gites strewn all throughout France; however, one place in particular ranks easily as one of the best to visit. The Burgundy region of France is synonymous with the production of the best wines in France. For this reason alone, it attracts huge numbers of visitors on an annual basis. […]

Best Gites in Loire Valley

Best Gites in Loire Valley

Do you fancy the idea of a rustic type vacation in the Loire Valley, France? Well holidaying in a gite might well be the perfect answer for you. This region is jam packed with some beautiful scenery and when combined with a home away from home it can make for a brilliant trip. For those […]

Themed Gite Holidays in France

Themed Gite Holidays in France

Do you have a fancy for an authentic, rustic style vacation in France, but don’t know where to go? Maybe you have heard that staying in a gite is one of the best ways to holiday, but are unsure of the best locations? In this blog we will take a look at some of the […]

Cheap Holiday Gites in France

Cheap Holiday Gites in France

If you fancy an affordable break in France then renting a gite might well be a good option. Holidaying in a rural French gite gives you a chance to enjoy the countryside without breaking the bank. It’s never been easier to enjoy the delights that France has to offer than taking a break in one […]

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Tips for Making Money from Renting Your Property to Holidaymakers

Owning and running your own gite business can be a lucrative concern, it is also not so hands on as many hotel type industries as it is self-catering. The guests don’t require quite so much attention, so you tend to have more free time to yourself. However, you should look to be maximizing the income […]

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Buying and Running a Gite Business

Many people who live in France or other European countries think of getting away from the rat race and start their own business in the hospitality industry. This dream has been a successful reality for many entrepreneurs, who have bought a property in France with extra accommodation, so they can let it out as a […]

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The Difference Between a Gite and Other Accommodation

If you are thinking of running a guest house type of business in France, you may be a little confused over the types of accommodation that France has to offer. The most famous guest house in France is a gite, which is basically a self-catering business, but there is also chambre d’hotes and table d’hotes. […]

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The Best Gites in France – Part 2

This is the second part of our blog exploring France and visiting some magnificent gites, our journey takes us to the Pyrenees Atlantiques, Aquitaine and Bordeaux to name but a few. The gites range from a one-bedroom farmhouse to a staggering property that can offer fourteen people luxury and modern accommodation. We start our journey […]

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The Best Gites in France – Part 1

Taking a well-deserved family holiday in France is many people’s dream, and by staying in a gite your experience could be fantastic. Gites are famous for the homely comfort the accommodation provides, and the home-from-home atmosphere the French owners instil on their properties. However, some gites now offer luxury accommodation and facilities that you would […]