The Hobbit House

The Most Unusual Places to Stay in France – Part 2

The second part of our blog to discover some of the more unusual places to stay in France looks at an exciting wagon, a small Hobbit house and even a wooden chateau! There is no doubt that France benefits from some of the most beautiful countryside in the whole of Europe, and some of these […]

Provence Senses Romantic Retreat

The Most Unusual Places to Stay in France – Part 1

France has some wonderful options regarding accommodation when you are visiting, from wonderful friendly gites to glitzy hotels. But if you have an adventurous spirit and enjoy staying at rather unique places then hopefully this blog will give you one or two ideas. In this blog we go in search of unusual hotels that have […]

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The Benefits of a Gite to a Hotel – Part 2

The second part of looking at the benefits of holidaying in a gite rather than a hotel continues with more valid reasons that people opt for staying at this self-catering accommodation rather than be waited on hand and foot by a five star resort. Cost Let’s face it, taking the family away on holiday is […]

Self-Catering

The Benefits of a Gite Compared to a Hotel – Part 1

Many people choose France for their holiday destination, after all this large European country has a lot going for it. It has miles of coastline with great beaches, the food is some of the best that you can find anywhere in the world, there are marvelous historic towns to see, and it has some of […]

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 […]