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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Benefits of Holidaying in a Gite

To put it in a nutshell holidaying in a gite in France is basically a self-catering holiday and everything that is associated with such a vacation. The accommodation is supplied, but items like food and travel are not. Either you eat out or buy food and cook for yourself, perhaps on an outdoor grill or […]