Five Reasons to Take Your Summer Holiday 2018 in Southwest France!

Five Reasons to Take Your Summer Holiday 2018 in Southwest France!

Holidays in South West France

If you are looking for holiday inspiration for summer 2018, look no further. Holidays in South West France are ideal for families, couples and groups of friends. Read on to find out why!

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1. Reliable Weather

Wherever you go on holiday, having some good weather always makes the trip go smoothly. Whilst there are some wonderful holiday locations in the UK, there is nothing worse than getting a rainy week, and having the options of what you can do limited. Whilst we can’t guarantee perfect weather during your holiday in South West France, the odds are stacked in your favour that the sun will shine most of the time, and the weather will be hot and dry. This gives you the freedom to enjoy all of what the Lot Valley has to offer – from lounging next to the pool, taking long walks along the river or sitting outside in a busy marketplace enjoying a coffee or a beer.

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2. Luxurious Accommodation at Affordable Prices

Staying in one of our gites in South West France offers an extremely comfortable accommodation option, from which you can relax and enjoy your holiday. With over sixty beautiful properties to choose from, including everything from intimate French cottages for two people, to grand chateau sleeping up to twenty – we have holiday properties to suit all parties.

Our properties are equipped to very high standards, which means that they will contain everything you need feel content in your home from home. The kitchens are fitted with full cooking facilities – allowing you to create superb French meals if you wish to do so. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and either come with linen, or this can be hired. Outside you will find barbecue facilities, large pools and pretty gardens to make the most of the wonderful weather.

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3. Peaceful Countryside + Rustic Lifestyle!

The Lot Valley in South West France is a perfect holiday destination for those seeking peace and tranquillity amongst beautiful countryside. With its lush green fields, meandering rivers and slow pace of life, it is the perfect way to let go of stresses and recharge your batteries.

This is an excellent place to bring children and give them a taste of real French life. You will find the locals friendly and welcoming, and always pleased to practise your French with you!

4. Mouth-watering French Cuisine

All food-lovers will be in heaven here, due to the fresh local produce that is abundantly available and the creativity, choice and complexity of French cuisine. Children will fondly remember back to French holidays of fresh French stick smeared with jam or chocolate spread for breakfast, dipped in hot chocolate. Browse the markets for food to take home or just enjoy the sights and smells! And make sure you visit one of the family-friendly restaurants during your stay.

The South West of France is well known for its tasty local delicacies including fois gras, soft goat cheeses and cassoulets. Added to this you will find an excellent choice of meats, fish and seasonal vegetables available at very reasonable prices. There are also many good local wines for you to try, and we can arrange a tour of the local vineyards for you so that you can have some fun tasting the different varieties and then choose some of your favourites to take back with you.

More information on food and drink in the South West of France is available here.

5. Easily Accessible By Road, Train or Plane

The South West of France is easily accessible from the UK via a range of transport options. The driving time from Calais is approximately 10.5 hours, which can be broken up with a stay en route. Alternatively many people choose a low cost flight from the UK to Toulouse, Bergerac or Bordeaux airport and then hire a car from there.

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