When you want to go enjoy a holiday without distractions so you can truly relax, there are some fabulous rentals in France suitable just for two. Whatever your favourite past time in France, seeking out fabulous restaurants, magical markets, romantic villages, beautiful beaches or something else – the choice of places to stay is immense.
We’ve picked a few of our favourite holiday homes perfect for just two people in France…
Luxury love nest in the Var
The Var is the French department that covers the western side of the French Riviera. Think St Tropez and the gorgeous Îles d’Hyères, plus numerous coastal resorts to fall in love with. Inland from the coast is a large area of magnificent Provencal countryside with the vast Gorges du Verdon, Europe’s Grand Canyon.
You won’t want to leave this magnificent little love nest with breath-taking views in Entrecastaux. With its 17th century chateau, this is one of the most beautiful villages in the south of France. Perfect for two, this is a luxurious gite with a capital L. If you want a personal chef, personal trainer, picnic delivery or host of other services, it’s THE place to go. There’s a private pool, stunningly decorated one-bedroom cottage, Champagne on ice when you arrive and Provencal bath products. You and your loved one will fall head over heels for this lovely gite, Flo 1 as it’s called.
Va va voom to Vaucluse Provence
The interior of Provence is a land of colour, the deep reds of ochre cliffs, purple lavender and golden sunflower fields and azure blue skies. There are vineyards, mountains, castles and perched villages. With gorgeous markets in stunning towns, fields where melons grow, cherry and apricot orchards scent the air it’s a place where the warm climate relaxes the mind and the body.
Le Four gite in Bedoin, a rural hamlet is perfect for a relaxing get away in the sun. The family who own this pretty little holiday home have been cultivating the vines for centuries so they’re sure to be able to give you tips on the best local wines. With a swimming pool, private garden, scenic views and everything you want from your temporary home from home, this is hard to beat. If you dream of rural Provence, the sound of sheep bells gently ringing from the hills and village life, you’ll love Le Four.
Fall in love with the Lot
Dramatic gorges, magnificent rivers picturesque villages and lush landscapes – there’s lots to love in the Lot. History fans will enjoy the ancient towns and Cathar castles. St Cirq Lapopie is one of the most picturesque villages in France where you’ll feel as if you’re in a cloud it’s so high up. This is an unspoiled, largely undiscovered and absolutely charming area of France.
Stay in a converted barn with oak beams and stone walls typical of the area in fabulous Fajoles around 40km from famous Cahors, the capital of the Lot. Sit on gite Le Noyer’s terrace or in the private courtyard sipping local wines enjoying the sunset, the last rays glinting off a small lake in the garden. Talk about relaxation – this place has oodles of charm and romance.
This southern France area is home to the beautiful city of Toulouse as well as to a delicious landscape of undulating hills and forests. Clusters of pretty villages, authentic street markets, mountains, and fabulous hiking routes are just a few attractions in this lovely area.
Wake up to stunning views of the Pyrenees in this beautiful cottage in Mondilhan with a private heated pool. It’s set in 30 acres of lush pasture and woodland where no chemicals have been used for a decade. Gite La Porcherie is a real get away from it all location but within close distance of several outstanding towns. If you love being at one with nature and truly magnificent countryside – you’ll fall for this one for sure.