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Budget Holiday Ideas For France

Post by Sharat | December 7, 2014 | See France Tips | Comment
Cottage holiday

France is very close to the UK, so if you are thinking about renting a country cottage for a holiday and want value for money, French holiday cottages are a good idea. When most people think about a French country cottage, usually they picture open fires, quirky interiors and pretty gardens. Whilst that is all very typical of France, the rural holiday cottages of today have very often benefited from having been renovated with all the modern conveniences combining both charm and comfort.

Holiday cottages make a great base

French holiday cottages are usually located in the countryside and many have been redeveloped from a farmhouse, granary or barn. Typically speaking a holiday cottage is cheaper than staying at a villa or gite because they tend to be less spacious. However they are a cost effective base from where you can explore the local area. So if you want to save a little money on your next holiday you really should think about holiday cottage for your accommodation.

French holiday cottages by the sea

If you prefer to vacation by the sea, then France easily has some of the best beaches in Europe. The seaside is an ideal holiday destination, particularly if you have a young family. Not only is it really easy to reach the ports, but there are ton of activities available both in and out of the water. Cottages by the seaside tend to be a little more expensive than rural cottages, but they are still cheaper than most other types of accommodation. Staying at a cottage by the coast is also great way to spend some romantic time with your better half, especially during the off season when it is cheaper, because you can take plenty of long walks along beaches that are completely deserted during that time of year.

Low cost family holidays in France

Taking the family for a holiday in charming France is very affordable, particularly if you factor in realistic driving times to your holiday destination and low cost ferry crossings. If you are on a budget you can opt for a self catering holiday which lets you decide how little or much you spend whilst you are there. You have the option of staying in and eating instead of having to eat out at a restaurant all the time and when you finally arrive at your holiday destination you will be safe in the knowledge that the leisure activities you have planned for the family are not going to cost an arm and a leg.

No need to break the bank

As you can see there are lots of ways of saving money when you take a holiday in France. There is no need to break the bank just to get a much needed break. If you plan your holiday in advance, and look for deals on accommodation and food, you will have a great vacation without feeling guilty about spending lots of cash.

Please Note - Any Prices Quoted Are Correct at Time of Posting

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