Visit this French self-catering paradise lining the coast of France with world-renowned, white sandy beaches, profoundly blue waters and a climate pleasant enough to eliminate stress entirely. This region is preferred spot not only for the French themselves, but for the rich and famous, and for families seeking sun, scenery and spectacular self-catering in France. Find yourself a French country cottage nestled amongst the lush and verdant vineyards of Languedoc, or perhaps an apartment in the ever-glamorous town of Cannes. NOVASOL has much to offer, with a wonderful range of holiday homes in France ready and waiting for you just a few hours away by plane.
The French Riviera presents a myriad of jewel-like shades for you to admire – the amethyst lavender fields by our villas in Provence, the sapphire ocean along the coast and Languedoc’s emerald vines. You may spot a few real jewels, too, in boutique hotspots such as Cannes, Nice and Monaco. Nature lovers will find their idyll in the enchanting pine forests in Calanques or in Camargue, which wild horses and flamingos call home. Use your villas in France to explore Languedoc Roussillon’s wonderful lakes and sandy beaches, whilst the gastronomes amongst you can tuck into local oysters. With such a range of activities from the cosmopolitan harbours and beach resorts to rural countryside, the French Riviera is great choice of self-catering holiday destination.
Thanks to the Mediterranean climate on the French Riviera, summers are dry, hot and full of sunshine, making the Cote d’Azur ideal for a beach holiday with your family. Cool down in the crystalline waters and top up the tan on kilometres of soft, white sand. Preceded by pleasant temperatures in spring and followed by similar climes in autumn, summer is not the only season for an incredible French self-catering holiday on the French Riviera. Slightly cooler weather has massive appeal for those who enjoy active holidays exploring the coast on hiking and cycling holidays.
Proximity to the sea and amazing climate provides a laid-back Mediterranean style atmosphere for our villas on the Cote d'Azur, where you can enjoy some fantastic cultural events and a delicious cuisine. Of course there is the Cannes Film Festival for lovers of the big screen, but also gallery exhibitions, traditional concerts and some sublime architecture and other things to do in France year-round. Visit the Marc Chagall Museum in Nice to discover his masterpieces of colour, delight in opera at the The Aix-en-Provence Festival or enjoy The Mucem and La Friche Belle de Mai in Marseille. Discover French cuisine at its finest with the famous fish stew ‘bouillabaisse’, salade niçoise, and ratatouille being regional specialties.
Search for your holiday home in France along the southern coast and realise that glamorous, sought after locations are well within your reach. You can rent an affordable apartment in Cannes and mingle with the stars, or select a large villa with a swimming pool is you decide to splash out in Saint-Tropez. Fall in love with chic boutiques, elegant bars and timelessly beautiful beaches which are, of course, free to enjoy throughout your stay at one of our villas on the Cote d'Azur. Perhaps rent a boat and go fishing in Antibes, visit the colourful Old Town in Menton or visit the beautiful hilltop village of Eze, for some of the most beautiful and romantic views on the entire coast.
Provence is a wonderful place to rent a French gite with the family. Explore the postcard picturesque scenery surrounding your holiday home on foot or by bike. From the infamous lavender fields, castles and cathedrals, to wildlife and rural life in rustic and characterful towns, Provence is magical and captivating to visit. Rent a villa in Provence and see the imposing Gothic architecture in Avignon, follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh in the Camargue, discover truly authentic cuisine in Pays Dignois or climb to lofty heights of Mont Ventoux if you have a passion for adventure holidays. Be inspired by our wide range of French cottages, gites and villas in Provence!
The stunning area of Languedoc is not just beautiful for holiday rentals but interesting and productive with large vineyards, olive groves and agricultural history. Tuck in to local oysters, mountain-reared venison, hand-picked mushrooms fried with garlic and traditional French onion soup. Rent your French country cottages here and admire a history of agriculture dating back to the Roman times, go on a tour of Carcassonne Medieval City, go caving or enjoy the beautiful lakes and the flora and fauna that gather there. If you are interested in history and architectural sites near your holiday lettings, don’t miss landmarks like Nîmes’ double-tiered amphitheatre and the famous Pont du Gard.
Staying in a holiday villa or apartment provides the perfect base for a holiday by the French Riviera. NOVASOL have a large selection of French holiday lettings in some of the best locations, including villas in Cannes and Nice. Whether you prefer luxury villas in France or simple apartments, we have all sizes, prices and degrees of luxury available in our extensive listings. Our success is built on the demands that we make our property owners. Local staff offices are also there at your European holiday destination to ensure that we give our customers a comfortable and unforgettable self-catering holiday experience.