French villas in the Champagne-Ardennes
French country cottages amidst glorious vineyards
Champagne-Ardennes is of course most well-known for its namesake sparkling wines. However, this gorgeous region of France has a lot more to offer than Champagne alone. Unwind in the deep green, hilly countryside; which you will find is dotted with a number of medieval monuments and villages. The area is also home to around 450km of biking and walking trails, perfect if you are hoping for something a little more active when you book a one of our French villas in this glorious part of the country.
Active adventure holidays in Champagne-Ardennes
Discover the land of the Tour de France whilst self-catering in France! Cycling is a sport enjoyed by everyone in France and almost every person owns one. Visit the Champagne-Ardennes and see why as undulating pastures and pleasant scenery stretches out as far as the eye can see. However, it is not just cycling that is on offer in terms of things to do in France and in Champagne-Ardennes in particular – try a range of activities from canoeing and kayaking to walking, hiking and orienteering in Parc de la Montagne de Reims and The Foret d'Orient.
Fantastic local attractions
A holiday home in France is a good starting point for excursions. You do not have to travel far to see the sights and attractions in the Champagne Ardennes region. In the town of Lentilles is a beautiful half-timbered church and in the city of Colombey les Deux Eglises you can find the Charles de Gaulle Memorial Museum. There are also leisure activities for the children. One of the largest French leisure parks Nigloland is in the region and is definitely worth a visit, whilst renting a French holiday home in the Champagne-Ardennes with NOVASOL.
Visit vineyards near your French gites
You cannot take a trip to this region of France without sampling some of Champagne’s namesake wine. Champagne has been produced in the region since 1600, when the monk Dom Pérignon invented a way to contain bubbles in a bottle, giving the drink its sharp and refreshing fizz. In the region there are several wine routes to discover, such as the Route de Massif du Saint Thierry. If you intend to rent French holiday lettings in the Champagne-Ardennes, a visit to the famous champagne house Moët et Chandon wine cellar in the city of Epernay also comes highly recommended.
Cuisine in the Champagne-Ardennes
A further advantage of a self-catering holiday in France in the Champagne-Ardennes region is the infinite possibility for varied dining experiences. You can enjoy French cuisine at your local bistro or select fresh produce from a farmers market and recreate some of the region’s best-known dishes. Specialties like forest mushrooms and wild game stews hail from this part of France. The white sausage boudin blanc, the delicious andouillette and Ardennes air dried ham are a few more favourites, whilst the perfect end to a meal has to be a glass of champagne with Langres or Chaource cheese.
The beautiful Champagne-Ardennes is a region in the north-east of France, bordering among other things on the regions Lorraine and Burgundy. There are the famous cities of Reims and Troyes. If you are renting a French holiday home in the Champagne-Ardenne, you can also take the opportunity to go on a day trip to Belgium, because the region borders the north in the neighbouring country. See our holiday cottages in Belgium and split your trip!
Holiday homes in Burgundy
Visit Burgundy from your French villas and continue your French wine tour. Rent a French gite in Burgundy countryside and find yourself surrounded by lush vines, characterful villages and rustic landscapes. Mostly made from Pinot noir and Chardonnay grapes, Burgundy wines are known worldwide for their quality and flavour. You may recognise names such as Beaujolais,Chablis or Macon.
Service – Why NOVASOL?
The opportunity to visit the famous vineyards, sample local specialties and go on exciting museum tours are just some of the privileges the stay in the Champagne-Ardennes has to offer. NOVASOL has been promoting holiday houses since 1968 and offers villas in France in the Champagne-Ardenne.You can make your holiday free and the region offers many opportunities to relax. Simply rent a holiday home in Champagne-Ardennes online or via the telephone. All our properties are regularly inspected by the competent specialist and the rent includes an insurance that gives you a high degree of flexibility.