The pastoral French countryside home to many french villas and french cottages for holiday rentals, outlying Paris is no better epitomised than in the region of Picardie, just to the north of the capital city of France. Packed with historical sites, one of the main purposes of those who visit Picardie is high-style relaxation, the perfect self catering holiday home will allow for just that. Picardie is a wonderful country holiday retreat destination for Parisians, and the British too, as a quick train ride under the channel will bring you out at Calais in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, and then you can cruise into Picardie with ease. Not just the British however, the rest of the world are lucky enough to come here to recognise Picardie as a sophisticated, delightful holiday destination to get away from it all in a french cottage or chalet Picardie. The region boasts a series of idyllic golf courses for those who love the game, the Chantilly Golf Course being one of them. Bring your gold clubs on your holiday. Despite being overshadowed by the racers, is a spending place for driving and putting to your heart’s content. At night, Chantilly offers a robust nightlife with bars and discos galore all close to your rented accommodation Picardie, ensuring you get home safely.
Amiens is another lovely town in Picardie, which holds the fame of Jules Verne’s Home, the place where he wrote the novel 'Around the World in 80 Days'. Nearby the French Ardennes in the Département Champagne-Ardenne, one can imagine how he drew his inspiration for adventure from the diverse landscape nearby. Compiègne, although tiny, bears the footprints of the French aristocracy, with their unbelievably ornate homes restored for visitors’ eyes. Check out the Galerie du Bal dans le Palais de Compiègne to get an idea of the true magnificence in which the Royals of France once lived. Somme is an area in Picardie named after the river that gurgles through it. Boating along the Somme and taking in the region’s landscape is a pleasing pursuit for any tourist. Get out at Noylon and whose importance as the seat of the once all-powerful Bishop is seen in the towering Cathedral in an otherwise quaint, yet unimposing town. In the east, Picardy shares a border with Belgium. If you rent holiday accommodation in this part, make sure you also visit this country, for example the closest region Hainaut or Bruges in West Flanders.
Renting accommodation anywhere in Picardie is a delight with many different types to suit your needs, luxury villas Picardie, to french cottages Picardy or chalets Picardie in the towns as the service is splendid and the value great. Self catering Picardy is just perfect in a holiday villa Picardie or chalet Picardie - you can take a lot of the great French food with you at a cheap price. So why not relax at your porch, balcony or in the garden and enjoy a glass of wine and the tasty French cheese? Holidays in France at its best!
Northern France is beautiful, but the South of France also popular holiday regions to offer. Spend beautiful beach holidays in a holiday home Camargue, a holiday apartment Côte d'Azur or a holiday villa Languedoc Roussillon!