10 Best Farm Stays In France - Updated 2021

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Are you planning to spend a few days in a quiet and charming farm by the seaside or on a mountain overlooking a field, away from busy cities and noise pollution? Do you feel as if you would like to catch a break with a breath of fresh air with cool winds touching your cheeks while you sip on a mug of hot coffee while lazing in front of a majestic view of nature? Then look no further than France. This European nation has all it takes to offer you a fantastic experience of a memorable farm stay while enjoying your holidays. Read on to find out the best farm stays in France.

1. Unique farm stay in a tower in Gordes (from USD 94)

This accommodation is one of a kind. Located in a refurbished flour mill, you will be treated with a unique experience of a farm stay. It is perfect for a honeymoon getaway as it can comfortably house two people. Resembling a tower, the stay provides an aerial view of the area surrounding it. You will be able to enjoy the view of the vast field, neighboring villages, as well as the mountains beyond. It has a fully equipped kitchen and an indoor fireplace to keep you warm at night.

Le moulin des roberts Gordes
Gordes, France
352 reviews Superhost
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower at the backyard is spacious and water is strong enough with heater
the bed up in the tower was comfortable and magical with only candle light
we slept very well on the cozy bed and stayed plenty warm from the wood burning stove
but it was incredibly romantic beautiful charming and comfortable
Cleanliness:
it is also the first time we experienced using dry toilet and it was pretty cool experience
Host:
marina is a wonderful host
marina is a wonderful host
marina was so very helpful and a lovely host
thanks to marina for the kind hospitality
cheers to marina and trini for being very accommodating and replies very fast
Location:
beautiful place and great location
the location to gordes was amazing
such a pretty and unique location
i wish i could give the location 10 stars
unique place to spend a time which is located in the middle of vineyards outstanding experience
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2. Accommodation that's perfect for nature lovers in Baudinard-sur-Verdon (from USD 72)

Located in the center of the Gorges du Verdon Natural Park, this abode is a majestic building that can easily house up to six people so it is a perfect spot for a family gathering. The house also has its own pool, swings, and treehouse, as well as access to surrounding farms as well as a forest adjacent to it. The farm is lively with various animals and plants inhabiting it so you will have your entire day occupied here. It has chicken coops, horse paddocks, vegetable patches, gardens, springs, ponds, and many more to fill your day.

Gîte de charme et loisir au Verdon -La Grange-Loft
Baudinard-sur-Verdon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
227 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beautiful village of moustiers-sainte-marie was a particular highlight as was swimming in the lake
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very nice clean and fully equipped with everything you need
Host:
the host was really kind
marie was helpful friendly and quick to reply to our questions
excellent host gave us many suggestions
marie alix is really kind and helpful
marie and her husband were very friendly providing a tour of their renovated 13th century home
Location:
perfect location for exploring the area
the location is perfect if you are looking for a bit of peace
perfect location for exploring the verdon gorge
i had a nice stay in a quiet location
marie-alix’s place was a peaceful oasis from which to enjoy the gorges du verdon
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3. Lakeview house in L'Houmeau (from USD 91)

This spacious house has a great location, situated just by a lake. You will be greeted to a magnificent view of a lake and the countryside beyond as you open the doors or windows. It has a patio overlooking the great scenery for you to do some reading or writing or even to just relax and enjoy the view. What’s more, it is only 2 km (1.2 mi) from the Ile de Ré bridge and 6 km (3.7 mi) from La Rochelle. The house also has a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi, a laptop-friendly workspace, and can have up to four guests at a time.

type gite dans un site naturel
L'Houmeau, Poitou-Charentes, France
344 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is beautiful and it's a cozy romantic place to stay
wi-fi bit hit and miss which is not an issue if you want peace but worth considering
Cleanliness:
the gite was bright airy and immaculately clean
the living/sleeping areas and the kitchen are clean and cosy
Host:
carole is very kind allways dispo
carole and her sister are both friendly and responsive hosts
carole and her sister were very kind and helpful
lovely place great quiet location helpful host would definitely recommend
Location:
nice places to go with the bike next to the house
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4. Cosy abode with a terrace in Baudinard-sur-Verdon (from USD 64)

Housing four guests, this stay offers a majestic view of the vast forests and the blue skies beyond. It has two beds and one bathroom, as well as a functional kitchen and Wi-Fi. The unit also comes with a pool for your ultimate enjoyment. It has a furnished terrace and a garden providing an open view of the forest below. The terrace also has various amenities, such as deckchairs, parasols, furniture as well as barbecue facilities. The house is also close to the Lake of Sainte-Croix and the Gorges du Verdon.

Mazet en pierres-Lacs et Gorges du Verdon-Piscine
Baudinard-sur-Verdon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
213 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with a comfortable bed hot water and a full equipped kitchen and wi-fi
the pool was very nice and there was plenty of outdoor space and a bbq
the swimming pool and beautiful surroundings top it off
Host:
marie is a very friendly host
she is a great host really warm and friendly
marie-alix was a delightful host
marie-alix is a very good host
marie-alix is a very friendly and helpful host who responded quickly to any queries
Location:
incredible location and beautiful property
close to so many interesting places
it is a great location
very nice rustic place close to beautiful lakes
i cannot say enough about how incredible this airbnb is the location is literally heavenly
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5. Terracotta cottage with access to a vineyard in Quinson (from USD 85)

Looking for a perfect romantic getaway overlooking a simple and beautiful farm, but prefer a modern and elegant stay in France? Your answer lies in Quinson, Provence. This cottage is made of various materials like limestone, wood, and terracotta, giving it a unique appearance and beauty. The house has a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom with shower and toilet, as well as a terrace. The terrace is also equipped with basic amenities to ensure comfort while guests spend time outdoors. The farm also has a vineyard as well as an olive grove.

Nature sheepfold near the gorges du Verdon
Quinson, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
271 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities fast wifi and totally relaxing
the apartment is exactly like the photos and the views are incredible
lots of lovely amenities and everything we needed to make our stay comfortable
the house has unexpected amenities like a rain showerhead an amazing bed and a completely new kitchen
we enjoyed cooking in the small kitchen the kitchen had everything you needed
Cleanliness:
it was very clean
house was perfect: very clean lovely decorated and lavender scented
the apartment is very stylish with lovely personal touches throughout and extremely clean
the best airbnb that i've met close to the nature clean cozzy rooms
everything was totally spotless and we even had fresh flowers and mint on the table when we arrived
Host:
hosts are very friendly
amazing place and great hosts
christine and fred are excellent hosts and made us feel very welcome
christine and fred are very nice hosts and help where needed
finally the hosts christine and fred are very warm and welcoming people
Location:
great location for seeing many villages lakes and gorge
the place is lovely in the middle of the countryside and very close to the village
christine and fred's place is absolutely perfect
great and romantic location we loved our stay there
the place from fred and christine is a little piece of paradise
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6. Spacious house fit for a family in Escamps (from USD 53)

Are you planning to take your family on a farm vacation? The first floor of this abode is perfect for you. It can comfortably house up to six people and has three beds and one bathroom. The area surrounding the house is very spacious, as it comes with a big porch and a vast field just beyond the porch. You can also visit the distillery of essential oils that is located on the premises. A private veranda is also included, allowing you to have a spectacular view of the meadow below.

Dans le calme d'une petite Ferme Quercynoise ...
Escamps, Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées, France
221 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the accommodation was very good - spacious and comfortable - with a view over open countryside
the cottage is very spacious and comfortable for a few nights stay
very cool living space attractive and comfortable
the beds were comfortable and the kitchen well stocked
the house is a lovely old restored stone building with great modern facilities and everything you need
Cleanliness:
a clean well equipped pleasant apartment
place was spotless and very comfortable
so peaceful so clean so charming
Host:
bejamin is a great host who made us feel very welcome
benjamin was very friendly and a lovely host to us
benjamin and servane are very kind and helpful people
benjamim was a great host and did a fantastic work in recovering the farm
benjamin was very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed hearing about essential oils and floral essences
Location:
fantastic experience and beautiful location
very close to beautiful places worth to see and experience
the perfect location if you want peace and tranquility
great location with great people
it’s a wonderful place in the middle of a great land
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7. Large house with majestic scenery in Le Vast (from USD 19)

A spacious and comfortable farm stay, this house fits up to eight people. It is set in beautiful countryside and has modern facilities for guests to have a comfortable and memorable stay. You will have the farm to yourself when you book the accommodation and have access to various farm animals like horses, donkeys, goats, and chickens. You can also opt for a packed lunch here for a separate charge. A fully equipped kitchen is also available if you prefer to cook. For cold nights, the place also comes with a wood stove as well as a radiator.

gîte d'étape de 1 à 8 personnes
Le Vast, Basse-Normandie, France
327 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 8 Beds 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed sleeping in comfortable beds with warm soft blankets and fluffy pillows
celines place was super clean and had all that was needed including tea and coffee towels wifi etc
céline's cottage is charming and cozy and i would highly recommend it to those traveling in the area
we loved the large table and benches to spread out on at meal times
it is well-equipped and it was really comfortable for 3 of us
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and cosy
everything is clean and in good shape
the apartment was perfectly clean and well-equipped
they have a very clean and well kept place with everything you would need
the bed although a bunk bed was very comfortable and the gite was spotlessly clean too
Host:
great hospitality great host
and a great host
the hosts are very kind and supportive
very helpful and quick reply to queries
celine is the most amazing host ever
Location:
the location is amazing and we hope to be back to explore the local countryside soon
the studio is situated in a calm and quiet area
i appreciated the rides to and from the train station as well
céline's place was just the peaceful and quiet spot i was looking for in this region of normandy
great place newly renovated and well designed
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8. Studio in a castle overlooking a farm in Bretenière (from USD 68)

Want to stay in a castle during your farm vacation? Here’s your perfect vacation. This abode is situated in an 18th-century castle and the owners have retained the beauty and charm of the building to give you a surreal experience, including high ceilings, parquet flooring, tomettes, and many more. It is located a short distance away from Dijon and the vineyards of the Burgundian coast. The unit is a studio with a functional kitchen and a bathroom, as well as its own entrance. You will also have lots of fun playing with various farm animals on site, such as horses, chickens, geese, and more.

Joli studio dans un château proche Dijon, vignes
Bretenière, Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France
305 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing breakfast for only 7€ pp
breakfast was well worth €7 very impressed
the room is very spacious and perfect for two with its own kitchenette
the location was perfect the accommodation even better the view from the room was nice and quite all green
ines's welcome is warm and the breakfast was wonderful
Cleanliness:
it's big and clean
Host:
friendly host with good english
generous and kind hosts
ines is a wonderful host
ines is a wonderful host and it helped that she spoke english
and a nice and welcoming host
Location:
great location in proximity to dijon
nice location and surroundings
close to the great city of dijon too
a small apartment in a huge mansion building located amidst complete greenery yet close to town
the location is perfect for exploring the region particularly dijon and beaune
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9. Farm stay surrounded by vast greenery in Lavault-de-Frétoy (from USD 99)

Standing tall in bricks, this stay is a dream for many nature lovers. It is located on a vast meadow and is complete with a pond, hills, fields as well as many free-ranging farm animals. The exterior is simple, but the interior is modern and classy. Four people can stay comfortably here, as it has two beds and two bathrooms. For extra charges, you will also have access to barbecue sets, sauna, Jeep trip, and many more. The house also has a refrigerator, kettle, coffee maker, and microwave.

Longère1889 4G télétravail sauna JacuzzyRomantique
Lavault-de-Frétoy, Bourgogne, France
170 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we all enjoyed having a dip in the natural pool
stylish comfortable and private with views over the most picturesque setting
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and cozy
Host:
the hosts were very gracious and made us feel very welcome
great host couple that gave us good info about the area
the most amazing hosts full of help and kindness and warmth
mimi and dominique are great host that make you feel very welcome
mimi and dominique are truly a super hosts
Location:
good to walk around the village
a truly picturesque location full of beauty and tranquility
this is such a beautiful place to stay
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10. Quaint cottage with spectacular view in Arles

The farm stay is located in a quaint countryside, giving you access to enjoy and explore fields, meadows, forests as well as various free-ranging animals here. It has a touch of a fairy-tale setting, with a cozy cottage with a wooden fence and brick walls; and the interior of the house is welcoming and comfortable. Horse rides are available, as are interactions with the free-ranging animals. The cottage can fit up to five persons comfortably. It is only 5 minutes from the Viguerat marshes, 15 minutes from Arles, and 20 minutes from Alpilles.

Gîte du mas du moulin
Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
290 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed and sofa bed
fridge coffee and all appliances we needed made the stay very comfortable
the cottage was beautifully furnished the kitchen very well equipped the bathroom had a good shower
the apartment is full of amenities large and silent very clean
it was comfortable for 2 adults and 2 children
Cleanliness:
the accommodation was super very clean tidy
=== farmhouse ===the house itself is clean and well-equipped
everything was spotless in the apartment and we were very comfortable during our stay
the place is very quiet and clean
the apartment itself was beautifully designed with a comfortable and clean bed and bathroom with very pretty accents
Host:
carole and patrice were wonderful hosts
carole & patrice are great hosts
great hosts anh super place
the hosts are kind and welcoming
carole and patrice are wonderful and attentive hosts
Location:
great location homely feel
good location for exploring the camargue and surrounding areas
nice cosy and very quiet location about 1 hour drive to avignon and about 15 mins drive to arles
if you looking for a nice place near to arles stay at this place
good access to many local locations
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Make memories in spectacular rural France

France is a must-visit country for anyone who dreams of a relaxing and memorable farm stay. Its countryside charm would definitely make you return for more, no matter how many times you’ve visited the place. Just pick one from the list above and make your trip to France all the more worthwhile!

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