9 Best Holiday Villas In France - Updated 2023

Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 
| 4 min read

France is known to be one of the most popular tourist destinations not only in Europe but in the whole world. The country is known for its capital city, Paris, which is popular for its cobblestone-lined sidewalks, Instagrammable villages, and world-famous attractions like the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and Louvre Museum. You can also explore much more outside the capital city and have fun on the beaches of Cannes, stay at the cozy chalets of the French Alps, and taste the delectable cuisine that Brittany offers. Make your trip to the country even more memorable by staying at one of the best holiday villas in France.

1. Family-friendly home in Bordeaux (from USD 314)

If you want a more exclusive and private place for you and your family to stay while having your vacation in France, then you should consider this home in Bordeaux. This home features a very contemporary feel that comes with three bedrooms, a large living room, a very bright ambiance thanks to its glass roof, a big garden, a swimming pool, and a garage. The home also comes with free Wi-Fi, a cable TV, laundry facilities, an indoor fireplace, air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, and an ensuite bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
39 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the open plan living space is wonderful and we loved having the pool
beautiful and clean house very responsive host
cedric is a charming host
communication with cedric was quick and easy he was very helpful and offered us lots of recommendations
cedric was very responsive from the start of the booking until check-out
the location is great for exploring bordeaux
nice pool for a house in town uber easy for the location quiet at night
great house great location polite host
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2. Quaint brick cottage in Normandie (from USD 115)

Experience living in the French countryside as you stay at this cottage in Normandie. Nestled inside a wooded property, this home will surely provide you with a very pleasant and relaxing holiday in France. The home comes with one bedroom and bathroom that can accommodate up to four guests. Amenities in this cottage includes wireless internet, TV, heating, a fully equipped kitchen to cook your own meals, a dining area with dishes and utensils, a balcony, and a garden.

Pontorson, Normandie, France
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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great location and bicicles available
the location was perfect for visiting mont saint michel
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3. Villa with spectacular sea views in Cote d'Azur (from USD 1692)

Get in touch with nature and the sea as you enjoy a spectacular stay at this villa in Cote d'Azur. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom villa located in the mountains of Issambres offers an amazing view of the Saint-Tropez and the bay from your bedroom, terrace, living room, and pool. Up to eight people can be accommodated in this villa and each of its bedrooms comes with its own bed, shower rooms, and bathrooms. There’s also an open-plan kitchen and dining area, a terrace overlooking the private heatable pool, a garden, a five-seater hot tub, an outdoor sauna, TV, Wi-Fi, coffee makers, laundry facilities, air conditioning, and a fireplace.

Les Issambres, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
99 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
the view is stunning and can be seen from all rooms bar one bedroom
great villa for two families great pool amazing view
amazing stylish modern and comfortable villa with a view which is breath taking
the amenities of the villa are fantastic and made our stay very comfortable and pleasurable
the house itself will easily cater for 8 all with en-suite rooms
extremely clean when we arrived
the villa was very clean and well appointed
beautiful place very clean and extremely well maintained
very clean spacious and bright - new fresh feel
pool and hot tub were clean and warm even for a late october visit
kind regards laurent m
stéphane is definitely a great host and his house is just amazing
stephane is a kind and caring host
stephane was an amazing host who was forthcoming in offering his assistance for anything we needed
the location is great- very central and a short one hour drive from nice
it’s close to some great towns and close to the ferry to st tropez
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4. Serene residence in Furdenheim (from USD 350)

This five-bedroom, one-bathroom villa in Furdenheim is surely the best place for large groups and families to stay and have fun. It can accommodate up to 10 people in one of its rooms that come with their own beds. Guests are also welcome to have fun and have a dip in their perfectly heated pool. The home also comes with everything you need for a very amazing stay in the French countryside.

Furdenheim, Grand Est, FR
10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Architect's villa in Bourron Marlotte (from USD 215)

Get to stay at a very luxurious yet homely villa in Bourron Marlotte by renting this architect house in town. The home comes with four bedrooms (two of which have terraces), a shower room, a bathroom, a library, a fully equipped kitchen and dining room, a living room with TV, Wi-Fi, cooking and washing facilities, and a heated pool.

Bourron-Marlotte, Ile-De-France, France
villa 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Beautiful abode with pool in Burgundy (from USD 331)

Live near the amazing wine towns of Sancerre and Pouilly and the historic medieval towns of Nevers and La Charite as you stay at this amazing villa in West Burgundy. Featuring three modern double bedrooms and a room with three single beds, this home comes with everything you need for a very comfortable stay. There’s also a large living area, a spacious kitchen and dining room, and two shower rooms. A swimming pool and an extensive outdoor area are also available within the property, making it perfect for summer vacations.

32 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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huge outdoor space for the children to play and the swimming pool is excellent
pool area is very good and also fenced off which was great for the children
the children loved the pool and the huge garden which was beautiful and well maintained
the villa is very comfortable spacious and well equipped with a lovely large garden
the house was very clean and comfortable and easily accommodated our 4 adults and 4 children
the property was clean and in good order
the property is spacious and the pool is great
john and yasmin were fantastic hosts and they made us feel so welcome
the owner lives next door and was very helpful without being intrusive
luckily all the towns are so beautiful we had a good walk around anyway
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7. Luxury villa with private pool and views of sea in Nice (from USD 743)

This luxurious villa in Nice is surely a great choice for those who want to have a very memorable stay in France. Get to experience a very authentic French Riviera stay in this villa in the countryside. You get to chill out and swim at their swimming pool, cook meals and have barbecues in their outdoor kitchen, relax at their Japanese-inspired hot tub bath, watch the best movies in their fully soundproofed home cinema with extensive film library, or just sit back and wind down at the terrace. The home also comes with five bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight people.

Nice, Provence - Alpes - Cote d'Azur, France
villa 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

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the media room affords you infinite entertainment possibilities
there were 7 adults and there was plenty of space to spread out and be comfortable
the view stunning - the pool the hot-tub the decor - all outstanding
the villa has a wonderful garden pool spa with fantastic view
the house is large and attractive and with 7 adults we were more than comfortable
the villa is clean and well maintained
the villa is very well equipped with kitchenware books movies bbq equip and everything was clean when we arrived
the owners and the property manager were really nice and helpful
the owners and property management are very accommodating and helpful
the local manager was extremely responsive and helpful to us throughout our stay
owner was very helpful and answered all of our questions
upon the recommendation of the owner we enjoyed a catered dinner one evening that was a gastronomical delight
it is also in a great location
location garden area & pool were beautiful
from it's fantastic location to it's stunning gardens and awesome pool and spa
overall brilliant place to stay-we intend to return next summerthanks v much
the location is excellent with fantastic views
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8. Huge mansion in Versailles

Bring your whole family, friends, and relatives on a very amazing trip to France as you stay at this gigantic and luxurious mansion in Versailles, a few kilometers away from Paris. Built in 1825 and restored twice by world-renowned interior designer David Hare, this 12-bedroom, 7-bathroom villa can accommodate up to 29 people inside, making it a perfect venue for family reunions or a vacation with your friends. The mansion comes with two large open rooms, a laundry room, a great reception area leading to the grand staircase, a stone fireplace, a luxurious dining room, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Each of the rooms features views of the garden. Cook all you want at their very spacious kitchen. The mansion also comes with Wi-Fi and centralized air conditioning.

Poigny-la-Forêt, Île-de-France, France
81 reviews  
Entire villa 19 Beds 12 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
beds were really comfortable with crisp linens and good pillows
great kitchen for the cooks in the group dining room play space and quiet space
a huge warm and clean house
the house was gorgeous clean and exactly as pictured
the decor was beautiful and everything was clean and sparkling when we arrived
the chateau had old world charm was spacious for all our family and was peaceful
the home was very clean and had every appliance needed to make your stay comfortable
richard was a wonderful host and the home was perfect for our intimate wedding
great communication with host who is only too happy to help
richard is a phenomenal host extremely responsive to all of our questions
richard it was very kind of you to host me and my friends
florence was really friendly and welcomed us at the place and gave us a tour
great location and great house
excellent house & grounds excellent location and excellent host
i recommend renting a car to get to and from the train station (about 12 minutes away)
we enjoyed walking in the forest and took an easy drive to versailles
we had a wonderful team retreat there -- it's an excellent location for this type of meeting
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9. Quiet and cozy holiday home in Beaurivage

Spend a quality holiday with your family as you stay in this very nice and quiet holiday villa in Beaurivage. It comes with two levels of terraces that are perfect for outdoor meals or just playing with your kids. This quiet home comes with a master suite with its own toilet, a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar for five, and a spacious living room with comfy sofas and a TV.

18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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amazing house in the heart of biarritz everything in walking distance stylish clean
incredible location great value for money outstanding house with everything you could possibly need
well equipped and furnished and a good location near the centre beaches and good local shops and restaurants
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Experience the best of France

France indeed offers a very sophisticated yet amazing experience for everyone. Make your time in France even more memorable by staying at one of the best villas in the country.

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Ryan is a Computer Engineer with a heart for traveling and writing. Born in Pasay City, Philippines, and raised in Melbourne, Australia, he is now based in the Philippines' City of Smiles, Bacolod...Read more

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