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On the Map: Vive La France! Our Most Unique French Stays

6 August 2021

The land of fine wines and rich, pungent cheeses, a visit to France is sure to satisfy the most discerning palate.

Yet that isn’t all this fascinating country has to offer. Thriving with art, culture, and majestic landmarks that feature on bucket lists the world over (the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles, to name just two!) your itinerary will be packed with wonder from the moment you arrive.

And whether you’re celeb-spotting on the French Riviera, or savouring a croissant outside a chic Parisian café, it’s essential that your accommodation is la crème de la crème.

Happily, our hand-picked list features just that… so why not pour yourself a welcome glass of vin rouge and get ready to choose your favourite?

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Coucoo Grands Cépages | Avignon

Attrap'Rêves

Allauch, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Attrap'Rêves is an incredible, unusual and romantic retreat in the French countryside, which will certainly have you and your loved one bubbling over with excitement...
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps:
From
£133 / night

Pella Roca Spa Cabins

Labastide-de-Penne, Midi-Pyrenees, France
If you have ever wished for a treetop escape with all the indulgence of an exclusive spa, that's exactly what you'll find at Pella Roca Spa Cabins - an incredible treehouse spa retreat in beautiful southwest France between Toulouse and Bordeaux.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
From
£179 / night

Les Ormes Domaine & Resort

Dol-de-Bretagne, Brittany, France
A welcoming family accommodation and activity centre, set on a two-hundred acre French country estate.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£86 / night

DefiPlanet

Dienné, Poitou-Charentes, France
Stay in a rabbit house, a mushroom house or a magical ‘manor in the trees' in this enchanting French nature park.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
From
£65 (yurt)

Covertcabin

Perigord Vert Natural Park, Limousin, France
Simply relax, surrounded by nature in one of three eco-friendly, off-grid cabins secluded in the unspoilt northern region of the Dordogne.
Bedrooms: 1 or 2
Sleeps: 2 or 2-4
From
£75 / night

Glamping Corsica

Ospedale Forest, Corsica, France
Relax in your very own eco-bubble with spectacular clifftop views from the heart of Corsica's refreshing Ospedale Forest.
Bedrooms: 1 per bubble
Sleeps: 2 per bubble
From
£160 / night

Atmo'Sphere

Saint-Antonin Noble Val, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Cocoon yourself in romance and relaxation in the South of France, with a futuristic bubble home set amongst nature's delights.
Bedrooms: 1 per bubble
Sleeps: 2 per bubble
From
£160 / night

Les Gouttes d'Eau

Labastide-de-Penne, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Quench your thirst for a relaxing nature-inspired break, in a transparent dome that overlooks the beauty of rural France.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2 or 4 per dome
From
£118 /night

Somn'en Bulle

Najac, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Experience nature up close at Somn'en Bulle, from the cosy comfort of a bubble privately secluded in the heart of the southern French forest.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2 per bubble
From
£145 / night

Les Cabanes de Labrousse

Saint Julien Labrousse, Rhône-Alpes, France
Creative family treehouses that soar over the woodland of France's spectacular Monts d'Ardèche Natural Park.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-5 per treehouse
From
£63 / night

Le Monteil Revolution

Sardent, Limousin, France
Unplug from everyday life and head for a slice of rural French paradise, where friendly animals roam free (and so will you!).
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: Up to 4 per dome
From
£63 / night (Rocher)

Cabanes des Grands Chênes

Raray, Picardie, France
A soaring nature escape for couples and families, set in fairytale forest land just outside the city bustle of Paris.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-6 per cabin
From
£15 / night

Cabanes des Grands Cépages

Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
A sumptuous collection of eco-cabins, set amongst the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, for a wine-lovers' paradise!
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-6 per cabin
From
£175 / night

Cabanes des Grands Lacs

Chassey-lès-Montbozon, Franche-Comte, France
A lush eco-friendly retreat, set amongst acres of magical forest land and sparkling lakes in dreamlike Franche-Comté.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-6 per cabin
From
£133 / night

Cabanes des Grands Reflets

Joncherey, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
A breathtaking eco-resort, set in the soothing heart of French forest land that's also close to Switzerland and Germany.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-6 per cabin
From
£160 / night

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