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Trailside eco-lodge in the Pyrenees

Eco-lodge guesthouse accommodation in the Pyrenees France
Situated at 1500 metres above sea level on the Trans-Pyrenees hiking trail, the GR 10, this charming family-run eco-lodge offers three types of accommodation in a beautiful natural setting. Guests can choose from the main farmhouse, a hikers' lodge with spacious dormitory, or partially-furnished, yet stylish, modern mini yurts.

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Contemporary longhouse in Picardy

Contemporary holiday accommodation in Picardy France
Halfway between the valleys of the Somme and the Authie, Les Mazures is a contemporary eco-lodge in the Picardy region of northern France. Contributing to sustainable development by marrying local know-how with modernity, the guest house is homely and welcoming, accommodating six people in three bedrooms.

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Unusual gîte in Languedoc-Roussillon

Unusual holiday rental accommodation in Languedoc-Roussillon France
Commissioned in 1975 by the heiress to the Waterman pen empire, this unusual gîte is actually built into the earth on a family-run vineyard in the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region. Light and airy, the result is a thermally protected house featuring a wall of south-facing glass doors opening onto a large sun terrace.

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Eco-friendly farmhouse in the Pyrenées

Eco-friendly farmhouse accommodation in the Pyrenees France
Overlooking the town of Céret in the foothills of the French Pyrenees, this eco-friendly, ancient Catalan farmhouse is set in 7 acres of woodland with fantastic views of the Canigou and the Mediterranean. A versatile property, accommodation is available on a self-catering or B&B basis, with optional yoga classes.

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Village boulangerie in Normandy

Cottage hoilday rental in Normandy France
Dating back to the 1750s, this delightful little cottage in Normandy used to be the village bakery but is now a charming bolthole suitable for a couple seeking peace and tranquility. With B&B and evening meals also available, the house is a perfect base from which to explore the area with the historic invasion beaches nearby.

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Mountain lodges in the Pyrénées

Self-catering mountain lodges in Midi-Pyrenees France

Located at the gateway to the Pyrénées National Park, these open-plan mountain lodges offer a modern take on the traditional chalet. Newly launched by Eurocamp, the self-catering lodges are set in the spa village of Luz Saint Sauveur, just 20 miles from Lourdes, amongst some of the most beautiful sights in the area.

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Pop Art bungalows in Lorraine

Unusual bungalow accommodation in northern France
Rescued from four years of abandonment in 2002, the Museumotel in the Lorraine region was conceived by the visionary architect Pascal Haüsermann. Originally built in 1968, this quirky collection of nine independent and oddly shaped bungalows is set on a private island, surrounded by a river, in the village of Râon l'Etape.

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Romantic cottage in the Rhône-Alpes

Romantic hideaway cottage in Savoie France

Arranged over three floors, with a mezzanine sleeping area, this traditional stone-built cottage is nestled on the hillside in a small Alpine farming hamlet near the ski slopes, bars and restaurants at Sainte Foy. A cosy romantic hideaway for two, the popular ski resorts of Val d’Isere and Tignes are both within easy reach.

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Eccentric loft apartment in Paris

Unusual apartment accommodation in Paris France
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  • From €250 for 2 nights, minimum stay
  • Sleeps: 1,5
Tucked away in the heart of the famous Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, the largest flea market in the world, this open plan loft apartment has been created from a former 'fireplace' shop in the antiques section of the market. The pièce de résistance is a genuine Citroen 2CV car which has been converted into a bed.

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Chic apartment suites in Carcassonne

Boutique style apartment suites in Carcassonne France
Seriously romantic and oozing with charm, 42 Rue Victor Hugo offers a unique brand of hospitality in the heart of Carcassonne, the famed medieval town in Languedoc-Roussillon. These two self-catering luxury apartments are set within a grand old townhouse where contemporary style meets elegant period details.

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The smallest house in Alsace

Medieval holiday accommodation in Alsace France
Certainly the narrowest holiday home in the Alsace region, if not France, this quirky little house comes with a fascinating history. Arranged over three levels, the building is tucked into the original 13th century rampart wall in Riquewihr, a well preserved medieval village located along the Alsatian wine route.

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Former pigeon loft in Ardèche

Former pigeon loft accommodation in The Ardeche France
With its exposed oak beams, this wonderful 18th century pigeon loft in the Ardèche region is packed with character, history and charm. The house lies in a Parc Naturel, an area of outstanding natural beauty, where a 30 minute walk through woodland takes you to the Ardèche River with its world famous gorges.

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Beachfront apartment in Trouville

Holiday accommodation in Trouville Normandy France
Boasting an uninterrupted sea view from its huge French windows, this beachfront apartment is situated on the ground floor of the historic Hotel des Roches Noires in Trouville, immortalised by Monet in his painting of the same name. Built in 1865, this former hotel inspired many other artists and writers during its time.