The key questions while planning a self catering holiday trip to France would be the quality of time, cost of travelling, logistics etc and availability of various ventures ensuring comfort and luxury. Let's explore the answers to these questions.

From geographical perspective, France covers an area of 543,965 km2 with a population of 62.914 million in Europe. The climate is perfectly suitable with cold winters and summers moderately hot for an exciting sun bath. Renowned beaches along the French coastline especially in the Southern region are the French Riviera including St. Tropez, Nice and Cannes. The landscape of France is fabulous and refreshing with wild forests (15 million hectares) and amazing ranges of mountains like Pyrenees, The French Alps and Les Trois Vallees or the "Three Valleys" in English. Another added advantage of being in France is convenient access to other European places like Italy, Belgium, Spain and England.

The list of attractions in France is never-ending. Almost every other region of this country has something special to see. Places like Paris, Normandy, Nice, Marseilles, Notre Dame and the Louvre are considered ideal for self catering vacations. The reason behind attractiveness of these places is the availability of various farmhouses and numerous self catering luxurious villas at affordable prices.

Normandy and Brittany in the West of France are popular as the tourists can enjoy their holidays by staying in a wide range of villas, cottages and farmhouses available on rent. Among the marvelous landscapes and rolling hills of Alsace, Lorraine and Burgundy situated in East, the vacation lovers can visit the famous vineyards. The middle region of France is known as Loire valley. Although quite unexplored, it offers a range of charming cottages and holiday gites for families. Visiting France and not skiing is unthinkable. The French Alps are highly renowned for summer hiking in entire Europe, whereas, Albertville, Grenoble and Chamonix are better known amongst winter sports enthusiasts. Annecy and Grenoble have chalets and self catering apartments available for rental in this part of France. The South of France is famous for Riviera having luxurious holiday villas with swimming pools available to rent direct from their owners. Dordogne is a pretty valley that has some charming holiday cottages and gites available to rent and holiday makers can enjoy excellent food and wines that are available locally.

Irrespective of the likes and dislikes, France has something to enthrall everyone. The marked accessibility and the ease of selection amongst the best self catering accommodations has been one of the prime reasons behind increased rate of foreigners enjoying holidays in France. Besides many other factors, the best tourism policies, absence of any cultural barriers, scenic beauty, wide array of beaches, forests and mountains, total 19,912 hotels and restaurants and the rich cultural heritage have undoubtedly helped France reach a leading rank in international tourism industry. Hence, France is truly the heaven of self catering accommodations and the absolute first choice of holiday luxury villas France lovers.