Enjoy your next trip to France by staying in one of our rental properties in France. Book a French holiday cottage and explore the charm and beauty of the South of France during your next holiday. Find apartments in France available in city centres and countryside towns for both short and long term stays. Book homes in France and explore this unforgettably beautiful country. Explore the countryside and roam the lavender fields in the south and find your dream apartment to rent.
Apartments to Rent in France
La Belle France has more than its fair share of good things – not least of which are food, wine and haute couture fashion. France is also a global centre of art and houses some of the world's most prestigious galleries, particularly in Paris. France borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain making it an easily accessible country. Finding the right accommodation in France will vary depending on where you decide to visit. Book a chalet and be captivated by France's landscapes: from the Arcachon sand dunes, the mighty Alps, natural canyons of Gorges du Verdon, Cantal craters, Lake Annecy and to the peaks of the Pyrénées. Or explore the cultural centre of France and stay at Paris apartment rentals to be in the city centre. You will find every type of holiday rental on Likibu from house rentals to luxury apartments and everything in between.
When to visit?
France has generally hot and clear summers which is why many Parisians fleet to the south to utilise their glorious beaches. The Mediterranean coast has the driest climate with any noticeable rain coming in spring and autumn. The Paris area is more variable. Temperatures range between 20°C and 26°C from May through August. The wettest month on average is October, but Brittany in the far west is the wettest French location.
How to get to France
Getting to France from anywhere in the UK could not be simpler. If you want to head to Paris, fly into Charles de Gaulle International airport or Orly Airport. If you would prefer an easier journey, avoiding the queues at airports, then jump on the Eurostar to Paris, which will take you just over 2 hours from London, Kings Cross.
Flying to Chambéry or Geneva is your best bet to get to the Alps, airlines such as British Airways, Flybe, Jet2 and Easyjet all fly here from London as well as various other cities in the UK.
In the south of France, cities such as Montpellier, Marseille and Bordeaux and many more can be easily reached on cheap airlines from many places in the UK including Bristol, Stansted and Manchester.
Travelling within France
If you are planning on spending your holiday in a chalet or apartment in a ski resort or beach resort, then book yourself an airport transfer before you go, to save money on taxi's. Transfers are reliable, comfortable and quick (depending of traffic)! France has an extremely efficient train system with hundreds of direct, fast trains departing all the time. It is possible to get from Paris to Bordeaux in just 2h 30mins. We would advise you to pre-book trains in order to reserve a seat as they can get busy at peak times.
Where to Stay and Visit in France?
Paris, the city of love, the city of the Eiffel Tower, the city of lights and the city that takes a lifetime to truly discover. When you think you've seen it all, you will stumble across a new café, an enchanting market or a beautiful spot on the canal. Browse through our selection of short-term holiday apartments in Paris to find the perfect accommodation for you. If you are looking to travel on a budget there are still plenty of options for you, book a hostel and start your holiday in this beautiful city.
Lyon is one of the most attractive cities in France and there is a whole range of activities here to keep you entertained on your holiday. If you are taking your family away for half term or embarking on your summer holidays, why not book a traditional French holiday house in Lyon. Or if you are looking for accommodation for a more intimate getaway or with friends, book a luxury apartment or bed and breakfast.
La Cité du Vin! Bordeaux is the second largest city in France and is renowned for its superb wine. Booking a short-term holiday rental in Bordeaux you will find yourself surrounded by idyllic countryside, serene woods, or nearby beaches. Bordeaux is the ultimate indulgent city break and a fantastic place to book a holiday house or Airbnb for the whole family, or a hotel room for a couple's getaway!
Located on the French coast of the Mediterranean Sea, the Cote d'Azur (French Riviera) is the playground for the rich, famous and international tourists. The Riviera is famous for the glamour of St.Tropez, Monaco or the Cannes Film Festival, making it the ideal place to book luxury apartments or villas. Reserve a luxury apartment rental in Nice, which is another favourite among the stars, then spend your days bathing by the tranquil beaches and turquoise Baie des Anges water.
Mont Saint-Michel is a historical landmark for France and is located by itself on an island, located off France's north-western coast in Normandy. You can book to stay near Mont Saint-Michel in a short stay apartment or bed and breakfast. Its medieval architecture is one reason why tourists come to explore the abbey, but the other reason is the powerful tidal waves that surround and then abandon the island. The awe-inspiring abbey was built by devoted monks in 708 AD which gives you a third reason to book a holiday rental and go to visit.
Book a holiday cottage in Dordogne, the scenic region of southwestern France. There is so much to see and do here, postcard worthy villages and chateaus, including the well-preserved Chateau de Baynac, a hilltop castle. Explore the Padirac cave and wonder at the Lascaux cave art whilst tasting Bergerac wines and Limousin apples. For more of an activity take your canoes all the way to Rocamadour to see the Black Madonna, taste some fine cheese and then why not book a holiday rental.
Situated right on the border of France and Germany, Strasbourg is the capital city of the Alsace region and Likibu has plenty of accommodation to offer. Choose a quaint holiday home in Strasbourg, and step back in time while enjoying the luxuries of the contemporary day. This city acts between a medieval past and a progressive future with its twisting alleys lined with crooked half-timbered houses yet it is also home to the EU Quarter and France's second-largest student population. Strasbourg's infamous Christmas markets also make it appealing for visitors to book city apartments over winter breaks.
Marseille is the second largest city of France and is located on France's south coast. Reserve a holiday apartment in Marseille, the beautiful seaport town with the main bay, flanked by Fort Saint-Nicolas and packed with holiday rentals. Boasting an idyllic climate, Roman ruins, medieval architecture and cultural hotspots, book a room to rent or apartment in Marseille. One of the big natural attractions here are the Calanques, a series of small inlets with astonishing clear blue water and mystical limestone cliffs.