France remains a firm favourite for Brit holidays abroad, according to

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Great food and wine, close proximity to the UK, beautiful towns and stunning landscapes are reasons for France’s continuing popularity as a holiday destination among Brits, according to

Holiday rentals website, said France remains a solid favourite among British holidaymakers as one of the preferred tourist destinations. Its rich culinary heritage, world famous wine, beautiful towns, stunning landscapes and short traveling distance are all reasons for this. According to, many tourists now recognise the great value of booking online self-catering accommodation for city breaks. Last year Paris was the most visited overseas city break destination for British travelers, which is no surprise with its reputation as one of the romantic weekend break destination.

However the huge variety of regions remain a huge draw for those wishing for a charming, elegant rural getaway. Brittany and Normandy are great options for a family summer holiday getaway in a relaxing rustic cottage. The distinct regional identities make France a fascinating country full of variety ranging from the Basque region, German-influenced Alsace, the pristine Mediterranean shores of the Cote D’Azur, towering peaks of the Alps and the Celtic charms of Brittany. There is also a huge variety of stunning towns and cities to explore such as Nice, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Toulouse and Dijon. also stated that one of the main appeals of France among the British is the winter sports opportunities in the French Alps. With some of the largest and best known ski resorts in the world, it continues to be, by far, the most popular winter holiday destination for Brits looking for a weekend of skiing. An increasingly common option is to book self-catered chalets or apartments, which often provide better value than package vacations. Resorts such as Chamonix, Val d’Isere, Courcheval, Avoriaz, Meribel and Megeve remain Brit favourites with their abundant lodging options and huge family friendly ski areas.

No trip to France would be complete without sampling the world famous food, wine and cheese. With an incredible regional variety, France is considered to have some of the world’s best wines and cheeses. For many Brits, a French vacation is an opportunity to sample local varieties that either are not available in the UK or come with a premium price. Additionally, its world famous fashion draws in tourists worldwide looking to shop in the chic boutiques that line the Champ Elysee.

The relatively weak value of the Euro means France is an affordable vacation option for Brits, which is reflected in its continuing popularity.


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