Al Fresco Holidays - France


France has year-round appeal and boasts many a different landscape from lush green countryside to chic cities to stylish sun drenched beach resorts. Let’s not forget France has many a vineyard to explore and savour but families always find exciting activities to keep them occupied and the finest quality food and drink will keep you coming back for years to come.


From soaking up the sun at the seaside playground of Biarritz to surfing on the Atlantic, there’s so much to do here in and outside the parks.

La Rive, Biscarrosse, Aquitaine

Le Ruisseau des Pyrenees, Biarritz, Aquitaine

Le Soleil des Landes, Lit et Mixe, Aquitaine

Yelloh! Village au Lac de Biscarrosse, Biscarrosse, Aquitaine


Castles and gothic churches are plentiful in this region but adults can have their fund with what the region is most famous for – Champagne! Many of them offer free tasting and tours.

La Croix di Vieux Pont, Berny-Riviere, Champagne

Charente Maritime

Oysters along with cognac and pineau are specialities in this region that has a mild and sunny climate. It is an historic area with lots to do for everyone.

Sequoia Parc, Marennes, Charente Maritime


This ‘Island of Beauty’ is a rugged landscape of beautiful forests and mountains and mile upon mile of sandy beaches.

Marina d’Erba Rossa, Ghisonaccia, Corsica

Sole di Sari, Solenzara, Corsica

Cote d’Azur

The Cote d’Azur is all about glitz, glamour and celebrities with multi million pound yachts but there is also amazing shopping and stunning beaches

Domaine des Naiades, Port Grimaud, Cote d’Azur

Esterel, Agay, Cote d’Azur

Etoile d’Argens, Frejus, Cote d’Azur

Green Park, Cagnes-Sur-Mer, Cote d’Azur

La Baume, Frejus, Cote d’Azur

Les Lacs du Verdon, Regusse, Cote d’Azur

Les Prairies de la Mer, Port Grimaud, Cote d’Azur


Pretty villages, beautiful countryside and a wealth of wildlife make this region perfect for cycling, walking and even canoeing down the river. Dordogne is also the supplier of fine produce such as Bergerac wines and rare truffles.

Le Val d’Ussel, Rougemont, Dordogne

Saint Avit Loisirs, Le Bugue, Dordogne


With a limestone mountainous border with Switzerland, Jura brings you rich rustic charm, fairytale forests, gorgeous gorges and plunging waterfalls

Val de Bonnal, Rougemont, Jura


Enjoy the sunshine of the Southern France climate with an area steeped in history and full of gorgeous beaches and sun-baked vineyards

Le Mediterranee–Plage, Portiragnes-Plage, Languedoc

Les Mediterranees Beach Garden, Marseillan-Plage, Languedoc

Les Mediterranees Charlemagne, Marseillan-Plage, Languedoc

Les Mediteranees Nouvelle Floride, Marseillan-Plage, Languedoc

Yelloh! Village Le Serignan Plage, Serignan-Plage, Languedoc

Yelloh! Village le Club Farret, Vias-Plage, Languedoc


Culture and gastronomy bring you alive in Loire with spellbinding chateaux, stunning green landscapes and bustling cities

Les Alicourts Resort, Pierrefitte, Loire


Rich in history renowned for the D-Day landings, Normandy also brings you glorious sandy beaches and beautifully rolling countryside. Also famed for tapestry, cider, pancakes and cheese.

La Vallee, Houlgate, Normandy

North Brittany

Its thousands of miles of coastline makes this area a popular beach holiday destination and also offers quaint harbours and pretty towns to explore

Domaine de Ker Ys, St Nic, North Brittany

Domaine Des Ormes, Dol-de-Bretagne, North Brittany


France’s bustling cultural capital offers fun for all the family with theme parks, world class food and amazing architecture.

Paris Est, Paris Est-Champigny, Paris


The region borders with Spain and has an array of vineyards, sandy beaches and fun packed resorts with something for everyone

La Palmeraie, Torreilles-Plage, Roussillon

Mar Estang, Canet-Plage, Roussillon

La Sirene, Argeles-sur-Mer, Roussillon

La Chapelle, Argeles-sur-Mer, Roussillon

Le Brasilia, Canet-Plage, Roussillon

South Brittany

With a rustic charm South Brittany offers you traditional fishing ports to explore and find your adventures at a local festival or theme park. Of course families always love a good sandy beach

Des Menhirs, Carnac, South Brittany

La Grande Metairie, Carnac, South Brittany


A rustic and traditional region, Vendee is located in Western France and has a sunny climate and basically a coastline that’s one endless beach. Explore the many churches, natural parks and restaurants

Le Clarys Plage, St Jean-de-Monts, Vendee

Sol a Gogo, St Hilaire-de-Riez, Vendee

Village de la Guyonniere, St Julien-des-Landes, Vendee

Yelloh! Village le Pin Parasol, La Chapelle-Hermier, Vendee

La Garangeoire, St Julien-des-Landes, Vendee


Little ones are well catered for with Baby Packs and Toddler Packs available. The Baby Pack includes a cot, bath, high chair, socket covers and a baby gate. The Toddler Pack includes a booster step, rubber backed mattress cover, bed guard, socket covers, terrace gate and night light. There is usually an additional charge for the packs but we are delighted to offer these to Child Friendly Escapes customers for FREE. To ensure you claim your FREE pack simply click on the link below to book your accommodation and enter FAMILY17 when prompted.


Various locations in France

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