Staying in a Gites de France 'Charming Guest House'

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In exquisite surroundings, these character-filled residences all boast flowery gardens or estates and have been rated with 3 or 4 or 5 ears of corn on the Gites de France scale. Whether it be a Provence country house, a mansion, a mountain-top chalet or barn conversion, your accommodation has been carefully prepared to make your stay perfect.

We have selected properties that we believe are the most charming, harmonious and traditional.

Your stay will be the perfect opportunity to experience a new way of life in a totally relaxed fashion. In calm surroundings and a luxurious, refined or cosy setting, whichever property you choose will be ideal for a one-night stay or more.

Selection criteria for Gites de France’s 'Charming Guest Houses'

Type of residence

The guest house must have a distinctive exterior style. This could be seen in its high-quality architecture, its large, well-kept grounds or in facilities such as a swimming pool or tennis court...

The decoration inside the guest house should be refined, sober and harmonious with high-quality furniture, paintings and ornaments.

The guest rooms

Owners of a Charming Guest House must pay great attention to their guests. The welcome should be warm and attentive. With an extensive knowledge of their region, hosts will be able to advise you on local places of interest (for sight-seeing, culture, sport or history).

The Setting

As a guest at a Gites de France Charming Guest House, you are guaranteed peace and quiet. You will notice the lack of noise pollution (from motorways, railways etc.) and the wonderful views (not obstructed by nearby buildings or access routes). .

Alsace
Aquitaine
Auvergne
Bourgogne
Brittany
Centre
Champagne Ardenne
Corsica
Franche Comté
Ile de France
Languedoc Roussillon
Limousin
Lorraine
Midi Pyrénées
North Pas de Calais
Normandy
Pays de la Loire
Picardy
Poitou Charentes
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur
Rhône Alpes
Guyane
Guadeloupe
Martinique
Réunion