10 Best Places to Buy a Holiday Home In France

France is considered as one of the most popular holiday destinations for the rich and famous. There is something for people from all walks of life. What if you fall in love with the beauty of this spectacular country? Now, you can purchase a holiday home here, and call it your home.

  1. Nièvre

It is located in Burgundy-Franche-Comté, and can be described as a picturesque rural settlement that has no more than 100,000 residents. If you desire to spend your days in around rural beauty of this historic area, or take a stroll in vineyards, then this is the ultimate location for your holiday home.

  1. Indre

If you think that the Centre-Val de Loire is more beautiful than any other location in France, then you can acquire a second home here with €80,000. If you are an adventure lover, then there is a semi-dense forest that offers several bicycle trails. Affluent people, from all over the place, come to this part of France and invest in holiday homes.

  1. Dordogne

Another popular holiday home destination in France is Dordogne, in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. The summers are balmy, with the day temperature never going above 27 degree Celsius. Apart from this, you will find amazing properties, within your price range. This particular location is also known for exquisite wine and lip-smacking French food.

  1. Tarn

Tarn can be considered as the gem of Occitanie. Apart from the Ste-Cécile cathedral and the Berbie palace, you will get unending rolling vineyards. Average summer temperature remains around 28 degree Celsius. The cost of property here is around €132,100. The price of these properties is reasonable, and one can acquire credit with ease.

  1. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

If you do not want to compromise with the natural beauty of the setting, then there is no other alternative for Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It is here that you get the confluence of the lofty mountains and the delicate lavender flower fields. The French Riviera is only 80 km away from this area.

  1. Bassin d’Arcachon

According to a survey, around 21% were of the opinion that Bassin d’Arcachon is an ideal location for a holiday home. It is located on the Atlantic coast, and boasts of a long beach line. The presence of the ocean ads an extra edge to the beauty of this location.

  1. Deauville

If there is one spot that is rather popular with rich and wealthy French society, then it has to be Deauville. You will have to shell out big bucks to get a second home here. But each penny is worth the value.

  1. Cassis in Bouches-du-Rhône

This picturesque little village is located on the Marseille coast, and has been voted as the third most popular place to purchase a holiday home. If you have a house in such a beautiful place, you will want to take vacations more often.

  1. Sainte-Maxime

If there is one area that enjoys sunshine for 300 days, with perfect weather conditions, then it has to be Sainte-Maxime. If you are a food lover, or a shopping fanatic, then you will find several opportunities here.

  1. Île-de-Ré in Charente-Maritime

This island is always crowded with French aristocrats and commoners, throughout the year. As it is a popular tourist destination, the demand for real estate is also high. Many people desire to acquire holiday homes, but the average rate of property is €476,000.

These are some popular locations for purchasing a second home. These were already attractive tourist spots. The opportunity to possess a holiday home makes these locations all the more lucrative.  

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