What is a French holiday home called?

A gîte (French pronunciation: ​[ʒit]) is a type of accommodation that comes in a variety of forms, ranging from a gîtes d’etape, a hostel, for walkers and cyclists, to a gîte rural, a holiday home in the country available for rent. The term gîte originally meant quite simply a form of shelter.

What is another word for holiday home?

What is another word for holiday home?

cottage cabin
lodge chalet
cot hut
shack retreat
villa abode

What does JIT mean in French?

JIT, (juste-à-temps) just-in-time, Adj.

Are gîtes self catering?

Families. As the majority of Gîte’s offer self-catering accommodation, they are a great option for families looking for a comfortable holiday with the facilities of home such as high chairs, TV, bikes and use of a swimming pool.

What is another name for vacation rental?

The term vacation rental is mainly used in the US. Other terms used are self-catering rentals, holiday homes, holiday lets (in the United Kingdom), cottage holidays (for rentals of smaller accommodation in rural locations) and gites (in rural locations in France).

Are there any self catering cottages in France for families?

From romantic cottages in France to the top gites for all the family to enjoy a holiday together, you will find a gite great for long weekends, short breaks, a fortnight’s stay and school holidays. The rental properties listed here are ideal for families, couples and small groups seeking the best in French self-catering.

Why book a holiday in France?

… France is a wonderfully diverse and fascinating country that makes a great destination whatever type of holiday you enjoy. We have a huge range of accommodation to choose from, whether you are looking for a cosy cottage or gite, a country house or villa or even a stay in an imposing chateau.

Why choose a gite or cottage in France?

Many of these carefully chosen gites or cottages offer views over French countryside, where you can relax and enjoy the invigorating scents of honeysuckle plants, lavender bushes and pine woods on the gentle, warm breeze. The first step is to choose which part of France you will visit.

Why book a Provence Villa holiday in France?

And Provence… well, everyone knows Provence for its lavender fields, pretty villages and the Côte d’Azur. Arranging your villa holiday in France has never been easier or more accessible with our huge choice of villas with private pools, self-catering accommodation and very special family holiday homes.