Favourites

Ardennes

Ardennes, France

Self-catering Ardennes holiday homes - Cottages Ardennes

Ardennes is a department in the northeastern part of France located in the Champagne-Ardenne region. The department was named after the Ardennes hills, which dominate northeast France, southern Belgium and Luxembourg. Its principal river is the Meuse River in which the main towns are located. The highlights of the Ardennes include enormous rolling forests and areas of dense woodland. It is also conveniently located for the champagne route – a great reason to stay in an Ardennes holiday rental cottage or house!

Charleville-Mézières is the capital of the Ardennes. The town is located on the banks of the Meuse River. Charleville-Mézières was only recently formed out of five local villages - it is also known as the city of marionettes. An annual marionette festival is held there every three years (La fête des marionettes).

The poet Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891) was born in Charleville. Admirers of the poets work might be interest to visit The Musée Rimbaud (Rimbaud museum) which is located in the old water mill (Le Vieux Moulin) to the north of the town.

Sedan is another important town in the Ardennes; yet is located just 10 kilometres from the Belgian border. The historic centre is built on a peninsula formed by an arc of the Meuse River. Today Sedan is principally known for its castle, which is situated on a headland on the border of Meuse, flanked by the rivers Bièvre and Vra. This is no ordinary castle; it’s claimed to be the largest fortified medieval castle in Europe with a total area of 30,000 m2 on seven levels. Construction started in 1424 and the castle's defenses were constantly improved over the ages.

Today the Château de Sedan, in addition to being a tourist attraction in the Ardennes, contains the office of tourism and a 3-star hotel. There is also a museum inside the castle; one of the rooms of this museum is dedicated to the war of 1870, and one can find there a rich collection of Prussian helmets.

Givet is another Ardennes town which lies close to the Belgian border. It lies on the river Meuse. Sites to visit include the following churches; Église Saint-Hilaire and Notre-Dame. Don’t forget the Fort of Charlemeont which over looks the city. The gate ‘Porte de France’ once protected the entrance to the city to the south on the left bank of the Meuse, towards Charleville and Rocroi.  

Travelling to your Ardennes holiday rental property

By rail: The Gare de Charleville-Mézières railway station offers connections to Paris, Reims, Lille, Metz and regional destinations. Journey time to Paris Est station via Reims or Epernay is approximately 2 hours. By road: Travel time from Paris 2 ½ hours via te A4 and A34. By air: The nearest airport is based across the border in nearby Belgium. Ryanair fly into Charleroi/Brussels airport from Dublin and Edinburgh.

 

Follow Us

Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 2450

10 sleeps

Villa Corbières is a charming, stone villa with a peaceful private garden located in the beautiful Corbières region in

Contact Owner

Beautiful Holiday Gite in village of Salles, near Cordes-Sur-Ciel - Maison sans Tourelle

Beautiful Holiday Gite in village of Salles, near Cordes-Sur-Ciel - Maison sans Tourelle

Weekly Rental: EUR 900 to EUR 1500

8 sleeps

Maison sans Tourelle is a holiday gîte with pool in south west France which can sleep 8 people comfortably. The

Contact Owner

Quality Three/Four Bedroom Holiday Farmhouse in Broc, Loire Valley

Quality Three/Four Bedroom Holiday Farmhouse in Broc, Loire Valley

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

8 sleeps

This lovely holiday home is a three/four-bedroom detached farmhouse with many period features offering quality

Contact Owner

Newly Converted Traditional Farmhouse in the Village of Castanet, Tarn-et-Garonne - Clauzel

Newly Converted Traditional Farmhouse in the Village of Castanet, Tarn-et-Garonne - Clauzel

Weekly Rental: GBP 750 to GBP 1250

6 sleeps

Clauzel is a newly converted traditional farmhouse for up to 6 people. With stunning views the house sits high on a

Contact Owner

Beautiful Brand New Mountain Chalet with Superb views over Morzine - Chalet Soleil d’Or

Beautiful Brand New Mountain Chalet with Superb views over Morzine - Chalet Soleil d’Or

Weekly Rental: EUR 2730 to EUR 5200

8 sleeps

Chalet Soleil d’Or has just been built specifically for AliKats. It sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and

Contact Owner

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

5% Early Bird discount for the remaining weeks for 2021

5% Early Bird discount for the remaining weeks for 2021

When you book now we give you 5% Early Bird discount* * Booked before 31-12-2020

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

Tarifs exceptionnels sur toutes les périodes disponibles de JUIN Attention : vous devez régler 195 € au ré

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

About Us

Rent-in-France.co.uk was launched in 2007 and is one of the best advertising sites for holiday rentals in France! Search our site for thousands of fantastic holiday homes throughout France.

Contact Us

Rent-in-France

Tel: +44 208 1443950

Copyright 2007-2019 © Rent-in-France.co.uk