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Lorraine Self catering holiday homes in France

Search the Rent in France holiday directory for self catering holiday rental house, gites and villas in Lorraine, France. Lorraine is one of the 26 regions of France. It is the only administrative region with two cities of equal importance, Metz and Nancy. It comprises the departments of Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle and Vosges. Metz is considered to be the official capital since that is where the regional parliament is situated. The region's name is derived from the medieval Lotharingia. Lorraine is the only French region to have borders with three other countries: Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany. It also borders the French regions of Franche-Comte, Alsace, and Champagne-Ardenne. The location of Lorraine led to it being seen as a strategic asset and as the crossroads of four nations, it had a very important role in European affairs. Many rivers run through Lorraine, including the Rhine, Moselle, Meurthe, and Meuse.

Lorraine is a little-known but growing touristic region in France. It is most notable for its architectural beauty and fantastic scenery with some of its towns providing you with the most breathtaking views over the countryside. Lorraine is the birth place of heavy industry, mining and steel works. It is a prominent industrial and agricultural area located where green fields abound with the blue backdrop of theVosges mountains. The streams and rivers of the Vosges mountains provide the minerals and salts that give the springs of Lorraine their famous healing powers. The cold, crystal clear lakes make Lorraine a superb location for fishing and camping holidays! Sailing and other watersports are also hugely popular in the region.

 

Popular tourist attractions in the Lorraine region:

Domremy-la-Pucelle – the birthplace of Joan of Arc.

Fleury-Devant-Douaumont – a town completely destroyed in the Battle of Verdun in 1916. The land was made uninhabitable to such an extent that a decision was made not to rebuild it. Today it is maintained as a testimony to the war.

Metz – the capital of the Lorraine region which is famous for its yellow limestone architecture.  

Bar Le-Duc – a city situated in Meuse, south-east of Reims.

Vosges – one of the original departments of France, named after the local mountain range.

St Etienne Cathedral – a Roman Catholic cathedral in the town of Saint-Etienne, constructed between 1912 and 1923.

Place Saint Louis – a gathering place in Aigues Mortes which is great to stop and have lunch.

Place Stanislas - a large pedestrianized square in Nancy, most famous for its gold-plated iron gates made by Jean Lamour.

 

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Wonderful Self-Catering Apartments at La Bastide Des Lavandieres, Canaules-et-Argentieres, Gard

Wonderful Self-Catering Apartments at La Bastide Des Lavandieres, Canaules-et-Argentieres, Gard

Weekly Rental: EUR 455 to EUR 995

24 sleeps

La Bastide des Lavandieres is located in the village of Canaules deep in the Languedoc wine producing region of the

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Luxury 4 Star Apartment (A2) in Chalet Mugnier, Samoëns

Luxury 4 Star Apartment (A2) in Chalet Mugnier, Samoëns

Weekly Rental: EUR 1000 to EUR 2300

8 sleeps

Luxurious and spacious apartment in Samoëns. This 3 bedroom apartment is in a Savoyard style. The place is calm and not

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Gite La Vaulière  - 1.8km from the Sea in Hauteville-sur-Mer, Manche, Normandy

Gite La Vaulière - 1.8km from the Sea in Hauteville-sur-Mer, Manche, Normandy

Weekly Rental: EUR 490 to EUR 490

8 sleeps

This is a rental cottage for 6/8 people in Hauteville sur mer. The property is close to shops and amenities. There is

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Garden Apartment with Direct Beach Access in Port Rive Gauche, Gruissan

Garden Apartment with Direct Beach Access in Port Rive Gauche, Gruissan

Weekly Rental: GBP 476 to GBP 532

5 sleeps

This charming studio apartment is situated along the seafront in Gruissan. There are shops, restaurants, sandy beaches,

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Self Catering Apartment in Canaules-et-Argentieres, Gard - Apartment Olive

Self Catering Apartment in Canaules-et-Argentieres, Gard - Apartment Olive

Weekly Rental: EUR 455 to EUR 995

10 sleeps

La Bastide des Lavandieres is located in the village of Canaules deep in the Languedoc wine producing region of the

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Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2300

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2300

Fabulous farmhouse in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

Save 10% on the second week of a fortnight holiday

Save 10% on the second week of a fortnight holiday

For bookings of 2 or more consecutive weeks, a 10% discount is offered on the second and subsequent weeks of your stay.

FONDUE OFFERED!

FONDUE OFFERED!

Enjoy the Fondue Offered the evening of your arrival, for any stay booked between December 21,2019 to March 31,2020.

10% off June

10% off June

10% off stays from 1/6/19-29/6/19 inclusive.

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La Lune

We have had a cancellation from 30th June to 13th July and these weeks have been reduced to £625 inc per week

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