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High-speed train travel allows you to kick back and enjoy breath-taking views of Europe while you travel. Plus, unlike air travel, there are no weight restrictions on luggage. See the continent from a different perspective by hopping on the Eurostar and arrive in style on Spain's AVE, or make your way through France on the TGV.
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“Home from home in Avignon” We had a most enjoyable stay in the apartment in rue Balance in Avignon.
We had a warm welcome and we were shown around to make sure we knew where everything was in the apartment. The welcome tray of wine and chocolates
It's a comfortable, charming, and very French appartment in an old building very centrally placed. Its as good as the best reviews and the pictures don't really do it justice. Yes the kitchen could … More
We're delighted you enjoyed your stay in the apartment - and thank you for taking the time to post a review. We hope to see you again!
“A lovely apartment”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2012
A delightful, elegant apartment, comfortable and well furnished. Its location is perfect, very central and within walking distance of the station yet its setting in a charming peaceful courtyard make… More
Reviewed 4 Nov 2012
We had a lovely stay at this beautiful apartment in Avignon. The keyholder was at the door to meet us as our taxi drew up, and gave us a wonderfully warm welcome. The apartment is gorgeous – archite… More
“Excellent Stay” 2nd time visiting Shakespeare Lodge and yet again we were not disappointed. Would highly recommend for anyone who wants a well equipped, spacious property with use of a private pool in a quiet location.
“Beautiful, secluded gite in the French countryside”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2015
This is probably the best gite we have ever stayed in. Beautifully furnished and in a lovely, peaceful setting, but not far from local amenities. It is an ideal base to explore the local chateaux, vin… More
“Relaxing, quiet and beautiful.”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2015
Beautiful house set in the heart of the countryside. Ann-Louise and Francois were very welcoming and have thought of everything one could need on holiday, the house is so well equipped. We enjoy ama… More
Reviewed 12 Aug 2016
On holiday with daughter, son in law and 2 grandchildren. Everyone had a most enjoyable time. Accommodation was first class especially the studio which we had. Ann-Louise was an exceptionally nice pe… More
Thank you so much. We would be honoured to welcome you again!
“Perfect Idyll” This was our second stay at Penneville and we were not dissapointed. Gite was clean and well equipped, very comfortable and quiet. It was lovely to be able to hear the birdsong. Our hosts Carol & Phillip were as charming as ever and mad
Just returned from a break in France & can highly recommend Penneville for it's high standard of comfort & cleanliness. The English owners Carol & Philip are very welcoming & there are plenty of place… More
“charming, friendly and very helpful hosts. warm and cosy accommodation.”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and exploring the local area. A good base for visiting Rouen.
A quiet and well equiped gite with friendly and welcomimg hosts. Very good value for money.… More
“Excellent apartment for a holiday in Avignon” We stayed with our son and his girlfriend (and pets) and found this apartment perfect for our needs. It is stylishly converted and well equipped and the location is perfect to explore the city, but also t
We stayed at La Chapelle du Miracle in March 2012. It's a clean, pleasant, comfortable, well equipped little flat that's centrally located so it's easy to walk to all the main sites and the centre of … More
This lovely flat is ideally situated in the heart of the Croix-Rousse district, part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Very close to buses and metro station. Many restaurants, cafés and shops around. Daily farmers market.Equipment : high speed Internet, large screen …see more
“Mr” Villa was in a great location could walk to local shop and was also a 20min walk from Calais. Beach was 5min walk, beautiful sandy beach there. Owner was warm and welcoming on arrival and was able to get in touch if we needed anything. Had a lovel
“Superbly hospitable hosts provide well appointed gite.” The efficiency, helpfulness and hospitality of the owners of this gite are exemplary. The gite itself is very clean, well equipped ( wifi has good speed and signal) and in excellent condition. It
“Incredible appartment... everthing you wish for is there!”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
We stayed in this accommodation for 1 week. We were very much impressed by the house, a part of a castle.
So much room, light and beauty.
The kitchen is great (everything 's there!), the bathroom in… More
“highly reccommended” We recently stayed at this wonderful property near Le Mans. The first experience we enjoyed was the very warm welcome by the owner who had gone to so much detail prior to our holiday to ensure if there was any special request or d
“A remarkable house, secure for kids, perfect for entertaining”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2012
Great Stay. Great Place. Large Iron Gates provide perfect security to 5-10 acres of private property 20 minutes from old Le Mans. Located in charming village with Tabac, Bakery, Bar. Quintessentially… More
Hi there! Thanks for your review! We love that the house is on the edge of such a lovely village too, and enjoy being able to wander to the bar, butchers, Sunday market, etc. We hope to welcome you back to Le Petit Bos again soon.
“Wonderful Easter spent in the beautiful 'Le Petit Bois', everything catered for a perfect holiday.”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2011
A beautiful house set in a delightful secure peacefull garden. We entered the property via electronic gates into the beautiful court yard. The house itself is an old stone 'Maison de Maitre' with beem… More
Many thanks for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Le Petit Bois. It is indeed a beautiful property and a lovely comfortable home for your holiday. We hope to see you back again soon.
Large sunny ground floor apartment 45m2 overlooking a beautifully kept garden. Large terrace with lounge chairs. Well equipped kitchenette. Large bathroom with sauna. Very close to the city (Central Station, Dam Square) Only 6 mins by bus, 3 stops. FREE parking. …see more
“Baguettes, Chocolate, and Charm” The apartment was clean, comfortable, and in a superb location to get to different areas of Paris. It was very accessible to both bus and metro stops, and the Sainte Mande' area was charming. The four of us enjoyed sho
My family and I had an enjoyable stay at this cosy apartment - comfortable beds. The amenities in the apartment were adequate and the supermarkets were within walking distance as described by the host… More
“Beautiful, Quiet, Welcoming”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
We stayed a week in Paris with our two older teenagers. We are so grateful to have found this beautiful apartment. Although it is not in the most central location of Paris, all major sites are easily … More
“Beautiful and spacious apartment”
Reviewed 26 May 2014
I packed my parents off to Paris for their 70th birthdays and they loved it! The best way to get a feel for any city is to stay in an apartment and they are so much better value than an hotel. Corinne… More
“A special place to stay in a wonderful area of France” We had the most wonderful and relaxing week away. Maison des Vignes and the cottages are beautifully presented, with great facilities - the swimming pool is just lovely and a good cool down when t
“Lovely house” The house is lovely and complete, and decorated with much attention for details. The owners made every effort to let us have relaxed holiday, from initial booking enquiry to final departure. The location of the house near Avignon, waterf