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Explore our family friendly holidays in Northern France

March 23, 2012 3:51 pm
posted by Rebecca

Worried about the high price of flights and holidays? Don’t want to spend hours queuing at the airport after struggling to fit all those rubber rings, toys, suncream and towels in a suitcase?

Then take advantage of exclusive, early booking offers on our self catering accommodation in Northern France, as well as the discounted ferry fares to France during National Ferry Fortnight, from 17-31 March.

Knock down ferry fares to France are available at Discover Ferries with P&O Ferries, Condor Ferries, LD Lines, DFDS Seaways and Brittany Ferries. And we have a range of family friendly Holiday Villages and Residences in Northern France, from Brittany and Normandy to Picardy and Vendée; all within easy driving distance of the ferry ports. Early booking offers of up to 20 per cent off are available for accommodation booked before 31st March.

So we’ve put together a list our top five easy to reach holiday accommodation in France if you’re shunning the airport this year.

Pierre & Vacances Residence Le Green Beach, Brittany

1 hour from Cherboug ferry port
Residence Le Green Beach is just a few kilometers from the famous ‘landing’ beaches and lies at the heart of the Omaha Beach golf course. Facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, volleyball court, bike hire and free activities for 6-12 year olds in April, July and August. A two-bedroom house in September costs from £422.

Pierre & Vacances Residence Les Jardins de la Côte d’Opale, Picardy

50 minutes from Calais ferry port
The recently renovated self catering residence is located in a natural park just 2km from Canche Bay. There’s a heated indoor swimming pool to enjoy as well as tennis courts, hire bikes and free activities for 6-12 year olds in April, July and August. A one-bedroom apartment in June costs from £475.

Pierre & Vacances Holiday Village Port Bourgenay, Vendée

3 hours 30 minutes from Saint-Malo ferry port
Port Bourgenay is nestled between a sandy beach and pine forests with peaceful views of a large lake. Within the self catering Holiday Village in picturesque Vendée are two 18-hole golf courses, three swimming pools, six tennis courts and a huge range of adult and children’s activities. If you want to venture out, there’s also a beautiful beach nearby which is can be reached by a short stroll or miniature train [we know which one the kids prefer!].  A three-bedroom house in June costs from £883.

Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence de la Plage, North Picardy

1 hour 20 minutes from Dieppe ferry port
Residence de la Plage lies in the heart of Normandy’s Bay of Somme. The self catering luxury beach-front accommodation has four swimming pools and direct access to the long sandy beaches, shops picturesque port and restaurants. To give your holiday that added ease, all apartments have wifi and flat screen televisions and breakfast can be delivered to your door. A studio apartment with a sea view in May costs from £519.

Pierre & Vacances Holiday Village Belle Dune, Normandy

1 hour 15 minutes from Calais ferry port/ 1 hour 30 minutes from Dieppe ferry port
An ideal [and very popular!] choice for families of all ages and sizes, Belle Dune’s accommodation is set around a large lake next to the renowned 18-hole Belle Dune golf course. Colourful houses and apartments are organised in six ‘quartiers’ with a wide range of activities and facilities for kids [including the big variety!], from an aqua park, two lakes for watersports, tennis courts, animal petting farm, mini golf and pre-bookable children’s clubs, plus two beaches a short walk away. A three-bedroom house in July and August costs from £1,473.