Cottages and gîtes in the Picardy region of France offer a host of wonderfully relaxing experiences that belie the region’s turbulent past in both World Wars. Still, the historic legacy is part of the reason so many choose to holiday in this glorious French region. With glorious expansive landscapes including lush woodland, vineyards, canals and coastline it’s perfectly positioned for a fantastic active exploration or a wonderfully relaxing break. There’s a host of choice in things to see and do – not to mention our cottages with swimming pools in the region!
With a temperate, oceanic climate and a delightful setting on the banks of the River Somme, Abbeville is a perfectly tranquil holiday destination. Here you will find a host of heritage and history, including monuments and memorials along with delightful parks and public gardens. More heritage can be explore inland at Péronne. Notable battles in the First World War took place here and are now commemorated in the town’s Museum of the Great War located in the château. The local lakes provide perfect fishing opportunities and the surrounding countryside is perfect for a tranquil stroll. Nearby Guise, too offers more wonderful heritage attractions and tranquil locations to explore.
Of course, tranquil activities aren’t something you need to look too far to find in Picardy, as a cottage with a pool provides the perfect opportunity to relax and soak up your surroundings. Whether you’re looking for a cosy cottage for two or a large farmhouse perfect family gatherings and getaways, you will find a host of choice with cottages.com. And with shared pools with additional facilities and large private pools surrounded by stunning views of the surrounding countryside, there’s a wealth of choice for everyone looking to enjoy this glorious corner of France.
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