The North West is a wonderful part of France, many people start and end their holiday at the ferry ports here but it’s defiantly worth staying a while particularly if you love fishing with a wonderful choice of fishing cottages France. By using the extensive feature list you can easily find your perfect cottage, gite or villa in Brittany or Normandy perhaps. Picardy and Pas-de-Calais hide their fascinating history behind blustery facades as well as bustling ports and chic cities further inland. They are home to some of the best architecture in France along with some great fishing.
North East France includes Alsace, Champagne and Lorraine a very diverse cultural area, you will be delighted at what there is on offer. With a real mix of countryside, hills and rivers plus historic towns and villages with a strong European influence it is surprising more tourists don’t make it this far, so perfect to get away from it all plus a great selection of holiday cottages with fishing in France.
The centre is known to be France at its most rural and the Auvergne is the most wild and rugged region. Countless lakes and rivers with crystal clear water amidst a patchwork of wonderful landscape make this an angler’s paradise. Burgundy, Limousin and the Ile de France also boast wonderful fishing opportunities. Finally the Loire is scattered with France’s finest chateaux and spectacular rivers plus fabulous fishing on the lakes.
Avoid the crowds on the Mediterranean and look for fishing cottages in Western France, plus it’s not as far! With charming medieval towns, chic coastal islands, pretty harbours and sandy beaches combined with some of the best fresh fish and seafood in the world it’s time to pay a visit. Both the Poitou-Charentes and Vendee have a great choice of fishing holiday cottages in France.
With a combination of the Alps and Franche-Comte you can find unforgettable fishing experiences in Eastern France, you will be delighted by the natural beauty of this dramatic region. In winter much of the area is a hotspot for winter sport enthusiasts but in spring, summer and autumn it offers wild flower meadows, shady footpaths and mountains plus fantastic fishing and 3 stunning National Parks.
Nowhere else in France brings so much together and some of the most idyllic spots in the country can be found in South West France. Aquitaine has superb fishing on the coast, lakes or rivers and Dordogne and Lot has some of the best fishing in Europe, for all year round angling the Midi-Pyrenees has the perfect climate and good for all night fishing.
The South East boasts fabulous weather, stunning scenery, a sparkling coast, charming villages, glitzy towns plus wonderful fishing. The Cote d’Azur, Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon have always been a favourite for tourists and anglers alike and who can blame them.
For a bit of island life head for Corsica a real mix of stylish coastal towns, dense forests and craggy peaks so you’ll be in for a real treat choosing fishing cottages here. The beaches can be lively, try Pietracorba, or much more remote, try Saleccia or Rondiner, everywhere you go you’ll find a ‘nod’ to the Italian culture when it wasn’t part of France, over 200 years ago!