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France is famous for many things; notably wine, chateaux, gastronomy and romance. Booking a golf holiday in France couldn't be easier, an excellent golf holiday destination,easily reachable over the Channel using the Eurotunnel
France’s splendid golf venues are confined to a few keen locals together with the “Brits” who have discovered its treasures.
A golf holiday in France is one of our most popular golf destinations, gieven the proximity to the U.K. is a major factor as well as a wealth of stunning golf courses and the reasobale prices. The excellent golf resorts around Le Touquet , Hardelot, Wimereux and St Omer notably Golf Hardelot, Golf Le Touquet and Golf Belle Dune in the Pas de Calais region are played by thousands of “Brits” every year to the point that you now have to book well in advance and be prepared to accept alternative tee times to those you originally requested, such is the high level of demand.
The northern regions of France comes into their own as golf short break destinations in the Spring and Autumn; a couple of nights during April to October when southern Europe can get just a little too hot to be comfortable on the golf course. Some memorable rounds of golf have taken place on super French courses where the temperature is ideal for golf. Very pleasant! Add to this the fact that here are places of supreme architectural splendour, an abundance of history and great cuisine and you really have little reason to go elsewhere. Biarritz and Bordeaux (The Aquitaine region) in the South Western corner of France on the other hand, is famed more for it's wines and for the glamour of Biarritz than it is for its golf. We are sure this about to change because the golf here is World Class. If you haven't yet played golf at Seignosse, Chantaco, Moliets et al, we urge you to visit them soon - these courses and the many other golf venues in this region really are that good. And the nightlife? Splendid.As golfers ourselves, we will be able find a golf holiday in France that suits your expectations and your budget because we know the golf courses and the hotels.
Our golf holidays by car to France are based on the Channel Crossing with Eurotunnel. We recommend it as the fastest option with the most frequent departures. Eurotunnel has its own, dedicated motorway exit at Junction 11A of the M20 in the UK and in France at Junction 42 of the A16 motorway
From July 2012 drivers crossing the Channel will have to carry a portable breath-testing kit when taking their car to France. New laws have made the equipment compulsory for all cars on French roads and anyone caught without the equipment faces an €11 fine. The kits, costing up to £2/3 are available at Channel ports and from Halfords and must comply with safety standards set by the French authorities. Motorists are also legally obliged to carry a warning triangle and fluorescent vest as well as displaying a GB plate and adjusting their headlights to avoid dazzling oncoming drivers.