Self-catering holiday rentals in Ile de France for your home stay
Here is a holiday in vacation rentals that you will remember for the rest of your life. The region of Ile de France includes Paris and the area just around this great world city. Your self-catering holiday rentals will mean that you can live like the French do, making your short breaks in Ile de France a real adventure for all the family. You will quickly be using the public transport system, such as the Metro and the RER trains like a real local, allowing you and your family to reach all the main attractions from your vacation rentals in Ile de France. Naturally a trip up the Eiffel Tower will be high on your agenda. Not only is it one of the most recognisable structures in the world, it also allows you to see the full extent of Paris. There's the Seine winding beneath you, the great river that forms the very heartbeat of the city. Perhaps afterwards it's time for lunch on one of the boats that ply the Seine, offering meals on board while you look at the sights. For anyone interested in art, the Louvre is a must-see. This is where you will see the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, and so much more besides. You can take a whole day in this museum and allow yourself to meander beyond the crowds clustered around the better-known works and select your personal masterpieces. Outside, settle yourself at a nearby pavement cafe to watch the world go by. This is one of the great pleasures of this extraordinary place. You can easily imagine yourself as a great intellectual or literary figure - or perhaps an artist whose work hangs in the museum you've just visited. Paris is there for you, all within easy reach of your vacation rentals. For summer visitors, the celebrations that accompany Bastille Day, July 14, are a must-see. There are free open-air spectacles on the river, so take a picnic and a bottle of wine and settle yourself for one of the finest celebrations you will ever see. All year round there are festivals in Paris for everyone with a fascination with culture. You might choose a celebration of the composer Chopin in historical surroundings, or an outdoor concert in the balmy weather. Then you can return home to your self-catering holiday rentals, and feel like a true Parisian. A few words of French will make you a local at the bakery around the corner from your holiday homes. The Parisians are proud of their city, and you will be proud to be a part of it during the school holidays that you spend in holiday rentals in Ile de France.
Holiday Letting in Ile de France for your short break
Where will your holiday home in Ile de France be? You could choose for your short breaks in Ile de France, a romantic apartment near the Eiffel Tower itself. You can wake up in the heart of Paris and make this place your very own. Fresh bread from the bakery, a coffee, served black and strong as the French take it, and your day is started. All of these apartments are of the finest quality, and with Parisians as your neighbours, your self-catering short breaks become a way of becoming a part of the way of life here. Families may want to choose from the wide range of larger vacation apartments in Ile de France. Remember, the transport system is so good that you will find yourself at all the main attractions in the centre of Paris easily and, because this is France, you will find a local bistro just around the corner, with a daily menu that is easy on the pocket and a delight for the palate. There are apartments located in historic Parisian buildings, with tall windows and wooden floors that will be a delight to return to after a day spent sight-seeing. Or for true luxury you can choose your very own house for your self-catering holidays in Ile de France, with your own garden too. Some are within easy reach of Disneyland Paris, another attraction within easy reach of your self-catering summer holidays in Ile de France. You can be guaranteed superb quality and atmospheric vacation accommodations for your holidays in Ile de France.
The best time to enjoy Ile de France
Every season brings something new for your holidays in Ile de France. Spring and autumn are a delight, with temperatures warm enough to sit outside on your balcony or at a local cafe. Perfect too for that walk up to the basilica at Montmartre, a beautiful destination in itself. Your walk will take you through a district that was home to artists such as Picasso, Van Gogh and Salvador Dali. Look out from the top over this great city and up at the dome of the landmark church above you. These "shoulder seasons" are ideal for discovering Paris for yourself. Enjoy the wonders of the Musee d'Orsay, the greatest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist works in the world, or the genius of Rodin at the museum devoted to this great sculptor. Or enjoy the inside-out architecture of the Pompidou Centre, with its wide range of modern art exhibitions. Summer brings the higher temperatures and time for a languid afternoon in the Luxembourg Gardens, one of the greatest parks there is. Pick a chair, take a glass of wine and perhaps pack a picnic from your self-catering holiday rentals and watch the passing parade that is French life. What could be better? A July visitor will be able to enjoy the finale of the great Tour de France cycle race, with all the crowds cheering on their favourites. Or take one of these self-catering holiday apartments in Ile de France in winter for a true flavour of Paris as residents know it. The famous shops will be bursting with Christmas decorations and your local stores will provide you will all you need for a festive season that you will never forget. Take visit to the great Notre Dame cathedral at this time of the year and breathe in the atmosphere, before returning home to your self-catering holiday rentals. And you can book with Owners Direct safe in the knowledge that your booking is safe and secure.