France is a diverse country with cities and places for all tastes. This is why, if you are looking for a surprising vacation destination, it will probably be easy to find it there.
Not only that – if you are looking for a still more complete experience, there are a number of accommodation options available that you would never have considered. Can you imagine sleeping in a farm, a cabin or a bubble under the stars?
Our Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation trains will take you to the main cities in France so that you have the chance to try some of the most unheard of accommodations. Would you spend the night in…?
A nomad cabin
Staying at a cabin is within your reach just one step away from Paris
. More specifically, we are referring to the Chapelle-Gauthier commune, where you will find a complex of picturesque cabins
reminiscent of distant Mongolia. You will not only have the opportunity to sleep in a rural home, but you will also be able to take part in interesting activities to learn more about this culture.
If you are visiting the Provence
region, you can’t miss the opportunity to stay at a coquettish masia
. These country houses won’t miss a single detail to make your stay unforgettable. Stone walls, detailed decoration and the country air awaits at masias. You can find one that is simply dreamlike in the Les Baux-de-Provence region, right by Nîmes and Avignon.
For those who want to try new things!
Another interesting accommodation option can be found in cities such as Montpellier or Narbonne
. In both of them you have the chance to sleep on a boat
or, more specifically, in floating homes, in an environment that is as special as the Canal du Midi.
Ecotourism is in, which is why there is an increasing number of travellers that opt for unconventional accommodations such as farms. They are ideal for those who not only seek a place to sleep, but also wish to enjoy a comprehensive experience, since there guests can take part of the daily chores, such as milking cows or crafting marmalade.
For lovers of the countryside and wines
France is a land of wine, so it comes as no surprise that it offers the opportunity to sleep right amid a vineyard. This means that wineries are no longer a must-visit during the daytime, but also become great accommodation options. Sleeping with views to the vineyards is a possibility, for example, in places like Beaujolais, very close to Lyon, which has a deep-rooted wine culture.
A bubble under the stars
If you have always dreamed to literally sleep under the stars, there are accommodations that can grant you this wish. These are transparent, bubble-shaped tents where you will find all comforts. It is undoubtedly the best option to be in touch with nature
. Where? Just one hour away from Toulouse
you can find your personal bubble.
A total immersion with nature a few kilometers from Paris - images from their Facebook page
Sleeping in a treehouse is every child’s dream, and once you try one out, you will know why. These accommodations are set up on trees, high off the ground, to make the experience much more authentic. Waking up in the heights to the singing of the birds and the sound of nature is priceless. In France, there are several places where you can do this, such as Les Cabanes du Moulin, just 45 minutes away from Paris.
So have you decided where to sleep during your next trip to France? Climb aboard our Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation trains and we will take you at high speed wherever you tell us.