France Villas With Pools

France Villas With Pools
France has something to offer for nearly everyone; with villas for rent in the mountains, by the sea or in the secluded countryside. Whether you want to ski the Alps, hike Mount Blanc or just enjoy the coast, there's a villa nearby with a pool.

Much of the landscape can be explored by bicycle. Cycling tour companies, like Cyclomundo, offer customized trips and guides. There are numerous small villages that offer a unique view into the history and culture of the regions. In the Alps and French Pyrénées, mountain biking, rock climbing and scaling are popular in the summer. France has over 110,000 miles of footpaths as well, ideal for the hiker or backpacker who wants to experience the untouched natural beauty of the country.

Chalet Prarion

Located above the village of Les Houches, on the slopes of Chamonix, Chalet Prarion is in the midst of premier skiing in the French Alps. The villa has five bedrooms and five baths and sleeps up to to 10 people. The villa has a jacuzzi on a deck and private gardens. The villa's staff includes a housekeeper, chef, manager and driver. Private ski instruction is available. Guests can ski right out the door, down a short run to a gondola. The village of Les Houches and the train station are within a 15-minute walk. Transportation to and from Geneva airport is provided.

Chalet Prarion
Chamonix, French Alps, France
(877) 993-0100

La Cime Des Arbres (Treetops)

This rural four-bedroom/four-bath villa is located in the Aquitaine region, near the Spanish border. Whether you want to explore the French countryside, or catch some of the region's famous waves, this villa puts it all in easy reach.

Rebuilt out of 16th-century ruins, Treetops overlooks the countryside and distant farms. It sleeps up to eight, with four single beds, three double beds and one sofa bed. There is a large heated pool, and amenities to accommodate families with children. Pets are allowed. Maid service is provided and a gourmet chef can be requested.

There is a 3km path on the property, with tennis and canoeing within walking distance. Bicycles are available, with the villages of Aubeterre and Brantome within riding distance.

La Cime Des Arbres
Le Volveix
Celles 24600, France

Villa De Juas

Villas De Juas is just minutes away from the beaches of Cannes. This villa has nine bedrooms and seven baths. While the villa is furnished with antiques, all the amenities are modern. Privacy is insured with state-of-the-art security.

The terrace is home to a heated infinity pool and a jacuzzi, surrounded by Mediterranean gardens overlooking the sea. The village of Croisette is less than a mile away.

Villa De Juas
Cannes, France
(800) 289-0900

Les Pierres du Luberon

Les Pierres du Luberon, is situated on 120 acres of private land in the region of Luberon, in the Provence countryside. There are four bedrooms and three baths, accommodating up to eight people. A separate summer house, with one bedroom, can also be rented. A large pool offers views of the mountains. Nearby activities include rock climbing and hiking. The village of Buoux is a short walk away. The towns of Apt, Lourmarin and Bonnieux are all within several miles, accessible with mountain bikes.

Les Pierres du Luberon
Buoux, France
(585) 563-7441

Article Written By Kathleen Durkin

Kathleen Durkin is a photojournalist in Charlotte, N.C. where she shoots and edits the local news. A freelance writer on the side, Durkin's work has been published on AOL's and other websites. She graduated with degrees in English literature and film production from University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

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