Outstanding, well maintained courses represent excellent quality & value
One of the most dynamic golf destinations in Europe, it is unsurprising that France is one of our best-selling golf break destinations. From the rolling hills of Northern France, Brittany and sunny South of France, to the hustle and bustle of Paris, there is something for everyone. Experience the gastronomy and beauty of the Loire Valley & French Alps. Plus, its position in Europe, means it is only a short plane, ferry or Eurotunnel journey.
Why book a golf break in France?
- French golf represents excellent quality & great value
- Superb golf resorts, many featured on the European Tour
- Choose the cosmopolitan North or the warm & friendly South
- Excellent culture, art, fantastic cuisine & wine
Popular golf destinations in France
A land steeped in choice
France rightly sits amongst continental Europe’s big 3, not only because of the supreme quality of its courses but also for its sheer variety of designs, offering golfers numerous links, parkland and heathland courses to test their metal against.
France is often viewed as the place where the game grew in continental Europe, with a lot of classic designers from the UK wanting to put their mark on the glorious French countryside.
Classic French courses to look out for include the beautiful La Mer course at Le Touquet in Northern France, the intricate course design of Les Pins at Golf d’Hardelot, European Tour venue Le Chateau Course at Terre Blanche and of course the 2018 Ryder Cup host venue L’Albatros course of Le Golf National set near the glorious capital of Paris.
Golfers will never be disappointed with a golf trip to France as its sheer size and variety of courses means that there is something for every golfer of every ability to conquer when visiting.
A diverse and relaxed region
We’re never surprised when this region is voted amongst our customers’ most-loved breaks. From Northern France’s close proximity to the UK to the fantastic weather and gastronomy of the South of France, a golf holiday in France offers so much more.
Many of the golf courses in France are located in areas of outstanding natural beauty. While there are many regional differences, the country generally enjoys cool winters and warm summers.
The region is diverse and relaxed, from stunning seaside coastal towns to secluded woodlands. The Evian Resort, overlooking Lake Geneva, is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The equally popular Saint-Malo Golf Resort in Brittany is ideally located near Mont Saint-Michel Bay and the lovely city of Saint-Malo.
France is ideal for a golf tour due to its combination of great golf courses and its bustling nightlife. Head to Biarritz for its exciting dining scene, golden beaches and designer shops. Alternatively, La Baule is home to one of the most beautiful bays in the world and one of the longest beaches in Europe. When you aren’t exploring, the selection of courses for a golf tour in France is hard to beat.
You are spoilt for choice with the travel options. Calais is only 35 minutes away on the Eurotunnel, while day and overnight ferries are available to Normandy and Brittany. Flights to Paris, Bordeaux and Biarritz take under two hours.
Explore by map
Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
Most popular golf hotels in France
Authentic French resorts & luxury chateaus
When it comes to playing golf in France, we offer a wide range of accommodation as an ideal base. Play at some of the greatest courses in France while staying at a luxury resort.
Several of our resorts are home to Michelin-starred restaurants. Fancy the relaxing Provence at Terre Blanche Resort near Cannes. Or immerse yourself in the Gastronomy of the Basque Country while enjoying a round at Golf de Seignosse.
If you’re looking for total luxury and relaxation, check out Bordeaux and Le Golf Du Medoc Resort with our excellent value golf & wine packages.
Those looking for elegance, style and proximity in Northern France, Le Westminster Hotel is the perfect place. The hotel is close to the town’s attractions, and the brasserie restaurant delivers fresh local cuisine. For a traditional experience in a luxury Chateau, the charming 16th Chateau de Chailly 4* boasts a fantastic onsite golf course and enchants all our golfers.
Things to do in France
With the exception of Italy, no country in the world can compete with France for history, culture and gastronomy combined with unmatched golf. Michelin-starred restaurants, world-renowned wines, a plethora of art galleries, charming cafes, majestic castles: they are all part of a holiday in France.
If you’re wondering where to go, consider Brittany where you’ll discover prehistoric menhirs and rugged coastlines, or Northern France that boasts a range of attractions. Take a trip to the grand place or the Saint-Catherine Church, Honfleur. For those looking for a holiday in the South of France, the stunning, lively French Riviera is waiting.
A global centre for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture, Paris boasts an array of top attractions to keep you occupied while off the course. Take a trip to the iconic Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe or the Louvre museum to discover world-class history and art.