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Cottage Breaks Across Europe

NEW to the Great Escapes’ programme for 2008/09 are cottage breaks in Europe, complementing our already extensive range of short breaks.

Cottage Breaks

We have teamed up with Cottages4you to offer over 1000 holiday cottages in France, Italy, Spain & Portugal, available for 2, 3 and 4 night short breaks plus week-long holidays and longer.

Whatever you’re looking for you’ll find the right self-catering accommodation for you including:

  • Villas with pools
  • Family friendly apartments
  • Golf resorts
  • Rustic farmhouses
  • City centre apartments

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Cottage Breaks

To help you select your perfect holiday, there is an easy to use search facility enabling you to search by location, length of stay and dates available as well as specific facilities such as a swimming pool, pub close by, beach and enclosed garden. Detailed property descriptions and photographs should also help you select from the 1000s on offer – all bookable online.

Accessible Properties

If a member of your party has limited mobility there are holiday cottages with disabled access and ground floor bedroom and bathroom facilities.

All prices quoted are for the entire property on an accommodation only basis. Short breaks at peak times can only be booked within 28 days of the holiday start date.

By clicking on the link below you will be taken to the Cottages4you website. If you choose to make a booking then your contract will be directly with Cottages4you.

Cottages in France

Choose from 500 self-catering villas, apartments and houses across France..

Cottage Breaks

Whether you’re looking for a short break taking in a shopping trip and the beaches of the north coast, exploring the wine regions of central France, looking for a romantic stay in Paris, a skiing trip or travelling to the glamorous French Riviera, there is accommodation to suit all.

There is a range of options for transport to France. Great Escapes can book ferry crossings, Eurotunnel and Eurostar plus there are a wide number of low cost airlines serving the country as well as scheduled services.

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Alternatively visit our sister site Corsican Places for villa, apartment and hotel holidays on this beautiful island

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Cottages in Italy

Choose from 500 self-catering properties in cities, towns, villages and rural locations across the country.

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Historical towns, fantastic beaches, a rich cultural heritage and a great climate make Italy an unbeatable destination for a short break or longer holiday. There are many beautiful cities with an endless list of sights, museums and cultural events, not to mention excellentcuisine and wines to sample.

Choose between:

  • Amalfi Coast - Naples, Pompeii, Sorento, Vasuvius, Capri and Ischia add to the rugged coastline, great beaches and hot summer climate in making this a top destination.
  • Lazio - The contrast of the bustling city of Rome and the quieter undiscovered villages and surrounding rural areas.
  • Luguria - The Italian Riviera with dramatic scenery and quaint seaside towns
  • Sicily - A great climate, distinct culture and numerous historical sites create a unique destination.
  • Tuscany - Possibly the most beautiful scenery in Italy and the popular cities of Florence, Pisa and Siena.
  • Umbria - “The green heart” of Italy particularly popular with walkers, water sports enthusiasts and those interested in outdoor pursuits.

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Alternatively visit our sister company for more villas, apartments and hotels on the stunning island of Sardinia.

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Cottages in Portugal

Portugal is a popular family summer holiday destination but has much greater appeal, attracting visitors throughout the year.

Cottage Breaks

It is one of Europe’s premier golfing destinations with fantastic courses particularly in The Algarve and Lisbon areas but also further afield. Choose from a selection of self-catering houses, apartments and villas available across the country in a range of locations including sophisticated beach resorts, medieval towns and beautiful rural settings.

Choose between:

  • Algarve - 300 days of sunshine a year, 100 miles of beach and world-famous golf courses.
  • Costa de Prata - Long sandy beaches, beautiful towns and villages and fantastic windsurfing opportunities.
  • Costa Lisboa - A beautiful stretch of coast west of Lisbon encompassing Cascais and Estoril, Sintra and Mafra.
  • Costa Verde - The Costa Verde (Green Coast) stretches from the city of Porto to the Spanish border.

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Cottages in Spain

Choose from over 300 villas and apartments on mainland Spain plus the popular islands of Ibiza and Mallorca.

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Spain’s fantastic climate makes it a popular choice for a short break (or longer holiday) all year round and there is much more that attracts the millions of tourists each year including vibrant festivals, excellent golf, historic cities, the laid-back lifestyle and excellent range of cuisine.

Choose between:

  • Catalunya - encompassing Barcelona, the Costa Brava, Costa del Maresme and Costa Daurada in the north-east of Spain.
  • Eastern Andalucia - incorporating the Costa de Almeria, Granada, Lecrin Valley, Neria, Frigiliana, Axarquia.
  • Western Andalucia - the popular holiday resorts of Marbella, Southern Costa del Sol, Costa de la Luz and Jimena de la Frontera.
  • Ibiza - known as the party island however great beaches and climate make villa holidays popular with families.
  • Mallorca - the largest of the Balearic islands with a fantastic choice of villas.
  • Valencia - Spain’s third largest city with its own unique culture, a fascinating historical centre and ultra-modern architecture.

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