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France Bed and Breakfast Directory
If you're looking for bed and breakfast accommodation in France our accommodation directory has all you need to find a suitable establishment at your chosen destination.

A taste of life in a real French household
A Bed and breakfast (or B&B, also spelled BnB) known in French as "Chambres d'hôte" is generally available on a nightly basis. Whether it is on a farm or ranging up to a chateau and some are in particularly charming locations. Your overnight accommodation will normally include breakfast and quite often the owner of the property will provide evening meals "table d'hôte".

Monday, January 21, 2019

Paris - Brest - Paris Cycling Event - France - August 2019

Sunday 18th to Thursday 22nd August 2019

Paris - Brest - Paris is a long distance cycling event in France which takes place every 4 years. The aim is to cycle from Paris to Brest (in Brittany) and back within 90 hours, a non-competitive endurance challenge.

Starting from Rambouillet Castle on the outskirts of Paris the route then passes through Dreux (Eure-et-Loir), Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne,Normandy), Villaines-la-Juhel (Mayenne), Fougeres and Tinteniac (Ile-et-Vilaine,Brittany), Loudeac (Cotes d'Armor,Brittany), Carhaix (Finistere,Brittany) before arriving at Brest (Finistere,Brittany) and then returns via the same route.

A special route is provided for support vehicles.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Paris - Roubaix Cycle Challenge - April 2019

Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

On Friday the 'Paris-Roubaix Challenge' village welcomes all cyclists to this annual cyling weekend. A test of endurance and skill with routes which include some cobbled streets and some roads open to traffic. The Saturday event is open to all and will follow the same route as the professionals event which will take place on Sunday.
Three distances :
start Busigny town hall to Paris and finish at the Jean Stablinski Velodrome in Roubaix (172km)
start Roubaix Velodrome to Paris and finish Roubaix Velodrome (145km and 70km)

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Horse Racing in France - 2019

The following are a selection of horseraces taking place in France during 2019

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Paris - Longchamp: 2 Routes des Tribunes, 75016, Paris.
Sunday 14th July 2019  Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris - FG Garden Party.
Sunday 15th September 2019  Qatar Arc Trials.
Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October 2019  Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe weekend.
A racecourse within 57 hectares in the Bois de Bouogne near Paris.Several other events are held in addition to its Classic Racing programme.

Paris - Auteuil:  Hippodrome d'Auteuil, Route d'Auteuil aux Lacs, 75016, Paris.
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019  Grand Steeple-chase de Paris weekend.
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November 2019  Les 48 Heures de l'Obstacle.
Jump racing course on the edge of the Bois de Boulogne.

Chantilly : Avenue des Aigles, 60500, Chantilly, Oise, Hauts-de-France.
Sunday 2nd June 2019  QIPCO Prix du Jockey Club.
Sunday 16th June 2019  Prix de Diane Longines.

Deauville-La-Touques : Hippodrome de Deauville-la-Touques, 45 Avenue Hocquart de Turtot, 14800, Deauville, Calvados, Normandy.
Sunday 12th May 2019  Emirates Poules d'Essai des Poulains et des Poulides.
Saturday 27th July 2019  Meeting de Deauville Lucien Barriere.

Saint-Cloud or Val d'Or : 1 Rue due Camp-Canadien, 92210, Saint-Cloud, near Paris.

Maison-Laffitte : 1 Avenue de la Pelouse, 78600, Maisons-Laffitte, Yvelines in the department Ile-de France.

Les Dimanches au Galop
Paris-Longchamp and Auteuil: April and May 2019
All children and their families are invited to spend a fun day out at the 'flat' course at Paris-Longchamp or the 'jumps' course at Auteuil.
 "a unique insight into the heart of the Races".
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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Tour de France - 6th to 28th July 2019

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Saturday 6th July to Sunday 28th July 2019
The 106th Tour de France cycle race starts in Bruxelles in Belgium, passing from Bruxelles to Flanders and Wallonia, before arriving in North-Eastern France (Grand Est) at Epernay (one of the principle centres for the production of champagne). Continuing to the Vosges mountains , then heading south-east through Franche-Comte / Burgundy / Bourgogne ,the Loire and Cantal , Auvergne / Rhone-Alpes , Occitanie (formerly Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillon)
The next region will be Provence / Alpes / Cote d'Azur, followed by Savoie in the Auvergne / Rhone-Alps before finishing the final day from Rambouillet / Yvelines to the Champs-Elysees in Paris Ile de France

A distance of approximately 3460 kms.

There are 7 flat stages, 5 hilly stages, 7 mountain ranges and 5 mountain-top finishes.
the Vosges, the Pyrenees, the Massif Central, the Alps.

There are 6 classification awards:

Yellow Jersey -- leader of general classification
Polka Dot Jersey -- leader of best climbers classification
Green Jersey-- leader of points classification
White Jersey -- best young rider age 25 years or under
Team Classification-- (teams 3 best riders' totals added together) - wear yellow helmets and race numbers in next stage
Most Aggressive rider --  Distinction awarded at end of each stage - winner wears red numbers in next stage

Sat 6th July          Bruxelles to  Brussel         Belgium          192km
Sun 7th July         Bruxelles Palais Royal  to  Brussel Atomium      Belgium   27km
Mon 8th July         Binche Belgium  to   Epernay  Marne, Grand Est France  214km
Tues 9th July        Reims  Marne  to   Nancy  Meuthe-et-Moselle Grand-Est 215km
Wed 10th July       Saint-Die-des-Vosges  to  Colmar Grand-Est 169km
Thurs 11th July     Mulhouse  Grand-Est  to  La-Planche-des-Belles-Filles Haute-Saone, Vosges mountains 157km
Fri 12th July          Belfort  to Chalon-sur-Saone Saone et Loire 230km
Sat 13th July         Macon  Saone-et-Loire to  Saint-Etienne  Loire  199km
Sun 14th July        Saint-Etienne  to  Brioude  Haut-Loire  170km
Mon 15th July       Saint-Flour  Cantal  to  Albi Tarn   218km
Tues 16th July       Rest Day  -  ALBI
Wed 17th July       Albi  to  Toulouse  Haute-Garonne  167km
Thurs 18th July     Toulouse  to  Bagneres-de-Bigorre  Hautes-Pyrenees  202km
Fri 19th July           Pau  to  Pau  Pyrenees-Atlantiques    27km 
Sat 20th July         Tarbes   to  Tourmalet-Bareges  Hautes-Pyrenees  117km
Sun 21st July         Limoux Aude to Foix-Prat d'Albis Ariege  185km
Mon 22nd July       Rest Day  -  NIMES
Tues 23rd July       Nimes  to  Nimes  Gard Occitanie  177km
Wed 24th July        Pont du Gard Gard  to  Gap  Hautes-Alpes  206km
Thurs 25th July      Embrun Hautes-Alpes  to Valloire Savoie Auvergne/Rhone-Alpes  207km
Fri 26th July           Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne  to Tignes  Savoie Auvergne/Rhone-Alpes  123km
Sat 27th July          Albertville to Val Thorens  Savoie Auvergne/Rhone-Alpes 131km
Sat 28th July          Rambouillet Yvelines to Champs-Elysees Paris  127km

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French Open Tennis Tournament - Paris - 2019

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Sunday 26th May to Sunday 9th June 2019

French Open Tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris.
There are 3 principle courts Philippe Chatrier (Centre Court) Suzanne Lenglen and Court 1 plus other outside courts.

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Triathlons in France - 2019

Triathlons take place betweeen March and October in many french regions. Distances may vary from approx 9km (triathlon jeune / sprint / xs / contre la montre / courte distance), 109km (half-ironman) to 228km (ironman).


Sat 8th and Sun 9th June 2019. Alpsman XXL Triathlon. Lac Annecy. 74000. Haute Savoie / Rhone-Alpes.

Sunday 16th June 2019. Ironman - Toursnman, Touraine.

Sun 30th June 2019. Ironman-France-Triathlon, Ironman de Nice. 06000. Alpes-Maritimes / Provence, Alpes, Cote d'Azur

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Mont-Saint-Michel, NW France - Race Events in May 2019

Mont-Saint-Michel is a walled medieval city and abbey on the border of Normandy and Brittany and the following events are held annually.

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Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019
A series of events take place along the Normandy / Brittany coast during this weekend

Sunday 26th May 2019
Marathon de la Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel. Departure at Cancale.

Duo-Marathon. 2 runners in a team starting at Cancale

Saturday 25th May 2019
Trail de l'Archange. 55km Trail from Jullouville / Granville 'off the beaten track'.

Semi d'Avranches. Intermediate distance starts from Avranches.

10km de Saint-Malo. Sportive and convivial, roads specially closed to traffic.

Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th May 2019
Marathon des Loustics.
A sports and educational relay for children along the coastal path. 

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Interceltique Festival at Lorient, Southern Brittany, France - 2019

Brittany bed and breakfast or hotel in Lorient

Friday 2nd August to Sunday 11th August 2019

The Interceltique Festival (International Celtic festival) is held annually at Lorient in Southern Brittany in France. 10 days of shows and events by musicians, singers, dancers, visual artists and filmmakers. All forms of music are included and there are music workshops, lectures, concerts, parades, exhibitions, book fairs and crafts market. Each year is a celebration of a foreign nation. Lorient is a coastal town with large shopping centres. Visit the local fish markets near the Port de Plaisance. Brittany is made up of 4 departments: Cotes d'Armor, Ile et Vilaine, Morbihan and Finistere. Lorient is just one of the beautiful places to visit in this picturesque region of France.

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Abbaye de Bon Repos - Central Brittany, France - 2019

Bed and breakfast accommodation near Abbaye de Bon Repos Brittany

Abbaye de Bon Repos is a cistercian abbey at Saint-Gelven in central Brittany France. It is alongside part of the Nantes-Brest canal.

Each summer the Sound and Light show (Son et Lumiere) takes place in this open-air theatre, showing the history of central Brittany (le Pays de Conomor).

Next events are: 31st July and 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th August 2019

Other attractions nearby are an 18th/19th century iron village "Les Forges des Salles"  set in the Quenecan forest, Guerledan lake (watersports / sunbathing / off-road cycle tracks / 3 beaches), Electricity Museum (Musee de Electricite) at Saint-Aignan with details of the construction of the Guerledan dam.

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Festival at Douarnenez, Brittany, France - July 2019

July 2019 

Temps-Fete Festivale of sailboats at Douarnenez in Finistere region of Brittany.

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Medieval Fete - Moncontour, Brittany, France - August 2019

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Sunday 11th August 2019

Medieval Fete held every 2 years at Moncontour in the Cotes d'Armor region of Brittany in France. Moncontour is classed as one of the 'petites cites de caractere' and has attractive 'style signs'.

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Le Mans - Race Circuit - France - Calendar 2019

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Le Mans 'Circuit de la Sarthe', Pays de la Loire, France

Many races are held throughout the year at this famous french circuit: Cars, Superbikes, Motorbikes, Lorries, Go-Karts, Bicycles and Rollers. The 'Musee de 24 Heures' (Museum) is a must for any race-goer or visitor.
The Le Mans circuit is in the region of Sarthe (Dept 72 - Pays de la Loire), approximately 10kms from the city centre. The track uses some local roads that remain open to the public most of the year. The Le Mans tramway system makes for easy access to the circuit. Camp sites are available nearby.

Sunday 17th March 2019
26th Rallye de Paris

Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March 2019
Exclusive drive. Annual car event takes place the 3rd weekend in March.

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2019 - SUPERBIKES
Championnat de France Superbikes Race.

Saturday 13th April 2019 - KARTING
6 Heures Karting (Go-Karts) Race.

Thursday 18th, Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April 2019 - 24hr MOTORCYCLES
24 Heures Motos (Motorcycles) Race.

Saturday 27th April 2019
Rallye de la Sarthe Motos (Motorcycles).

Thursday 16th, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2019 - FRENCH MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX
The Grand Prix de France Moto Race.

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June 2019 - 24hr CARS
The 87th edition of the 24 Heures Le Mans Car Race, first held in 1923.

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June 2019 - 24hr ROLLERS
The 24 Heures Rollerblades race on the Bugatti circuit is open to all skaters.

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2019 - CLASSIC MOTORBIKES
The Classic Motorbike Event - Collector, Retro, Vintage and Classic motorbikes are included.

Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019 -  60 MOTO POWER KARTING
The 23 Heures 60 Moto Power Karting event at Le Mans International Karting circuit.

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August 2019 - 24hr CYCLES
The Pearl Izumi 24 Heures velo race.

Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September 2019 - 24hr TRUCKS
The 24 Heures Camions event.

Sunday 6th October 2019 - Les Demoiselles du Bugatti
Run and race for women.

Friday 11th, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October 2019 - V de V
Endurance Race held every 2 years.

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October 2019 - IAME KARTING
IAME International Final X30 Karting (Go-Karts).

Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019 - KARTING
Inter Ecuries Go-Karting event.

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 - T.T.E.
Trophee Tourisme Endurance.  2 Endurance championships (Saloon and Proto) and 2 Spirit championships (1300 MITJET and Free Racing).

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The Le Mans tramway system passes near the circuit.

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Marathon Paris France - April 2019

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Sunday 14th April 2019

The Schneider Marathon du Paris from the Arc de Triomphe / Champs Elyssees passing several famous landmarks and through the Bois de Vincennes and Boulogne, approx 42kms.

Salon du Running fair takes place at Porte de Versailles 3 days before.

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Rugby 6 Nations Tournament - 2019

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Friday 1st February until Saturday 16th March 2019

Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.

Venues are Twickenham in London, Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Murrayfield in Edinburgh, Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Stade de France in Paris and Stadio Olympico in Rome.

Friday 1st February

France v Wales                    Stade de France, Paris

Saturday 2nd February
Scotland v Italy                     Murrayfield, Edinburgh

Ireland v England                 Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Saturday 9th February
Scotland v Ireland                 Murrayfield, Edinburgh

Italy v Wales                          Stadio Olimpico, Rome        

Sunday 10th February
England v France                  Twickenham, London

Saturday 23rd February
France v Scotland                  Stade de France, Paris

Wales v England                    Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Sunday 24th February
Italy v Ireland                          Stadio Olimpico, Rome

Saturday 9th March
Scotland v Wales                    Murrayfield, Edinburgh

England v Italy                        Twickenham, London

Sunday 10th March
Ireland v France                      Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Saturday 16th March
Italy v France                          Stadio Olimpico, Rome

Wales v Ireland                       Principality Stadium, Cardiff

England v Scotland                Twickenham, London

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Formula 1 - 2019

The Formula One season begins on 17th March 2019 in Australia and finishes on 1st December 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

Thursday 20th, Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2019
Race circuit 'Paul Ricard' is at Le Castellet, a commune in the Var department (83) in the region Provence - Alpes - Cote d'Azur in France.

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2019 dates as follows:
17th March          Melbourne  Australia
31st March          Sakhir  Bahrain
14th April             Shanghai  China
28th April             Baku  Azerbaijan
12th May              Barcelona  Spain
26th May              Monaco  Monaco
9th June               Montreal  Canada
23rd June             Le Castellet  France
30th Jun              Spielberg  Austria
14th July               Silverstone Great Britain
28th July               Hockenheim  Germany
4th August            Budapest  Hungary
1st September      Spa-Francorchamps  Belgium
8th September      Monza  Italy
22nd September   Singapore  Singapore
29th September    Sochi  Russia
13th October         Suzuka  Japan
27th October         Mexico City  Mexico
3rd November       Austin  USA
17th November      Sao Paulo  Brazil
1st December        Yas Marina  Abu Dhabi

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Marathon at Bordeaux, France - April 2019

Saturday 27th April 2019 

Marathon around Bordeaux, takes place at night.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

D-Day Landings - Normandy - France

Bed and Breakfast near The D-Day Landing Beaches
6th June 1944. The allied invasion (American, British and Canadian) of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Landing beaches are Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah and there are many museums and cemeteries. The artificial Mulberry Harbours were created at Arromanches. The battery at Longues-sur-Mer is one of the German gun emplacements along the Atlantic wall. Pegasus Bridge and the large Memorial Museum are in Caen.

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French Regions

13 Regions of France

Alsace, Champagne- Ardennes, Lorraine  (capital = Strasbourg)
Departements: 67 Bas-Rhin, 68 Haut-Rhin, 08 Ardennes, 10 Aube, 51 Marne, 52 Haute-Marne, 54 Meurthe-et-Moselle, 55 Meuse, 57 Moselle, 88 Vosges

Aquitaine, Limousin, Poitou-Charentes  (capital = Bordeaux)
Departements: 24 Dordogne, 33 Gironde, 40 Landes, 47 Lot-et-Garonne, 64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques,19 Correze, 23 Creuset, 87 Haute-Vienne, 16 Charente, 17 Charente-Maritime, 79 Deux-Sevres, 86 Vienne

Auvergne, Rhone-Alpes  (capital = Lyon)
Departements: 03 Allier, 15 Cantal, 43 Haute-Loire, 63 Puy-de-Dome, 01 Ain, 07 Ardeche, 26 Drome, 38 Isere, 42 Loire, 69 Rhone, 73 Savoie, 74 Haute-Savoie

Bourgogne, Franche-Comte  (capital = Dijon)
Departements: 21 Cote d'Or, 58 Nievre, 71 Saone-et-Loire, 89 Yonne, 25 Doubs, 39 Jura, 70 Haute-Saone, 90 Territoire de Belfort

Bretagne  (capital = Rennes)
Departements: 22 Cotes d'Armor, 29 Finistere, 35 Ile-et-Vilaine, 56 Morbihan

Centre, Val-de-Loire  (capital = Orleans)
Departements: 18 Cher, 28 Eure-et-Loir, 36 Indre, 37 Indre-et-Loire, 41 Loir-et-Cher, 45 Loiret

Corse  (capital = Ajaccio)
Departements: 2A Corse-du-Sud, 2B Haute-Corse

Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrenees  (capital = Toulouse)
Departements: 11 Aude, 30 Gard, 34 Herault, 48 Lozere, 66 Pyrenees-Orientales, 09 Ariege, 12 Aveyron, 31 Haute-Garonne, 32 Gers, 46 Lot, 65 Hautes-Pyrenees, 81 Tarn, 82 Tarn-et-Garonne

Nord, Pas-de-Calais, Picardie  (capital = Lille)
Departements: 59 Nord, 62 Pas-de-Calais, 02 Aisne, 60 Oise, 80 Somme

Normandie  (capital = Rouen)
Departements: Basse-Normandie 14 Calvados, 50 Manche, 61 Orne
                         Haute-Normandie 27 Eure, 76 Seine Maritime
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Pays de la Loire  (capital = Nantes)
Departements: 44 Loire-Atlantique, 49 Maine-et-Loire, 53 Mayenne, 72 Sarthe, 85 Vendee

Provence, Alpes, Cote d'Azur  (capital = Marseille)
Departements: 04 Alpes de Haute-Provence, 05 Hautes-Alpes, 06 Alpes-Maritimes, 13 Bouches-du-Rhone, 83 Var, 84 Vaucluse  

Ile de France  (capital = Paris)
Departements: 75 Paris, 77 Seine-et-Marne, 78 Yvelines, 91 Essonne, 92 Hauts-de-Seine, 93 Seine-Saint-Denis, 94 Val de Marne, 95 Val d'Oise

Regions d'Outre-Mer
971  Guadeloupe  (capital = Basse-Terre)

972  Martinique  (capital = Fort-de-France)

973  Guyane  (capital = Cayenne)

974  La Reunion  (capital = Saint-Denis)

976  Mayotte  (capital = Mamoudzou)

Collectivites et Territoires d'Outre-Mer
984 Terres Australes et Antarctiques

986  Wallis et Futuna

987  Polynesie Francaise

988  Nouvelle-Caledonie

975  Saint-Pierre et Miquelon