Discover outstanding courses of 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 a golf weekend in France is only a short plane, ferry or Eurotunnel journey away.
Why choose a golf holiday in France?
- An abundance of well maintained golf courses at great value
- Explore the cosmopolitan North or the warm & friendly South
- Visit superb golf resorts, many featured on the European Tour
- Experience world-renowned culture, art, cuisine & wine to enjoy
Where to play on your France golf holiday
Is France good for golf?
There is no doubt that France ranks among Europe's top three golf destinations for its superb quality of courses. This is due to its sheer variety of designs, offering golfers a wide range of links, parkland and heathland courses to put their skills to the test on the best courses in the country.
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.
Some of the best French golf courses 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.
Booking a golf holiday in France will never disappoint with its vast variety of courses, perfect for golfers of every ability to conquer when visiting.
Authentic French resorts & luxury chateaux
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 Hotel Spa Golf 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.
If you do want to build your break around the golf, then you simply must look at adding Le Golf National to your trip. Choose from the on-site Novotel Saint Quentin Golf National or the nearby 5* Waldorf Astoria Versailles to fully maximise your time on course.
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.
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.
Best-selling golf holidays in France
Discover the diversity of France from north to south
Many of the venues in France are in areas of outstanding natural beauty. The nation provides a combination of superb golf courses, great surfing destinations and bustling nightlife. While there are many regional differences, the country generally enjoys cool winters and warm summers.
It is impossible to feel more immersed in French culture than in the South of France, which is home to golfing hotspots such as Bordeaux, Montpellier, Marseille, and Cannes. Offering a variety of courses and luxurious accommodation you will be placed in an ideal setting where you are surrounded by an abundance of wealth.
Experience picturesque Northern France, home to the popular Le Touquet. Here you can play a variety of Links and coastal courses which you won't be forgetting any time soon. Due to its large variety of places to grab some French delicacies and a drink, it's popular for golf tours. Also, the north offers convenience when travelling from the UK, only 35 minutes from Folkestone.
The French alps are predominately well known for skiing, however, in the summer months, the world-class resorts and championship golf courses such as.. become a true spectacle to see and enjoy.
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 difficult to beat.
Golf travel tips for France
Best month for golfing weather:
Best month for value:
Most popular month:
Our expert recommend:
Explore rich culture & heritage
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 in Honfleur. For those looking for a holiday in the South of France, the stunning, 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.