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France golf holiday FAQs

Check out our top tips for golf holidays in France as we answer all your frequently asked questions on this incredible golf destination.

Mark Bell
Mark Bell
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How many golf courses are there in France?

There are over 800 golf courses across France, which is the third most of any country in Europe. There are some fantastic courses towards Northern France which are very accessible via the Eurotunnel from the UK.

See our article on the top golf courses in France.

How much does it cost to play golf in France?

France provides fantastic value for golfers with packages starting from as little as £145 per person which includes Eurotunnel travel.

What are the best golf resorts in France?

France offers an immense choice of resorts with courses, delicious cuisine and wine, and excellent accommodation, all under one roof. Some of France’s best golf resorts include:

For more golf resorts, check out or article on the best resorts in France.

Terre Blanche Resort

When is the best time to play golf in France?

The best season to play golf in France is generally from late spring to early autumn where the weather is warmer, and courses are in optimal condition.

Where is the best place to golf in France?

Northern France offers spectacular golf courses and is very accessible from the UK via the Eurotunnel, meaning that you can go from your front door to the first tee box in no time at all! What’s more, golf courses situated around the popular resort town of Le Touquet provide fantastic value for money.

Check out our favourite destinations in France.

Golf du Touquet

Do you need a handicap to play golf in France?

Some courses do require an official handicap to play in France, however, this varies from course to course. As always, we recommend asking your Golf Travel Expert at the time of booking your break.

Are there any famous golf tournaments played in France?

France has been the home of countless major golf tournaments over the years. Most recently, Le Golf National has been the home to the 2018 Ryder Cup, multiple French Opens (European Tour), and is due to host the 2024 Olympics.

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