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Gîtes de France, more than a label, a philosophy

Gîtes de France, more than a label, a philosophy


Guarantor of an authentic and quality stay, the Gîtes de France label also claims another idea of ​​tourism. Over 60 years old, the Gîtes de France label ensures a quality stay as well as a certain art of living

More than a label, a philosophy...

Gîtes de France stands for an alternative approach to tourism. We look for authenticity because we see value in traditional ways of life and hospitality. With 50 years of experience behind us, we are a major and highly influential shaper of Green Tourism. Gîtes de France contributes to preserving the rural heritage and in doing so, enhances its value.

Gîtes de France, as a label of quality and as a brand, has developed over the years to become the leading European network of home owners renting their accommodation to house guests

Gîtes de France values

Gîtes de France, as a label of quality and as a brand, has developed over the years to become the leading European network of home owners renting their accommodation to house guests. The network celebrated its 50th birthday in 2005.

Gîtes de France Ear of corn classification of accommodation quality

Gîtes de France quality standards ensure that precise levels of comfort are met. Accommodation is classified on a scale from 1 to 5 ears of corn (5 being the highest). A national Charter governs all members of the network.

Gîtes de France network in France

Gîtes de France accommodation is available throughout France for travellers and visitors seeking to discover the best of what the nation's towns and countryside have to offer.

Gîtes de France history

It all started in 1951, with the set-up of the first rural gîte in the Basses-Alpes, an initiative of French Senator Emile Aubert ...

Gîtes de France in figures

In France a team of more than 600 people work to serve the owners of rented accommodation, their guests and clients, through the National Federation and its 95 departmental units.

Here's why you must choose Gîtes de France

By booking on this website, you contribute to the heritage conservation and favor the local economy

A quality label

The guarantee of a 60 year label which is guaranteeing the quality and the inspection of the accommodations. They are regularly visited by a local team and respond to the standards in effect and to a national charter.

Multiple choices

More than 1100 holiday rentals, all unique and comfortably furnished to make you feel at home. They are located everywhere in Corsica : by the sea, in the mountains, by the countryside, in the village or in town, ...

A service close to you

A team of 6 trip advisors, all Corsican specialists, based in Ajaccio is ready to help you every day from 9 a.m to 7 p.m.
They have one goal : your satisfaction.

An easier search

Your search for accommodation is simple, quick and customized. Our travel agency services are made to measure and your booking is supervised before, during and after your stay.

Live chat

An instant message conversation during our opening hours, on all our website pages to provide you live answers to your questions, at each step of your browsing

Immediate confirmation

An immediate confirmation of your booking. A customer secure zone is dedicated to run your booking and take contact with the Booking Service

A friendly welcome

On your arrival day, you would be warmly welcomed by the owner, who would act as a real region ambassador. He would be able to provide you information and piece of advice for a stay out of the beaten tracks.

An optimum insurance

A cancellation insurance and assistance is specially created so as to meet all your needs, with multiple guarantees before your departure, during your trip and your stay, and after your vacation.

Real reviews

So far, thanks to a secure system, more than 13 000 reviews, 100% authentic can only be ventured by the tenants of the accommodations.

By your side

A telephone helpline is at your disposal on Saturday afternoon if you need help or any assistance on your arrival day

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