Last minute deals to France for last week of school holidays

Families who are looking for a last minute summer holiday can still pick up some great deals from European accommodation specialist P&V, which is offering up to 45 percent off family holidays in Europe for the rest of the school, summer holidays. These bargains are available from Saturday 22nd August to Saturday 5th September 2009.

P&V currently operates self-catering apartments and hotel accommodation throughout France, all of which are eligible for a ‘Eurobuster’ discount of at least 22 per cent. The deal has been introduced to offer the Euro-Sterling exchange rate of 2008 when holidays were at least 22 per cent cheaper than they are today. Holidays of two weeks or more will also be eligible for an additional 20 per cent long stay discount.

Below we have listed holidays that are still available from Saturday 22nd August – Saturday 5th September 2009. All of P&V’s self-catering apartments’ are furnished and include a fully equipped kitchen area and living room. Unless otherwise stated, we have given examples of two-bedroom apartments, which will comfortably sleep a family of four. Smaller and larger rooms and chalets are of course available.

Résidence Pierre & Vacances Belles Rives, Argentat
£326 (previously £418) for one week in a one-bedroom apartment suitable for up to five people
Lying on the bank of the Dordogne overlooking the river, this property offers an exceptional location opposite the old village of Argentat. The relaxing property has large gardens and a heated outdoor swimming pool, as well as canoeing, fishing and hiking on offer throughout the summer. Shops and services in Agentat are just 500m from the residence and all apartments have a view over the Dordogne.

Résidence Pierre & Vacances Omaha Beach, Normandy
£402 (previously £516) for one week in a one-bedroom house suitable for up to six people
The Pierre & Vacances Omaha Beach Resort is a newly constructed property that provides a relaxing location from which to visit Normandy and Brittany, including the famous World War II D-day beaches, the town of Deauville and the renowned Mont St Michel. On-site activities and leisure facilities include: two heated swimming pools; a sauna; children’s play area and access to one of France’s Top 50 Golf Courses – the International Omaha Beach Golf Club. The resort offers comfortable and spacious accommodation, all boasting a balcony or terrace with a view of the golf course.

Pierre & Vacances Port Bourgenay Holiday Village, Vendee
£406 (previously £521) for one week in a two-bedroom apartment suitable for up to five people
The Port Bourgenay Holiday Village is a superb location for a family holiday in the Vendee region of France. Located 9km south of Les Sables-d’Olonne, this 90-hectare car-free village offers numerous activities for all ages, ranging from a nine-hole golf course, an aquatic centre with three swimming pools, a central lake and a glorious beach accessible on foot or by our seasonal tourist train.

Pierre & Vacances Belle Dune Holiday Village, Normandy
£609 (previously £780) for one week in a two-bedroom apartment suitable for up to six people
A great choice for families and amateur golfers, Belle Dune Holiday Village is a family-friendly property located on the edge of the renowned Belle Dune golf course. The Holiday Village is set around a large lake and has activities for all ages including swimming pools, tennis courts and free children’s clubs, as well as a fitness centre. Belle Dune is approximately a 40-minute drive from Calais’ ferry port and preferential rates for all guests are available at the golf course.

Hôtel Latitudes Golf de l’Esterel, Saint Raphaël
£609 (previously £780) for one week in a double room suitable for two people
This recently refurbished hotel is set in a quiet location at the edge of a pine forest, in the heart of the Esterel Golf Course, close to St Raphaël. Onsite facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a fitness centre with sauna and Jacuzzi. The hotel is located just 800 m from the local shops, and the beach and town centre are both just 3.5 km away.

Pierre & Vacances Branville Holiday Village, Normandy
£650 (previously £834) for one week in a two-bedroom cottage suitable for up to five people
The Branville Holiday Village lies just a few kilometres from the famous ‘Normandy Landing’ beaches and the Fleurie coastline. Accommodation is spread over the property’s 12-hectare site, which also boasts tennis courts, a children’s playground and an indoor ‘Aquaclub’ with heated swimming pools, whirlpools, jacuzzis and waterslides. Free children’s clubs are provided for all guests, as well as an area designed especially for teenagers known as ‘Le Spot.’ Fine sandy beaches at Villers-sur-Mer are also just eight km away. For more information, please visit:

About P&V
P&V (also known as Pierre & Vacances or PV-Holidays) is the number one provider of holiday residences, villages and hotels all over France. It offers self-catering and hotel holidays in France, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Switzerland and the Caribbean through its five brands: Pierre & Vacances, Maeva, Residences MGM, Latitudes Hotels and Adagio City Aparthotel.

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