Get Away and Golf in France

Your passion is golf … you’re looking for a new challenge in sumptuous surrounding. You need to Golf in France.

France golf, the stunning golf course in Etretat, Normandy where the greens overlook the cliffs and the Channel

France golf, the stunning golf course in Etretat, Normandy where the greens overlook the cliffs and the Channel

Golf in France is the perfect golfing vacation. Why? The golf courses are unpared in Europe. there’s a vibrant interest and environment. You can practice your sport at leisure in diverse atmospheres from the professional to the very relaxed levels. Clubs groups and individuals find a trip to France, whether just across the Channel to Le Touquet or to upscale Deauville in Normandy. an immensely popular destination.

Many other venues like Biarritz and Bordeaux offer much, both on and off the course, your perfect golfing holiday is available in France.


How about a golf break in Normandy? Hop on the ferry … with your car and clubs … from Portsmouth over to Ouistreham-Caen and you’re minutes away from some of the most stunning scenery and six golf courses where you can play to your heart’s delight: Overlooking the Channel are Etretat and Dieppe. There’s Houlgate in distinctive Norman style and Saint-Saens Golf Hotel with half-board and unlimited golf. One of the best is Golf Barriere de Deauvillewhere you can go for Bed & Breakfast and choose to play on nine different golf courses. You’ll hate making that choice!

Golf in Northern France

All regions in France cater to this pastime. Along the Northern coast you’ll find six courses from Fort-Mahon-Plage near Berck, with two beside Le Touquet and a couple more near Hardelot with the most Northern in Wimereux, just North of Boulogne-sur-Mer and Tourcoing not far from Lille, more inland but accessible via Eurostar to Lille.

Staying in the North of France, Paris and its environs, Ile de France, count about 14 courses North and West of the capital including Le Golf National which will be home to the Ryder Cup 2018. It’s time for you to test yourself against the champions.

Golf in Brittany

Brittany has an important place in the golf world as it is so accessible by plane from the UK as well as by ferry with arrivals at Roscoff and Cherbourg. The North coast offers seven courses around the corsair city of Saint-Malo. Golfing may be your delight but fresh seafood and scenery will give you strength and fortitude for your rounds.

There are 12 courses along the South Coast centered around Lorient including the exhilarating Golf de Ploemeur Ocean where the large greens are right on and contrast with the blue ocean and where the wind will challenge your game.

We’ll look at other golf regions later on … but golfing in the North of France should keep you putting along for quite awhile.

Author: Skneller

I'm the creator of BonjourLaFrance which started off as a personal site in 1998 and has developed into the global site it is today.

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