Farm Holidays in Europe -  Country Farmhouses, Gites, Cottages

A French farm just outside Paris

Farm holidays Europe open doors to a wonderful country experience where you meet the locals, enjoy the food and the whole immersion into a foreign culture. You just cannot get this if you booked into a hotel.

European farm holidays provide you with wonderful rural aspects, diverse and peaceful locations and total relaxation. Look forward to finding those farmhouses, gites and agritourism for your next European holiday. 

We will be bringing you farm accommodation from all corners of the continent, whether it be in Italy, France, Germany or Spain. You are sure to find some quiet haven to relax in whether it be a mountain chalet or a farmhouse set in the undulating countryside. You are sure to have an enjoyable family holiday that you will remember for years to come.

Europe is a continent that is very dear to my heart as it was my first destination of travel as a young woman, and it has never lost its charm. It had so much of an affect on me, particularly Italy that it was there that we decided to buy a farm in Tuscany to change our lifestyle. 

You can find more about that on the Tuscan Blog. Italy is a wonderful country and for all of those who have read Frances Mayes' "Under the Tuscan Sun" - yes it is wonderful as you thought it would be, and more so! The people are warm and friendly, the food is to die for and the wine is cheap and plentiful!

England is another favorite destination as this is the birthplace of my husband, and my ancestors. One can wax lyrically about the countryside today just as it was done by poets gone before, like Wordsworth and his ilk.

We will also be bringing you the latest news on where the farmers markets are in the local community of your choice so that when you go on holiday you can choose your farm produce in fruit and vegetables on a weekly basis, just like the locals do. Farms in Europe are mainly small family farms that produce food that is often seen at local farmers' markets at different locations on different days of the week.

Country fairs in Europe are also popular, and make a great day's outing for the family. One such annual country fair that has grown in popularity over the last 14 years, drawing some 35,000 people from even Germany and Britain, takes place on a farm in the Netherlands on the last weekend of every June in Aalten, just 2 hours out of Amsterdam. 

With over 300 trade stands, animals for the children to see and pet, lots to buy and with many aspects of country living and farm lifestyles on display, it makes a great family outing for everyone. In 2012 the dates for this country fair will be June 22, 23 and 24. For more details visit this wonderful Farm & Country Fair and see pictures of their last event.

Europe is an interesting continent from the fact that you don't have to go too far before you are in another country with another language, food and culture. Come here for your next farm holiday and you won't be disappointed!

If you have a farm in Europe that you would like to showcase visit our Farm Forum. You can upload a picture and brag a little. We don't mind! Share a farming story, tell us about your best or worst farm holiday and lots more. There are other individual farming discussion boards to contribute to through this forum, as well as a Craft & Recipes Forum where you can share your favorite recipes and also get some crafting ideas for various arts & crafts.

If you would like to advertise your farm in Europe for free because you need some help on the farm to pick those crops, or whatever, see our section on farming jobs worldwide. Or, if you want to advertise your farm produce, farm accommodation or a farm service look at our section Advertise your Farm. Please feel free to contact us for any further inquiries.




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