The Gîtes de France label has grown and developed over the years and is now the largest guest-house network in Europe. In 2005, Gîtes de France celebrated its 50th birthday.
The objectives :
- promote comfortable, friendly holiday stays,
- meet the special needs of holidaymakers seeking authentic, convivial holidays in natural settings, peace and quiet, novelty and wide open spaces,
- help to preserve and promote the French countryside and its special cultural heritage,
- participate in local development and bring stability to the rural population by providing additional resources through tourism.