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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What can I say except when can I come back? Glorious weather, 5* food home cooked by Jill and the best company ever. Thank you ever so much Jill for making me feel so at home, I will recommend you to everyone.

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Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Jill et Tim, merci beaucoup! I cannot believe how many wonderful memories you have given me. You are truly delightful people and I am very lucky to have met you. I cannot wait to come back and see the horses and, of course, you two again!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I can honestly say I had a fantastic few days & never eaten quite so much food! It was lovely and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Loved all the animals and hope to go back soon. Highly recommended for horse riding in the area

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Thank Nic0leG1979
Litton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have had the best 2 weeks in rural France. We have walked, cycled, been riding, white water rafting and sightseeing. Thank you Jill for making it all happen, you have been a wonderful hostess.Thank you for letting us live the dream.

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Thank Julian S
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Jill at French Activity Holidays in August 2014 for 5 days. We all loved our stay here, thank you Jill for your wonderful hospitality - especially the lovely home cooked meals and your patience with Ellens (occasional) teenage moments! Tom & Madeleine loved the riding and the girls loved the pool, for me it was the peace,... More 

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Thank CupcakeBazaar
Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing a review of your holiday, we are really pleased you had a good time and wish you all the best for the future. Jill & Tim More 

Charleston
1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you both for an enjoyable, fun filled and relaxing week. The meals were fabulous and countryside beautiful. Thank you Jill for driving us to all the sites (vineyards, Lourdes, fete,etc!) and of course taking us horseback riding with my sisters, we have fond memories together! Thank you Jill and Tim.

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Thank Mary Pat W
Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review Mary Pat. We are very happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us. Kind regards. More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed at French Activity Holidays for a week, we booked it for something different from a beach holiday and it didn't disappoint. I was slightly worried that I don't speak French as the majority of my holidays in Europe have been in Spain and I can speak enough Spanish to get by, however, I needn't have worried as Jill,... More 

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Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this - it brought back very happy memories of your wonderful holiday here, I had a great time too! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday but relieved that you didn't quite manage to convert Thomas into a house cat, he is very happy on his hay bale! Thank you again for... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

"Thank you very much for an amazing holiday. We really appreciated your help to translate and for booking the activities. Highly recommend the canyoning, it was truly awesome! Your cooking has been wonderful and your hospitality exceptional, may it long continue. Thank you again and all the very best for the future"

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Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Hi Stephen Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your holiday - I still haven't been canyoning though, must try to achieve that next year! Thanks again and best wishes to you all. More 

Hythe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Well, what can I say? Of course I expected to have a good week - what I didn't expect was to have a fantastic week!! Jill & Tim have allowed me to 'live the dream' with them. Beautiful location, spectacular scenery, friendly locals (especially at the fete and wine tasting) - but of course, what truly makes this amazing holiday... More 

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Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us. We certainly do 'live the dream' and always happy to share! Thanks again and all the very best. More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I were on vacation at French Activity Holidays in September of 2015. We had a wonderful time! The house is clean and welcoming with beautiful countryside views from each of the bedroom windows. On clear days you can see the Pyrenees Mountains from the living room! Even while being out in the country, we were able to... More 

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Thank Mary Rose C
Jill K, Owner at French Activity Holidays, responded to this review

Hi Mary Rose Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Tim and I are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday - we certainly did! It is always reassuring to receive such complimentary reviews as we know we are doing something right! Thanks again and best wishes to you and your family. Kind regards Jill... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer All Inclusive activity holidays at a very affordable price.There are 4 bedrooms with en-suites available, a large communal area with english TV and free wifi access. There are 3 acres of grounds for you to explore including an 8mX4m pool, a covered terrace / games room and a BBQ area with many quiet seating areas. NO single supplement. FREE to under 2's and family room available with cot/ highchair and car seat provided. 20% Reduction available for children under 14. Airport collection available if required. Viella is a very pretty village with good ameneties set in glorious countryside, perfect for walking and cycling. Maps and bikes available for use during your stay. Activities can be arranged including horse riding, golf, white water rafting, fishing, wine tasting etc. There are also some fantastic places to visit while you are here - the Jazz festival at Marciac, a trip to Lourdes, 4* eventing at Pau, the racing circuit at Nogaro, the Pyrenees, the list is endless. All meals with local wines are provided during your stay. The concept at French Activity Holidays is straightforward; just let us know what you want and we will make it happen. Thank you for taking the time to read this. We hope to welcome you to our lovely home very soon. Jill and Tim ... more   less 

Additional Information about French Activity Holidays

Address: route de Madiran, 32400 Viella, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Gers > Viella
Price Range: ₹ 3,853 - ₹ 4,144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Front room has a view of the Pyrenees in the distance.”
 of 5 bubbles julians158, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best room is the one overlooking the pool. All rooms are quiet but this has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles moneypenney, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms we had came with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles G7375MDdavidp, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely with two en-suite rooms, and they all have fantastic views.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneGDerbyshire, 18 Apr 2013 | Read review
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