Unusual stays in France to enjoy sunny days in perched cabins, pods, domes, yurts, cabins on the water…

Avatar photo

The arrival of spring, bridge weekends and school holidays rekindle the desire to leave, to get away from everyday life to treat yourself to a breath of nature and enjoy the outdoors. Pitchup.com selected 4 addresses to test for guaranteed disconnection. Perched cabin, ready-to-camp pod, yurt, safari tent, geodesic dome… here is our selection of good ideas for unusual but always comfortable stays, closer to nature.

Unusual night to disconnect at the gates of the Baie de Somme

Located between Picardy and Normandy, this 100 hectare country estate at the gates of the Baie de Somme offers many possibilities for activities ranging from the most sporting to the most relaxing: cycling, fishing, horse riding, beach, walks… so many entertainments offered by the Domaine Du Lieu Dieu website.

To make each stay unique, the estate offers different atypical accommodations: a ready-to-camp pod, a trailer, a yurt or houses on the water. Everything is thought out for an exotic and comfortable holiday in the heart of nature. Pod or caravan from €69 (1 night / 2 adults).

House on the water from €149 (1 night / 2 adults)

Sleep under the stars in New Aquitaine

Calm and luxurious, the Riveco Glamping offers undeniable comfort in the countryside. On the banks of the Boucheuse, a geodesic dome awaits visitors who wish to live an original experience to disconnect from everyday life. Benefiting from two floors, the interior is fitted out to accommodate a family.

Its folding roof allows you to admire the constellations at night and a terrace at the edge of the water as well as an outdoor kitchen complete this unusual accommodation. Many activities are offered and its proximity to the Château de Bonneval is an asset for cultural visits. From €153 (1 night / 4 people)

Realize your childhood dream in Norman perched huts

Nestled in the trees, Fontaine-Châtel is the ideal place to recharge your batteries and create a real bond with nature. Comfortable and ecological, the ten huts offer unique accommodation where occupants benefit from all the necessary amenities for a pleasant stay. At the heart of a 27 hectare forest in Normandy, calm is essential.

For that, access to the site is only on foot or by bike. A cycle/pedestrian path is provided for this purpose. Thus, visitors can observe the fauna and flora for total disconnection. And to complete this unusual experience, breakfast is delivered every morning at the foot of the cabins, to be hoisted up to the family table. From €102 (1 night / 2 adults)

Getaway in a luxury yurt in the Charente countryside

Located in the Charente countryside, the French Fields Luxury Glamping is an invitation to live in a yurt or a comfortable tent. A hotel quality bedding, a fully equipped summer kitchent equipped and many activities are offered for a successful holiday.

By bike, on foot, on horseback or on the water, animations are not lacking at the heart of this 5 hectare glamping. Of many visits are also planned to discover the region, including local markets, vineyards and Cognac houses. Yurt from €115 (1 night / 4 people)

Tent from €120 (1 night / 5 people).

Catherine Mills Avatar