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  • Accommodation

    In a hotel

    French hotels are approved and checked by the authorities which classes them into six categories: no star, 1 star, 2*, 3*, 4* and 4*L (Luxury). All must display their rates (including tax) outside the hotel and in the rooms. In general rooms provide a double or twin beds. Supplements can be charged for an additional bed and for breakfast.

    As well as independent hotels, there are also dozens of hotel chains from 1* to 4*L spread throughout the country.

    To book your room, ask at the Tourist Information Offices, or at booking agents for the chain hotels.

    At a campsite

    France offers 9,000 fully equipped campsites rated from 0 to 4* and 2,300 farm campsites. The Official Campsite Guide is on sale at bookshops, newsagents, FNAC [national chain of department stores selling books, CDs, computers .] and all good retailers, as well as by mail order (postage and carriage: 3 euro per copy).

    F�d�ration Fran�aise de Camping-Caravaning [French Camping and Caravanning Association] (tel (01133) 1 42 72 84 08).

    Camping off-site is permitted with the authorization of the landowner, but prohibited on beaches, roadsides or at designated sites.

    For information, please ask at Tourist Offices or the Gendarmerie.

    In tourist apartments

    These are buildings housing apartments for rent, fully equipped and with a choice of hotel services.

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    In furnished accommodation

    These are fully equipped holiday villas or apartments for rent to tourists: information from Tourist Offices and estate agents.

    With booking centres in Canada

    Abotel Paris,
    4935 Queen Mary
    Montr�al, QC H3W 1X4
    T�l: (514) 738-4040
    Fax: (514) 738-6112
    Groupe Accor (Ibis, Novotel,
    Formule 1, Sofitel, M ercure,
    Atria, Thalassa, Coralia,)
    Accor Coralia

    1180, rue de la Montagne, 3�me �tage
    Montr�al, QC H3G 1Z1
    T�l: (514) 861-6341
    Fax: (514) 861-5558
    H�tels Concorde, Relais et Ch�teaux
    D-Tour Marketing,
    4819 Avenue Victoria
    Montr�al, QC H3W 2M9
    T�l: (514) 393-9585
    Fax: (514) 393-9029

    In France: Resin France:
    H�tels unis de France
    4126, rue Saint-Denis, #301
    Montr�al, QC H2W 2M5
    T�l: (514) 849-9680
    Fax: (514) 849-7384

    In G�tes or Guest Houses

    By renting a room in the owner's home (per night or per week, with breakfast and, occasionally with evening meal), you will have the chance to discover more about, and share in, the French way of life.

    In Holiday Villages

    Bungalows or small blocks of flats managed by non-profit making organizations have been set up to meet the needs of families.

    On-site: entertainment, sporting and educational equipment, children's clubs.

    In houses exchanges
    (International houses exchange and renting service)

    Club L'Antre Amis
    53, rue D'Auteuil Apt. 6
    Québec, QC G1R 4C2
    T�l: (418) 694-1113 or 1888 453 4010

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