Whether you’re out to challenge yourself, soak up the scenery or simply revel in a crowd-free course, Northern France is blessed with some of the most outstanding golf courses in the world. Better yet, getting to the continent has never been easier or cheaper – even with just a day or two to spare, you’ll have more than enough time to revel in a round or two.
There are a number of travel companies that specialise in golf breaks in France; one of the most popular being
Brittany Ferries who produced this excellent infographic showcasing the best courses in Northern France.
Image source: Brittany Ferries presents the best golf courses in Western France.
So, if golf’s your thing and you’d like to take in the splendour of Northern France while improving your game, there’s a handful of courses that are well and truly unmissable.
Golf National Albatros
For example, if you’re the type that prefers to play on course where world-class standards are the order of the day, how about the setting for the 2018 Ryder Cup? That’s exactly what you’ll find at Golf National Albatros, which can be accessed with ease by taking the car on a quick hop to Le Havre. Brilliantly challenging and maintained to the most impeccable standards, it’s quality golf on a wholly higher level.
Le Golf Park de Nantilly
For those who revel in the opportunity to take on some of the most devious and undeniably beautiful water hazards, Le Golf Park de Nantilly is a uniquely apt treasure. Boasting an array of island greens and an incredibly challenging layout, it’s worth making the brief trip from Le Havre to check it out.
Golf De La Bretesche
When it comes to courses that leave you in no doubt as to where in the world you are, Golf De La Bretesche is hard to beat. The whole course is set around a gorgeous fairy-tale chateau the likes of which makes every moment a dream come true. Head to St Malo by ferry and you’re just a couple of hours’ drive from pure 18-hole heaven!
Omaha Beach Golf Club Mer
Boasting the most incredible views over the D-Day landing beaches and with holes named after important figures from the Second World War, Omaha Beach Golf Club Mer is a great place to both take in a few famous sights and pay respects to great men and women. Located just 27 miles from the port of Bessin, it’s also one of the most easily-accessible from the UK.
Golf Club Des Ormes
Take in the incredible majesty of Mont Saint Michel and enjoy a captivating round at Golf Club Des Ormes. A challenging course built in the sprawling grounds of a 16th century chateau, there’s a fantastic on-site resort for families.
Golf Club De St Malo
Last but not least, if you’re far from a professional but would still like to soak up the best of the French golfing experience, Golf Club De St Malo comes highly recommended. Just 17 miles from St Malo’s famous port, it’s a great place to head if you’re still learning the ropes but is at the same time incredible fun for budding pros too!
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