Holiday Villas in Languedoc Roussillon

  • Thi family villa in South West France offers an all-weather tennis court and a private heated pool in the heart of the stunning Languedoc countryside, just 20 miles from Carcassonne. The villa enjoys an attractive forest backdrop and direct access to forest trails in the Black Mountains.

    Price per week: £1900-£3870
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MIN2248
  • Thi extraordinary Maison has recently been completely & carefully restored, & now stands to offer the most refined and impeccable taste in accommodation. This gracious, spacious, & distinguished home is further enriched by 1360 m2 of mature garden with a heated pool, located in a calm neighbourhood.

    Price per week: £2081-£3974
    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 7
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2362
  • Stay in this beautifully presented stone-built house in Roquebrun, with beautiful views and a private terrace. River swimming and amenities are all in easy walking distance. The house has been completely redecorated and newly furnished for 2016. Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms; two bathrooms, WiFi.

    Price per week: €350-€590
    Sleeps: 4
    Bedrooms: 2
    Pool: No
    Ref: LAR2653
  • Situated at the entrance of a tranquil Provencal village and just a 5 minute drive from shops and restaurants in nearby St Laurent, this is a traditional stone-built village house with lots of character, ideally positioned to explore Uzes, Avignon, the Aqueduct of Pont du Gard.

    Price per week: £1495-£2885
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2028
  • Just a five-minute walk from the village of Vauvert in southern Provence, this villa with pool would make an ideal base to explore Camargue's unique natural heritage, its magnificent wildlife and striking landscape criss-crossed by a system of canals with forests, extensive wetland and sand dunes.

    Price per week: £2290-£3215
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEC1988
  • This villa is one of those rare finds where history, beauty, nature and the personal touch of the owners, have created a haven of peace, tranquility and beautiful views in the sun-drenched Languedoc. Has been blessed with a very special location near Carcassonne, in a small historic Cathar village.

    Price per week: £993-£1987
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEJ2843
  • Three sympathetically restored apartments in an old Provençal mas, right below the ramparts of Lussan, one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France. 6 acres of grounds, landscaped gardens, pool, boules, croquet, barbecues. Walk to restaurants. Ideal location to explore the Gard

    Price per week: €1150-€1600
    Sleeps: 5
    Bedrooms: 2
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAS2984
  • This classically elegant 19th century period property will seduce you with its secluded walled garden and indoor swimming pool. Located in the wine producing village of Olonzac in the heart of the Languedoc, you'll find a great selection of cafes, restaurants and shops nearby.

    Price per week: £2496-£3776
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LOU2364
  • Imagine arriving at an 18th Century farmhouse surrounded by three acres of vineyards, a swimming pool to die for, gardens dotted with lavender and panoramic views over endless vines. The property is designed to thrill the senses and to fully transport you to this charming part of Southern France.

    Price per week: £2687-£4031
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAS2847
  • Imagine arriving at your own working vineyard, then entering a Maison de Maître with a surprising Art Deco wing, two hectares of private parkland dotted with lavender, pine and centennial trees, a swimming pool to die for, and all surrounded by the estate's own endless vines.

    Price per week: £3056-£8151
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: DOM2846

Languedoc-Roussillon


Languedoc-Roussillon is a sun-soak region that stretches from Provence to the Pyrenees, a mountain range that borders Spain. This beautiful region has a strategic border that it has held since Roman times, and is filled with history relating to this period, from the famous aqueducts to magical hilltop castles.


Today, Languedoc-Roussillon is better known for its vineyards, which produce a large amount of France’s wine. Some of the better-known wine varieties of this region are Vin de Pays d'Oc and sparkling Crémant de Limoux. The capital of the region, Montpellier, is a beautiful city that houses a wonderfully preserved medieval quarter.


Languedoc-Roussillon is split into three main areas, with each of which having their own distinct landscape and character. Bas-Languedoc is the coastal area that is home to some beautiful beaches, and of course the captivating cities of Montpellier and Nimes. Further inland is Haut-Languedoc, a wilder and more countrified area that is home to Parc National des Cevennes, which is home to hills, caves and forests. Then, to the southwest is Roussillon, which is situated on the Spanish border, close to Catalonia.


Attractions and Activities


There’s plenty to see and do in Languedoc-Roussillon, of course, one of the most see attractions while you are here is the vineyards. You can’t go to Languedoc-Roussillon and now visit the vineyards - there are plenty to choose from, each offering a range of activities, including wine tasting and vineyard tours. There’s plenty to see and do here, including plenty of trails to hike or cycle along - there are various companies offering bike hire here too. One place you cannot miss while you’re here is Cirque de Navacelles, an incredible canyon and gorge. Le Jardin de Saint Adrien is another attraction that’s worth a visit, due to how wonderfully tranquil the gardens are.


Food


With Languedoc-Roussillon being so close to the Spanish border and Catalonia, the Catalan influence is clearly visible in many of the regional dishes of this area. Foods like brandade, which is a puree of dried cod that has been wrapped in beetroot leaves, cream with lemon, vanilla and fennel seed, snails are also a popular dish, seafood is also a key part of the local diet, especially mussels, sea bream, and squid. Most dishes served here come with locally produced olive oil, tomatoes, garlic, and aromatic herbs. A regional delicacy is oysters from Etang de Thau, which are served in restaurants across the region.


Climate


The climate in Languedoc-Roussillon is Mediterranean, which means mild winters and consistently dry, sunny summers, with moderate springs and autumns. This is the sunniest area in France that has an average of 300 days of sunshine each year. However, the weather does sometimes vary, depending on the part of the region. In the mountains, the winters are cold and snowy, whereas on the coast it’s usually sunny and warm. Second to Corsica, Languedoc-Roussillon is the hottest in France. In the autumn and spring, there are heavy showers, and there are also occasional frosts in certain areas.