Holiday Rentals in Dordogne

  • In the very heart of 'Purple PĂ©rigord', near Bergerac, sits the chateau, entirely dedicated to food, wine and the pleasure of the five senses!

    Price per week: £4114-£6166
    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 7
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA1870
  • Beautifully renovated, traditional Perigord limestone house set on a hill with wonderful views across the Dordogne countryside, close to the lively town of Terrasson-Lavilledieu. This home has been elegantly furnished and thoughtfully equipped, offering a wonderful environment in which to unwind.

    Price per week: £2625-£4755
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: ELE2926
  • The villa accommodates a maximum of 4 adults and two children in space and comfort in welcoming and elegant rooms, offering incredible views over the pool, garden and surrounding nature. The extensive outside grounds provide room for rest and relaxation while soaking up the sun.

    Price per week: £708-£1481
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: ROB2629
  • This stunning 17th century chateau, found just 80km south of Limoges in picturesque rolling countryside, is the ideal base to explore the beautiful region of the Dordogne. Set within 15 acres of spacious grounds, gardens & orchards that open out onto to a lake with private woodland paths.

    Price per week: £3960-£5657
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2356
  • It would be difficult to find a more enchanting location. This property was the original village forge and is now a spacious home with a beguiling blend of thick old stone walls and exposed wood, original fireplaces and pretty picture windows which overlook the large private wooded park and valley.

    Price per week: £1981-£4001
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAT2886
  • Located just 5 minutes from the lively market town of Bergerac, yet in a pretty countryside location, the Chateau sits within beautiful private grounds and has a large swimming pool. This is the ideal location for family holidays, celebrations and reunions for up to 20 guests.

    Price per week: £2257-£4431
    Sleeps: 20
    Bedrooms: 10
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2380
  • A charming blend of old stone and exposed wood which give the house a warm and authentic ambience. As far as settings go it would be difficult to find a more enchanting location.This is one of France's Les Plus Beaux Villages, surrounded by countryside and woods between beautiful Sarlat and Lascaux.

    Price per week: £1981-£4001
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2875
  • The charming, extremely peaceful 15th Century chateau is situated in 15 acres of stunning private woodland that contains a variety of wildlife. It is in the perfect position for exploring the local historical towns and relaxing in the grounds.

    Price per week: £2715-£3960
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA1934
  • This is a beautiful, architect-designed barn conversion with high quality fixtures, furnishings and decoration throughout. This superb property has an acre of private grounds with lawned garden, private pool and large shaded dining terrace with BBQ and expansive countryside views.

    Price per week: £1881-£3547
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: THE2386
  • Located on the banks of the Dordogne River, this is a delightful stone cottage for 2 people, just a short distance from shops and restaurants of Siorac-en-Perigord. Overlooking the river, this charming cottage sits within the large grounds of a manor house & offers private use of the infinity pool.

    Price per week: £1765-£2025
    Sleeps: 2
    Bedrooms: 1
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEP1972

Dordogne


The Dordogne, named after the river that runs through it, is a department in the Aquitaine-Nouvelle region of South West France. The ancient and gastronomic city of Perigueux is the busy regional capital. The Dordogne is also referred to as Perigord, a natural region and former province of France, which roughly covers the same area as the Dordogne. The Perigord region is subsequently divided into four areas, namely: Perigord Noir (Black), Perigord Blanc (White), Perigord Vert (Green) and Perigord Pourpre (Purple) 


The History


The south west of France and in particular the Dordogne is rich in ancient history, for the region has been continuously inhabited by mankind for tens of thousands of years and longer than any other area of Europe. The great caves around Les Eyzies and Lascaux contain the earliest evidence we possess of primitive art. The landscape of this historic region seems to have an ancient familiarity, derived from centuries of people living in harmony with the land.


The Attractions


The Dordogne is hugely popular with holiday makers due to the uncluttered rich landscape, sleepy ancient villages, clean slow-moving rivers, good regional cuisine and historic architecture of castles, bastides and churches.


The Food


The region is famous for its quality duck, geese and poultry which forms the basis of the cuisine with fat being the key ingredient of many dishes. The ultimate dish must be cassoulet, which is a stew of duck or goose with sausages, pork and white beans topped with a crust of breadcrumbs. The region is one of the main producers of garlic, which can be simply cooked with local mushrooms.


The Climate


The Dordogne has a temperate climate with local variations across the region due to the landscape and proximity to the Atlantic. Generally, summers are hotter than the UK, but winters are slightly colder. The hottest month is July with an average temperature of 29 degrees C and January the coldest with a temperature of 9 degrees C. The wettest month is also January.


With the variety of accommodation listed on our site, all holiday makers are guaranteed a first-class experience with their friends or families.


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