Holiday Rentals in Dordogne

  • This property has been truly blessed by an enviable position on a hill in the Périgord Noir forest, overlooking the Dordogne River with views as beautiful as a landscape masterpiece painting. The terraces and private swimming pool are like grand stages from where to admire the mesmerizing landscape.

    Price per week: £3306-£5055
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: SUR2951
  • This large luxury villa offers over 350 sq m of spacious living accommodation and is fitted throughout with a range of modern conveniences. The villa is booked in conjunction with the apartment that can sleep up to 22 people, so is ideal for a large family get together, or a group of friends.

    Price per week: £4841-£7179
    Sleeps: 22
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL1859
  • This spectacular chateau has 5 bedrooms and can sleep 10 people. With breathtaking scenery and its own private swimming pool, it has to be seen to be truly appreciated!

    Price per week: £3357-£5340
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 5
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA1830
  • A modern oasis, this villa in the Dordogne blends palms by the pool with the charms of rural France. You'll fall in love with the breezy indoor/outdoor style of this single-storey villa. Have cocktail hour lounging beneath an umbrella, and dine in the sunroom that opens into the garden.

    Price per week: £1486-£2676
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2891
  • Escape from the hustle & bustle of the city at this outstanding holiday villa which enjoys a fabulous countryside location, minutes away from the villages of Sainte Alvere and Tremolat. The house is both atmospheric and relaxing, suitable for families or for a group of friends,

    Price per week: £920-£1994
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEB2630
  • At the end of a winding dirt path lined with dense evergreen forest lies the splendid hamlet with a collection of 200 year old stone farmhouses & a new glass-walled building with modern yet perfectly integrated styling. The houses form a U-shape around a central courtyard lined with olive trees.

    Price per week: £2609-£3769
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: GRA2640
  • This luxurious famous chateau sleeps 12/16 in 6 or 8 bedrooms. Within it's own grounds, walled/gated security, heated pool, with chef and maid service included in the rental fee. Close to a sandy beach, shops, restaurants and golf course.

    Price per week: £2590-£7123
    Sleeps: 16
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: PET1869
  • Set in an enviable position in the heart of a lush Perigord Noir forest, this is a stunning country villa with 10m x 5m heated pool overlooking the Dordogne river and its enchanting valley.

    Price per week: £3690-£5620
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAF2831
  • This impressive 4 bedroom villa is the ideal choice for holidaymakers seeking peace and privacy bordered by the breath-taking landscapes of the South of France. An extensive pool area with colourful gardens will allow guests to take advantage of sunny days and switch off from the outside world.

    Price per week: £2070-£3037
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAR2641
  • If the world has made you weary, an escape to this villa in the Dordogne will set things right again. The detached spa building features a Jacuzzi and Finnish-style sauna, where your tension will melt away. Once you've had enough heat, take a dip in the private pool surrounded by flowers.

    Price per week: £1154-£2546
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LES2916

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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