Holiday Rentals in Dordogne

  • This is a beautiful example of a classic French chateau. Set in attractive private grounds with views over vineyards and countryside, and with a particularly large heated pool to boot, this thoughtfully refurbished property makes an excellent base for a holiday in the Dordogne.

    Price per week: £6370-£7730
    Sleeps: 20
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAC2395
  • Three simple yet charming stone houses made with families in mind. This is one of two semi-detached cottages sharing a large garden with swimming pool with easy access steps for all ages, a children's swing and a lawn area for them to play. The garden contains an abundance of fruit trees.

    Price per week: £917-£1404
    Sleeps: 5
    Bedrooms: 2
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: PEA2870
  • This villa with a fascinating ambience, is nestled between the lively villages of St Astier & RibĂ©rac & benefits from stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. If you are looking for peace, tranquility & pure relaxation the Dordogne can be absolutely captivating.

    Price per week: £997-£1917
    Sleeps: 7
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: JAU2632
  • Le chateau is situated in a calm and tranquil landscape only 10 minutes from Bergerac airport. This large 19th century house sits within 7.5 acres of private grounds divided into two parts. There are various outdoor activities such as badminton, the giant chessboard, table tennis and cricket.

    Price per week: £3560-£4069
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEC1948
  • The chateau is situated between the small market towns of Eymet and Issigeac & has the charm and nobility of its 400 years of existence. Brimming with antiques, but maintains the atmosphere of a comfortable family home with a games room, croquet and a grand piano.

    Price per week: £5375-£8465
    Sleeps: 16
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA1910
  • Elegant stone villa, full of traditional and authentic features as well as modern touches and comforts. Has been cleverly designed to have its own private space and beautiful views of the countryside, and benefits from its own private, heated swimming pool. Relaxing holidays are guaranteed.

    Price per week: £1981-£4001
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2874
  • This elegant chateau has been beautifully renovated & furnished with a mix of contemporary & traditional French furniture. Situated on a low hill with expansive views of its surroundings, its classical architecture is one of careful symmetry & alignment. A home of perfect light and tranquility.

    Price per week: £6253-£9607
    Sleeps: 15
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2420
  • This outstanding villa in a peaceful spot of the Dordogne countryside, is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway or an unforgettable honeymoon. Set in a gorgeous clearing in the woods, the property boasts a beautiful roman pool with extended terrace where you can soak up the sun in total peace.

    Price per week: £921-£1486
    Sleeps: 2
    Bedrooms: 1
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2631
  • Self Catering Holiday Cottage with Private Swimming Pool, in grounds of stunning 18th century Chateau, close to Sarlat and Bergerac, South West France. This lovely self catering holiday cottage has 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom. Sleeps 2/3 Guests + 1 baby.

    Price per week: €800-€1230
    Sleeps: 3
    Bedrooms: 2
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2645
  • Three simple yet charming stone houses made with families in mind, plus a host of handy and thoughtful services, designed to make guests' holidays easy and carefree. Is one of two semi-detached cottages sharing a large garden with swimming pool. Relaxing and fun family holidays are guaranteed.

    Price per week: £487-£1404
    Sleeps: 4
    Bedrooms: 2
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: PEA2866

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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