Holiday Rentals in South West France
A refined villa set on a hilltop, surrounded by vineyards and woodlandLot | Tarn | Garonne - Duras
Set on a hilltop, this splendidly renovated Maison de Maitre with heated pool is surrounded by vineyards and woodland; yet it is a mere five-minute drive from the charming Bastide town of Duras, with its magnificent castle, its weekly market, restaurants and summer festivals.Price per week: £3565-£6935Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: VIL2905
An attractive home with private pool and mesmerising views of the countrysideDordogne - Bergerac - Eymet
Near enough to the Dordogne for foie gras and great wines, this unique home could be anywhere - what it has to offer starts with its rich history and ends with everything both inside and outside its stone walls. An elegant home with plenty of original features and an attractive blend of old and new.Price per week: £2545-£3297Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LAM2877
Sits proudly on the surf-washed shores of the French Atlantic coast.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
This exceptional Basque family villa rental sits proudly on the surf-washed shores of the French Atlantic coast with inspiring panoramic views of the Ocean and inland to La Rhune. Floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors make the most of the light and the glorious views from all rooms.Price per week: £6345-£16545Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: LES2266
Exquisite retreat, a nature lovers dream.Vendee | Charente - Nalliers
Peace and tranquillity await you at the Manoir. This exquisite retreat is set along a long private country drive, surrounded on all sides by meadows, cornfields and occasional grazing cattle. It has a completely private heated pool with jumbo sunbathing terraces and full security fencing.Price per week: £1584-£2828Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: VEN1944
Private and peaceful villa with heated poolLot | Tarn | Garonne - Moncrabeau
Sleeping up to 8 guests in 4 gorgeous bedrooms, this superbly renovated villa is conveniently located on the top of a hill, just 3 km from the enchanting riverside village of Moncrabeau, with a lively weekly market, shops and other tourist amenities. Heated pool.Price per week: £2326-£3101Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2756
Traditional Perigord limestone home set on a hill, with amazing views across the DordogneDordogne - Terrasson-Lavilledieu
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-£4755Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: ELE2926
An unique and exceptional villa with plenty of beautiful outdoor spacesBordeaux | Gironde - Pessac-sur-Dordogne
This villa is a rare find. Original artwork, dreamy sunsets, swans on the river and the best wines in the world….this villa is a feast for the senses and a truly unique and exceptional place to stay. The mesmerising Dordogne River is literally at the villa's feet at the bottom of a set of steps.Price per week: £1960-£2970Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: NoRef: VIL2881
Chateau with private lake, ideal for a holiday with family & friends.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Agen
The chateau, with large spacious rooms, offers ideal accommodation for a holiday rental with family and friends. Children have not been forgotten and there are plenty of facilities for the young. The Chateau is walkable from the local village where there is a boulangerie, bar and restaurant.Price per week: £3825-£6973Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: CHA2383
Mill house set in beautiful, secluded grounds.Vendee | Charente - Saintes
Set in its own beautiful, secluded grounds, the mill house provides exceptional 5 star accommodation in the heart of the Charente Maritime countryside. The relaxing surroundings combine with the charm of this historic mill to provide you with the perfect way to unwind.Price per week: £5912-£9196Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: THE1942
South West France
The south west is farming France producing a vast range of crops and produce from sunflowers to foie gras to famous wines and Cognac.
Blessed with a seemingly endless Atlantic coast, abundant navigable waterways, inland lakes, excellent ports and the finest wine and brandy in the world, the area is ideal for a relaxing holiday.
South west France is made up of three regions, namely Poitou-Charentes, Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees. The three major cities are Poitiers to the north with its rich architectural heritage in its historic centre, the port and regional wine capital of Bordeaux to the west on the River Garonne, and the city of Toulouse with its high-tech industries, including aerospace, to the east in the Midi-Pyrenees.
Visitors are mainly drawn to the vast Atlantic coast line, which stretches from the town of La Rochelle in the north to the vast man-made forest of Les Landes in the south. The coast has something for everyone with wide open beaches for all sorts of water activities including surfing, selecting a rich red wine in St-Emilion and bird watching in the Arcachon basin.
Although more rugged north of the Gironde estuary, the coastal flatlands stretch all the way down to the Pyrenees, which forms a natural boundary between France and Spain and offers all year-round activities with hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. In the shadow of this mountain range are thermal springs, first spotted by the Romans for the benefits they bring, which has resulted in small resorts and spa towns, with the most famous of them all being chic Biarritz with its lively café culture and wonderful surfing beaches.
Inland, to the south east of Perigueux lies the rural calm of the Dordogne with its slow-moving rivers and historic ancient villages, all set in lush green countryside. For those looking for a relaxed cultural holiday, the pilgrims route to Santiago de Compostela gives the opportunity to visit the wonderful medieval architecture this area of France has to offer.