Holiday Rentals in South West France
Chateau idyllically set in a timeless village.Vendee | Charente - Cholet
The 900 years old historical Chateau is located in the Western Loire Region only an hour from the Atlantic coast, on a hilly country landscape. The chateau is idyllically set in a timeless village reachable by foot.Price per week: £1640-£2459Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: CHA2426
Stunning house, beautifully situated.Pyrenees - Pau
This farmhouse is a stylish family home in the heart of the rolling French countryside. Set within 15 acres of farmland and surrounded by corn and sunflower fields, it has open views of the nearby lake and the Pyrenees Mountains.Price per week: £2091-£2987Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: TRE1844
Beautiful C18th Château ideal for large families or multi-generational groups.Vendee | Charente - Angouleme
This beautiful C18th Château offers the perfect blend of historic elegance & modern amenities. With accommodation for 8 adults in 4 large rooms, 3 with en-suite facilities, & a dedicated nursery for children, this property is ideal for large families or multi-generational groups holidaying together.Price per week: £3643-£5035Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHA2384
Superbly positioned neighbouring the world heritage site of St EmilionBordeaux | Gironde - Libourne
The chateau is a unique and rare find given its fantastic location. It is one of the very few that is available for weekly rentals that still has working vineyards.Price per week: £5073-£6611Sleeps: 9Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHA1842
Outstanding holiday villa in fabulous countryside location.Dordogne - Bergerac
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: £927-£2009Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LEB2630
A beautiful cottage at a 17th Century castle situated in the beautiful region of GasconyLot | Tarn | Garonne - Nerac
A 17th Century castle situated in the beautiful region of Gascony, the property is an amazing lodging offering a direct access to the East Wing of the main house, while benefitting from a private car park, private access to the Cedar Park and access to a shared swimming pool.Price per week: £1148-£1148Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 1Pool: YesRef: CHA2868
Tranquil, secluded chateau in majestic countryside.Pyrenees - Carcasonne
Perched dramatically on a rock in the middle of the wooded foothills of the Pyrenees, encircled on three sides by the river below. The chateau is tranquil and secluded, set in 22 acres of private grounds and the rooms are comfortable and homely. The surrounding area is famous for its beauty.Price per week: £5092-£7921Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: CHA1927
A cosy house in a relaxing and beautiful countryside setting, with pool and garden areasVendee | Charente - Angouleme
Guests at this property are immersed in a relaxing and beautiful countryside setting surrounded by vines and horses. This house is the magic that happens when a beautiful place becomes more than just a home or a holiday, but a place which transforms and nourishes families and friends.Price per week: £2150-£3225Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LAM2888
Chateau located on a hilltop village, horse riding on site.Dordogne - Perigueux
The elegant and imposing mid-16th Century Chateau is situated in 40 acres of private grounds and boasts excellent views over the Isle River valley. A swimming pool is available for private use; it is fitted with a child security alarm.Price per week: £3023-£5073Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: CHA2468
Magnificent villa with stunning panoramic views.Dordogne - Bergerac
This villa with a fascinating ambience, is nestled between the lively villages of St Astier & Ribérac & 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: £1004-£1932Sleeps: 7Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: JAU2632
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.