Holiday Rentals in South West France
Picturesque twin town house with breathtaking views of the countrysideLot | Tarn | Garonne - Bergerac
With six spacious bedrooms which can sleep up to 12 people, this pretty town house has breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Ideal for family or a large group of friendsPrice per week: £3544-£5823Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: CHA1892
Located 5 minutes from the lively market town of Bergerac, ideal for families.Dordogne - Bergerac - Bergerac
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: £2144-£4209Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 10Pool: YesRef: CHA2380
A stunning residence belonging to a 17th Century castle, perfect for a family getawayLot | Tarn | Garonne - Nerac
This cottage is one of the stunning residences belonging to a 17th Century castle set in the beautiful region of Gascony. Sleeping up to 8 guests and enjoying lovely gardens, private access and parking, as well as a shared pool, the property is perfect for a family seeking for a peaceful getaway.Price per week: £1594-£2235Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: CHA2884
Spacious, elegant manoir in heart of village.Dordogne - Bergerac
This manoir is one of the largest and most important properties in the village.The house has been sympathetically restored to bring out the best of the early C19th features and has been decorated and furnished in a luxurious, modern and sophisticated style. There is a lake 500 yds away.Price per week: £1390-£2480Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: NoRef: MAN1941
Spectacular chateau steeped in history.Dordogne - Bergerac
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: £3512-£5588Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHA1830
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: £2000-£3000Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LAM2888
A beautiful village house restored to a high standard, with private poolBordeaux | Gironde - Pessac-sur-Dordogne
Original artwork, dreamy sunsets, swans on the river and the best wines in the world… a charming and beautifully restored village house just across the lane. Original paintings adorn the walls and the décor is stylish and elegant. Everything is brand new and totally refurbished to a high standard.Price per week: £1056-£2348Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: PET2867
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: £1703-£2554Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: CHA2426
Exceptional 14th century luxury chateau with view of river.Dordogne - Souillac
Overhanging the Dordogne River, the 14th Century chateau combines luxury living and authentic French traditions. The dining terrace is perfect for taking in the awe-inspiring view of this much loved river.Price per week: £5056-£7584Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHA1866
Elegant, up-market chateau brimming with charm.Dordogne - Bergerac - Bergerac
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-£8398Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: CHA1910
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.