Holiday Rentals in South West France
Luxurious famous chateau with chef & maid service included.Dordogne - Perigueux
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-£7123Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: PET1869
This impressive 18th Century Chateau is situated in the quaint medieval village of Siorac-en-Perigord, on the banks of the River Dordogne, close to the many attractions of this beautiful area of France. The famous medieval market town of Sarlat is 20 mins and Bergerac airport is 45 mins drive.Price per week: €2665-€4080Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHA2396
A truly unique chateau on the Dordogne border.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Cahors
On the Dordogne border, famous for sunflowers and its Cahors wine, in a hectare of picturesque parkland, is situated the wonderful 14th Century Château, a truly unique rental property, ideal for a family group looking for an experience they will never forget.Price per week: £4160-£5943Sleeps: 24Bedrooms: 11Pool: YesRef: CHA2348
An ideal family holiday villa tucked away in a lovely and tranquil countryside settingVendee | Charente - Mansle
This property is the ideal family holiday villa in the Vendée et Charente, just North West of the Dordogne and tucked away in a lovely and tranquil countryside setting surrounded by a patchwork of sunflower fields and close to a gentle stream. This is a real family home in an ideal location.Price per week: £1098-£1942Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: MAI2890
A decadent country villa beautifully designed, with an old French charmLot | Tarn | Garonne - Nérac
As you walk up the garden steps past the lemon tree, you'll fall instantly in love with this decadent country villa in the Dordogne. Though it has been recently renovated for modern life, it retains the old French charm you expect and adore. Every feature has been beautifully designed.Price per week: £4308-£4308Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: DOM2876
A wealth of places to visit & things to do near this villa.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Quercy
This is a lovely country home, set in a peaceful location in 18 acres of grounds, close to the village of Touffailles. Approached via a driveway lined with oak trees, there are lawns where children can play & woods to explore. A wealth of places to visit and things to do near this villa.Price per week: £1240-£2955Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: MAS2234
Large luxury villa and apartmentDordogne - Montpon-Menesterol
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-£7179Sleeps: 22Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: VIL1859
Chateau surrounded by decorative moats, a true haven of peace.Dordogne - Bergerac
In the very heart of 'Purple Périgord', near Bergerac, sits the chateau, entirely dedicated to food, wine and the pleasure of the five senses!Price per week: £4114-£6166Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: CHA1870
Stylish, sophisticated C17th chateau offering peace and tranquility.Vendee | Charente - Angoulême
Situated in the wing of a beautiful C17th chateau, the accommodation has been completely renovated & tastefully decorated. With exclusive use of the large pool and 40 hectares of park as well as a private terrace with stunning views of the lake it offers peace and tranquillity in a gorgeous setting.Price per week: £1169-£1809Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: CHA1909
A superb location right on the beachfront.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
Superb location right on the beachfront, with fantastic sea views, a comfortable holiday apartment within an easy stroll of cafes, restaurants & shops. Steps alongside the apartment building lead down to the beach & promenade just moments away: everything you need or want is at hand.Price per week: £2420-£6845Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: NoRef: LES2252
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.