Holiday Rentals in South West France
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: £1040-£2000Sleeps: 7Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: JAU2632
Beautifully restored19th century country house ideal for 2 families.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Cahors
This beautifully restored19th century country house stands in a peaceful location on the edge of the picturesque hamlet of Cenac, in a region renowned for its wines & lovely countryside. The accommodation space is ample in both the house & adjoining wing where two families can enjoy total privacy.Price per week: £2775-£3625Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: PRI2242
Biarritz villa near sandy beach and golf.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
Just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach & a short stroll from beach front shops & cafes at Plage de la Madrague, this easy-living property right on the edge of the Chiberta Golf Course is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday, exploring the south Atlantic coast & for making the most of chic Biarritz.Price per week: £5315-£6725Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: NoRef: LEC2254
An exquisite 18th Century Chateau situated in the first range of foothills of the PyreneesLot | Tarn | Garonne - St-Gaudens
First the lawns and the giant cedars of Lebanon, then the Pyrenean peaks on the southern horizon, and then the château, restful on its plâteau, simple, elegant, perfect, with 18th-century proportions. Welcome to another world: one of art, beauty, serenity, fine museum pieces and a dash of humour.Price per week: £4558-£6880Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: CHA2901
An elegant farmhouse close to the gorgeous village of Gardonne.Dordogne - Bergerac
A not-to-be missed elegant farmhouse a short drive from the gorgeous village of Gardonne. The villa has a beautiful swimming pool with roman steps surrounded by a huge terrace with shaded areas. A perfect holiday destination for families & groups of friends wishing to escape the hustle and bustle.Price per week: £1210-£2285Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LES2634
An amazing villa in Vézac, with a private pool surrounded by flowersDordogne - Beynac
If the world has made you weary, an escape to this villa in the Dordogne will set things right again. The detached spa building features a Jacuzzi and Finnish-style sauna, where your tension will melt away. Once you've had enough heat, take a dip in the private pool surrounded by flowers.Price per week: £1204-£2657Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LES2916
Unique C12th family chateau overlooking the Gascogne hillside.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Condom-en-Armagnac
This family château is not a hotel, it's a "home away from home", overlooking the Gascogne hillside in the south west of France. Surrounded by a 4 acre park, this is the perfect backdrop for family reunions, holidays and weddings and offers accommodation from 26 to 50 guests.Price per week: £21583-£21583Sleeps: 50Bedrooms: 13Pool: YesRef: CHA2590
A private villa on hilltop with overlooking the valleys of the Dordogne and their waterwayDordogne - Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Perched up high on a rock face, the property is a private, hilltop retreat designed to take full advantage of the breath-taking views overlooking the valleys of the Dordogne and their waterways. A fabulous terrace runs the full length of the house.Price per week: £2150-£3967Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: BEL2892
Charming watermill in Dordogne, large poolDordogne - Hautefort
A charming and handsome mid 19th century converted mill bordering the tranquil river Auvézère. Comfortably sleeps and dines 10 (3 double and 2 twin bedrooms). Set in 3.60 hectares of garden, paddock and river with its own accessible island. Very large private, heated swimming pool (12m x 6m.)Price per week: £2607-£5750Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: LEM872
Stunning, modernised Basque villa overlooking the Atlantic & Pyrenees.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
This stunning, modernised Basque villa with heated pool is in an enviable village location overlooking the Atlantic ocean & the western Pyrenees.You can stroll to restaurants, cafes, shops & the village square from your front door, walk down to the sandy beach, or walk the length of the coastline.Price per week: £7775-£16140Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: LES2263
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.