Holiday Rentals in South West France
Large traditional farmhouse in rural SW France, ideal for large groups.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Toulouse
This large family villa is located in the rural SW within easy reach of local amenities and just 30 minutes from Toulouse. The spacious accommodation is split into two self contained wings with plenty of space for the group to come together whilst also providing plenty of space away from the group.Price per week: £4665-£6730Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: LAU2250
An enchanting villa on a hill in the Périgord Noir forest, overlooking the Dordogne RiverDordogne - Sarlat
This property has been truly blessed by an enviable position on a hill in the Périgord Noir forest, overlooking the Dordogne River with views as beautiful as a landscape masterpiece painting. The terraces and private swimming pool are like grand stages from where to admire the mesmerizing landscape.Price per week: £3449-£5275Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: SUR2951
A lovingly restored old hunting lodge with mesmerising views and magical sunsetsLot | Tarn | Garonne - Lectoure
This property is a delightful rural retreat in the rolling countryside of the Gers, no stranger to luxurious and beautiful things. A lovingly restored old hunting lodge with mesmerising views and magical sunsets. The estate is considered one of the most enchanting and beautiful in the region.Price per week: £2029-£3198Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: CHE2895
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
Romantic retreat in the Dordogne.Dordogne - Bergerac
This delightful villa sorrounded by flowers & gardens enjoys an enviable position in the outskirts of the village of Saint Méard de Gurçon. This is the perfect choice for a couple seeking for a romantic retreat or, even better, an unforgettable honeymoon.Price per week: £800-£1440Sleeps: 2Bedrooms: 1Pool: YesRef: VIL2628
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
Tucked away in a serene cove off the French Atlantic Ocean.Bordeaux | Gironde - Bordeaux
Just west of Bordeaux, the tranquil Villa is tucked away in a serene cove off the French Atlantic Ocean. This is a place where prestigious luxury accommodation meets exemplary service in a reinvigorating atmosphere of marine life & pine forests.Price per week: £10250-£30862Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: VIL2350
Charming, restored barn with private heated swimming pool, near St Medard & CatusLot | Tarn | Garonne - Cahors
CHARMING, BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED, BARN with heated private swimming pool. On the edge of a very pretty hamlet, St Medard, deep in the country, this delightful cottage is situated in a haven of greenery and nestled in superb gardens where the cicadas sing.Price per week: €830-€1520Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: LEM1225
Delightful family farmhouse in lush countryside.Dordogne - Hautefort
This is a delightful, renovated farmhouse situated in a small hamlet in the Perigord Noir. Characterised by its lush countryside and pretty villages, it is an ideal base for a peaceful and relaxing family holiday: you can relax by the heated pool while the children swim or play in the gardens.Price per week: £2235-£5075Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LAN1976
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: £1590-£2229Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: CHA2884
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.