Holiday Rentals in South West France
A comfortable spacious cottage for a perfect escape to a rural settingDordogne - Bergerac - Bergerac
On top of a hill facing Bergerac, the estate has three hills which offer different views of the town. Up here it's all about silence, calm and retreat, an independent and private cottage and a lovely heated pool for their exclusive use. The property provides the perfect escape to a rural setting.Price per week: £667-£1334Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: JOL2864
Magnificent 15th Century Perigordian Hotel ChateauDordogne - Brantome
One of the most beautiful chateaux in Pergord, South West France. This wonderful property is run as a small hotel but guests can take over the entire building and enjoy a few days of luxury in their very own grand chateau.Price per week: £13453-£17776Sleeps: 48Bedrooms: 17Pool: YesRef: CHA2878
An elegant villa in Vézac with private pool and full-size JacuzziDordogne - 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: £1524-£3064Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LES2873
Luxurious famous chateau with chef & maid service included.Dordogne - Perigueux
This luxurious famous chateau sleeps 12/18 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: £3762-£8119Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: PET1869
A restored country house and a guest cottage, in a splendid agricultural landscapeDordogne - Souillac
Immersed in a splendid agricultural landscape bordered by the Dordogne and Lot rivers, this period, air-conditioned family home with heated pool sits at the edge of Nadaillac de Rouge, at the very heart of the Perigord Noir - an area famed for its countless chateaux and bastide villages.Price per week: £1115-£3795Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: BEL2918
A charming home with jacuzzi close to the medieval market town of SarlatDordogne - Beynac
A charming home perfect for a couple seeking privacy and an ideal location in the Périgord Noir. It's comfortable and elegant and the outdoor Jacuzzi on the large sun terrace is a real bonus. Rarely do so many qualities come together so beautifully to create the perfect romantic bolthole.Price per week: £854-£1039Sleeps: 2Bedrooms: 1Pool: NoRef: GIL2862
A beautiful 19th Century chateau with an old-world charm, in a countryside settingLot | Tarn | Garonne - Toulouse
The chateau has been admired since the 19th Century and is an intoxicating mix of beautiful style and old-world charm offering peace and privacy in a countryside setting, yet within easy reach of a vibrant city and local attractions. Holidays here could only be happy holidays.Price per week: £3655-£4786Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: CHA2897
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: £1211-£1875Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: CHA1909
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
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: £10173-£30630Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: VIL2350
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.