Holiday Rentals in South West France
Chateau located on a hilltop village, horse riding on site.Dordogne - Perigueux
The elegant and imposing mid-16th Century Chateau is situated in 40 acres of private grounds and boasts excellent views over the Isle River valley. A swimming pool is available for private use; it is fitted with a child security alarm.Price per week: £3015-£5060Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: CHA2468
Truly exceptional 19th century manor, close to Biarritz.Biarritz | Landes - Hossegor
Set within a six acre estate,this truly exceptional 19th century manor is located close to Biarritz and also the outstanding Atlantic coast making it a perfect base from which to explore the south-west region of France, famous for its gorgeous golden sandy beaches that stretch for miles.Price per week: £6344-£14243Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: DOM1921
A charming stone house ideal for relaxing and fun family holidaysDordogne - Bergerac - Eymet
Three simple yet charming stone houses made with families in mind. This is one of two semi-detached cottages sharing a large garden with swimming pool with easy access steps for all ages, a children's swing and a lawn area for them to play. The garden contains an abundance of fruit trees.Price per week: £453-£1306Sleeps: 5Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: PEA2870
A modern villa that blends palms by the pool with the charms of rural FranceDordogne - Bergerac - Bergerac
A modern oasis, this villa in the Dordogne blends palms by the pool with the charms of rural France. You'll fall in love with the breezy indoor/outdoor style of this single-storey villa. Have cocktail hour lounging beneath an umbrella, and dine in the sunroom that opens into the garden.Price per week: £1494-£2689Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2891
A wonderful villa with private pool and lawned garden on the outskirts of BergeracDordogne - Bergerac - Bergerac
A beautiful villa in the Dordogne, on the outskirts of Bergerac in lovely residential area just 2km from the centre. Here you'll revel in the large lawned garden and private pool. This villa comes with urban comforts; you'll especially appreciate the large reclining sofa and ultra-modern kitchen.Price per week: £1664-£2427Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: PRI2872
Stunning 14th century priory, next to a pretty church, offering comfort and relaxation.Vendee | Charente - Parthenay
The house is a stunning 14th century Priory, next to a pretty church, offering comfort & relaxation. This is a very quiet area where the slow pace of life & air quality will really help you relax during your week away. It is also worth pointing out that the region is the second most sunny in France.Price per week: £1988-£3954Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: PRI2353
Delightful villa with panoramic views across the surrounding countryside.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Blasimon
This delightful, single storey villa sits in an elevated position with tranquil, panoramic views across the surrounding countryside. Spacious & bright, the rooms are decorated & furnished in an elegant style with bold, vibrant artwork reflecting the riot of colour in the beautiful, manicured gardensPrice per week: £1355-£4440Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LES2227
Step back in time in this historical chateau filled with character.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Toulouse
This is a landmark building nested in the Garonne river valley, near Toulouse, at the footstep of the Pyrenees mountains 45 minutes from Toulouse. The property has been fully renovated, offers modern, luxurious facilities and is ideal for holidays, weddings, and seminars.Price per week: £12744-£12744Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 10Pool: YesRef: CHA2450
Romantic getaway in the peaceful Dordogne countryside.Dordogne - Bergerac
This outstanding villa in a peaceful spot of the Dordogne countryside, is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway or an unforgettable honeymoon. Set in a gorgeous clearing in the woods, the property boasts a beautiful roman pool with extended terrace where you can soak up the sun in total peace.Price per week: £926-£1494Sleeps: 2Bedrooms: 1Pool: YesRef: VIL2631
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: £4037-£7179Sleeps: 22Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: VIL1859
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.