Holiday Rentals in Dordogne

  • Surrounded by the aromas of summer roses and lavender, relax under the towering cedar trees or by the heated swimming pool in your vast garden at this gorgeous 17th century home just a short drive from the Dordogne river.

    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 5
    Weekly Guide Price: £6802-£9276
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: CHA3099
  • Look out at the Dordogne vineyards and rolling hills around you as you relax in the glorious gardens of your manoir, surrounded by the summer scents of lavender, roses and jasmine. Close to the delights of both Eymet and Bergerac, this is a lovely place to holiday with family or friends.

    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 7
    Weekly Guide Price: £3265-£9499
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: MAN3097
  • Beautiful 5 star property with 7 bedrooms, located in the golden triangle of the Périgord Noir, just 6 kms from Sarlat. Beautiful views of the surrounding nature, large and beautiful exteriors with garden, terraces, pool house and heated pool.

    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 7
    Weekly Guide Price: £7703-£13991
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Chateau
    Property Reference: CHA3182
  • Perfectly located between Sarlat and Rocamadour, just south of the Dordogne river, this is a charming home full of original features and great character. With vast gardens, a heated swimming pool and delightful interiors, this is a wonderful place from which to explore this enchanting region.

    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Weekly Guide Price: £1187-£4617
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: THE3093
  • 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.)

    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Weekly Guide Price: £3044-£6740
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Watermill
    Property Reference: LEM872
  • A charming property 8 bedrooms estate located in Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne, in the heart of the "Périgord Vert". Nestled in its green setting bathed in sunlight, it offers a panoramic view of its park and surrounding forests.

    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 8
    Weekly Guide Price: £12076-£26424
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: VIL3148
  • This stunning 17th century chateau, found just 80km south of Limoges in picturesque rolling countryside, is the ideal base to explore the beautiful region of the Dordogne. Set within 15 acres of spacious grounds, gardens & orchards that open out onto to a lake with private woodland paths.

    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Weekly Guide Price: POA
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Chateau
    Property Reference: CHA2356
  • On the banks of the Dordogne river, this is a fine home in a beautiful countryside setting, set in eight hectares of private grounds, and makes a delightful place for a relaxing visit to this enchanting region. The owners have beautifully restored this old manor house.

    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 4
    Weekly Guide Price: £4081-£6896
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: MAN3098
  • Rarely do so many qualities come together so beautifully to create the ideal romantic bolthole. This is 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.

    Sleeps: 2
    Bedrooms: 1
    Weekly Guide Price: £759-£1168
    Pool: Yes
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: GIL3092
  • This beautiful villa in Périgord offers a magnificent panorama with large bay windows overlooking the wooded valley and the private garden. The house has spacious and bright rooms which make it a haven of peace. It offers 3 beautiful en-suite bedrooms with a refined decoration

    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Weekly Guide Price: £2939-£6093
    Pool: No
    Type: Villa
    Property Reference: VIL3152

Dordogne


The Dordogne, named after the river that runs through it, is a department in the Aquitaine-Nouvelle region of South West France. The ancient and gastronomic city of Perigueux is the busy regional capital. The Dordogne is also referred to as Perigord, a natural region and former province of France, which roughly covers the same area as the Dordogne. The Perigord region is subsequently divided into four areas, namely: Perigord Noir (Black), Perigord Blanc (White), Perigord Vert (Green) and Perigord Pourpre (Purple) 


The History


The south west of France and in particular the Dordogne is rich in ancient history, for the region has been continuously inhabited by mankind for tens of thousands of years and longer than any other area of Europe. The great caves around Les Eyzies and Lascaux contain the earliest evidence we possess of primitive art. The landscape of this historic region seems to have an ancient familiarity, derived from centuries of people living in harmony with the land.


The Attractions


The Dordogne is hugely popular with holiday makers due to the uncluttered rich landscape, sleepy ancient villages, clean slow-moving rivers, good regional cuisine and historic architecture of castles, bastides and churches.


The Food


The region is famous for its quality duck, geese and poultry which forms the basis of the cuisine with fat being the key ingredient of many dishes. The ultimate dish must be cassoulet, which is a stew of duck or goose with sausages, pork and white beans topped with a crust of breadcrumbs. The region is one of the main producers of garlic, which can be simply cooked with local mushrooms.


The Climate


The Dordogne has a temperate climate with local variations across the region due to the landscape and proximity to the Atlantic. Generally, summers are hotter than the UK, but winters are slightly colder. The hottest month is July with an average temperature of 29 degrees C and January the coldest with a temperature of 9 degrees C. The wettest month is also January.


With the variety of accommodation listed on our site, all holiday makers are guaranteed a first-class experience with their friends or families.


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