Holiday Rentals in Dordogne

  • 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: £13594-£17961
    Sleeps: 48
    Bedrooms: 17
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2878
  • Set in an enviable position in the heart of a lush Perigord Noir forest, this is a stunning country villa with 10m x 5m heated pool overlooking the Dordogne river and its enchanting valley.

    Price per week: £3690-£5620
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAF2831
  • Le chateau is situated in a calm and tranquil landscape only 10 minutes from Bergerac airport. This large 19th century house sits within 7.5 acres of private grounds divided into two parts. There are various outdoor activities such as badminton, the giant chessboard, table tennis and cricket.

    Price per week: £3725-£4258
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LEC1948
  • At the end of a winding dirt path lined with dense evergreen forest lies the splendid hamlet with a collection of 200 year old stone farmhouses & a new glass-walled building with modern yet perfectly integrated styling. The houses form a U-shape around a central courtyard lined with olive trees.

    Price per week: £2730-£3944
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: GRA2640
  • A charming blend of old stone and exposed wood which give the house a warm and authentic ambience. As far as settings go it would be difficult to find a more enchanting location.This is one of France's Les Plus Beaux Villages, surrounded by countryside and woods between beautiful Sarlat and Lascaux.

    Price per week: £2073-£4186
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2875
  • Set in the heart of a beautiful market town, yet entirely contained within private and quiet walled gardens, this chateau offers something for all ages, including a large, 14 metre pool. The main house and neighbouring cottage are rented together for groups of up to 16.

    Price per week: £3621-£4913
    Sleeps: 16
    Bedrooms: 9
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: AST2894
  • The property stands majestically, looking down across a valley once lorded over by this 12th century Baronnie. Has been meticulously restored with an eye towards preserving its original features. It is the perfect place for couples, families, and friends to come, relax, adventure and just be.

    Price per week: £2540-£3010
    Sleeps: 7
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2879
  • 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.

    Price per week: £3960-£5657
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2356
  • Kid-friendly features abound at this 18th century villa in the Dordogne. The playset in the garden, indoor games, and private child-safe pool will keep the kids entertained and parents will adore the classic holiday villa feel: stone walls, wood-burning fireplaces, and simple, rustic furnishings.

    Price per week: £923-£1999
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAC2863
  • 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: £1540-£3096
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LES2873

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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