South of France Holidays



South of FranceWhen most people think of holidays in the South of France, they see glorious sand beaches stretching into the distance, covered with bronzed bodies and surrounded by the lush greens of pine covered mountains and the gentle turquoise of the Mediterranean Sea. Whilst this is highly accurate for the Cote d'Azur, South of France holidays can take an extraordinary number of forms, from beaches to mountains, activity to art, and sunbathing to skiing.

Tourism in the South of France is widespread, and although there is no defined region falling under the heading, South of France tourist guides usually agree that it is the regions of Provence, the French Riviera, Languedoc-Roussillon, Aquitaine and the Midi-Pyrenees that are considered to be 'the South of France'. Those looking for a week or two of unsurpassed luxury, endless days stretched out on the golden sand in an atmosphere of pure elegance and chic, will find a self catering South of France villa for rent in Provence or in the French Riviera perfect. But for a more laidback, rural beach holiday, a South of France villa in Languedoc-Roussillon cannot be beaten.


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Carcassonne

Holidays in Carcassonne, South of France

A South of France villa in Carcassonne offers all that is best about South of France holidays. The unbelievable medieval centre of Carcassonne to amaze you, and the glorious beaches of the Mediterranean are just minutes away.


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Guissan

Holidays in Biarritz, South of France

The rich Basque culture, surfing beaches and luxurious South of France villas to rent mean that Biarritz is a jewel in the crown of the South of France tourist guide - top beach resort in summer, cultural centre in winter.


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St. Tropez

South of France holidays in St Tropez

South of France holidays to St Tropez need little introduction. Famous as the luxurious beach resort of the rich and famous, a holiday cottage in the South of France's most famous resort is no longer just the dream of celebrities.


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Nice

South of France holidays in Nice

Anyone looking for endless luxury, pure chic and glorious white, pebble beaches, a South of France villa for rent in Nice must be top of the list. Nice is also the cultural centre of the Cote d'Azur, bursting with attractions.


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Fayence

South of France holidays in Fayence

A villa in Fayence provides all that is great about self catering holidays in the South of France. A historian's and walker's paradise, just miles from the staggering Verdon Gorge and the beautiful beaches of the Cote d'Azur.


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The Pyrenean region of the South of France, including South of France cottages in Languedoc-Roussillon, Aquitaine and the Midi-Pyrenees, are perfectly placed for adventure and activity holidays. Gites in the South of France's west coast area, around Biarritz especially, offer the finest in French surfing holidays. South of France holiday cottages in Midi-Pyrenees are perfectly situated for relaxing cultural breaks walking, riding and climbing in the mountains.

Using the HomeAway Holiday-Rentals search service, and searching for the 'South of France', villas, cottages and gites will be selected from the regions of Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrenees and the French Riviera. You can also allow the search service to filter South of France villas for rent, gites in the South of France and South of France cottages to make finding accommodation for your self catering holidays in the South of France even quicker and easier.

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Paris 4th bright views of the roofs of Paris

5 floor apartment overlooking the rooftops of Paris tourist area with lift very light 3 piece lounge kitchen came 2Bedroom bed bathrooms 50 sqm fully furnished free July August largest TV dishwasher washing machine, fully furnished 1 bed for 1 bed...

Biarritz Halles, downtown beach while walking 3 bedrooms

Bright living room with glass doors opening onto the terrace, TV, DVD, internet Wifi access. 1 large bedroom with balcony and en suite bathroom with separate toilet. 1 separate toilet, laundry with washing machine and dryer. 1 bedroom and adjoinin...

Apartment Sleeps 2 - Biarritz

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AX BATHS / ORLU SPACIOUS COMFORTABLE COTTAGE WOOD

I rent situated in the valley of orlu beautiful and friendly village cottage. Close to the ski resort bonascre (10 min from cable car) and not of the box (25 min), of Andorra, the thermal cures ax baths, hiking departures, a journey of tree climbi...

Well placed - relaxed - family friendly - a great place to ski - Ski in ski out-

Bedroom 1; twin beds plus wardrobe, with bath/shower, sink and WC bathroom en-suite. Bedroom 2; twin beds plus large (2 door) wardrobe. Bedroom 3; bunk beds and pullout single mattress, plus large, deep 4 drawer chest. Master bathroom; 2 sinks, b...
 
 

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