South of France Holidays

Discover the best of South of France holidays with your own South of France villa!



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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Top Five South of France Holiday Destinations


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 2 Bedrooms Steps From Louvre

Gorgeous 2 bedrooms apartment in the 1st district/arrondissement of Paris. Very central! Each bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed. There is also a sofa bed in the living room. The apartment is very quiet, sunny and bright because the wind...

Nice villa in the beautiful region of Provence, in the peaceful countryside.

Nice villa of 159m², perfect for a sunny holiday in the beautiful French region of Provence! The villa is surrounded by a garden with pine and olive trees. Its swimming pool (11 x 4,5 mètres) is ideal for a fresh break after some nice strolls in ...

large villa with swimming pool, beaches at 15 km

This large villa in a wooded environment is close to walks, climbing sites and caves that are open to the public. The villa can accommodate up to seven people and has a private swimming pool and a poolhouse that is ideal for barbecues! The beach...

chalet in Provence near the beaches of Pampelonne

Les Baillis is a pretty chalet located in the Oasis holiday park, near the Provencal village Gassin. It has a Mediterranean style with a great veranda and garden where you can fully enjoy your rest. The Plages de Pampelonne, a fabulous bay with ...

Chalet within 10min from the centre of Saint Tropez

On the beautiful domain Parc , close to the Provencal town Gassin lies this lovely chalet (85m2) on a spacious lot. The beaches Ste Maxime, Port Grimaud and Ramatuelle are within short driving distance and you can be in the centre of St Tropez wit...

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