Where to stay around Aquitaine?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25,235 holiday lettings near Aquitaine. From 10,305 Houses to 8,246 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aquitaine is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aquitaine?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aquitaine. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Spain: 138,603 holiday homes
  • Southern France: 120,919 holiday homes
  • Dordogne: 4,331 holiday homes
  • Bordeaux: 1,184 holiday homes
  • Biarritz: 3,924 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aquitaine! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Aquitaine?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Aquitaine with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bordeaux: 1,184 holiday lettings
  • Biarritz: 3,924 holiday lettings
  • San Sebastián: 724 holiday lettings
  • Bergerac: 585 holiday lettings
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 1,801 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Aquitaine?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Aquitaine are:

  • Sarlat-la-Caneda (XSL-Aerodrome de Sarlat): 2,471 self catering accommodations
  • Merignac Airport (BOD): 1,465 self catering accommodations
  • Roumaniere Airport (EGC): 1,218 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Aquitaine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Aquitaine. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pyrenees National Park: 1,488 holiday rentals
  • Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium: 783 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Emilion Bell Tower: 733 holiday rentals
  • Royan Beach: 2,369 holiday rentals
  • Cote des Basques: 5,755 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aquitaine listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a French holiday rental in Aquitaine, France your home away from home

The landscape of the Aquitaine region in southwestern France features rolling hills, lakes, forests, vineyards and farms. Guests of holiday rentals in Aquitaine can enjoy the peaceful countryside and ancient towns of the Dordogne area, while indulging in the region's gourmet cuisine in the land of foie gras and truffles. More than 175 prehistoric sites are found in this region of France. The most well-known sight is the Caves at Lascaux, home to some of the most famous cave paintings in the world.

In Perigueux, the capital of the Dordogne region, guests of Dordogne holiday rentals can visit the Cathedrale St-Front, one of the largest churches in southwestern France, crowned with five white domes and a 200-foot bell tower. In the La Cité section of town, visitors can see the remains of a Roman amphitheatre, a temple and the 12th century Eglise St-Etienne. At the Musee de Perigord, guests of Dordogne holiday rentals can see a fascinating collection of prehistoric relics, sculptures, and Gallo-Roman mosaics.

In the ancient town of Bourdeilles, guests of Dordogne holiday rentals will find great examples of medieval architecture, including the town's impressive chateau.

Cahors is known for the red wine that is produced near the city. The Cathedrale St-Etienne, which dates from the 12th century, was the first cathedral in France to feature cupolas.

In the medieval town of Sarlat-La-Caneda, holidaymakers in the Dordogne will find more outstanding Medieval and Renaissance architecture. The Cathedrale St-Sacerdos is a wonderful example of Gothic style.

The Aquitaine region also encompasses the area of Gironde, which includes the famous wine-producing area of Bordeaux. Guests of Gironde holiday rentals can see fabulous Roman, Gothic, religious and military sights in ancient towns such as Cadillac, Libourne and Creon. Other highlights include visiting the numerous wineries that dot the countryside, searching out some of Europe's rarest birds at the Parc Ornithologique at Le Teich, and viewing the fabulous art collection at the Musee des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux.

Also within Aquitaine is the Lot-et-Garonne area. In Agen, guests of Lot-et-Garonne holiday rentals can see an impressive collection of paintings, including works by Goya, at the Musee Municipal des Beaux-Arts. Moirax features outstanding examples of Romanesque architecture.

You are sure to find the perfect holiday rental home for a memorable French holiday. Reserve your Aquitaine holiday rental today!

Outdoor experiences with Aquitaine holiday homes

With its patchwork of lush vineyards, winding rivers and sparkling seascapes, Aquitaine is one of France's most attractive regions. There are plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs on bicycle tours of the Bordeaux vineyards, scenic kayaking trips along the River Garonne and walks through the pine forests of Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park. If connecting with nature is a priority, you'll love secluded holiday homes in the Aquitaine countryside.

Exploring the natural landscape of Aquitaine

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Aquitaine is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park (22.5 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Ecomusee de Marqueze (28.3 mi / 45.6 km)