Find the best place to stay — Nontron

Where to stay around Nontron?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 235 holiday lettings near Nontron. From 102 houses to 54 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Nontron for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nontron?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Nontron. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Parc Naturel Regional Perigord: 378 holiday lettings
  • Brantome Abbey: 689 holiday lettings
  • Chateau de Puyguilheim: 698 holiday lettings
  • Chateau de Chalus-Chabrol: 395 holiday lettings
  • Chateau de Montbrun: 413 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nontron listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Nontron?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 102 houses in Nontron. Our other popular types of Nontron holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including mobile homes and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nontron?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 159 holiday homes with pool available in Nontron. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Nontron, Dordogne your home away from home

    Nontron is one of the larger towns in the scenic area of the Dordogne known as the Perigord Vert. The historic town with its 12th century castle and timbered “colombage” houses is surrounded by lush valleys and trickling streams in the protected area known as the Bois de Beausac. There is a weekend market in the town and an open-air swimming pool. A charming Nontron holiday rental is the ideal base for exploring the small historic villages and chateaux in the area.

    Things to Do in Nontron, Dordogne

    Walking and Cycling
    The area around Nontron has large areas of protected countryside which is left wild to cultivate wild flowers. The acclaimed Perigord-Limousin Regional National Park is ideal for scenic drives, walking and cycling.

    Discover the Local Knife-Making Industry
    Nontron is famous for its knife-making and there is still a cutlery forge in the town which is the oldest in France. The workshop shows how local craftsmen still hand-make knives in the traditional way, almost unchanged since the 15th century.

    Celebrate the Festivals
    The town celebrates many festivals throughout the summer which are fun to join in and see the local culture and historic customs. In early April every two years Nontron celebrates the Bellows Festival called “Le Carnival des Soufflets”. The locals dress up in old-fashioned nightshirts with clogs and masks and parade the bellows through the town to purify the air and rid it of bad spirits!

    Places to Visit Around Nontron, Dordogne

    Chateau de Puyguilhem
    This beautiful national monument is 15km from your Nontron holiday home in an open valley. Built in the 16th century it has typical turreted towers, steep roofs and splendid fireplaces. Fully renovated it has many tapestries and pieces of period furniture.

    Perigueux
    The market town of Perigueux lies 36km south of Nontron and a visit is one of the highlights of any stay in the Dordogne. The town is known as the “city of truffles and foie gras” and produces excellent patés and cured meats. Explore the Roman remains, domed cathedral and the medieval churches in this charming and historic town. 

    Bourdeilles
    The lovely Château de Bourdeilles is approximately 23km away in the commune of Bourdeilles and is well worth visiting. This historic monument is recorded in the 9th century when it was the home of Athilda of Bourdeille. After touring the chateau, which is open to the public for most of the year, explore the small town with its lovely riverside setting and arched bridge.

    Weather in Nontron, Dordogne

    The mild winters and sunny summer months make holiday villas in Nontron a popular choice almost all year round. Average daytime temperatures in April are 15°C (59°F), with summer highs of 28°C (82°F). There can be light showers at any time of year.

    Travel to Nontron, Dordogne

    Limoges (LIG) Airport is the main airport serving the Nontron area of the Dordogne. The airport is just 70km drive from your holiday rental in Nontron. Several airlines operate weekly flights to the Dordogne from all over Europe.

    Attractions in and around Nontron

    First time in Nontron and looking for places to see? Chateau de Puyguilheim, Boschaud Abbey and La Grotte de Villars might be worth a visit during your stay. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Brantome Abbey, Chateau de Montbrun or Parc Naturel Regional Perigord?