Where to stay around Auvergne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,418 holiday lettings near Auvergne. From 738 houses to 615 apartments, 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 Auvergne is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Auvergne?

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

  • Southern France: 127,239 holiday homes
  • Languedoc-Roussillon: 27,178 holiday homes
  • Provence: 60,634 holiday homes
  • Loire Valley: 2,587 holiday homes
  • Midi-Pyrénées: 12,030 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Auvergne! 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 Auvergne?

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

  • Clermont-Ferrand: 134 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Étienne: 75 holiday lettings
  • Vichy: 101 holiday lettings
  • Marseilles-lès-Aubigny: 28 holiday lettings
  • Figeac: 290 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 Auvergne?

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 Auvergne are:

  • Renaison Airport (RNE): 102 self catering accommodations
  • Boutheon Airport (EBU): 100 self catering accommodations
  • Fourchambault Airport (NVS): 73 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 Auvergne?

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

  • Tower of Monaco: 259 holiday rentals
  • Le Puy Cathedral: 166 holiday rentals
  • Church of Ste-Foy: 297 holiday rentals
  • Camping Les Chalets sur la Dordogne: 888 holiday rentals
  • Gueugnon Municipal Pool: 76 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Auvergne 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 holiday rental chateau or holiday cottage in Auvergne, France your home away from home

Auvergne is known as France’s ‘green lung’, a land of beautiful open countryside right in the middle of the Massif Central, encompassing areas of forest, lakes, mountain peaks and the largest group of volcanoes in Europe. Whatever time of year you decide to visit, you will never get bored whilst staying in an Auvergne holiday cottage, and the vast majority of visitors return to self catering Auvergne holiday homes year after year. Tourism in Auvergne thrives due to a stunning combination of beautiful scenery, fine monuments and fantastic sport.

Things to do from a holiday cottage in Auvergne, France

There are an exceptional number of monuments, natural phenomenon and excellent attractions to see in Auvergne, France. There are two huge natural parks in Auvergne, including the fascinating Auvergne Volcanoes National Park, as well as endless trails creating a Mecca for walking, horse riding and biking in Auvergne. Travelling slowly through the region from an Auvergne holiday cottage, whether on horse-back, foot or bicycle, is made even more special by the wealth of Romanesque churches and huge self catering chateaux in Auvergne, and where better to relax after a hard day than in one of Auvergne’s 10 spa towns!

There are many sport and leisure pursuits to enjoy in Auvergne; horse riding, biking, hiking, rock climbing, sailing, rafting, windsurfing, golf, kayaking, parasailing, hang gliding and a range of winter sports, which is why self catering chateau and gites in Auvergne are so hugely popular for sporting holidays. Taking winter lodgings in Auvergne allows locals and tourists alike to enjoy cross country skiing, downhill skiing, dog sledding and excellent off-piste skiing. The majority of snow falls between January and March, which are the best time to find ski accommodation or a ski residence in Auvergne.

Places to holiday in Auvergne, France

The Auvergne region consists of four departments; Allier, Puy-de-Dome, Haute-Loire and Cantal.

Allier, the northernmost department of Auvergne, home to some of the most varied and inspiring landscape is also the location of the finest natural sporting facilities and self catering chateau in Auvergne. Horse riding, hiking, cross country skiing, windsurfing, fishing, hang gliding and even bungee jumping can be easily done from an Auvergne holiday cottage.

Auvergne holiday homes in Cantal are a walkers dream. The famous Auvergne Volcanoes National Park is perfect for hill walkers and mountaineers, who will fall in love with the stunning scenery and amazing lack of crowds. If you went to the park every day during your stay in an Auvergne holiday cottage, you would still only see a handful of people.

Puy-de-Dome has a wonderfully varied landscape, with mountains, lakes, forests and the peak of the famous Puy-de-Dome volcano attracting visitors from all over the world to take self catering Auvergne holiday homes. There is a rich culture to enjoy here too, with many excellent restaurants, lively markets and atmospheric pubs to visit.

Travel to Auvergne, France

Depending on the exact location of your self catering Auvergne holiday cottage, gite or ski accommodation, the airports of Lyon (LYN) and Limoges (LIG) receive direct flights from the UK. The TGV service from Paris also stops at both locations.