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Make a holiday rental gite or villa in Bearn – Orthez, Aquitaine, France your home away from home

The region of Bearn is an ancient province of France, located in the mountainous region of Pyrenees-Atlantiques deep in the south of France. Rich in natural beauty and with a wildly endearing Basque atmosphere, holidays to the Bearn-Orthez region of France are hugely popular with those wishing to escape the hustle of everyday life and enjoy a world class holiday of indulgence. Nowhere can you experience such a hugely diverse range of activities, cultures and landscapes than from a self catering holiday rental property in the Bearn – Orthez region, nestled between the Pyrenees and the Atlantic.

Things to do on holiday in Bearn – Orthez, France

Regardless of what activities you enjoy in the Bearn – Orthez region, the exquisite cultures cannot fail to endear. Influenced by French, Basque and Spanish cultures, the region has a completely unique culture which blends with the natural scenery to produce one of the finest atmospheres that can be found. The many small restaurants in the area are an absolute delight, serving the finest of local cuisine, made from the finest of local ingredients and washed down with the magnificent wines grown in the region. The garlic rich soups, spicy meats, and Bayonne hams are particularly worth sinking your teeth into. You can also easily try your hand at a little Bayonne cuisine from the comfort of your own self catering property, as the markets in the area are absolutely filled with the best of local produce, and you will never wish for cooking tips should you ask!

The slopes of the Pyrenees are a sport lover’s paradise. During the winter months, there are some excellent ski resorts active in the area, but it is really during the summer and autumn that Bearn accommodation is in its highest demand. Walking and horse riding holidays in the Bearn area are among the finest in France, and there are a great number of fearsome rock climbing routes to conquer at various points throughout the mountains. The gushing mountain rivers, swollen with the spring and summer melt waters also offer many hours of entertainment. White water rafting, kayaking and canoeing holidays are absolutely fantastic, and regardless of your level of experience, there are world class guides to take you through the rapids.

The Atlantic coastline is also easily within reach of a holiday rental villa in Bearn – Orthez. Just half an hour from the centre of the region, the Atlantic beaches are not only a magnificent place to relax in the sun, but also offer the best surfing in the whole of Europe. Whatever you wish to enjoy from Bearn accommodation can be arranged with great ease, such is the diversity of the Bearn – Orthez region of France.

Places to visit on holiday in Bearn – Orthez, France

Those wishing to live the true life of indulgence from a holiday rental in Bearn – Orthez must head towards Salines de Bearn, a spa town of the highest quality. There are some fantastically luxurious spa centres to choose from, and with both the beaches and mountains within easy reach, a holiday rental in Salines de Bearn is hard to resist. This region is also awash with stunning historical monuments to explore, including the imposing roman bridges and aqueducts that link the area.

Travel to Bearn – Orthez, France

There are also a good range of options for reaching a holiday rental property in Bearn – Orthez. Ryanair provide direct flights to both Biarritz and Pau (PUF) Airports, leaving from British airports including Dublin (DUB),LondonStansted (STN) and Birmingham (BHX). A hire car is highly recommended when taking Bearn accommodation.

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                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                    Excellent! 4.3/5
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          Cottage #679467a
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                              Excellent! 4.3/5
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                              Villa #1086162
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                                • 5 BR
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                                Farmhouse #8127565
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  Farmhouse #8142553
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              Farmhouse #8127545
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                                                    Cottage #6502848
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                                                        Apartment #909136a
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                        Guest House #1445059a
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                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                            House #629966a
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                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                Villa #1245684a
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                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                    Villa #588961a
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                                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  Apartment #6300761
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                                                                                                    Cottage #603067a
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                                                                                                      Cottage #651899a
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Perfect French getaway

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      As a large family group with four small children it was proving difficult to find a property that fulfilled all our holiday needs but we really struck gold with this house! We were a group of 4 adults and 4 children under 3 yrs and stayed here for two weeks, it was large enough to give everyone their own space and the covered outdoor BBQ area is perfect for getting together in the evening. The pool and garden are fantastic and it was a shame that we were only there for two weeks. We were so lucky with the weather and it was lovely exploring the local area (hire car is a must). I would thoroughly recommend La Chenaie, the owners are great for any queries the location is perfect for a laid back, French vacation.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Well-situated and appointed river-side property

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This property is probably most popular in the warmer months, but we spent a wonderful two weeks at Christmastime with a spacious home as our base for exploring the region. It is ideally situated and an easy drive to destinations such as Pau, Biarritz, Spain, and the Basque country, and there are local supermarkets and restaurants a short drive (less than 10 minutes) away. The house is large enough to sleep more, but the two of us appreciated the space, furnishings, and facilities. We enjoy food shopping at markets and there is at least one every day of the week in this area. Cooking back home is easy and if an appliance or implement isn’t available in the kitchen, the owners next door will happily share theirs. The bedroom was comfortable and all rooms are well-lit with the shutters open and snug in winter, cool in summer with the shutters closed at night. The main bathroom was large and we appreciated having a real bath/shower, as many rented accommodations only have a tiny shower. There is internet access, but the signal is week. We never had a problem though, and it was much nicer to while away our evenings playing some of the many available board games and watching seasonal DVDs on the flat screen TV. There are lots of things to do here for children, including games, a pool, the extensive grounds, and even feeding the chickens and goats. We used the fireplace every night, but for summer visitors, the river-view terrace will be equally appreciated. The sound of the river, the hooting of the owls, and the starry skies drew us outdoors regardless of the weather. Our hosts, Ian and Bernadette were very accommodating while never being intrusive. They were available if we needed them, but otherwise we had the place to ourselves. They brought us brochures of activities and events in the area, provided us with extras for our stay, invited us for Christmas drinks and canapés, and provided pleasant conversation. I would highly recommend this property for many reasons and would certainly return when visiting this area again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Loved this beautiful old farmhouse.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely old quirky house in a lovely village. Really enjoyed reading in the secluded garden. The local town Navarrenx is just a bike ride away and the Pyrenees an easy drive. Very well equipped and Steve and Jen the caretakers were extremely helpful and friendly. They are a credit to the owners. Enjoy the pool or go swimming in the beautiful river Orolon. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016