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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Mainsat, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a super destination near the middle of France might like to stay in the village of Mainsat. This is a scenic place located in the Limousin region offering many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, gites, apartments and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Mainsat, France

Mainsat is in an attractive area ideal for visitors to explore by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Holidaymakers can enjoy boat rides on the river as well as a few watersports such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, sailing and jet skiing. Fishing is another popular pastime on the waterways here. A few tennis courts are available in the area as well as golf courses. For a bit of added adventure visitors may also like to try mountain biking, climbing or even hot air ballooning. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from markets and stores nearby, and there are some restaurants, bars and cafes to be found in and around Mainsat.

Places to visit on holiday to Mainsat, France

Holidaymakers staying in Mainsat will find many fantastic buildings in the town itself including the remains of several Roman villas, the 19th century church and a 15th century chateau. About 20 kilometres away is the town of Aubusson where amongst its attractions is the Museum of Tapestry. Montlucon is about 35 kilometres from Mainsat and amongst the many impressive buildings here is the 15th century Chateau of the Dukes of Bourbon and the 12th century church. About an hour and a half away is Clermont-Ferrand, where visitors will see some fine sights such as the gothic-style cathedral and the botanical gardens. Holidaymakers could take a nice day trip to the city of Limoges, which is just under two hour’s from Mainsat. This is well worth visiting for its fantastic religious buildings including the Gothic Limoges Cathedral and the remains of a 12th century castle. Limoges also has some beautiful botanical gardens.

Weather in Mainsat, France

The weather between June and September is generally warm with the average high in July around 27 degrees centigrade. There is an average of nine hours of sunshine per day in July. December and January are the coldest months with an average high of just six degrees centigrade. The wettest month of the year is May with an average of 11 rainy days.

Travel to Mainsat, France

Clermont Ferrand Auvergne Airport (CFE) is approximately one hour and 40 minutes drive from Mainsat and has flights from Amsterdam (AMS) and seasonal flights from Southampton (SOU) between April and October. Alternatively Limoges-Bellegarde Airport (LIG) is approximately two hour’s drive from Mainsat and has flights to and from Southampton (SOU) with Flybe as well as Liverpool (LPL) and London Stansted (STN) with Ryanair. Domestic flights arrive here too from Paris-Orly (ORY) and Lyon (LYS). Car rental firms and taxis are located at both airports.

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    Cottage #8047108
    3
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (4 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Cottage #635883a
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (13 reviews)
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        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #1908548
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
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          Chalet #557827a
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          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (10 reviews)
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            Cottage #1435272a
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            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
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              Farmhouse #8165493
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              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (26 reviews)
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                House #630497a
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                  Excellent! 4.3/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  House #623672a
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                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (7 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
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                    Cottage #8060532
                    7
                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (16 reviews)
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                      • 1 BA
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                      Cottage #8104401
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                        Cottage #1281874a
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 4 BA
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                          House #4447399
                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 3 BR
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                            Barn #6536715
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                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (7 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
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                              Cottage #8161101
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (5 reviews)
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                                • 1 BA
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                                Cottage #646059a
                                5
                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (17 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  House #1212789a
                                  17
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    House #963069a
                                    5
                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 4 BR
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                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Chalet #983102a
                                        • 4 BR
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                                        Cottage #848847vb
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                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (10 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
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                                          Chalet #563823a
                                          10
                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                            • 1 BR
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                                            Cottage #6302781
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                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cabin #6523056
                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #6927507
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Barn #713895
                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                    (15 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Cottage #600249a
                                                    15
                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      House #8157469
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                                                        Cottage #6805263
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                                                          House #2344460
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                                                            Cottage #1842973
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                                                              Cottage #1563596a
                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 7 BR
                                                                • 4 BA
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                                                                Chateau / Country House #6726247
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                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Cottage #6661339
                                                                  3
                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    House #1541371a
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #8192459
                                                                      1
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        House #1320756a
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                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Chalet #1484961a
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                                                                            Cottage #1451893
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                                                                              House #857960a
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                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #899539a
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                                                                                  Cottage #916532a
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                                                                                    Cottage #1330295a
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                      House #611311a
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                                                                                        • 3 BA
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                                                                                        Cottage #1319772a
                                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 6 BR
                                                                                          • 6 BA
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                                                                                          • Sleeps 15
                                                                                          Castle #6186514
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                                            Cottage #1729399
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                                                                                              House #1433537a
                                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                                House #6791762
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                                                                                                  House #1517809a
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                                                                                                    House #1555581a
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                      Cottage #6421491
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                                                                                                      Mainsat Holiday Cottages & Homes (72)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Tranquility At It's Best

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Honeysuckle Cottage is located in a Countryside Hamlet, surrounded by Stunning Views. We received a Warm Welcome by Amanda & Paul who showed us around the cottage which was Very Clean, Practical, Spacious but Cosy.Honeysuckle Cottage is an Ideal Touring Base for this Beautiful Region of France. Amanda & Paul recommended some Local Restaurants providing Traditional and Impressive Cuisine. We had a great, Relaxing Holiday, Excellent Value for Money and would certainly recommend. Kim & Mike Foreman
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                      Great Holiday Cottage, Lovely locaion. Highly Recommended

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The house was lovely. The perfect size with a lovely garden for the kids to play in. A downstairs bathroom with big bath was a god send with 2 babies, 2 children and an additional teenager!!!! Rob and his Dad were fabulous. Very friendly and full of very useful information about the area. Ask Rob's Dad about places to visit, he is better than the tourist information!! The house is really close to local shops for supplies and the larger town of Montlucon is a short drive away. There are some beautiful little villages close by to have a walk round too if that is your thing! We will definitely be returning for another holiday. Thanks you for a great holiday. Very Happy Parents with 5 happy children!! Kay, Graham & the tribe!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 03, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017