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Highlights in Dordogne

  • The hanging gardens of Marqueyssac
  • Grotte de Lascaux
  • The Commarque Castle
  • The village of Bournat
  • Le Gouffre de Padirac

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Dordogne

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Jumilhac-Le-Grand, Périgord Vert
Holiday Rental • 248 m² • 4 Bedrooms
(4 reviews)
Located in the Natural Regional Park of Périgord-Limousin, on the side of the village of Jumilhac in north Dordogne, is this part of an old restored farm overlooking the countryside. Boasting its own private pool with lovely views it has modern decorations such as a massage shower and Jacuzzi but has retained its old, characteristic features, paved floors, low beamed ceilings and tiled walls. Outside the property there is a beautiful terrace area with banana tree, perfect for evening meals, and grounds that contain the owner's sheep. The owners parents live in the farm next door. Explore th...
from €94 / night
Bonneville-Et-Saint-Avit-De-Fumadières, Périgord Pourpre
Holiday Rental • 300 m² • 6 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
7-room house 300 m2 on 2 levels. Rustic and antique furnishings: large living/dining room with open-hearth fireplace and TV (flat screen), DVD. Exit to the garden. 1 room with 1 french bed (140 cm, length 190 cm), shower. 1 room with 1 french bed (160 cm, length 200 cm). Large kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 gas rings, toaster, kettle, microwave, freezer, electric coffee machine) with dining table, dining table. Exit to the garden. Bath/shower, shower, sep. WC, double hand-basin. Upper floor: 3 rooms, each room with 1 french bed (140 cm, length 190 cm). 1 room with sloping ceilings, ceiling he...
from €207 / night
Coly, Périgord Noir
Holiday Rental • 98 m² • 3 Bedrooms
(12 reviews)
4-room house 98 m2. Comfortable and beautiful furnishings: living/dining room with TV (flat screen), DVD. 1 room with 1 bed (90 cm), hand-basin and shower. 1 room with 2 beds (80 cm, length 190 cm), hand-basin and shower. 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm), 1 french bed (140 cm), bath/WC. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, dishwasher, microwave, freezer) with bar. Sep. WC. Electric heating. Terrace 20 m2, garden. Terrace furniture, barbecue, deck chairs. View of the valley. Facilities: washing machine, baby cot for up to 2 year olds. Internet (WiFi, free). Reserved parking. Please note: suitable for...
from €111 / night

Prices and availability

Holiday lettings prices Dordogne

€159for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
€190 annual average
Average price per week

Holiday lettings availability Dordogne

52%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
58% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Dordogne

Picturesque area for a relaxing holiday in a holiday home

This is a very attractive region with a hilly countryside and there is a lot to see in Dordogne. From castles to fortresses, villages and medieval troglodyte shelters, the heritage of the Dordogne valley is extraordinarily rich. If you are looking for busy and medieval places head to Sarlat-la-Caneda or Bergerac. If you are searching for a less crowded place, further into the hills, is very much "off the beaten track" and the area of the Vezère valley is the perfect spot. Exposed stone walls, french window shutters, wooden beams and the popular dovecotes to enjoy a dream-like holiday in a fantastic valley. And if wanting to enjoy the gastronomy, find a holiday home heading north towards Brantome, Perigueux or Thiviers.

Holiday homes and rentals fully equipped

From small little properties ideal for couples searching for romance and tranquility to spacious countryside homes with indoor and outdoor heated pools to enjoy a swim whenever you like. These rentals can host from 2 to 6 people in comfortable rooms, large kitchens and green areas for you to breath the fresh air of the French countryside but still connected to the outside world as the properties offer free Wifi. A barbecue by the pool, a family gathering or a quiet and romantic weekend is on offer here.

Holiday in Dordogne

The area and getting around

Holidays in a French oasis

In the southwest corner of France, within the Aquitaine region, Dordogne will allow you to admire the magnificent castles, mansions and the medieval heritage side of this region. Visit the Towers of Merle, Castelnaud, Commarque or Rocamadour. Explore the caves of Lacave and Wonders as well as the ornate caves and prehistoric shelters of Lascaux, Combarelles or Cap-Blanc.But above all, one of its major attractions is Sarlat-laCanéda with its popular market on Saturdays and well known for being the place with more listed buildings in the whole of Europe! On the way stop for a nibble and taste the exquisite French cuisine and specialties such as wine, foie-gras, strawberries and truffles all washed down with a delicious Bourdeaux wine.

Wonderful Dordogne must-sees

When in Dordogne, some places cannot be missed. A visit to the stunning little medieval village of Limueil, the cliff-perched Domme with its double-towered entrance or Saint Cyprien, a quaint village overlooking the River Dordogne will make of your day an unforgettable experience. Stone house, timber-framed cottages, weekly markets, breathtaking valley vistas and delicious cafè cremes at the best cosy and cute cafès you have ever seen. A rental car is the best option to move around the area and visit the villages at your own pace. Get on wheels and start your tour!

Travellers and activities

Dordogne for food lovers

Gourmets and gourmands will feel in a paradise full of local products such as porcini, mushrooms, chestnuts or duck breast used in ancestral recipes and culinary traditions. Thrill your palate with strawberries and apples from this region which have a protected destination of origin. And as the centre of the diet, a bit of Rocamadour cheese together with local wines like Coteaux de Glanes or a bit of magret de canard with a local sweet wine called Vin de Branceilles.

Dordogne for outdoor activities loversDordogne has lots to offer besides the castles, the little villages and the museums. There is a great variety of leisure activities adapted to the traveller’s rhythm and level of fitness. This is a vast territory with many forests and gardens where to walk like the Hanging gardens of Marqueyssac. Kayaking, practice of hydrospeed in white water or fishing spots all along the extensive network of rivers, dam lakes and unspoilt natural areas will make any adventurous traveller enjoy the day.
Most people know that he Dordogne is known as the Valley of a thousand chateaux – but in fact there are only 615!

Top 5 travel spots in Dordogne

1. Admire the hanging gardens of Marqueyssac

With 150.000 box trees cut in a curious way, these gardens are the most visited ones in Vézac. They host several events every season and during the summer you can have climbing lessons, DIY workshops, playgrounds for children and musical evenings. Enjoy looking at the peacocks walking freely around the gardens.

2. Enter La Grotte de Lascaux

These caves are world famous for their marvellous cave paintings. The original cave has been closed to the public for its preservations but you can enjoy a replica of these works at Lascaux II.

3. Discover the magnificent Commarque Castle

The silhouette of this castle has been the image of many portraits and postcards. Erected on a rocky outcrop it’s one of the most beautiful medieval fortresses of Périgord. A complex architectural structure and history very well explained by the tour guides available on site. There are also workshops for the children: archery, stone carving, medieval calligraphy and geometry or parietal layout.

4. A visit to Bournat village

A visit to this village is sure to impress you. Located in Le Bugue it’s ideal for a relaxing day out with the family with wooden games for the little ones and “rickshaw” chain rides. The ecomuseum reconstructs a village of 1900 where the key daily places are reproduced: craft workshops, the school, the mill...

5. Get ready to descend Le Gouffre de Padirac

If you want to keep this place in your memory forever you need to visit the first underground site in France, Le Gouffre de Padirac. A 100-meter-deep cavity you have to descent and a boat trip on the underground river. Very easy to access, the chasm is less than an hour drive by the county roads. On your way back you also visit the ornate cave of Rouffignac, also known as the 100 mammoth cave.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Dordogne

On average, how much do holiday rentals in Dordogne cost?

Our data shows that Dordogne has an average price of €141.50 per night, which is a relatively high one under the destinations in France.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Dordogne?

Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Dordogne in March, January, and February which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of €123.28, €124.24, and €126.83 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When are holiday rentals more expensive in Dordogne?

When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in Dordogne, the most expensive months are, in descending order, July, August and December with average prices per night of €180.67, €160.12, and €155.7, respectively.

Is Dordogne a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When visiting Dordogne it is necessary to think ahead, as 57% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

June, May, and April are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 59.25%, 58.6% and 53.25%.

When are fewer holiday homes available?

Holiday homes in Dordogne reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 13.2%. The second most requested month is July, with 21.5%, and the third is December with 42.67%.

How many rentals are available in Dordogne?

Holidu has 5000 properties in Dordogne, offered by 32 different partners.

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