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Dordogne and Lot

The Dordogne is located in south west France inland from the Gironde estuary and has long been a prized holiday destination for British holiday makers. They come here for its slow, relaxed pace of life, pretty country towns and old villages, ancient castles and utterly beautiful and varied rural scenery. We have a fine selection of villas in the Dordogne that will provide the perfect holiday base for exploring the region.

The Dordogne is home to a number of fortified medieval towns. Perched on rocky outcrops, the ‘bastide’ towns (Of medieval origin) of Rocamadour, Domme and Monpazier give stunning glimpses into the history of the region and are perfect for exploring. The regional capital Sarlat has a wealth of tradition and history faithfully restored to its 17th century magnificence. Wander around its twice weekly market where you will find an array of local produce.

The region is known for its hundreds of prehistoric attractions including cave paintings, spectacular rock formations and underground rivers. Visit Les Eyzies and Lascaux II where you can see magnificent cave paintings and view the artefacts dating back 400,000 years.

Take a boat trip on a flat bottomed gabarre to explore pretty riverside villages, or if you fancy something more adventurous, you can hire a kayak at the pretty town of Brantôme and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the river Dronne at your own pace.

The department of Lot with its limestone countryside is a lovely slice of rural France; its capital, the small city of Cahors, has charming medieval streets and a unique 14th century bridge, the Pont de Valentre.

Enjoy the tranquil French countryside by car, foot or bike. Here there are miles of quiet country roads, walking trails and cycling paths. Visit the town markets or hire a canoe for a leisurely day on the river. Horse riding is also a popular past time in the Dordogne.

The Dordogne, like much of France, is a food lover’s delight which you can find at the region’s many local markets. From rich confit de canard to more adventurous escargots, it’s a feast for all the senses. Don’t leave the Dordogne without sampling truffles and clafoutis, a traditional baked desert of plums and cherries. All these are perfectly complimented by the region’s many fine wines. Enjoy a red Bergerac or a Montbazillac sweet wine which makes a perfect accompaniment for deserts.

With all this on offer, it’s no wonder the Dordogne is one of France most popular summer holiday destinations. Browse our selection of Dordogne holiday cottages today and find a holiday destination that will give you a real taste of rural French life.
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270 cottages are available
  • Granges d’Ans, Dordogne
    Granges d’Ans, Dordogne×

    La Bergerie

    Granges d’Ans, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24241
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    These charming, traditional stone cottages are situated on the edge of a quiet hamlet, in pretty gardens that include...

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  • Savignac-de-Miremont, Dordogne
    Savignac-de-Miremont, Dordogne×

    La Mignonne

    Savignac-de-Miremont, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24360
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Le Petit Village is situated at the end of a quiet country lane with sweeping panoramic views in almost every...

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  • Terrasson
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    Terrasson

    Terrasson

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    Ref: W14359
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    In a country setting, this pleasant, independent holiday apartment forms part of a beautifully restored house with...

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  • Savignac-Lédrier
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    Savignac-Lédrier

    Savignac-Lédrier

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    Ref: FAD236
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This attractive pigeonnier with outdoor swimming pool is situated in the beautiful and spacious grounds of the...

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  • Dégagnac
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    Dégagnac

    Dégagnac

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    Ref: FML082
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This charming cottage is all on one level, and has exposed feature stonework in the lounge area. It makes a...

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  • Lescuras, nr. Hautefort
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    Lescuras, nr. Hautefort

    Lescuras, nr. Hautefort

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    Ref: W12400
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Lescuras, in the commune of St. Pantaly-d’Ans, is close to Hautefort (approximately 14km) which is home to one...

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  • Moussidière, nr. Sarlat-la-Canéda
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    Moussidière, nr. Sarlat-la-Canéda

    Moussidière, nr. Sarlat-la-Canéda

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    Ref: W15209
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This ground floor holiday apartment, situated within the owner’s home, has a private entrance and terrace and is...

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  • Nailhac, nr. Hautefort
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    Nailhac, nr. Hautefort

    Nailhac, nr. Hautefort

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    Ref: W12854
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This spacious and well equipped semi-detached holiday cottage has a partially covered terrace/patio area, panoramic...

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  • Gabillou, near Thenon, Dordogne
    Gabillou, near Thenon, Dordogne×

    Le Petit Chambon

    Gabillou, near Thenon, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24526
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This charming cottage with private swimming pool and lawned garden is situated in nine acres of grounds in a haven...

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  • Brantôme
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    Brantôme

    Brantôme

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    Ref: FAD270
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool

    This terraced holiday house is tastefully renovated and is located on a hill on a beautiful plot of 3ha which is...

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  • Eymet
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    Eymet

    Eymet

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    Ref: W14670
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This pair of cottages (Cottage l, ref W14669 and Cottage ll, ref W14670) are situated in two hectares of gardens...

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  • Les Eyzies-de-Tayac
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    Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

    Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

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    Ref: FAD238
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Set in the heart of the Dordogne, close to Lascaux, Sarlat and the caves of the Grand Roc, these holiday apartments are...

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