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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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277 cottages are available
  • Boisseuilh
    Boisseuilh×

    Boisseuilh

    Boisseuilh

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    Ref: FAD326
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This pretty country holiday cottage with air-conditioning sits in a lawned garden with the benefit of an outdoor...

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  • Couture, Dordogne
    Couture, Dordogne×

    La Mijotiere

    Couture, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24453
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This semi-detached cottage on a small rural holiday complex with a fine regional table d’hôte restaurant...

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  • Valojoulx, near Montignac, Dordogne
    Valojoulx, near Montignac, Dordogne×

    L’Ancien Chai

    Valojoulx, near Montignac, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24512
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set in 25 hectares of private parkland amidst beautiful unspoilt countryside, this spacious, detached holiday cottage...

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  • Crepin et Carlucet, Dordogne
    Crepin et Carlucet, Dordogne×

    Haute Serre

    Crepin et Carlucet, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24464
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Located in a tranquil setting at the end of the owner’s private lane amidst beautiful countryside and walnut...

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  • Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne
    Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne ×

    Les Poulvelleries

    Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24395
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This delightful stone cottage is simply but comfortably furnished and is perfectly situated in a small country hamlet....

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  • Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne
    Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne×

    Vue de L’Eglise

    Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24545
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This semi-detached cottage, with private pool, poolside shower and barbecue found in the garden or terrace, has...

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  • Le Bougayrou, near Meyronne, Lot
    Le Bougayrou, near Meyronne, Lot×

    La Maison Bois

    Le Bougayrou, near Meyronne, Lot

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    Ref: F46174
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    La Maison Bois, nestled in the heart of a little village on a hill, is a beautiful, detached stone holiday house. It...

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  • Sarlat-la-Canéda
    Sarlat-la-Canéda×

    Sarlat-la-Canéda

    Sarlat-la-Canéda

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    Ref: FAD220
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    These two holiday apartments are situated on a complex about 1km from the historic centre of Sarlat-la-Canéda...

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  • Rouffignac, Dordogne
    Rouffignac, Dordogne×

    La Grange

    Rouffignac, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24428
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This attractive detached stone holiday cottage is situated in the grounds of the owner’s home and is surrounded...

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  • St. Bressou
    St. Bressou×

    St. Bressou

    St. Bressou

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    Ref: FML080
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Tucked away amidst pastureland and surrounded by the woods made up of oak, chestnut and walnut trees, this secluded...

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  • La Dornac, Dordogne
    La Dornac, Dordogne×

    Le Roucou

    La Dornac, Dordogne

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    Ref: F24257
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Enjoying a delightfully peaceful location in the heart of the Dordogne countryside, this converted old stone house...

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  • Lanzac
    Lanzac×

    Lanzac

    Lanzac

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    Ref: FML050
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    The Domaine de Lanzac is located in a 10-hectare park, offering beautiful holiday properties built in the...

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