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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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  • St. Pierre-d’Eyraud, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    St. Pierre-d’Eyraud, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Le Courtoudou

    St. Pierre-d’Eyraud, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: T24813
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    With a private swimming pool and fishing lake, this attractive renovated farmhouse is situated halfway between the...

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  • Payzac, nr. St. Yrieix-la-Perche, Dordogne and Lot
    Payzac, nr. St. Yrieix-la-Perche, Dordogne and Lot×

    Payzac, nr. St. Yrieix-la-Perche

    Payzac, nr. St. Yrieix-la-Perche, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: W13860
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This spacious property enjoys a private fishing pond, and there are several hectares of land adjacent to the...

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  • Terrasson-Lavilledieu, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Terrasson-Lavilledieu, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    La Vielle Maison en Pierre

    Terrasson-Lavilledieu, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD363
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Enjoy the authentic charm of this cosy terraced holiday home which sits on the outskirts of Terrasson-Lavilledieu,...

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  • Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    La Borie du Château de Caudon

    Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: F24500
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This fabulous, detached, stone house, with its private salt-water swimming pool and gardens, is situated at the end of...

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  • Le Pouget, nr. Puy-l’Evêque, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Le Pouget, nr. Puy-l’Evêque, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Le Pouget, nr. Puy-l’Evêque

    Le Pouget, nr. Puy-l’Evêque, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: W11198
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Le Pouget is a small peaceful hamlet close to Villefranche-du-Périgord. It is located in southern Dordogne, near...

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  • Chassaignes, nr. Ribérac, Dordogne and Lot
    Chassaignes, nr. Ribérac, Dordogne and Lot×

    Chassaignes, nr. Ribérac

    Chassaignes, nr. Ribérac, Dordogne and Lot

    6
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    Ref: W15210
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached farmhouse has been thoughtfully converted to provide a good standard of holiday accommodation and...

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  • St-Priest-les-Fougères, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    St-Priest-les-Fougères, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Le Boucheron

    St-Priest-les-Fougères, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

    6
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    Ref: FDN99
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Set in an elevated position at the end of a quiet lane, this pretty holiday cottage is full of character and has...

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  • St. Saud Lacoussiére, Dordogne and Lot
    St. Saud Lacoussiére, Dordogne and Lot×

    St. Saud Lacoussiére

    St. Saud Lacoussiére, Dordogne and Lot

    6
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    2
    1
    Ref: W12470
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    A delightful detached house, designed, constructed and equipped, as a family home that has everything required...

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  • Limeuil, Dordogne and Lot
    Limeuil, Dordogne and Lot×

    Limeuil

    Limeuil, Dordogne and Lot

    6
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    Ref: FAD300
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    These holiday homes are located in Limeuil in the heart of Black Périgord, classed as one of the most...

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  • Condat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Condat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Maurival Haut

    Condat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

    6
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    Ref: F24391
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    In a quiet position, a few minutes away from Le Lardin, this holiday home is set in a nice garden full of flowers and...

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  • Colayrac-St-Cirq, Dordogne and Lot
    Colayrac-St-Cirq, Dordogne and Lot×

    Colayrac-St-Cirq

    Colayrac-St-Cirq, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: W14316
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This detached holiday home is set in large enclosed grounds and offers a multitude of activities. Private tennis...

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  • Champniers et Reilhac, Dordogne and Lot
    Champniers et Reilhac, Dordogne and Lot×

    Champniers et Reilhac

    Champniers et Reilhac, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD343
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This tastefully furnished barn conversion benefits from a large private outdoor swimming pool and a private patio...

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