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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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  • Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot
    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot×

    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD190
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This ground floor holiday apartment offers a stunning view over the far away hills and historical medieval town...

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  • Groléjac, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Groléjac, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Le Grand If

    Groléjac, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: F24442
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    A very impressive barn conversion in a great area. As you might expect the original features have been retained,...

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  • Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Les Poulvelleries

    Proissans, Nr Sarlat, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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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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  • Lolme, Dordogne and Lot
    Lolme, Dordogne and Lot×

    Lolme

    Lolme, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD235
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This detached stone holiday cottage is situated in delightful countryside just 6km from the famous Bastide of...

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  • Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Vue de L’Eglise

    Monsec, near Brantôme, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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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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  • Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Maison Saint-Amand-de-Coly

    Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD287
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This renovated 18th-century sandstone cottage has been brought back to life after years of neglect. Nestled in a...

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  • Lanzac, Dordogne and Lot
    Lanzac, Dordogne and Lot×

    Lanzac

    Lanzac, Dordogne and Lot

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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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  • Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot
    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot×

    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

    Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD237
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This ground floor apartment is situated next to another holiday apartment in an elevated position with lovely garden...

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  • Near Auriac-du-Périgord, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Near Auriac-du-Périgord, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    La Métairie

    Near Auriac-du-Périgord, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD362
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This charming, 18th-century, semi-detached stone cottage, situated just 10 minutes from the beautiful riverside town...

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  • Leobard, Lot, Dordogne and Lot
    Leobard, Lot, Dordogne and Lot×

    Le Meyranes

    Leobard, Lot, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: F46165
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Le Meyranes is a detached, converted stone barn with a private swimming pool. It is situated in an elevated position...

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  • Saint-Front-La-Rivière, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot
    Saint-Front-La-Rivière, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot×

    Maison Saint Font La Rivière

    Saint-Front-La-Rivière, Dordogne, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FAD264
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This restored cottage with a stylish interior shares a driveway with the friendly English owners. The cottage is...

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  • St. Bressou, Dordogne and Lot
    St. Bressou, Dordogne and Lot×

    St. Bressou

    St. Bressou, Dordogne and Lot

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    Ref: FML080
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - 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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