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Ancient towns, beautiful beaches, delicious food and friendly locals are all what make Mediterranean holidays so magical. And staying in a privately owned Mediterranean retreat will allow you to fully relax into the laid back lifestyle the region is known for.



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(6) Average 

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Cottage rental in Dinan

Cotes-d'Armor / Dinan

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Rustic and Charming” Perfectly located just outside the city walls, this cottage exuded a rustic charm that we both loved. We enjoyed the quiet relaxing garden, and the from the start the warm welcome from Danny who assisted us with our travel plan
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from £40 / night

£275 - £299 / week

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avg. 1 hour 18 minutes

from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Villefranche-de-Rouergue holiday cottage rental

Aveyron / Villefranche-de-Rouergue

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £212 / night

£1480 / week

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avg. 3 hours 25 minutes

from £212 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage rental

Dordogne / Vergt

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £138 / night

£965 - £987 / week

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from £138 / night

(9) Excellent 

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La Caletta holiday cottage rental

Siniscola / La Caletta

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“We wish to go back” The location was perfect for us and we had a stunning unspoilt 3km beach practically on our doorstep (well a very short walk through some pines). Due to not visiting the area before, the house isn't the easiest to find but that was
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from £38 / night

£266 - £885 / week

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from £38 / night

(10) Excellent 

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La Roche Chalais holiday cottage rental

Dordogne / La Roche Chalais

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Swimming pool

from £54 / night

£797 - £1018 / week

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from £54 / night

(6) Very Good 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely little place!” A nice quite place to stay, we love the swimming pool, great size and nice garden/terras. You deffinatly need a car to drive to all the nice place/seightseeings. Helen and her husband and also there friends who stayed at there
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from £57 / night

£420 / week

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avg. 3 hours 1 minutes

from £57 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Brantome

Dordogne / Brantome

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great holiday, beautiful location in terrific Gite” Our family really enjoyed our stay at La Maison d'Amis near Brantome. The Gite was very welcoming, well equipped and nicely furnished with generously sized rooms all in a beautiful setting in the gro
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from £83 / night

£620 - £885 / week

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from £83 / night

(4) Excellent 

14

Holiday cottage in Villefagnan

Charente / Villefagnan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Idyllic, rural French retreat with wonderful hosts.” This was a fantastic place to chill out with its beautiful swimming pool, atmospheric fire pit for evening star-gazing and gastronomic delights in the surrounding restaurants. The cycling was great
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from £70 / night

£430 - £620 / week

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avg. 1 hour 33 minutes

from £70 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sauveterre-la-Lemance

Lot-et-Garonne / Sauveterre-la-Lemance

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £146 / night

£1018 - £1859 / week

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from £146 / night

(8) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Domme

Dordogne / Domme

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The best ever.” After 40 years of holidaying in various regions of France, we decided 6 years ago that the Sarlat/Domme area was our favourite. This year we stayed at Les tournesols, and were absolutely delighted. The gite had everything we wanted, do
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from £75 / night

£522 - £1750 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday cottage rental

Arkadia Region / Leonidio

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £64 / night

£447 / week

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from £64 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with shared pool in Iznajar

Iznajar / Alarconas

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice hideaway - relaxation guaranteed” Hosted by the lovely couple who make you feel just like at home, La Loma is definitely worth visiting. We spent two weeks in the bigger casita cooking, eating, reading, sunbathing and just chilling. The view
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from £71 / night

£420 - £640 / week

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avg. 3 hours 5 minutes

from £71 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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avg. 3 hours 1 minutes

from £50 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in La Chaize Giraud

Vendee / La Chaize Giraud

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £72 / night

£500 - £780 / week

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from £72 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Azay-le-Rideau holiday cottage rental

Loire Valley / Azay-le-Rideau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Another fantastic week” Just returned from our second visit to this property. Returning to the same place twice is always a gamble but we were not disappointed. The house itself is very comfortable with new sofas and a new tv since last time we visite
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from £22 / night

£150 - £1050 / week

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avg. 1 hour 24 minutes

from £22 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Cottage accommodation in Chamberet

Correze / Chamberet

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Just idyllic” My wife, myself and our dog stayed for 3 weeks in early June. The gite is perfect. The location is perfect. And the family, Andy, Sam, Rose, Ruby and Scampi are so welcoming. In fact it is so perfect we are considering living in the area
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Certificate of Excellence

from £40 / night

£260 - £350 / week

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(19) Excellent 

25

Holiday cottage rental

Dordogne / Eymet

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Beautiful location with great accommodation and an amazing pool” Our party consisted of five adults and a baby and everyone had a fantastic time. We were given a welcome tour. Mike and Caro were helpful and accommodating but not at all interfering.
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from £143 / night

£995 - £1375 / week

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from £143 / night

(15) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Iznajar holiday cottage rental

Province of Cordoba / Iznajar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing break in a lovely cottage with stunning views” My husband and I are just back from a 2 week break in this fantastic cottage. The cottage is very comfortable and very well equipped. The hosts, Carol and Jim have thought of everything to make
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from £85 / night

£650 - £805 / week

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from £85 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Beynac-et-Cazenac

Dordogne / Beynac-et-Cazenac

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £133 / night

£576 - £1058 / week

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avg. 3 hours 43 minutes

from £133 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Bedar

Province of Almeria / Bedar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Totally fabulous location - stunning views and so quiet” Lovely little Casita in an exceptional setting. The photos do not come anywhere near fully displaying this unique location. Very peaceful and quiet. June is a wonderful month to travel. Casi
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from £65 / night

£500 - £595 / week

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avg. 3 hours 5 minutes

from £65 / night

(9) Very Good 

22

Holiday cottage in Brantome

Brantome / Saint-Crepin-de-Richemont

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“A place to unwind and relax and get away from it all” The house is lovely and big with lots of games, dvd's and loads of books all in English to read while you are there. The pool is lovely and was well used for the week that we were there as we had g
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from £165 / night

£1150 - £1295 / week

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avg. 3 hours 45 minutes

from £165 / night

(4) Excellent 

10

Holiday cottage letting

Tarn / Albi

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £50 / night

£240 - £390 / week

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from £50 / night

12

Holiday cottage in Corte Brugnatella

Province of Piacenza / Corte Brugnatella

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £116 / night

£806 / week

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from £116 / night

(23) Excellent 

22

Kato Gouves holiday cottage rental

Gouves / Kato Gouves

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A great place to stay” The villa was a delight to stay in, having looked on line before booking we expected the accommodation to be good, but when we got there it was even better than we had ever anticipated. Yannis met us at the airport and took us t
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from £133 / night

£885 - £2434 / week

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avg. 2 hours 10 minutes

from £133 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Mortain

Manche / Mortain

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“A beautiful gite” We have just returned from 10 days in the gite the weather could have been better but it did not detract from our enjoyment. The location is ideal for exploring Normandy mont st Michel only 45km on easy French roads. There are severa
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from £60 / night

£280 - £450 / week

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avg. 3 hours 7 minutes

from £60 / night

(1) Very Good 

22

Holiday cottage in Frayssinet

Lot / Frayssinet

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly

from £37 / night

£240 - £275 / week

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avg. 3 hours 43 minutes

from £37 / night

(47) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Montefrio

Province of Granada / Montefrio

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Marvellous, great and unforgettable experience. When you arrive at Tajil House you will be in a paradise place.” The house is located outside the village but very near from it. You can enjoy the silence of the nature and the romours of the falling wat
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Certificate of Excellence

from £89 / night

£531 - £1310 / week

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avg. 1 hour 5 minutes

from £89 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Monemvasia

Monemvasia / Ayia Kyriaki

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“The perfect hideaway” A bit of context: I was looking for somewhere to retreat from the madness of English life for a couple of weeks to switch off, read and write, and generally not have anything to do with the outside world. This little cottage in a
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from £40 / night

£280 - £497 / week

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from £40 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday cottage rental

Morbihan / Pontivy

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £58 / night

£262 - £301 / week

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from £58 / night

(16) Very Good 

14

Holiday cottage in Domme

Dordogne / Domme

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great cottage, great garden and pool.” Very comfortable cottage right in the middle of historic Domme. Well equipped. Uk tv channels. Nice pool, small but adequate. Gorgeous figs from the tree in the garden ( Sept) Parking is on the road outside the
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from £125 / night

£975 - £1485 / week

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from £125 / night

(12) Excellent 

21

Gracciano holiday cottage rental

Montepulciano / Gracciano

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Really worth staying!” My partner and I spent a glorious week this spring at agriturismo Il Salarco surrounded by vineyards and idyllic rolling countryside. The owner, an English lady called Laura, made us both feel really welcome, was fabulously know
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from £71 / night

£390 - £1824 / week

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from £71 / night

(3) Very Good 

27

Holiday cottage rental

Honfleur / Fiquefleur

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £105 / night

£395 - £675 / week

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avg. 2 hours 2 minutes

from £105 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Plazac / Perigord Noir

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Private garden
“An Excellent Base” The gite was a perfect base for exploring the local area. We felt we were in rural France away from the tourist spots. The accommodation had everything we needed and our hosts were always ready to help and offer suggestions if neces
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from £83 / night

£575 - £795 / week

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avg. 1 hour 19 minutes

from £83 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with shared pool in Verteuil-sur-Charente

Charente / Verteuil-sur-Charente

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 145 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great idea to stay here” Great location, lovely cottage, everything you need. Owners are very friendly and welcoming, it was dark when we arrive, Linda had lit the wood burner put on lights and the tv, she had also left a few essentials for our arriv
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from £25 / night

£175 - £615 / week

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from £25 / night

(9) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Guemene-sur-Scorff

Morbihan / Guemene-sur-Scorff

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

from £55 / night

£290 - £350 / week

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avg. 3 hours 10 minutes

from £55 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Beganne

Morbihan / Beganne

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“A comfortable, well located and well equipped cottage.” We were fortunate to have wonderful weather, cold and sunny. The cottage is south facing so was warm and light. There are lots of good walks which can start from the cottage and the port of Folle
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from £34 / night

£240 - £375 / week

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from £34 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Civray

Vienne / Civray

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautiful cottage in rural france” Well kept in a quiet hamlet, the local town (10 mins by car) has several large supermarkets and there are some good things to go and see locally. The hamlet itself although small has a decent bar/restaurant run by
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from £10 / night

£250 / week

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(5) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Fontaine-sous-Jouy

Eure / Fontaine-sous-Jouy

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 95 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

from £49 / night

£231 / week

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avg. 2 hours 58 minutes

from £49 / night

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Ginestreto

Province of Pesaro and Urbino / Ginestreto

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £146 / night

£1018 - £1708 / week

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from £146 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Parcay-les-Pins. holiday cottage rental

Saumur / Parcay-les-Pins.

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great place for visiting the Loire” The property is on a quiet country road, just outside the village of Parcay-les-pins. It was very clean and tidy with good sized rooms. There was a swimming pool, but we didn't use it as the weather was changeable.
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from £65 / night

£455 - £930 / week

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avg. 2 hours 14 minutes

from £65 / night

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