Summer in the mountains - holiday accommodation for outdoor enthusiasts

Summer in the mountains (461)

Mountain holidays aren't just restricted to skiing and snowboarding in winter - Summer bring plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.



Mountain biking, hiking, lake swimming and watersports are among the opportunities for the energetic. Or if you're after a more sedate break, then there are lakeside beaches to relax on, flora and fauna for nature lovers, or just enjoy the fresh mountain air and the stunning scenery.



Have a break from the coast this summer and head for the mountains...

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20

Castle rental in Stia

Province of Arezzo / Stia

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Medieval Little Guard Tower situated in a beautiful and undiscovered corner of Tuscany, the Casentino Valley, between Arezzo and Florence. Enjoy the beauty and peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkways, centuries old church and breathtaking v  …see more

from £51 / night

£318 - £339 / week

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from £51 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Dover

Kent / Dover

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Our own private castle!” The Gatehouse at Dover was the perfect location for our Valentine's Day getaway. Beautifully decorated and very cozy, it made a wonderful couple's retreat. It is also ideally located, with an easy and convenient walk to both  …see more

from £65 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £65 / night

(6) Excellent 

25

Holiday castle in Pagkia

Laconia Region / Pagkia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This was a fabulous place to stay!” We truly enjoyed our stay in this Mani Castle. To be living in an ancient but modernized place was magical. The owners very generously left our refrigerator stocked with wine, beer, olive oil and watermelon (to nam  …see more

from £67 / night

£467 - £985 / week

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from £67 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Kilmarnock

East Ayrshire / Kilmarnock

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
Scottish Castle history laird self-catering countryside mountain bike walking fly fishing trout daffodils bluebells<br />Castle is on a 600 acre private estate, with mountain bike trails, woodland walk, trout fishery with cafe.  …see more

from £364 / night

£1990 - £4565 / week

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from £364 / night

31

Castle accommodation in Neuille with swimming pool, golf nearby

Maine et Loire / Neuille

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Historic opulence, a beautiful swimming pool surrounded by lush greenery and vast living spaces makes this magnificent mansion the perfect locale for a secluded retreat in Maine-et-Loire.  …see more

from £545 / night

£2305 - £3478 / week

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from £545 / night

(25) Excellent 

34

Holiday castle in Newtonmore

Badenoch and Strathspey / Newtonmore

8 14 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“The perfect holiday” We stayed at Glentruim with family and friends to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. It was fantastic. The castle is beautiful, unspoilt and homely, you can feel the warmth of the place as soon as you walk through the door. It  …see more

from £1100 / night

£4200 - £5250 / week

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from £1100 / night

25

Holiday castle rental

Province of Rome / Marino

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
This mansion, located in Marino, is ideal for 10 vacationers. It offers 4 bedrooms, an enclosed garden and WiFi. The lounge is perfect for unwinding after a day of exploration. Curl up on the comfortable sofa and enjoy a good book in front of the fireplace or take adva  …see more

from £205 / night

£1288 - £1962 / week

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from £205 / night

21

Saint-Fargeau holiday castle rental

Yonne / Saint-Fargeau

4 12 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Wonderful and romantic castle in Mezilles, Burgundy, France with private pool for 12 persons  …see more

from £336 / night

£2350 - £2742 / week

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from £336 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Mykonos Town holiday castle rental

Mykonos Town / Mykonos Town

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Amazing view to Mykonos town,Sunset,islands ans Sea.Close to the town.Very privet with exclusive service.  …see more

from £229 / night

£2373 / week

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from £229 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Holiday castle rental

North Brabant Province / Tilburg

5 13 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This romantic castle villa is situated in an exceptionally beautiful setting, on the edge of a nature reserve with hiking and biking trails through woods, but also within walking distance (750meter) of the friendly Burgundian village square "The Lind". Bea  …see more

from £149 / night

£1013 - £1623 / week

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from £149 / night

21

Ardeche / Lamastre

3 30 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £94 / night

£615 / week

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from £94 / night

14

Holiday castle accommodation

Seine-Maritime / Grandcourt

11 26 Min stay varies

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Le Chateau de la Vallee is idyllically set in beautiful rolling countryside.next to the beautiful Forest of Eu and nestling on the edge of the pretty village of Grandcourt. It is divided into two halves each sleeping up to 10 (4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in each wing) w  …see more

from £371 / night

£1855 - £3755 / week

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from £371 / night

12

Holiday castle in Fermoy

County Cork / Fermoy

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
The silence which surrounds this rural property is part of the charm for our visitors.  Beyond the gate, in the privacy of a small garden, guests can enjoy great peace and tranquility - and the small patio offers a wonderful opportunity to dine 'al fresco'  …see more

from £93 / night

£645 - £721 / week

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from £93 / night

(13) Excellent 

13

Castle accommodation in Petite Calivigny with swimming pool

St. George's / Petite Calivigny

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Circular tower in the style of a traditional Caribbean windmill for crushing sugar cane. Four poster bed. Swimming pool. Outside kitchen. Luxury furnishings. Fantastic panoramic views of the sea and mountains.<br />We advise hiring a car although many guests have  …see more

from £200 / night

£1300 / week

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from £200 / night

9

Meuse / Ligny-en-Barrois

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £95 / night

£659 - £843 / week

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from £95 / night

(8) Excellent 

65

Holiday castle in Piegaro

Province of Perugia / Piegaro

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Idyllic hilltop location” This property is a 2 bedroom apartment within the beautifully refurbished 11th Century castle of Gaiche, The castle is accessed by driving 1.6km up a fairly steep winding road. The location is quiet and remote with great vi  …see more

from £153 / night

£594 / week

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from £153 / night

(9) Excellent 

28

Var / Carces

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £382 / night

£1611 - £2967 / week

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from £382 / night

11

Vaucluse / Althen-des-Paluds

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

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(3) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Limerick

County Limerick / Limerick

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Fanningstown Castle offers self-catering accommodation & is perfect for small family groups, gatherings & celebrations, intimate civil wedding or blessing ceremonies, couples or friends looking for a unique place to spend time together touring the Shannon region  …see more

from £294 / night

£1999 - £2797 / week

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from £294 / night

(6) Excellent 

78

Ripoll holiday castle rental

Province of Girona / Ripoll

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Si quieres disfrutar de la naturaleza y todas sus posibilidades, como por ejemplo rutas a caballo, pistas de esquí, escalada, senderismo, ciclismo o simplemente de su tranquilidad a cuerpo de rey, te ofrecemos la posibilidad de hacerlo en el Castillo de Lla&eacut  …see more

from £289 / night

£1263 - £2967 / week

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from £289 / night

(4) Excellent 

27

Holiday castle with swimming pool in Celra

Province of Girona / Celra

7 14 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 33 km
  • Swimming pool
Enjoy your own private castle with an intimate, inviting atmosphere and laid-back way of living. Perfectly suited to travelers wanting to spark their imagination with a sense of place and contact with locals. The castle is adjacent to a nature reserve with lush rollin  …see more

from £48 / night

£4662 - £5085 / week

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from £48 / night

(13) Excellent 

59

Pisa holiday castle rental

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful Villa and Excellent hosts!” I would like to recommend Villa Parra and in particular at the "three centuries of art" apartment as my family and I had a very pleasant stay there. Both Donatella and her husband were very kind and helpful and a  …see more

from £102 / night

£662 - £873 / week

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from £102 / night

17

Holiday castle rental

Eure-et-Loir / Dangeau

11 19 Min stay varies

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Le temps d’une semaine, menez la vie de château dans une majestueuse demeure historique, au sein d’un cadre naturel préservé, à la frontière de la Beauce et du Perche. À 1h20 de Paris, entre Chartres et Châteaud  …see more

from £365 / night

£2534 - £4229 / week

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from £365 / night

12

Castle rental in Saint-Loup-Lamaire

Deux-Sevres / Saint-Loup-Lamaire

8 16 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The Chateau de St Louis Keep offers luxurious accommodation to sleep a maximum of 16 in its 8 stately en-suite guest rooms. The Keep provides overnight and weekly rental options with sumptuous entertainment for guests.  …see more

from £885 / night

£4424 / week

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from £885 / night

(1) Very Good 

49

Ripoll holiday castle rental

Province of Girona / Ripoll

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
If you want to enjoy nature and all its possibilities, such as horse riding, skiing, climbing, hiking, biking or just for your peace of mind royally, we offer the possibility of doing Llaés Castle!<br />Si quieres disfrutar de la naturaleza y todas sus posi  …see more

from £114 / night

£508 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Holiday castle in Valognes

Manche / Valognes

8 15 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
16 th century manor house located near Valognes, Cherbourg (ferries, 25 km) and the d-day beaches with Utah beach , Omaha beach and sainte mere l’église. You will be made very welcome in this property in a quiet environment with 2.5 ha of landscaped garden  …see more

from £509 / night

£3051 - £3560 / week

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from £509 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Rhone / Regnie-Durette

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £111 / night

£712 - £1424 / week

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from £111 / night

(1) Excellent 

8

Piegaro / Pietrafitta

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min

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from £60 / night

£382 / week

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from £60 / night

10

Holiday castle with golf nearby in Arbroath

Angus / Arbroath

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Medieval 16th century castle<br />Live like a Scottish laird, let our home be your castle  …see more

from £450 / night

£1850 - £2500 / week

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from £450 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Peyrehorade / Hastingues

10 20 7 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £66 / night

£458 - £3875 / week

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from £66 / night

37

Saxony-Anhalt / Querfurt

5 15 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £94 / night

£653 / week

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from £94 / night

15

Vendee / La Chataigneraie

9 15 7 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £182 / night

£1272 / week

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from £182 / night

36

Bergerac / Mouleydier

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool

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from £111 / night

£721 / week

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from £111 / night

(2) Excellent 

66

Castle rental in Meslay-du-Maine

Mayenne / Meslay-du-Maine

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
**JUST NAMED ONE OF THE TIMES' TOP 20 CHATEAUX HOLIDAYS! Live a fairytale dream in this 19th century romantic castle (sleeps up to 12 -- Please inquire for the possibility of extra guests) with its own private lake, swimming pool set within a formal rose garden, a  …see more

from £500 / night

£2800 - £5300 / week

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from £500 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Castle rental in Saint-Paul-Lizonne with swimming pool

Dordogne / Saint-Paul-Lizonne

14 30 3 nights min

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The self catering Chateau and its delightful Gatehouse (2 adjoining properties) provide a truly relaxing environment to enjoy a Wedding, holiday or other special occasion with family and friends. The Chateau was built in 1820 and is set in 10 acres of beautiful parkland  …see more

from £2105 / night

£7772 - £9653 / week

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from £2105 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vendee / La Flocelliere

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £231 / night

£1611 - £1967 / week

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from £231 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday castle rental

Yonne / Chatel Gerard

10 20 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The château is a luxuriously appointed 11th century family home located in the heart of the Yonne, close to Chablis and 55 minutes north of Beaune, the wine capital of the region. It also offers the uniqueness of escape and proximity to Paris, so you can arrive  …see more

from £479 / night

£2967 - £3814 / week

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from £479 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Pisa

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“If you love and appreciate Italian art and architecture then this is the place to be” A fabulous opportunity to step back in time into Italian history. What an amazing place owned by a beautiful lady dedicated to restore her home to show and share th  …see more

from £85 / night

£526 - £585 / week

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from £85 / night

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Holiday castle in Thiesi

Province of Sassari / Thiesi

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A 17th century historical building in the heart of Sardinia, in the middle of the Nuraghi towers Valley, at less than one hour by car from Alghero beaches.Thiesi village is well known for its food and cheese, you will be welcome in the cottages, farms and Riding Club.&l  …see more

from £25 / night

£170 - £297 / week

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from £25 / night

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Holiday castle with swimming pool in Saint-Fargeau

Yonne / Saint-Fargeau

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Wonderful and luxury castle with private pool in Mezilles, Burgundy, France for 18 persons  …see more

from £485 / night

£3395 - £3918 / week

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from £485 / night