Our chateaux in Southern France are utterly tantalising – so whatever your style, we’ve got somewhere that’s going to pop your cork! From lavish chateaux in Languedoc, homely cottages in the Dordogne to stylish villas in the heart of the Riviera and every other region in between, you’re sure to find the perfect holiday home. And if you’re looking for somewhere that really pushes the boat out? Well, we’ve gone through all our holiday homes and pulled out ten that really shine – which one’s your favourite?
1. Chateau de Baloigne, Rhone-Alpes
Chateau de Baloigne is set within medieval castle ruins in a secluded area, which makes the experience of staying there very unique. Stepping through the ancient estate is like transporting into a magical world. With its breathtaking, panoramic views, and a dungeon dating back to the 12th century, there’s definitely enchantment in the air! The stunning French-and Spanish influenced interior retains an old-style charm with added modern comfort. What better way to escape than lounging in a hammock, soaking up the sun with birds chirping in the trees?
Price from: £33pppn
2. Chateau De La Victoire, Cote d’Azur
Chateau De La Victoire is fit for royalty (seriously, HRH Queen Elizabeth stayed here!). Not only is the interior incredibly ornate, grand and finished to perfection, so is its history. Fit for Queens and celebrities alike, the famous rapper, Nelly, filmed his music video for Millionaire here. You can’t get more quirky than this gorgeous palace!
Price from: £204pppn
3. Chateau Paquerette, Aquitaine
Old-school charm meets the modern world in Chateau Paquerette – rumour has it that Queen Victoria built this little castle for her dressmaker. The surrounding 7.5-acre park is perfect to go for a walk and explore the stunning nature, while the pool is a great way to unwind.
Price from: £50pppn
4. Chateau Chamborigaud, Languedoc
This classic chateau is instantly striking thanks to its fairytale towers, which are sure to delight visitors of any ages who have a little bit of romance in their hearts. If you fancy a day trip to Paris or Montpellier, the train station with direct trains is only a 15 minute walk away!
Price from: £69pppn
5. Chateau du Vieux Palais, Provence-Alpes
With incredible views over mountain Saint Victoire, Chateau du Vieux Palais is a dream come true with its large grounds that include a swimming pool, a tennis court, stunning gardens and much more. It’s perfect if you’re aiming to get away from all the hustle and bustle of a city due to its tranquil setting, but thanks to what the estate has got to offer you won’t ever get bored!
Price from: £220pppn
6. Troubadour Castle, Dordogne
Fancy living like royalty? Then Troubador Castle is just the place to be! Surrounded by Dordogne’s beautiful countryside, the chateau traces back all the way to the 13th century. The historic interior will give you a great sense of nostalgia thanks to its Gothic bookcases, antique oil paintings, and ornated ceilings.
Price from: £89pppn
7. Chateau de L’Ange, Languedoc
If you fancy a bit of seclusion while you relax, Chateau de L’Ange could be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s full of charm and offers guests some much-desired privacy. The closest town is Narbonne, which boasts a cute old town and plenty of things to do.
Price from: £43pppn
8. Chateau Cedre, Dordogne
This 17th century chateau is set in a peaceful location in the historical area of Gascony. Boasting panoramic views, the Italian palace-inspired holiday home also features a charming interior, a tennis court, and a chapel on-site, among other.
Prices from: £85pppn
9. Villa Romane, Provence-Alpes
This stone-built holiday home in Provence will command your every attention. Opulent yet splendid, Villa Romane has every amenity you’ll ever need; three large reception rooms, bedrooms to boot and a fully fitted kitchen are among some of the highlights. But the poolside terrace is the star of the show, and coupled with the picturesque views which can only be described as paradise!
Prices from: £17pppn
10.Chateau Ste Genevieve, Rhone-Alpes
Originally built by French monks as a priory in the 11th century and chateau in 1828, Chateau Ste Genevieve is full of history! Now one of Europe’s oldest renovated chateaus a stay at this property is sure to leave a lasting impression. The owners have updated the chateau with modern charm for your comfort while maintaining historical and architectural integrity. What’s more, this spacious property is available year-round and ideal for families travelling together or group conventions.
Prices from: £90pppn
This is just a shortlist of our favourite quirky properties in the South of France, we’ve got plenty more to offer! Find your perfect holiday rental across Europe and the Caribbean! For any inquiries or questions, please contact our concierge team.