The South of France offers beautifully diverse scenery, historic cities and stunning beaches. You can relax on the shores of the French Riviera, dine in world class restaurants and shop in the plentiful boutiques. With a South of France vacation rental you can soak up the sun in Marseille, sample delicious wines in Bordeaux or head for the slopes to show off your moves.
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Vacation homes and rentals with a yard
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Popular Rental Amenities in South of France
Filters are available so you can find the perfect property in South of France. In South of France, 152,696 accommodations include "Pool". Consequently, if you're dreaming of days spent poolside, use the Pool filter to compare these properties. You can even find rentals if you have pets that could run away (9,277 rentals include "Fenced" in South of France) or if you want to spend your vacation in privacy (25,494 rentals in South of France include "Detached").
Waterfront Vacation Rentals in South of France
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Try out the 'distance to water' filter while searching and discover the best beach houses for your vacation. There is a number of accommodations in South of France that are only a short distance from the beach. From dog-friendly homes by the beach to waterfront rentals with pools, the perfect accommodation in South of France is waiting - discover it now via HomeToGo.
Price and Availability Index in South of France
Vacation Rental Price Information in South of France
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the vacation homes & apartments in South of France. Prices reach a peak a week in August. The price per night in a vacation rental in South of France this week (8/5 - 8/12) costs on average $176. Prices decrease in a week of November (11/4 - 11/11), where average prices are $122.
Rental Availability Information in South of France
Check how busy South of France is with our availability graph. The week with the least available rentals is in March (3/9 - 3/16), with only 11% of the rentals available. Conversely, it is in August (8/26 - 9/2) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
The Weather in South of France
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 79°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 33° in January. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is July.
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Weather and climate in the South of France: sun and snow in the South of France
The climate in Southern France varies wildly depending on the season and location. Low lying destinations such as Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux and Nice enjoy warm, dry summers while winter can see temperatures drop and occasionally bring snow.
This region is also home to the French Alps and Pyrenees. Winter brings the much-needed snow to the delight of winter sports lovers and summer will see temperatures climb, though it will be noticeably cooler than the cities and beaches.
Sights in the South of France: what to see and do in Southern France
There are endless things to see with a vacation rental in the South of France. In the winter, skiing is the predominant reason for visitors to the region. Alpe d'Huez and La Clusaz are just some of the resorts where you can partake in winter sports and enjoy an après ski with panoramic views.
The port city of Marseille has a laid back feel and this is reflected in its quaint but beautiful attractions. Spend an afternoon down at the old port (Vieux Port), be in awe at the Notre Dame de la Garde and stroll down the Boulevard Longchamp, to explore the classic French architecture. Nice also boasts the boulevard Colline du Chateau, which offers great views of the city and includes several museums including the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
For those with a vacation rental in the South of France that's located a little further west, then Toulouse and Bordeaux are rich in culture, history, and attractions. The Capitole de Toulouse, which currently serves as the town hall and a theater, is an architectural marvel situated in a square of the same name. Basilique St. Sernin is a pretty restored church for those interested in ecclesiastical buildings.
When staying in the South of France, a vacation rental near Bordeaux will not disappoint. Known for its wine and vineyards, the region is an excellent getaway. For wine, Château Haut-Brion, Château Lafite Rothschild, and Château Cheval Blanc are some of the most notable. Other attractions in Bordeaux include the Aquitaine Bridge, Musee D'Art Contemporain (Museum of Contemporary Art) and Victory Arch.
Food in the South of France: eating out in Toulouse and Marseille
Like much of France, Toulouse is famed for its cuisine. Some local specialities include Toulouse sausage, duck and a bean stew called Cassoulet. For fine dining head to Michel Sarran or Le Pyreneen. However, you don’t have to break the bank to eat well with vacation home in the South of France. Mezzo Di Pasta and Rue Pargaminière are just two of the many delicious budget eateries on offer. A good tip for those keeping an eye on their spending is to head out for lunch, as most establishments offer two or three-course set menus at a fraction of the cost you’ll pay in the evening.
Marseille has a distinct focus on seafood given its coastal location. La Bouillabaisse de Marseille is the region’s most famous dish. The fish based soup is best enjoyed at mid-range to high-end restaurants including Chez Fonfon and Chez Toinou.
Famed for its wine, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Southern France. It’s always a safe bet to go local. White wine drinkers should try Picpoul-de-Pinet and if you enjoy a glass of red, opt for a Chateauneuf du Pape.
Touring the South of France
Notre-Dame de la Garde
The cathedral of Notre-Dame de la Garde is a quintessential symbol of Marseille. Built at the city's highest point, it offers spectacular views along the coast, whilst the neo-Byzantine interior is a pleasure to explore.
Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations
Opened in 2013, this museum's permanent collection charts the history of people from across the Mediterranean, from ancient times to the modern day.
The Pope's Palace in Avignon is one of the most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Take a guided tour of the enormous building to gain a deeper understanding of its history.
Promenade des Anglais
Nice's beachfront promenade is one of Europe's most famous and is the place to see and be seen, with spectacular sea views, chic cafés and traditional bars.
Place de la Comedie
Montpellier's central square features some of the best of French architecture and fountains. Drink it all in from an open-air café.
Information about vacation rentals in South of France
|🏡 Vacation rentals||314,700 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 62%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$39|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Internet and Pets allowed|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||57,894 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||139,889 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the nightly price for a vacation home in South of France?
The nightly price of accommodations in South of France starts at $39. If you would like to stay in a apartment rental, the average price is $161 per night. A house rental South of France will cost $308 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in South of France?
Currently there are 314,700 vacation rentals to choose from for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in South of France?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in South of France, others search for homes with these amenities: Pool, Internet and Pets allowed.
How many vacation rentals with pools are there in South of France?
There are 139,889 vacation rentals across 463 providers in South of France.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in South of France?
In case if you are traveling with a pet in South of France - 18% of rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to South of France?
South of France has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average prices of $39 per night.
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