Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Aquitaine, FR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 50 per night, and villas and cottages are popular options for a stay in Aquitaine. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover Aquitaine with self-contained holiday lets

Set between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees Mountains, Aquitaine lures travellers with chic cities, cinematic scenery and a flourishing farm-to-table food scene. You can discover 14th-century castles, bask on golden beaches and sip your way through a bevvy of top-shelf wineries. Planning a European getaway? From romantic cottages in the countryside to stylish apartments in Bordeaux, Aquitaine holiday rentals promise a unique stay in this enticing corner of South West France.

Things to do

Historic attractions near your Aquitaine holiday rental

Brimming with ancient relics, the Musee d'Aquitaine offers a glimpse of the region's storied past. It spotlights local civilisations and covers everything from "Old Rule" Atlantic trade to Bordeaux's Industrial Revolution. Aquitaine is also home to a trio of magnificent castles, as well as enchanting medieval cities like Saint-Emilion and Sarlat-la-Caneda. Cultured travellers will jump at the chance to stay in stone cottages, elegant chateaux and other characterful properties in Aquitaine.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Aquitaine

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Aquitaine a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chateau de Fargues (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Graves and Sauternais Golf (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Chateau Filhot (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Chateau Venus (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Chateau de Chantegrive (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Maison des Vins de Graves (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor experiences with Aquitaine holiday homes

With its patchwork of lush vineyards, winding rivers and sparkling seascapes, Aquitaine is one of France's most attractive regions. There are plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs on bicycle tours of the Bordeaux vineyards, scenic kayaking trips along the River Garonne and walks through the pine forests of Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park. If connecting with nature is a priority, you'll love secluded holiday homes in the Aquitaine countryside.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Aquitaine

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Aquitaine is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Landes de Gascogne Regional Natural Park (22.5 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Ecomusee de Marqueze (28.3 mi / 45.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Aquitaine

The nearest airport is in Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac), located 39.6 mi (63.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Agen (AGF-La Garenne), which is 43.1 mi (69.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Langon Station, St-Macaire Station and Saint Pierre d'Aurillac Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Aquitaine by jumping on the metro at Begles Terres Neuves Tram Station, Carle Vernet Tram Station or Montaigne Montesquieu Tram Station.

How to get around

Getting around Aquitaine from your holiday rental

Rail transport in France is world-class, with most services operated by national railway company, SNCF. In the city of Bordeaux, you can take advantage of buses, trams and a public bike-share system. Flights arrive at Bordeaux-Merignac, 10 kilometres west of the city centre. Renting a car offers the freedom to explore Aquitaine at your own pace. A set of wheels also unlocks access to secluded villa rentals in the Aquitaine countryside.

Food & drink

Enjoy sumptuous French fare in Aquitaine

Aquitaine cradles a tasty farm-to-table food scene, with local specialities including truffles, Ossau-Iraty cheese, asparagus, Bayonne ham, Chalosse beef, Agen prunes and foie gras. Oenophiles will swoon in Bordeaux, where viticulturists have been tending to vineyards for over 2,000 years. With sun-drenched terraces and sweeping views, Aquitaine villa rentals are the perfect excuse to stock up on your favourite blends and enjoy your own private degustation.

Essential info

Essential info for your Aquitaine holiday rentals stay

  • Stock up on euros at local ATMs throughout Aquitaine
  • The French are immensely proud of their native tongue, so it's worth learning a few basic words and phrases to get by
  • Visit in the shoulder seasons to beat the summer crowds and enjoy Aquitaine through a local lens
  • Don't be surprised if you receive a sweeping cheek kiss – either one or both – as this is considered the norm in France
  • Whether you want to enjoy an urban break in Bayonne, a seaside escape in Biarritz or a serene stay in a traditional Basque Country village, Aquitaine holiday rentals unlock access to a stunning lineup of properties across the region
Events

Attend world-class events with Aquitaine holiday homes

Why not time your visit to coincide with Aquitaine's colourful events calendar? Held in June, the world-famous Bordeaux Fete le Vin is a celebration of food, wine and culture. July's Bergerac Summer Music Festival is a fantastic excuse to book a holiday rental in the picture postcard-perfect town, while Bastille Day is celebrated with gusto across the region.

How many holiday rentals are available around Aquitaine?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 28,933 holiday lettings around Aquitaine. From 2,069 villas to 1,402 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.