Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Hérault, FR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $47 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Hérault. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

There's more to Herault than Montpellier

This sun-soaked department in southern France has been an important destination since the Romans came and built their aqueducts and hilltop castles. Montpellier lies at the heart of the region and teems with historic architecture. Outside the city lie pretty fishing villages, which pepper the sultry coastline, as do oyster farms, which produce magnificent shellfish. If you nab a Herault vacation rental near the Canal du Midi, you can follow it all the way along to the lively town of Sete and some fine sandy beaches, or head inland to hike and bike past vineyards, where you can stop for tastings.

Things to do

Amble the old streets of Herault

Though there's much to see in Herault, culture vultures should schedule in at least a day or 2 to explore Montpellier. A good starting point is the Place de la Comedie where the imposing opera house is best seen from one of the charming, classically French, cafes. If you dive into the 13th-century Cathedrale St Pierre, you'll be treated to gorgeous stained-glass windows and a spectacular wooden altar. Art lovers shouldn't miss the Musee Fabre, which houses an important collection of work, while families with kids may be best suited to Montpellier Zoo, where the animals are colorful and the tickets are free.

Activities

Typical French activities await in Herault

Activities near your Herault vacation rental are typically French. You could pick from a sunny slow-paced afternoon cruising along the Canal du Midi or a hike and bike along its lush green banks, a perfect day with a hamper of French goodies. Canoeing is one of the country's most celebrated outdoor pursuits and the waterways of Herault don't disappoint. If you're a foodie, make a beeline for the nearby oyster beds to gorge on these bivalves before diving into the Roquebrun wine cellar for a tasting. If all that sounds a little tame, hop aboard one of the microlights to see the sun-soaked French countryside from above.

Weather

Avoid the crowds and visit Herault in the cooler seasons

Herault's southern position means it receives more sunny days than most of France and even in winter the temperature rarely drops below the 50s. Unsurprisingly, summer sees the biggest influx of families, who descend on the sun-baked shores. The temperature can sky-rocket in July and August, so try nabbing an Herault vacation rental during spring or fall, when the climate is sunny, bright and warm but the hordes of travelers have yet to arrive, or have left after their summer break. The beaches and waters are still just as appealing, and the evenings are still balmy enough to eat al fresco.

Natural features

Herault is one of France's top wildlife spots

If you solely stay in the cities, you'll miss out on a whole host of fauna which roam the southern French landscape. If nature and wildlife spotting is your bag, try to score a Herault vacation rental out in the countryside, where gentle walks will bring you face-to-face with all manner of species. It's not uncommon to catch a glimpse of long-horned sheep and beavers, nor is the sound of wild boar rustling around in the forests unusual. Playful otters splash around in the waterways and by night you'll hear owls hooting from the treetops.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Hérault

The nearest airport is in Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), located 35.1 mi (56.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Béziers (BZR-Cap d'Agde), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bedarieux Station, Le Bousquet-d'Orb Station and Magalas Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Hérault by jumping on the metro at Mosson Tram Station, Halles de La Paillade Tram Station or Saint Paul Tram Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Hérault?

Elegant condos, unique houseboats and sprawling homes — everyone's dream getaway is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something to tantalize you among our top vacation rentals in Hérault:

  • "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach": If you're after somewhere in Folly Beach with 4 bedrooms where you'll feel right at home, this getaway will tick your boxes. Amenities include heating and free WiFi.
  • "Sea Salt Cottage: Amazing Home Located On Navarre Beach. Comfortably": Located in Navarre Beach, this guest favorite has 5 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. A blender and a dining table are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Hérault vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Hérault?

If you need an escape and a refreshing change of scenery, Vrbo's got just what the doctor ordered. Return home feeling brand spanking new after a weekend getaway in Hérault at one of these vacation rentals:

  • "Comfortable, Cozy Suite": A few nights away at this Sète property will have you feeling renewed and refreshed. Useful amenities here include a garden and outdoor furniture. When you're ready to explore, Lost Canyon Trail and Gateway Visitor Centers are some of the nearby natural attractions.
  • "Adorable Downtown Cottage With Hot Tub": Another great choice, this getaway in Central Colorado Springs features a free nearby fitness center, nearby hunting activities and more. Seven Falls and World Golf and Sand Creek Golf Course are nearby when you need to get your fix of nature.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Hérault?

Easy to keep clean and tidy and with everything you need close at hand, studio apartments are an excellent option if you're traveling by yourself or with a friend. If you're looking for somewhere small and comfortable to call home while you're away, have a look at these studio apartments for rent in Hérault:

  • "Comfortable, Cozy Suite" is a cozy escape in Sète. You'll have lots of amenities to make the most of here, including a beach view and internet services. When you're ready to explore some nearby cultural attractions, Exposures International Fine Art Gallery and Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village should be among them.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "Cabin - Mush Room At Sunray Shire" which offers nearby birdwatching activities, towels and more. Located in Perols, sights such as Mount Baker Theatre and La Conner Quilt Museum will appeal to your inner culture buff.

Can I find short term rentals in Hérault?

Swap the standard hotel experience for the comfort and character of your own digs. Even if you only have a few days to take a break, you'll find short-term rentals in Hérault that'll feel like your second home. Here are a few to start with:

  • You'll be close to the center of Sedona if you stay at "Comfortable, Cozy Suite". Make the most of your short adventure by discovering the nearby sights, beginning with Bell Rock and Chapel of the Holy Cross.
  • Come for the homely vibe of "Adorable Downtown Cottage With Hot Tub", stay for the terrific sights around it. This retreat in Central Colorado Springs puts you close to Cave of the Winds, United States Olympic Complex and more.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Hérault?

Whether you've been with each other for a month, a year or an eternity, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of love. If you're looking for the perfect place to spend a couple of days with your sweetheart, you'll be enamored with these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality cuddling time at "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach" in Folly Beach. A nearby bay and beauty services are among the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Another amorous option is "Sea Salt Cottage: Amazing Home Located On Navarre Beach. Comfortably" in Navarre Beach. Enjoy perks here including beauty services and winery tours, as well as each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Hérault?

Whether you're on the lookout for somewhere spacious and stylish for a family trip, a weekend away with old friends or a special event, we've got mansions for rent in Hérault to suit everyone. Here are some that are guaranteed to knock your socks off:

  • Unpack your bags, settle in and enjoy all the plush perks on offer at "Homerez - Big Mansion For 18 Ppl. With Swimming" in Agel. Top amenities here include golf and beauty services.
  • "Luxury Apartment At The Hotel Alfonce 17th Century Private Mansion" is another exceptional option that's difficult to beat. It's located in Pezenas and features many highlights including golf and a garden.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Hérault?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring along all your friends, you'll be needing a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Hérault that will house large groups, starting with these sprawling escapes:

  • "Sea Salt Cottage: Amazing Home Located On Navarre Beach. Comfortably": This popular vacation rental is an excellent option for large groups that are visiting Navarre Beach. It has 5 bedrooms and lots of great amenities, including a water park and a swimming pool.
  • "A Little Paradise In The Heart Of The Magnificent Languedoc Terroir": You'll get your crew's stamp of approval at this Crystal Beach option which features a nearby river, a garden and more. It has 3 bedrooms that will easily sleep your loved ones.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Hérault?

Whether you're arranging a trip with family and friends, a big birthday party or even a wedding, Vrbo will help you find the perfect property. Round up your best buds and look at these large vacation rentals in Hérault:

  • "Ski In/ski Out, King Beds, Theater Room": This property in Angel Fire has 6 bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 30 people. As well as loads of space, it comes with a fireplace and a water park.
  • "Plenitude Facing Mont Saint Clair": Sleeping up to 35 guests and featuring great amenities including a kitchen and a nearby waterfront, this is another standout. It has 10 bedrooms and is located in Bouzigues.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Hérault?

In Hérault, you'll find plenty of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these top-notch retreats:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will enjoy the pool at "Light Filled 4 Star Rated Village House In Vigneron Village". Treat the family to a trip to this Mediterranean Sea rental house which also features pet-friendly facilities and a toaster.
  • "Charming House In A Medieval Village" in South of France is another top pick. There's a lot to love about this place besides its pool, such as a kitchen and coffee and tea making facilities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Hérault?

At Vrbo, we've got places that are large enough to fit the furthest reaches of your family tree. And if you don't want to invite everybody, just stretch your limbs and enjoy the extra space! Check out these large family vacation rentals in Hérault:

  • For size and function, you can't go wrong with "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach". Located in Folly Beach, this retreat provides 4 bedrooms and amenities like a dining table and nearby birdwatching activities. It can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests.
  • Alternatively, treat the gang to a few nights or more at "Sea Salt Cottage: Amazing Home Located On Navarre Beach. Comfortably". This Navarre Beach gem boasts 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 13 people. Stretch out and enjoy amenities including on-site watersports and books.

If you're on the lookout for family-friendly attractions in Hérault, you're spoiled for choice. Phare de la Mediterranee, Montpellier Zoo and Aqualand Cap d'Agde promise a good time for young and old.

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