Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Southern France, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $72 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Southern France. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Forget Paris! Southern France will make you dance

France loves to change the names and borders of its regions, so for now, Southern France encompasses 5 regions, and as you might imagine, they're all magnificent. For an elevated experience, looks for spots in the Alps or the Pyrenees. Or find a Southern France vacation rental on the captivating coasts of Corsica, the shimmering shoreline of Cote d'Azur, or the quaint and beautiful Occitanie countryside. You have beaucoup de places to choose from, n'est-ce pas? Flip a coin if you can't decide, because you'll be happy with any or all of them!

Things to do

Get your fill of fortresses and castles in Southern France

The most visited area of Southern France is the Cote d'Azur a.k.a. the French Riviera, which is home to the chic cities of Cannes and Nice, plus the millionaire's hotspot of Monaco. Provence is also part of this region, where you can see Avignon's famous Palais de Papes (Palace of the Popes), and the stunning canyons of Verdon Gorge. Get yourself on island time when you visit Corsica's captivating coasts. Occitanie houses countless castles, including the medieval fortified town of Carcassonne. Aquitanie is where you'll find the famed wine-making city of Bordeaux and bustling Toulouse. Auvergne-Rhones-Alpes has, as you may surmise the high Alps.

Activities

Say ooh la la to the great outdoors of Southern France

With 2 major bodies of water and 2 iconic mountain ranges, spend some more time outdoors (said every parent ever). But really, it's true. In the Alps and the Pyrenees mountains, you can ski, climb, hike, bike, explore, and more. The glitzy Mediterranean coast has miles of beaches, glamorous nightclubs, acclaimed restaurants, and lively casinos. Inland, you can traverse the vineyards, lavender fields, and quaint villages nestled about the fertile landscape. Last but definitely not least, a Southern France vacation rental will place you close to some of the most stunning historical sites in the world. C'est incroyable!

Weather

Southern France's climate is all over the map

Depending on where your Southern France vacaction rental is, you'll either soak in the sun, play in the snow, brace yourself for the wind or open your umbrella. The areas along the Mediterranean Coast have mild winters, hot summers and little rain. If you're near the Pyrenees or Alps, dress for cooler temps and snow at higher elevations. Throughout the Rhone Valley, you'll occasionally get a visit from the Mistral, a fierce, strong wind that blows all the clouds out of Provence. And moving westward, towards the Atlantic Ocean, you'll get hot summers and mild winters with year-round rain.

Natural features

Snowy mountains, sandy coasts—what can't you see here?

The geography of Southern France is like the climate: lots of variety. Europe's highest point is Mont Blanc in the Alps, and the Pyrenees is a vast mountain range spanning the Spanish and French border. The protected area and National Park of the Camargue is a huge and ecologically important river delta, with lagoons, tidal marshes, and sandbars where nesting and migrating birds like to hang out. The coastlines vary from cliffs to wide, sandy beaches. And then you have the pastoral hills and valleys of wine country. C'est parfait.

How many vacation rentals are available around Southern France, FR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 137,482 vacation rentals around Southern France. From 15,089 villa rentals to 43,342 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southern France?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southern France. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Barcelona: 4,170 vacation rentals
  • Italy: 145,334 vacation rentals
  • Lake Como: 3,829 vacation rentals
  • Porto-Vecchio: 3,284 vacation rentals
  • Ciutat Vella: 1,545 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Southern France! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Southern France?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southern France:

  • Barcelona: 4,170 rentals
  • Porto-Vecchio: 3,284 rentals
  • Arcachon: 3,638 rentals
  • Les Belleville: 6,815 rentals
  • Lloret de Mar: 3,333 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Southern France?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Southern France are:

  • Como (QCM-Como Seaplane Base): 2,463 vacation rentals
  • Malpensa Airport (MXP): 775 vacation rentals
  • l'Alpe-d'Huez (AHZ-Henri Giraud): 3,870 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Southern France?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Southern France. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Sebastian (YJH-San Sebastian-Donostia Train Station): 803 rentals
  • Zaragoza (XZZ-Delicias Train Station): 117 rentals
  • El Raval: 1,394 rentals
  • Placa de Catalunya: 4,327 rentals
  • Arles (ZAF-Arles Train Station): 2,822 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southern France listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Southern France

Tuscany
31,659 vacation rentals
Sardinia
13,299 vacation rentals
Corsica
11,159 vacation rentals
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
54,836 vacation rentals
Lombardy
11,877 vacation rentals
Piedmont
4,168 vacation rentals
Liguria
7,079 vacation rentals
Navarre
1,230 vacation rentals
Catalonia
28,911 vacation rentals
Emilia-Romagna
2,925 vacation rentals
Aosta Valley
1,079 vacation rentals
Basque Country
1,237 vacation rentals
Canton of Ticino
1,212 vacation rentals
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
35,312 vacation rentals
Occitanie
33,897 vacation rentals
Aragon
1,383 vacation rentals
Canton of Valais
4,957 vacation rentals
Nouvelle-Aquitaine
34,535 vacation rentals
La Rioja
416 vacation rentals
Castile and León
2,528 vacation rentals