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.