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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Popular Rental Amenities in the South of France
You will have a large selection of properties to choose from if you are looking for a property offering a pool in South of France. Also, more Apartment rentals have pools than any other type of accommodation. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 5, as that is the number of people they can usually accommodate. In South of France, two-thirds of the accommodations with a pool are situated close to the water.
Price and Availability Index in South of France
Vacation Rental Price Information in the South of France
This graph displays the average prices for the next twelve months in the South of France. The most expensive dates to travel to South of France are in April (4/27 - 5/4). On the other hand, in November you will find the cheapest prices (11/4 - 11/11). Prices this week are on average $164 a night.
Rental Availability Information in the South of France
Check how busy South of France is with our availability graph. The most challenging week to find a rental in the next twelve months is in March (3/9 - 3/16). On the other hand, the week with the most available offers is in August (8/26 - 9/2).
The Weather in the South of France
The above is a climate diagram for South of France. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 26°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in the South of France, with temperatures going under 1° The rainiest month is January while the driest month is July.
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Weather and climate 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.
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 the South of France
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||311,378 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 44%|
|🌙 Price per night from||$69|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Internet and Pets allowed|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodation options||56,509 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||137,847 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home in the South of France?
The starting price for Apartment rentals or House rental in the South of France is $69 per night.
What is the typical availability of Apartment rentals in the South of France?
We found 311,378 vacation homes in the South of France available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in the South of France?
The most popular amenities for rentals in the South of France include vacation homes with Pool, Internet, or Pets allowed.
How many Apartment rentals and House rental can I find in the South of France?
South of France has 311,378 Apartment rentals and House rental available to book.
What's the best month to visit South of France?
The warmest time of year in the South of France is July and August, with the nightly price of a vacation home starting at $69.
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