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Self-catering Alpes-de-Haute-Provence holiday rental homes, France 

The department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is situated in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. The department, just north of the Cote d’Azur in the south of France, is enclosed by the Alpes-Maritimes, the Var, the Vaucluse, the Drôme et the Hautes-Alpes.

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence holiday rental homes, France - Book direct with Property owners on Rent in FranceStay in Alpes de Haute-Provence holiday rental houses or villas and explore this fantastic mountainous department famous for its outdoor sports and architecturally beautiful villages. In the north of the department, you will find the high mountains, which form the valley of Ubaye, near the Italian border. Here you can wander through what has been described as Europe’s greatest natural reserve comprising of 210,000 protected hectares.

In the south, below the area dubbed ‘the French Colorado’, you will find the Gorges de Verdon. This area serves as a border to the Var - many of the villages have a distinctive Provencal look to them.

Digne-Les-Bains is the capital of the department. The town is a great base when you holiday in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Two kilometres east you will find baths built on natural springs - a pilgrimage for people with rheumatism and respiratory problems.

The town of Sisteron is often known as the Gateway to Provence thanks to its location in the gap between two mountain ranges. It is also is famous for its medieval citadel high on the rocks overlooking the town and the 12th century cathedral.

The small town of Forcalquier is built on the slopes of a mountain, topped by an octagonal cathedral. The rest of the town is full of narrow cobbled streets and buildings dating from the 12th to the 16th century.

The Gorges du Verdon is a 25 mile-long canyon, which is up to 700 metres deep. The most impressive stretch is between the towns of Castellane and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie. At the end of the canyon, the turquoise-green Verdon River flows into an artificial lake. Both the river and the lake are popular with kayakers and the limestone walls of the canyon attract rock climbers to the area. Stay in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence holiday rental houses or villas and explore this fantastic mountainous department

The mountainous terrain in the department is ideal for outdoor sports and activities in both summer and winter. Aerial sports include hang-gliding and paragliding. There are numerous walking and biking trails to enjoy during your stay in the Alpes de Haute-Provence. In winter you can enjoy skiing or snowboarding at one of the eleven resorts. Many of the peaks are over 8,000 feet guaranteeing good snowfall in the winter months, while the summer remains warm and dry.

Travelling to your Alpes-de-Haute-Provence holiday rental accommodation

By air: To reach the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence by air, fly into one of the airports on the south coast of Provence. Nice, Toulon and Marseille all have regular and direct flights from the UK. By rail: An alternative would be to catch the TGV train service, which stops in Aix-en-Provence. By road: The A51 motorway crosses most of the department and is reached via the A7 motorway from Aix-en-Provence.

 

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Luxury 5 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool and Hot Tub in Figareto Corsica - La Vignarella

Luxury 5 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool and Hot Tub in Figareto Corsica - La Vignarella

Weekly Rental: EUR 1700 to EUR 7700

10 sleeps

Enjoy luxury, elegance and simplicity at its' finest at Villa La Vignarella. With sandy beaches as far as the eye can

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Holiday Gite in Marcey-les-Grèves, Manche, Normandy - Gite La Maison Bleue

Holiday Gite in Marcey-les-Grèves, Manche, Normandy - Gite La Maison Bleue

Weekly Rental: EUR 690 to EUR 1090

9 sleeps

This large apartment sleeps up to 9 guests and is halfway between Mont St-Michel and Granville. This contemporary house

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Beach studio in La Grande-Motte, Hérault

Beach studio in La Grande-Motte, Hérault

Weekly Rental: EUR 490 to EUR 490

4 sleeps

This well-equipped studio is situated next to the Port and close to all amenities. It can sleep up to 4 people.

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Luxurious and Prestigious Villa in Pont-Aven, Finistere, Brittany - Villa Sur Les Quais

Luxurious and Prestigious Villa in Pont-Aven, Finistere, Brittany - Villa Sur Les Quais

Weekly Rental: EUR 2430 to EUR 3375

6 sleeps

This is a superb property with exceptional design, with a splendid view on the port of Pont-Aven. A refined and modern

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Recently Renovated Luxury Fontchauvaux Gite in Limousin - Violets Cottage

Recently Renovated Luxury Fontchauvaux Gite in Limousin - Violets Cottage

Weekly Rental: EUR 483 to EUR 483

4 sleeps

This recently renovated holiday home is a little slice of luxury in the heart of Limousin. It can accommodate up to 4

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Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2300

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2300

Fabulous farmhouse in a peaceful village with all facilities to make your stay a good one.

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Peaceful stone cottage for 2 from 7 to 21 July or 29 july to 4 August

Peaceful stone cottage for 2 from 7 to 21 July or 29 july to 4 August

Come and chill out in our lovely stone cottage only 3kms from the town of Melrand. Fabulous views over the countryside

SPECIAL OFFER - £100 off all remaining July and August weeks

SPECIAL OFFER - £100 off all remaining July and August weeks

SPECIAL OFFER - £100 off all remaining July and August weeks. If booked before the end of April. PRICE: £2900.

25% off May Half Term (w/c 25/5)

25% off May Half Term (w/c 25/5)

25% off May Half Term (w/c 25/5). Save 500€. Was 2500€ now 2000€.

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