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Self-catering Ariege holiday rental homes - Chalets Ariege

Ariege self catering holiday rental homes - Book direct on Rent-in-FranceAriège is a department in southwestern France named after the Ariège River. The department is part of the Midi-Pyrénées region and is surrounded by the French departments of Haute-Garonne, Aude, and Pyrénées-Orientales, as well as Spain and Andorra on the south.

The department is dominated by the Pyrenees mountains, which form the border between France and Spain – which make staying in a holiday chalet in the Ariège, unmissable. The mountain range forms a fantastic backdrop to the entire Ariège Department, rising to some 10,000 feet. There are hundreds of miles of well-marked paths which allow exploration of this mountainous department. It’s also easily accessible via good roads, cable cars or by foot.

There are countless attractions and things to do throughout the year whilst renting a self catering holiday home in the Ariège. Fresh water lakes provide a variety of activities throughout the summer including swimming, fishing, canoeing and sail boarding. For the winter at your Ariège holiday rental, the department has several downhill ski resorts - the largest being Ax-Bonascre, Les Monts D'Olmes and Guzet. There are many cross country ski-ing resorts, one of the best being at Plateau de Beille, near Les Cabannes.

Foix is the capital of the Ariège. It is an ancient medieval town with a fortress; Chateau de Foix is perched on a hill overlooking it. This is Cathar country – the area is steeped in history! Another famous chateau in the Ariège is Montségur, located on a rocky outcrop at a height of 1200 metres.Ariege holiday house and chalets to rent, France - Chateau de Foix

Of other important towns in the department, Pamiers is host to a large commercial centre and three churches; Mirepoix is a medieval town, as is Saint-Lizier situated on a hilltop with winding streets, fine views and a church with cloisters that are noteworthy. Saint-Girons hosts a Saturday market.

There are also many unspoiled villages and hamlets to enjoy during a holiday in the Ariège - tucked away in the valleys close to the department's border with Spain - Seix, Cominac and Aulus Les Bain all come alive in the holiday season.

Ariégeois gastronomy is based on the cooking of Pyrenean regional food, such as cheese or charcuterie from the mountain country!

Travelling to your Ariege self catering holiday home

By car: Driving to the region means taking the A20 from Paris towards Toulouse and following signs to Foix when you reach Toulouse’s périphique. By air: The closest is Toulouse-Blagnac international airport, a 1 hour drive away from Foix. Scheduled, charter and low-cost airlines all fly to this airport daily from airports throughout the UK. Carcassonne is two hours away and also offers regular flights from the UK. By rail: A service runs from Paris Austerlitz to Toulouse station. From there trains operate regularly to Foix.

 

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Self Catering Gite Near Bricquebec, Manche, Normandy - Kestrel Gite Sleeps 4

Self Catering Gite Near Bricquebec, Manche, Normandy - Kestrel Gite Sleeps 4

Weekly Rental: GBP 495 to GBP 750

11 sleeps

Kestrel gite has two bedrooms, bedroom 1 has a king sized bed and a twin bedroom. Both bedrooms overlook the private

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Beautiful, Light & Airy Basement Apartment in Le Soler, Pyrenees-Orientales

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Weekly Rental: GBP 315 to GBP 315

4 sleeps

A private, light and airy apartment with all conveniences for guests located a few minutes' walk from the centre of the

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Beautiful, Light & Airy 2 Floor Town House Apartment in Le Soler

Beautiful, Light & Airy 2 Floor Town House Apartment in Le Soler

Weekly Rental: GBP 385 to GBP 385

6 sleeps

This charming Le Soler apartment is set in the old part of town and recently converted,just five minutes' walk from the

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Beautiful Cottage with Heated Pool Near Parcay les Pins, Maine-et-Loire - Le Poulet

Beautiful Cottage with Heated Pool Near Parcay les Pins, Maine-et-Loire - Le Poulet

Weekly Rental: GBP 400 to GBP 570

4 sleeps

Le Poulet is located in a small hamlet on the edge of the picturesque village of Parcay Les Pins, and is surrounded by

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Large Holiday Gite Near Bricquebec, Manche, Normandy - Barn Owl Gite

Large Holiday Gite Near Bricquebec, Manche, Normandy - Barn Owl Gite

Weekly Rental: GBP 595 to GBP 850

7 sleeps

La Lande is a tastefully restored 18th century character farmhouse with two large beautifully appointed, well equiped

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Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

Chill out by our private HEATED pool for weeks 6 to 20th July for £2000

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

2 and 3 week offer

2 and 3 week offer

150€ off two week and 320€ off three week bookings.

Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

Early Bird Discount 2020

Early Bird Discount 2020

Book now your 2020 holiday and get 5% discount

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