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Cahors, France

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Cahors is the capital of the Lot department in the Midi-Pyrénées region of south-western France. This pretty town is dramatically situated within an udder shaped twist in the river Lot. Today it is best known as the home of the famous AOC 'black' wine. Reputed since the Middle Ages, visit Cahors is a must for wine lovers!

All around Cahors are vineyards. A stay in Cahors holiday rental cottages at any time of the year means witnessing their change throughout the seasons. Wine from the Cahors appellation must be made from at least 70% Cot (also called Malbec, Mabeck, Auxerrois and Pressac) grape, with a maximum of 30% Merlot or Tannat grape varieties.

Today, when you rent a self-catering holiday home in Cahors you’ll be indulging in a popular tourist centre replete with its mediaeval quarter and the unique 14th century fortified Valentré bridge.

The Valentré Bridge is without a doubt the symbol of the town. Building began in 1308 and it took 70 years to complete. The legend associated with this bridge has an intricately developed plot, complex characters, and a surprising dénouement.

When you stay in self-catering accommodation in Cahors there is plenty to see and do. In July there is a Blues Festival and also an artificial beach, similar to that of Paris, on the banks of the river Lot – usually in place throughout July and August. For culture lovers don’t miss the Cathédrale Saint-Étienne, a national monument – it’s also the location of the weekly Saturday market. There is the charming Daurade quarter with: Maison Hérétié (14th–16th centuries), Maison Dolive (17th century), Maison du Bourreau (13th century) and the Arc de Diane, a relic of ancient Roman baths. Curiously the remains of an amphitheatre were discovered when the underground car park was excavated partially beneath, Boulevard Gambetta (the main street). The stone walls can be seen today and opened to the public in April 2009.

Travelling to your holiday rental cottage or chalet in Cahors, France; Bergerac is the nearest airport, and is a 1 ½ hour drive. Ryanair, Flybe and Jet2 offer year round direct services to and from the UK. Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne airport is now open and offers flights to and from the UK with Jet 2 and Cityjet. Do check for seasonal variations in the timetable. Cahors train station offers direct services to Paris Austerlitz train station. Journey time is 5 ½ hours. Driving from northern France’s ports is on average a 10 hour journey – without breaks. The A20 auto-route is extremely handy directly from Paris to Cahors.

Weather in Cahors is stunning – long hot dry summers, spring and autumn tend to be a milder version of summer. Winters are mild with temperatures rarely dipping below freezing.

 

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Beautifully Restored La Sarre Cottage in Morbihan for 6 Persons Plus Baby

Beautifully Restored La Sarre Cottage in Morbihan for 6 Persons Plus Baby

Weekly Rental: GBP 325 to GBP 1100

6 sleeps

A charming converted stone cottage Originally the main entrance to our traditional breton stone longere, this

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Beautifully Restored La Fretu Cottage in Morbihan for 6 Persons Plus Baby

Beautifully Restored La Fretu Cottage in Morbihan for 6 Persons Plus Baby

Weekly Rental: GBP 325 to GBP 775

6 sleeps

Refurbished longere in rural hamlet This pretty stone cottage has been restored to an excellent standard and whilst

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Beautifully Restored Bonne Chere Cottage in Morbihan for 4/6 Persons Plus Baby

Beautifully Restored Bonne Chere Cottage in Morbihan for 4/6 Persons Plus Baby

Weekly Rental: GBP 275 to GBP 775

6 sleeps

Set in large gardens with views of the open countryside this superbly spacious and comfortable single storey farmhouse

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Lovely Holiday Cottage in Langoëlan, Morbihan, Brittany - Ty Megan

Lovely Holiday Cottage in Langoëlan, Morbihan, Brittany - Ty Megan

Weekly Rental: GBP 250 to GBP 650

4 sleeps

A sweet little cottage sleeping 4 within one double bedroom and one bunk bedded bedroom. The cottage is full of

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Charming Cottage in Langoëlan, Brittany - Ty Liberty

Charming Cottage in Langoëlan, Brittany - Ty Liberty

Weekly Rental: GBP 275 to GBP 895

6 sleeps

Tastefully renovated with many original beams and exposed stonework still on show. Ty Liberty is a friendly and spacious

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Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

Le Pigeonnier, Holiday House in the Lot, sleeps 2 - 6.

Le Pigeonnier, Holiday House in the Lot, sleeps 2 - 6.

LATE AVAILABILITY - Last remaining August week now reduced from £520 to £425. Elevated position with lovely view.

50% off per week 28th August-11th September

50% off per week 28th August-11th September

Pricing has been reduced 50% 28th August for 7 nights reduced from £2200 to £1100 4th September reduced from £1800 to

August Availability

August Availability

Special rates for August 2019 - £225 per week. Linen included for no extra cost

Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

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