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Self-catering holiday rental homes in Cher, France

Cher is a department located in the centre of France. Named after the Cher River, it’s part of the Centre region. It is surrounded by the departments of Indre, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, Nièvre, Allier, and Creuse. Find your ideal holiday house or cottage to rent in Cher and explore this vast plateau in the centre of France, positioned half-way between Paris and the Massif Central.

 

 

 

Cher holiday rental homes - Book direct on Rent-in-FranceSancerre, in the north of the department, rises on a rocky limestone outcrop to form a dramatic, picturesque townscape. The area surrounding the town is covered by the vineyards that make Sancerre a famous worldwide. It is not the only wine region, however, in the Cher department; there are also the appellations (AOC) of Reuilly, Quincy and Menetou-Salon all north of Bourges - and the less known wines of Chateaumeillant in the south, producing mainly rosés. Be sure to sample these many delights when renting self catering Cher holiday accommodation.

There are some local specialties, food-wise, including Sancerre goats cheese - crotin de Chavignol is an AOC cheese. And for the really sweet-toothed, Bourges is home to Forestines - the first and original filled sweets invented by Georges Forest in 1879.

Bourges is Cher’s delightful medieval capital, well worth a visit when staying in holiday rental property in Cher. The town is a fascinating mix of half-timbered houses and Roman remains and possesses one of the most outstanding gothic cathedrals in France. The cathedral of St-Etienne (12th c.) is a must when you explore Cher. The town has a rich history and holds an abundance of vestiges from the Roman period. Bourges has the label ‘town of Art and History’.

Chateaumeillant is another of Cher’s villages worth a visit. It’s located on the Compostelle pilgrim route. Saint Amand Montrond, a ‘ville fleurie’, offers numerous beautiful monuments, abbeys, Gallo-Roman sites, medieval gardens. Self catering holiday rental property - Rent-in-France 

The medieval village of Sancerre has a wonderful setting: perched on a rocky mountain, it offers a breathtaking view over the Val de Loire Valley and the surroundings vineyards. The AOC crottin de Chavignol (goat cheese) and its wine of the same name are produced in the area.  

Vierzon is famous for the production of porcelain. The town is much appreciated amidst nature lovers as it is surrounded with 7,500 hectares of forests and 5 rivers.

Travelling to your Cher holiday rental accommodation

By road: The A71 motorway traverses the department – it links to the A20 motorway form Paris and also links to the A7 to the south. By rail: There are direct links to the department from Paris Austerlitz station. It takes 1hr 45 mins to arrive at Bourges station. By air: The nearest airports are those of Tours and Limoges, although it is also feasible to fly to Paris or Poitiers. Tours is served by Ryanair; Limoges by Ryanair and flybe; Poitiers by Ryanair; and Paris by most airlines including British Airways, Air France, bmi, bmibaby, flybe, easyJet, Jet2, Thomsonfly and Aer Lingus.

 

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Light and Spacious Holiday Home with Private Pool Near Montelimar, Drome

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5 sleeps

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6 sleeps

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Weekly Rental: GBP 707 to GBP 1155

6 sleeps

Located in a Béarn village between Navarrenx and Oloron St Marie. The gite, Les Galets, is a charming converted barn

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2 Holiday Cottages Alongside the Canal du Midi near Carcassonne, Aude - Olive Tree

2 Holiday Cottages Alongside the Canal du Midi near Carcassonne, Aude - Olive Tree

Weekly Rental: EUR 455 to EUR 1025

4 sleeps

2 Independant superb gites. 2 bedrooms, BBQ, patio, garden & heated pool. Set at the edge of a typical French Village

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Charming Family House with Private Pool and Garden in Bagnols-en-Foret, Var

Weekly Rental: USD 135 to USD 457

10 sleeps

La Bergerie is a 17th Century, Provencal, old stone house with character and charm, which was originally built for a

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Exceptional Summer Special

Exceptional Summer Special

2020 has been an exceptional year, so we thought we would offer an exceptional special. Our studio has never been

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

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Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

Autumn Season Offer

Autumn Season Offer

A £50 per week price reduction for this edge-of-village house with garden, pool and roof terrace, which sleeps up to 10

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