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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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Gorgeous House with Private Pool and Garden in Lourmarin, the heart of the Luberon

Gorgeous House with Private Pool and Garden in Lourmarin, the heart of the Luberon

Weekly Rental: EUR 4000 to EUR 4000

12 sleeps

Peaceful, gorgeous holiday home with private pool and garden situated in the heart of the Luberon just next to the

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Self Catering Gite, Full of Charm, Exposed Stones and Beams - The Gite Ble Noir 6 people

Self Catering Gite, Full of Charm, Exposed Stones and Beams - The Gite Ble Noir 6 people

Weekly Rental: EUR 300 to EUR 480

6 sleeps

Charming 3 bedroom gîte for 6 people. For specific stays, mid-week, weekend, long stays. In July August, rental only by

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Fantastic Farmhouses in the heart of the Valley of the Evel, Near Baud, Morbihan

Fantastic Farmhouses in the heart of the Valley of the Evel, Near Baud, Morbihan

Weekly Rental: EUR 500 to EUR 2500

40 sleeps

Luxurious setting for these superb renovated farmhouses in the heart of the valley of the Evel. Located 2 km from Baud

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Lovely Holiday Cottage with Heated Pool in Brittany, Near Baud - La Dependance

Lovely Holiday Cottage with Heated Pool in Brittany, Near Baud - La Dependance

Weekly Rental: EUR 650 to EUR 1550

8 sleeps

La Dépendance is located 150 metres from the group of cottages on 1 large garden. 8 people. 4 bedrooms including 1 on

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Beautiful Farmhouse with Swimming Pool in Brittany, 2Km From Baud - La Chaumiere

Beautiful Farmhouse with Swimming Pool in Brittany, 2Km From Baud - La Chaumiere

Weekly Rental: EUR 650 to EUR 1550

8 sleeps

La Chaumiere comprises 4 bedrooms including 1 disabled access. Kitchen, dining room, living room, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets

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Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

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

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

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

Extended stay

Extended stay

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

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