This sun kissed corner of France is remarkably beautiful and full of contrast. If you’re after a short-haul sojourn packed with lazy days on dazzling beaches, fine dining experiences, captivating culture and scenery that inspired artists such as Van Gogh, then a villa holiday in southern France is ideal for you. Our South of France villas can be found in the sun-drenched regions of the glamorous French Riviera (Cote d'Azur), on the laid-back island of Corsica and in picture-perfect Provence in southeastern France, bordering Italy. Whether you’re seeking an adventure-packed holiday or are in need of an indulgent and restful break, rent a villa in the South of France and you’ll never want to leave.
The South of France is the perfect destination for a villa holiday; it takes just over an hour to fly there, has a wonderful, reliable climate suiting a visit at any time of the year, and there is so much to see and do in the region. Choose a villa with a pool for a wonderful family break and explore Southern France’s most beautiful regions including Provence and the French Riviera (Cote d'Azur) – the embodiment of French sophistication.
Things to do in South of France
No matter which region of Southern France you decide on, there is something for every member of the family and it can be as relaxed or as action-packed as you like. The South of France is a great place to explore, as getting around is easy thanks to the excellent road and rail network. There is a huge variety of things to do during a villa holiday in France – the coastline and its beaches are superb, the chic resorts and sleepy old villages are perfect for perusing, historic Roman sites can be found around every corner and there are abundant watersports to try in the azure Mediterranean Sea.
The coastline of Southern France is adorned with spectacular beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, ideal if sun, sea and sand are high up on your holiday agenda. Perhaps you want an exclusive beach club dotted with luxury cabanas? Or maybe a resort with fancy waterside restaurants serving gourmet meals for just the two of you? If you’re travelling as a family, you may desire soft sands and expansive shorelines with shallow water and plenty of watersports. Whichever sandy spot you’ve got your heart set on, our villas in the South of France are within easy reach of the very best beaches.
Nightlife in South of France
From laid-back jazz cafés and concerts held in ancient Roman amphitheatres, to trendy cocktail bars and hip nightclubs, the South of France offers something for everyone after dark. For a lively evening out, the celebrity-laden likes of St Tropez and Monaco have plenty of famous clubs where you can party with the A-listers. But there are so many tranquil options across the region too, including subdued late-night lounges and intimate neighbourhood bars and pubs with a relaxed mix of tourists and locals. Whatever your entertainment taste may be, there is something for everyone when you rent a villa in the South of France.
Food and Drink in South of France
France is a thrilling place for foodies and oenophiles to venture to; especially its southern region, where the intoxicating mix of sun and sea make the fresh local produce irresistible. France is the birthplace of the Michelin star, and one of the world’s largest wine producers, so it’s only natural that you’d want to make the most of its culinary delights! Our villas in the south of France are equipped with everything you need for self-catering too, so if you fancy a night in it’s easier than ever! Local markets and shops are ideal for grabbing some fresh ingredients to cook on your barbecue, so you can create your own alfresco feast and eat at a time that suits you!
History and Culture in South of France
South of France villa holidays are packed with treasures which will particularly appeal to culture vultures and history buffs. As well as being blessed with excellent museums, art studios and brilliant natural landscapes, the South of France is peppered with Roman ruins and photogenic medieval villages to explore. Rent a villa in the South of France to put you in the heart of the action, so you can uncover the region’s fascinating past.