Places to Stay in South West France

Places to Stay in South West France

21st October 2021

We've picked some of our favourite places to stay in the gorgeous region of south west France where Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch was filmed. The French Dispatch, only in cinemas 22nd October, features some glorious vintage-style French scenery and was shot on location in and around the quirky town of Angoulême in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th century French city. It stars Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand,Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.

Villa Paradisa

Les Mathes - Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Sleeps 14

This modernist marvel sits just 300m from France's Atlantic coast overlooking a nearby golf course, just a short drive from the resort town of Royan.

The Millhouse

Taillebourg - Saintes

Sleeps 22

Historic mill set in its own beautiful, secluded grounds. 5 star accommodation for 18 people in the heart of the Charente Maritime countryside.

La Maison du Voyage

Mouillac - St Saturnin

Sleeps 8

Incredible restored 200-year-old French house with private pool and gardens set in the pretty countryside near Angouleme.

Le Beau Fief

Cherbonnieres - Charente Maritime

Sleeps 5

A boutique, rural gite in sun-kissed Southwest France…with a private pool, lush orchard and romantic, country views….

La Maison Des Fleurs

Courcerac - Vendee and Charente

Sleeps 10

Hide away in this charming country farmhouse, surrounded by sunflower fields and vineyards, in a beautiful French hamlet.

The Pastel Hamlet

Courcerac -

Sleeps 10

Enchanting country living in the southwest of France with a hot tub, perfect for sunny rural escapes with friends and family.

Villa de la Roussie

Mareuil en Périgord - Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Sleeps 9

This beautifully renovated villa sits in France's historic Périgord region, within the boundaries of the majestic Limousin Regional Natural Park.

The Tower Château

Mareuil en Périgord - Dordogne

Sleeps 14

Nestled in the commune of Mareuil in France's Dordogne region, this medieval castle offers guests a truly tranquil and luxurious getaway.

The Oak House

Fronsac - Aquitaine

Sleeps 12

Beautiful villa with an outdoor pool, a spacious garden, that sits on the edge of France's Périgord Limousin Regional Natural Park.

Fisherman's Cabin

Busserolles - Dordogne

Sleeps 2-4

An inspirational, handcrafted cabin, hidden off the beaten track in the Dordogne

The Pool House

Bioussac - Aquitaine

Sleeps 8

Enchanting house in the south west of France with a swimming pool, perfect for family escapes or trips with friends.

Maison Trocadero

Coulonges - Aquitaine

Sleeps 8

Enjoy the classic French elegance at this stunning property set in a quiet farming village in sunny Charente, half an hour from the chic city of Angoulême.

Chateau Du Mas

Dignac - Aquitaine

Sleeps 10

Marvellous French chateau with a swimming pool, grand interiors, comfy furnishings, and lovely views of the surrounding Aquitaine countryside.

Chateau Les Peintures

Coutras - Aquitaine

Sleeps 20

Marvellous French Chateau and cottage in Aquitaine, with extensive grounds, big swimming pool, and super-comfortable furnishings.

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