HOLIDAY HOMES TO RENT IN ENTRE DEUX MERS, AQUITAINE.
Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Entre Deux Mers, France.
The area known as Entre Deux Mers in the west of France is popular with wine lovers, nature lovers and those who enjoy exploring picturesque, typically French, towns and villages. Located within the Aquitaine region, Entre Deux Mers, which translates as “between two seas”, is actually situated between two rivers, the Dordogne and the Garonne. The lush green countryside in this part of France is dotted with castles, historic churches and medieval fortresses, all accessed by hiking and cycling paths, as well as pleasant country roads.
The medieval town of Saint Macaire is one of the most visited towns in the region, and for plenty of good reasons. The main square, surrounded by a medieval arcade, is a pleasant place to stop for a drink or a meal, while there is also a weekly market and other cultural events during the year. The town's monastery is one of the highlights, and is open to visitors all year round. Reole is home to one of the oldest town halls in France, dating from the 12th century, while the town also boasts an impressive fortified castle. Visitors will enjoy exploring the narrow, winding streets, with history on every corner.
There are several medieval fortresses and castles throughout the Entre Deux Mers region, many of which are still impressively intact. The fortress at Cadillac was built in 1280, with additions over time, and has several towers which visitors can still climb today, while the chapel is home to an opulent bronze and gold altarpiece. Driving, walking or cycling through the countryside, the visitor to Entre Deux Mers will stumble across ruined abbeys, windmills and tiny fortified villages at almost every turn. One of the best windmills to visit is at Cussol outside Vedelais. This building has been restored and is full working order, allowing tourists to see how the mills were used in the past.
The stunning natural scenery of Entre Deux Mers is one of the main reasons people visit the region. Hikers and cyclists are well catered for with a network of paths, while there are also equestrian centres or you could explore the scenery by canoeing down the Dordogne or Garonne rivers. There are boat trips along the Garonne as well, if you prefer someone else to do the hard work. It is possible to swim in both rivers, while there are also several lakes in the region that are popular in the summer months as natural outdoor pools.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Entre Deux Mers? Then below is a selection of gites in Entre Deux Mers and villas in Entre Deux Mers that can be rented direct from their owners. You can either click on each listing for further details or you can use our search engine on the left if you are looking for something in particular.