Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Gironde, France.
Gironde is located in the Aquitaine region of France and was one of the original 83 departments that were formed at time of French revolution in 1790. This is a beautiful region has nearly 126 km of coastline and has one of the largest estuaries in Europe and is also the only European estuary where the critically endangered Sturgeon comes to reproduce.
Gironde presents numerous attractions to its visitors. For those who love bird watching, Gironde has a choice of sanctuaries that are home to some of the rarest birds in Europe. The regions natural beauty is treat for nature lovers with 480,000 hectares of woodland offering an idyllic retreat from the buzz of modern day life.
As well as the regions natural beauty, there are sites of historical importance. The sites of Creion Bastides and Libourne are especially mentionable. There is also ample amount of gothic and Roman architecture with religious and military themes and Roman stone engravings.
Gironde is located north of the city of Bordeaux, which is very famous for its wines. As a result there is much to see for the wine lover here. The west bank of Gironde has some of the best wine estates with 57 different wines to sample.
With such a long coastline, the region has a variety of water sports to choose from including sailing, kayaking, jet skiing and water skiing. Gironde is highly popular amongst surfers and divers alike.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Gironde? Then below is a selection of gites in Gironde and villas in Gironde 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.