France is the ultimate destination for wine holidays. It is renowned for having some of the world’s most famous appellations, attracting visitors from all corners of the globe. The country’s rich history and culture, combined with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, make it an ideal location for those who want to indulge in the art of fine wine tasting. Moreover, France’s iconic gastronomy adds a whole new dimension to this experience, making it even more enticing. Vineyard villas and luxury chateaux are also available for those who want to fully immerse themselves in the French wine culture. An icon of timeless elegance and sophistication, it is no wonder why France has become synonymous with some of the world’s finest wines.
LUXURY HOLIDAY RENTALS IN BORDEAUX
A luxury villa rental in Saint-Émilion surrounded by captivating vineyards.
Surrounded by carpeting rows of vineyards, this luxury villa for rent in Bordeaux enjoys a beautifully idyllic setting on the doorstep of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed village of Saint-Émilion. All the charms of the historic village — picturesque cobblestone streets, the incredible monolithic church, numerous restaurants and wine shops — are within a 5-minute walk.
For those looking to enjoy the good life in Bordeaux, this popular holiday vineyard house in Saint-Émilion is hard to beat. The desirable private oasis radiates harmony, beauty and quiet luxury, whether it be the property’s gorgeous outdoor areas or its exquisite views of the village and the surrounding vineyards of Château Ausone, La Clotte, Pavie, and Pavie-Macquin.
The 19th-century vineyard house to rent is itself sheer picture-postcard-perfection, with its aesthetically designed exterior adorned with a quintessential stone facade, traditional shutters and splashes of green from its sprawling vines. The interior combines warm rusticity and pristine modernity with a hint of French chicness. White walls act as a clean and bright backdrop to the darker, warmer wood and wicker tones.
Designed to immerse you in absolute comfort, the five ensuite bedrooms — sleeping up to 10 guests — feature large windows that frame awe-inspiring views across Saint-Émilion and its historic buildings, the renowned vineyards or the private garden. The house boasts a capacious living room and a cosy, secluded study, both with inviting fireplaces. The attractive open-plan kitchen is a food lover’s dream, boasting top-of-the-line equipment such as the premium Lacanche triple oven, wine cellar, two refrigerators, freezer and two dishwashers. The airy, spacious dining room, with seating for up to 12 guests, offers direct access to the gorgeous garden and the outdoor pergola.
The splendid outdoor area — complete with a 2,500m2 garden, several lounge areas and a summer kitchen — invites you to wine, dine and unwind in an oasis of peace, tranquillity and beauty. Sunbathe on the comfortable sun loungers, or enjoy cooling off in the large private swimming pool — all enhanced by a magical backdrop of the mesmerising vineyards. Savour world-class wine under the shady pergolas or play croquet on the manicured lawn. The wonderful exterior is also perfect for al fresco dining; here you can indulge in long leisurely lunches or memorable barbecues and evening meals under the starry sky.
The celebrated wineries of Château Ausone, Pavie-Macquin and La Clotte literally surround this luxury vacation rental home in Saint-Émilion. Château Pavie, Bélair-Monange, Clos Fourtet and Canon are just a few minutes farther afield. Bordeaux Airport is about 60 minutes away.
Filled with character and charm in abundance, where better than this for a luxury villa for rent in Bordeaux?
Bordeaux chateau for rent in the middle of the vineyards
Located among its own vines in one of the world’s most notable wine regions, this beautiful chateau for rent in Bordeaux radiates elegant refinement, discerning allure and historic appeal. The classic beauty of its architecture, the elegance of its decor, and the sensational setting of its location, in natural surroundings still preserved, make this luxury Bordeaux holiday rental a gem.
Sitting graciously within 52 acres of sprawling grounds and ten acres of wine-producing vines, the exceptional Bordeaux holiday rental brilliantly captures the stunningly beautiful views that sweep across the enchanting landscape of Bordeaux.
Dating from the 19th century, the Bordeaux chateau for rent embodies a harmonious composition of magic and classic beauty. With an imposing facade, the authentic character of this wonderful caste is further enhanced by its fairytale turrets and towers. The historic residence bears the hallmarks of a stylish past, with its elevated ceilings, elegantly crafted windows gracefully framing the natural environment and beautifully proportioned living spaces.
The castle has eight uniquely decorated bedrooms accommodating up to 16 guests. Some notable features of the classic French interior style include hand-crafted and original print curtains, fabric headboards, period-inspired copper tubs, porcelain clawfoot porcelain tubs, and expertly restored vintage-style hardware. The castle’s generous dimensions effortlessly provide spaces to dine, relax and socialise in understated luxury, showcased by a sophisticated living room, an elegant dining room and a casual dining area.
Guests will be greeted with a picturesque vista: the beautiful vineyard chateau is situated against a backdrop of lush vegetation, sprawling lawns and endless rows of vines.
The beautiful outdoor area ensures relaxation and socialising opportunities thanks to its gorgeously landscaped garden, grassy lawn, sparkling swimming pool, resort-style pool deck and various dining, lounging and sunbathing areas. Guests can train in the indoor gym or enjoy a game with friends on the on-site tennis court, while the large forest is ideal for jogging.
This is one of the best-located chateaux to rent in Bordeaux surrounded by vineyards. Situated only 25 minutes from both the world-class, vibrant City of Bordeaux and the history of the medieval town Saint-Émilion, it is ideally located to offer the ultimate relaxation and yet it is a perfect base from which to explore this renowned wine-producing region. Arcachon Bay — famous for its beaches and oysters — is just over an hour away, or for a spot of water sports, head to the beaches at Le Porge.
If a vineyard stay is on your to-do list during your villa holiday in France, then this fairytale chateau rental in Bordeaux with a private swimming pool surrounded by vineyards is a must-to-book retreat set in one of the country’s best-known wine regions.
Elegant Bordeaux holiday rental in the heart of vineyards near Saint-Emilion
With a privileged address, this Bordeaux luxury vacation rental sits in the heart of vineyards near world-renowned Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of the world’s finest wines. Beautiful in all seasons, the enchanting area boasts rolling hills, renowned wineries, picturesque wine and market towns, cultural events and “fêtes”, exceptional food and, of course, wine – including the grands crus, which make the region famous.
A majestic alley, beautifully lined with majestic trees, leads to the magnificent 15th-century “chartreuse” that exudes supreme luxury and total exclusivity. Defined by an extraordinary spaciousness and singularity, this is a castle property on a grand scale that has been designed to offer luxurious and splendid spaces for rest, relaxation and conviviality, both indoors and outdoors.
Immaculately restored and decorated, it gracefully offers a classic and contemporary harmonious fusion where noble materials co-exist with bold accents of great designers. The sprawling floor plan boasts extensive living areas, including gorgeous lounges, three dining rooms and stunning accommodations. Decorative features, a half-sized grand piano and a French billiard table, set the tone in the elegant space. The vineyard chateau to rent features 11 ensuite bedrooms and suites, sleeping up to 26 guests.
For outdoor enjoyment, there are two heated swimming pools, an inviting sun deck and sumptuously blissful grounds. For a totally carefree and relaxing stay at this chateau in Bordeaux, it comes fully staffed.
LUXURIOUS FRENCH RIVIERA HOLIDAY HOMES TO RENT ON WINE ESTATES
Stay at a sumptuous wine estate to rent in Grimaud, near Saint Tropez
Promising rare exclusivity and excellence, this historic castle for rent near St Tropez is attuned to the pinnacle of French Riviera luxury living. Nestled among the picturesque vineyards of Provence and only ten minutes from fashionable St Tropez, this exclusive villa for rent on the French Riviera makes for a supremely privileged setting. Overlooking the medieval town of Grimaud, the luxury property is one of the few prestigious wine estates elected as Crus Classés in Provence.
For 5-star luxury with no expense spared, the immensely elegant French Riviera holiday rental chateau combines commanding sophistication and impressive indulgences with a generous sprinkling of glamour and luxe. Here you will find a seamless blend of indoor opulence with outdoor magnificence.
Nestled within 15 hectares of unspoiled vineyards and pristine grounds, the castle estate boasts a plethora of delightful features, such as fruit orchards, a terraced English garden, and a covered winter garden. At the centre of the wine estate lies the 8-bedroom chateau — a sensational Provençale bastide to rent from the 18th century that has been magnificently restored to combine classical and contemporary styles around a collection of 60 masterful artworks. Comprising 3,500m2 of living space, the chateau includes a stunning kitchen, three distinct living rooms, four dining areas, luxurious wellness spa facilities, an ambient private club, and a wine cellar. The historic castle also houses a private nightclub complete with a bar, DJ booth and dance floor.
Be wowed by the outdoor splendour that captures the true spirit of a private oasis retreat. The splendid private swimming pool and the pool house invite you to long, leisurely days — only punctuated by convivial get-togethers in the many outdoor dining, bar, and kitchen spaces. Cap off your evening with a superb al fresco meal professionally prepared by your personal chef. The magnificent French Riviera vineyard house to rent also offers an on-site private tennis court, so that guests can enjoy sporty vacations. Set on the edge of the vineyards, the orange grove has been reconverted into a special event area that could host up to 100 guests.
Discover the Provence region’s rich history and wine-making traditions by enjoying exclusive wine tastings, dining amidst the beautiful vineyards, or even participating in the annual harvest.
Luxury holidays in Saint-Tropez do not get any better than renting this exclusive, fully staffed chateau on the French Riviera on a private basis; rich in history and elegance and located in a breathtaking natural vineyard setting.
Luxurious villa for rent in the south of France near St Tropez, nestled among lush vineyards
Demonstrating a high aesthetic appeal in a sought-after vineyard setting, this large villa rental in Provence Vidauban is a stunning bastide property with the timeless qualities of style, modernity and tradition. From its timeless beauty and charming atmosphere to its coveted location of serene enchantment and glorious views, every element of this utterly captivating residence come together to create a truly impressive villa estate that captures the spirit of the good life in Provence at its best.
Located in the idyllic countryside, nestled among vineyards, olive trees and pine groves, this luxury bastide villa to rent near Saint-Tropez offers a peaceful and authentically stunning setting. A place filled with authenticity, here you can discover the way of life on a vineyard that is run by a third-generation family of winemakers. Wine tastings can be arranged upon request.
The spectacular estate is spread beautifully across two lovely buildings comprised of a gorgeous bastide and a mas, plus two outdoor pools and a pool house.
A classic design with a stone facade and traditional shutters defines the delightful exterior, while inside, the bastide blends just the right fusion of relaxed informality and stylish refinement, underscored by a classy yet invitingly warm ambience. Designed for maximum enjoyment and relaxation, the exceptional al fresco areas are ideal for lounging, socialising and indulging in some quiet moments.
This large villa rental in the south of France offers space galore for everyone, with ten elegant bedrooms. Sleeping up to 20 guests, it is ideal for large families or groups of friends. The bastide has eight bedrooms, five bathrooms, a veranda, a living room, a super-functional, modern kitchen, a gym, a sauna and a private outdoor swimming pool. The mas has two bedrooms on two floors, two bathrooms, a living room with a fully equipped kitchen and a private outdoor pool.
Perfectly outfitted for outdoor enjoyment and pleasure, there are expansive al fresco areas including a gorgeous garden, two swimming pools, plenty of sun loungers for relaxation, terraces(s), wonderful dining and lounging areas, a summer kitchen and a barbecue. A game of petanque (boules) in the garden provides a fun and relaxing atmosphere during your stay.
Thanks to its superb location, this stunning holiday rental in Provence is the perfect base for those seeking a dream holiday on the French Riviera. You can easily access nearby cities such as Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin, the perched villages like Entrecastaux, Cotignac, and Tourtour, as well as important landmarks including Sainte Baume and the Thoronnet Abbey and La Chartreuse of the Verne in the Maures mountains. Also a few kilometres away, seaside resorts such as Roches Rouges, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez or Le Lavandou boast some of the most beautiful beaches on the coast, including the legendary Pampelonne beach. Plus, major cities like Marseille, Cannes, Nice or Monaco are only a day trip away.
This highly sought-after holiday villa to rent near Saint-Tropez is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy wine, nature, and a relaxing getaway surrounded by Provence’s authentic landscape.
LUXURY HOLIDAY RENTALS ON WINE ESTATES IN PROVENCE
Exceptional wine domaine – a luxury holiday home for rent near Aix-en-Provence
Sitting in a privileged position in the heart of a wine estate, this extraordinary vineyard house enjoys splendid views of the Alpilles massif, the Luberon, Sainte-Victoire, Mont Ventoux and the Alpes de Haute Provence. It is ideally located between Aix-en-Provece and the Luberon on an exceptional wine terroir.
The magnificent interior is as much a delight as the grandly scaled exterior; expansive rooms are adorned with elegant decor that accentuates their historic beauty, impressive volumes and modern luxury. Providing a relaxing and luxurious space for large families and groups of friends, this unique property houses 11 elegant rooms and suites, sleeping up to 24 guests.
Befitting a five-star holiday rental in Provence, it offers a full complement of facilities such as spectacular gardens, tennis, a private pool and a hammam. Ideal for celebrating a special occasion or family event in France, this luxury holiday rental on a wine estate comes fully staffed with a chef, butler and maid.
A spectacular chateau rental for large groups in the heart of Luberon’s vineyards
This magnificent historic wine chateau rental with vineyards in Luberon perfectly embodies the essence of Provence, with its stunning scenery and timeless elegance that is sure to captivate and enchant guests.
Set against breathtaking views in a picturesque location amidst the lush greenery lies a sprawling 55-hectare estate within the idyllic beauty of Lubéron Regional Park. The estate boasts of a sensational 900m2 chateau, an old stone farmhouse, castle stable houses, sprawling vineyards, olive groves, splendorous gardens and three swimming pools.
Impeccably presented to match the mesmerising beauty of Provence’s iconic surroundings, the impressive wine chateau for rent is a luxurious oasis with 15 bedrooms, accommodating up to 30 guests. So if you are looking for large holiday villas in Provence, South France to rent for a large group holiday or a family reunion, then this property is simply perfect.
With an emphasis on indulgence, sophistication and tranquillity, the chateau rental masterfully blends indoor luxury and outdoor beauty. Its exterior features an aesthetically pleasing design with a classic charming facade in warm, soft hues and traditional shutters, creating the perfect postcard-perfect picture. Inside, the generously scaled space is a tasteful blend of traditional Italian elegance, complemented by authentic richness and hints of contemporary flair.
The lavish park and formal gardens of the chateau for rent are dotted with charming ponds and century-old trees. The chateau estate boasts multiple al fresco areas, providing ample outdoor space for guests to unwind, entertain, and dine. The estate offers ultimate luxury comfort in an idyllic setting with three pools (two outdoors and one indoor swimming pool), complete with stunning sun decks and exquisite views of the nearby villages and scenic surroundings.
This exclusive chateau for rent in Provence is truly exceptional in its elegance, beauty, privacy and location – making it an incomparable choice for luxury vacation rentals in the South of France.
EXCLUSIVE CHATEAU FOR RENT ON WINE ESTATE IN LANGUEDOC
Rent a luxury castle on a wine-growing estate near Montpellier in the south of France
With plenty of wow factor, this French chateau for rent in the South of France is idyllically set amidst extensive grounds surrounded by luscious vineyards and Mediterranean vegetation. Tastefully presented with impeccable flair and quiet sumptuousness, it boasts a splendorous aesthetic that speaks of heritage, magnificence and elegance. Promising a relaxing and indulgent holiday in a wonderfully peaceful setting, the historic chateau to rent in the heart of a wine domain is superbly located between Montpellier and Béziers in the South of France and within close proximity to the beautiful sandy Mediterranean beaches.
Hallmarked by a perfect blend of traditional richness and contemporary finesse, the 18th-century chateau has been beautifully refurbished to high standards to provide a singularly elegant living environment. Impressively scaled rooms are furnished with bold statement pieces that create a burst of colour against a backdrop of dramatic volumes, vaulted stone ceilings, timber beams and fine flooring. Decorative features include a magnificent fireplace, a majestic piano and modern art.
Delighting with its abundant space, the luxury vacation rental offers multiple areas for lounging, socialising and enjoying quiet moments. With ten bedrooms, including three master suites, it can accommodate up to 14 guests.
A blissful world of timeless beauty, the French chateau rental is set amidst sprawling 160 hectares of idyllically peaceful grounds. The castle is situated in the middle of a wine-growing estate of 60 hectares of vines and is surrounded by 110 hectares of pine forests, garrigue and olive trees. A wonderful private park of three hectares, several fountains and a picturesque fish pond teeming with carp lend the property an air of regal elegance. Additionally, the lovely grounds are punctuated with numerous fruit trees (fig, pear and apple trees), which gracefully lend shade and true authenticity to the landscape.
At the chateau, you have the option to go for a swim in the lovely private pool, take a leisurely stroll in the park or engage in a game of tennis. Bicycles are also available for you to explore the charming vineyards surrounding the area.
The French chateau to rent near Montpellier offers a perfect venue for weddings, as there is even a private chapel dating from the 9th century.
As one of the top vacation villas in France with a vineyard, this luxury castle near Montpellier is a dream holiday destination for wine lovers.
LUXURIOUS LOIRE VALLEY CHATEAUX RENTAL
For a holiday in Loire, a luxury chateau to rent in the Loire Valley that is part of an organic wine estate
Oozing architectural integrity and enduring charisma from centuries gone by, this historic chateau for rent in the Loire Valley for large groups exudes an air of elegant calm and charming timelessness.
Capturing the essence of the perfect wine holiday in France, this luxurious chateau to rent in the Loire Valley enjoys a coveted setting right in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It represents a great location if you are looking to savour exceptional cuisine, taste outstanding wine, and supplement each of those with plenty of culture, history and natural beauty.
Mature gardens, far-reaching vistas, and blissful tranquillity are the backdrop for this historic, working, operational vineyard chateau. The vineyards of the chateau extend over 29 hectares in the centre of Bourgueil AOC, located west of Tours on the Loire Right Bank. The estate has succeeded in combining organic wine-making with great taste, and it holds HVE certification (High Environmental Value), which is awarded based on environmental performance criteria. During your stay, you will be invited to a wine tasting featuring the estate’s own wines.
With 12 bedrooms, sleeping up to 27 guests, the unique estate includes a chateau, two gîtes and a studio. This elegant chateau rental in Loire Valley with a private pool is the ideal accommodation for individual families, as well as big groups of family or friends gathering for special occasions. A passionate team of staff is on hand to assist you with anything you may need during your stay.
Dating back to the 16th century, the handsome castle has been lovingly updated for consummate luxury and modern comfort while honouring the provenance and authenticity of its original heritage.
Contributing to its classic allure, the property is brimming with character: from timber ceilings, atmospheric stone walls and fine woodwork to traditional terracotta flooring and decorative fireplaces.
Located in a splendid and very peaceful setting, the impressively scaled property is encompassed by verdant foliage, sprawling grounds and blissful tranquillity. And above all, you will have the chance to escape from the daily routine and unwind surrounded by the beauty of the estate’s vineyards. Perfect for al fresco dining, sunbathing, socialising or relaxing, the landscape, the terraces and the wonderful heated private swimming pool allow for maximum outdoor enjoyment. A wooded park of 1.5 hectares fills the air with a Mediterranean array of aromas.
The location is peaceful yet, at the same time, very convenient as it lies amidst a serene tapestry of beautiful castles and vineyards between Tours and Saumur. Scenically situated in the luxuriant countryside yet it is only a three-hour drive from Paris, the historic chateau for rent in Loire Valley for large groups boasts an outstanding setting with the best of both worlds.