French Villas Languedoc
French villas on the Mediterranean Sea
Languedoc is one of the most fascinating regions of France. It’s incredible geography borders the glistening Mediterranean to the east and the Pyrenees Mountains to the south. Renting holiday homes in France here, visitors enjoy a Mediterranean climate and thus warm temperatures all year round. NOVASOL’s French cottages, apartments and villas are well-positioned to take advantage of Languedoc's gorgeous landscapes and fun activities. Choose your dream holiday home from our range of self-catering accommodation and enjoy morning coffee on your terrace, shop in the local market for an evening around the barbecue, or take a dip in your private pool whenever you'd like.
Natural beauty in southern France
Rich wildlife, magnificent beaches and picturesque rolling countryside await holidaymakers in Languedoc. Some of the major attractions here include the beautiful mountain ranges, rivers, lakes and hills, dotted with ancient towns, cathedrals and the famous castles. There are also a number of thermal spa towns within easy reach of NOVASOL’s French holiday homes, such as Ax-les-Thermes and Vernet-les-Bains in the south of the region. On the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, holidaymakers find endless sandy beaches, beautiful lagoons and charming hidden bays that rival those of Corsica. Languedoc not only has wonderful beaches but also offers beautiful landscapes in the interior regions where you can see flocks of flamingos living on the lakes that also serve for breeding oysters.
Villas in France beside famous vineyards
Languedoc provides something for the eye, and the palate. Known and loved for its delicious cheese and the fantastic wine you drink with it, this region is particularly special for the foodies amongst your family. You will find abundant vineyards and olive groves in Languedoc which we would highly recommend visiting during your stay in one of our French villas. The lowland area of the region tells ancient stories about the Romans who established the vineyards and olive groves that flourish here, as well as tales of the monks who settled on these lands. When you drive through this beautiful part of France, you will see vineyards side by side with silvery olive groves and colourful sunflower fields. It’s no wonder that so many artists have been inspired in this area!
Enjoy the cuisine of Languedoc while self-catering in France
While you are here, dive into the cuisine of Languedoc, which is filled with delicious produce of the Mediterranean. Plenty of local olive oil, garlic and herbs are used for preparing the local dishes, giving vibrant flavour to a menu which is full of fresh oysters, clams, sea urchins and other delicious seafood. While staying in any of our French holiday homes, you can visit a local market to pick up produce in order to prepare a delicious meal at the villa; or, you can visit any of the nearest restaurants that serve typical regional cuisine. Many of our self-catering villas in France are situated by the sea near Sete and several kilometres inland near Nimes, where fantastic restaurants serve everything from homely family recipes to world-beating classy cuisine.
Explore culture and history from French holiday cottages
For history-buffs in the family, Languedoc is rich in historic monuments, majestic castles, and lively cities on the coast. There are a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites worth visiting, including Carcassonne, the Pont de Gard, and the Canal du Midi. Many of the region’s attractions are within driving distance of our wonderful villas in Provence, giving families even more options on holiday. Art enthusiasts will enjoy Toulouse, Carcassonne and Montpellier which boast a great array of galleries filled with paintings and sculptures which are revered throughout Europe. At NOVASOL we endeavour to make sure that our villas in the South of France are located close to the main points interest, so you can reach these sites easily by car or on foot.
Sightseeing on family holidays in Languedoc
Special holiday experiences happen when you have the freedom and flexibility to do what you want during your stay. Our self-catering villas in France give families a safe and comfortable base from which to enjoy Languedoc’s many activities. Go sightseeing with the whole family in enchanting towns and cities such as Aigues Mortes, a spectacular medieval walled town; Coullioure on the Vermillion Coast with its palace and templar fortress; and Sète, a famous and attractive fishing port. If you are thinking of travelling out of the main holiday season, rent French cottages near Montpellier, the regional capital, and enjoy an array of regular festivals.
Outdoor activities for active holidays
With such as diverse landscape from its southern mountains, to eastern beaches and western countryside, Languedoc offers a large number of outdoor activities on self-catering holidays. From French holiday lettings, visitors enjoy cycling, horse riding, caving, swimming, sailing, canoeing, scuba diving, and hang gliding to name just a few activities! Nature lovers will also be thrilled by activities in the Tarn River gorges, the caves of Hérault, as well as the Ardeche and Cevennes region. As a bonus, the surrounding mountains are known for their mushrooms, chestnuts, and sheep's milk cheese – so you won’t go hungry after a day’s excursions. NOVASOL's range of self-catering villas in France have all been carefully selected to give guests access to the very best that this region has to offer.
Service – why NOVASOL?
Our villas in France provide a comfortable base from which to plan your adventures. Holiday at your own pace in Languedoc, by choosing from our wide range of French holiday homes which includes smaller houses where a couple or a small family can enjoy themselves, all the way to large chateaux with room enough for a large family. Use our filters to specify your criteria when you browse online, and you will see a selection of holiday villas in France that match your wishes and specification. We also have friendly and experienced team, available to assist you before and after booking. With nearly 50 years' experience in providing holiday homes, we are experts at providing excellent service.