10 Best Long-Term Rentals In Dordogne, France - Updated 2024

Fatima Aisha
Fatima Aisha  
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Brimming with stunning natural and man-made beauty, Dordogne, a rural department in southwest France, boasts attractions that will mesmerize you. Nicknamed the “Land of 1001 Castles,” this department has over 1,500 castles, such as Château de Beynac. It is also home to several prehistoric caves, such as the renowned Lascaux. Although it has been closed since 1963, you can still marvel at its Paleolithic paintings through its Lascaux IV replica.

Explore the vibrant markets, which feature farm-fresh produce, souvenirs, and specialties such as truffles, foie gras, and walnuts. Dordogne is also known for its gastronomic heritage, so be prepared to indulge your taste buds on your visit.

You’ll have so much to explore in this destination that even a week or two wouldn’t suffice. So, plan for an extended vacation to make the most of your stay. Scroll down for the best long-term rentals in Dordogne, France.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Côté Truffes; Sorges et Ligueux en Périgord (from USD 199)

Spend a posh holiday in this thoughtfully designed cottage. The well-equipped open-concept kitchen is perfect for cooking sumptuous meals for the family. You can dine at the spacious dining table or eat al fresco on the terrace, which offers a magnificent view. You may also unwind on the sun loungers on the patio or by the pool. Engage in fun activities with the family in the seasonally available pool and play ping pong or bocce in the yard. You can get all of this at a discounted rate if you book the rental for longer than 28 nights.

Learn about truffles at Ecomusée de la Truffe, just a six-minute drive from the accommodation. If you’re visiting between May and October, you can marvel at the gorgeous topiaries at Le Bouquet, just a seven-minute drive from the rental.

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Sorges et Ligueux en Périgord, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
6.46 km (4.1 mi) from Château d'Escoire
51 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
it was a very nice stay the house is in a beautiful location and facilities
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2. Charming studio with stunning views; Lusignac (from USD 78)

Enjoy a romantic getaway in this lovely studio in Lusignac. Start your day basking under the morning sun while admiring the breathtaking countryside views. You can play a piece on the classical piano or enjoy a game of ping-pong with your companion. Spend an intimate time with your partner in the seasonally available pool or the hot tub overlooking the rolling hills and forest. The monthly discount the host offers makes this rental more attractive.

Visit the nearby Ribérac, approximately 12.6 km (7.83 mi) from the rental, where you can find several shops and restaurants.

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Lusignac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
44.03 km (27.4 mi) from Château d'Escoire
57 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the hosts go out of their way to make you feel welcome and comfortable
thanks to anne-marie and paul for being so friendly in welcoming us and helping us get settled
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3. Le Soleil Couchant (The Sunset); La Gonterie-Boulouneix (from USD 111)

Experience country life in this renovated farmhouse in Brantôme. Perfect for mid-sized families and groups, this accommodation boasts well-appointed amenities ensuring a wonderful stay. This lovely house is a haven for bookworms as it has several cozy areas ideal for reading, such as the library-themed bedroom and the seating areas outside, surrounded by nature. You can also enjoy an afternoon tea in the yard while watching the sunset and later, have a barbecue cookout with the family.

This farmhouse is just a few minutes away from Brantôme’s top destinations, such as Brantôme Abbey and Les Jardins Tranquilles. Another reason to stay here is the monthly discount for bookings of more than 28 nights.

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Brantôme en Périgord, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
28.64 km (17.8 mi) from Château d'Escoire
17 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

4. Well-lit accommodation near Périgueux; Tocane-Saint-Apre (from USD 133)

Located in a town approximately 24 km (14.9 mi) from Périgueux, this cottage features modern amenities for a comfortable stay. You can dine al fresco in the garden or at several picnic spots on the premises. Kids will love playing in the seasonally open pool, at the trampoline, or in the courtyard. The vast meadows are perfect for connecting with nature, so feel free to lie on the grass or meditate amidst greenery. Moreover, stays longer than 28 nights are eligible for a monthly discount.

Apart from being close to the capital, this accommodation is also near several towns—such as Brantôme and Bourdeilles—making it an ideal base if you’re exploring Dordogne.

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Tocane-Saint-Apre, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
27.91 km (17.4 mi) from Château d'Escoire
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the gite is very comfortable and roomy with all the amenities you could possibly need
the gîte was very nice and clean and well equiped
the pool area was lovely - super clean and lovely loungers / umbrellas
tony and liz are the perfect hosts
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5. Lovely cottage near Bergerac; Cours-de-Pile

This cozy accommodation in a small village is ideal for solo travelers and couples alike. Your mornings will be delightful with the sumptuous breakfast the host serves. Explore Dordogne during the day, then fall into a slumber in the snug sleeping quarters by night. You can also prepare meals in the kitchenette if you don’t prefer eating out. The host offers a monthly discount, so be sure to grab this opportunity by opting for a long stay.

While here, you may visit Bergerac, approximately an 11-minute drive from the rental, where you can see medieval streets and several attractions such as Maison des Vins de Bergerac. Afterward, you can head south of Bergerac and explore the nearby Château de Monbazillac.

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Cours-de-Pile, Aquitaine, France
47.16 km (29.3 mi) from Château d'Escoire
253 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they provide an awesome breakfast of baguette danishes coffee juice and yoghurt
the place is very comfortable and tastefully decorated with respect for the ancient shell
and the breakfast was amazing fresh croissant pain de chocolate and baguette
the bed was exceptionally comfortable and the continental breakfast was delicious
very well-appointed bedroom & bath plus a breakfast area with small refrigerator and microwave comfortable and nicely decorated
spotless and excellent decor
spotlessly clean and comfortable
super clean and quiet
the accommodation was spotlessly clean
it was extremely clean and lovingly decorated
both are awesome people who seem to really enjoy their roles as hosts
the hosts were so helpful and happy and made our stay amazing
they were excellent hosts from check in right until check out
beautiful accommodation welcoming and friendly hosts
our hosts were very helpful and the breakfast was perfect
easy walk to the village church close by to supermarket and gas station
good location close to berjerac and carrefour supermarket
lovely spot very close to the airport but also very secluded in a lovely little village
a wonderful place to stay in a small village near bergerac ideal for exploring the area
a gorgeous apartment close to bergerac in the quite village of cours-de-pile wih super friendly hosts
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6. L'Ecurie; Cubjac (from USD 120)

If you’re traveling with your four-legged friend, then this pet-friendly accommodation is the one for you. This stable-turned-cottage features thoughtfully appointed amenities for a pleasant retreat. Whip up meals in the kitchen, then dine al fresco in the yard. You can also fire up the grill if you are in the mood for a barbecue. Many relaxation spots are available in the courtyard and garden for when you want to unwind and admire the beauty of nature. You can also have fun on the sandy beach by the river.

Stay for more than 28 nights to avail yourself of a monthly rebate.

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Cubjac, Aquitaine, France
7.4 km (4.6 mi) from Château d'Escoire
16 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inside was nicely furnished with a very stylish upper bedroom/ bathroom open plan area with great shower
gerda is a great and charming host
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7. Cozy countryside home; Domme (from USD 49)

Indulge in nature’s serenity in this well-equipped studio suitable for solo travelers and couples. You can unwind in the garden surrounded by lush trees. Feel free to stroll around the premises if you want. The grill and dining table in the garden are perfect for a barbecue cookout. Moreover, the host provides a monthly discount making the rental more enticing.

Located in the charming village of Domme, this home is near several must-visit sites, such as Grotte de Domme. Explore the vibrant market on a Thursday, or drive to nearby Sarlat on a Saturday to find lots of regional products.

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Domme, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
56.54 km (35.2 mi) from Château d'Escoire
62 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were very comfortable in the space
the best airbnb so far excellent super comfortable very clean and cozy
great location can only recommend
location very convenient beautiful garden to enjoy morning coffee and evening meals
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8. Spacious villa with a pool; Bassillac et Auberoche (from USD 139)

This well-lit home in a tranquil hamlet boasts well-equipped spaces for a fantastic vacation. Each spacious bedroom has vibrant walls and furnishings that every guest will love. The whole family will definitely have a wonderful time splashing about in the outdoor pool. You may also play foosball in the mezzanine or lounge on the couches. The house features a charming dining area, but you can always dine al fresco whenever you want.

Additionally, the host offers monthly discounts making this rental a great home base for an extended getaway.

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Bassillac et Auberoche, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
6.73 km (4.2 mi) from Château d'Escoire
26 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

9. Warm holiday home with a garden; Sainte Eulalie d'Ans

Spend your family vacation in this recently renovated countryside cottage. You can cook your specialties in the well-appointed kitchen, then eat with the whole family in the dining area or the garden. You may also unwind or read under the massive tree in the yard. The spacious bedrooms guarantee restful nights throughout your stay. Additionally, bookings of over 28 nights qualify for monthly rebates.

Approximately an hour’s drive from this rental is Dordogne’s must-visit places, such as Sarlat, Beynac-et-Cazenac, and La Roque-Gageac.

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Sainte Eulalie d'Ans, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
11.5 km (7.2 mi) from Château d'Escoire
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

10. Rustic stone house in a quiet hamlet; Castels

Experience rural life in this quaint stone home in Castels. You may start your day by having breakfast on the patio before visiting the region’s top destinations. A well-equipped kitchen is also available if you’re not in the mood to delve into Dordogne’s cuisine. Kids will enjoy falling asleep while looking at the night sky through the large skylight in the twin bedroom. The whole family can huddle up around the fireplace during cold nights. Staying here for more than 28 nights makes you eligible for a monthly discount.

While here, you can explore the nearby caves, such as Grotte de Font-de-Gaume and Grotte des Combarelles. Dordogne’s most famous town, Sarlat, is approximately a 22-minute drive from Castels.

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Castels, France
41.1 km (25.6 mi) from Château d'Escoire
75 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Explore the enchanting Dordogne

With its towering castles and medieval villages, Dordogne is full of charming attractions that seem to come straight out of a fairy tale. With attractions ranging from pre-historic sites to vibrant markets, you’ll surely need lots of time to explore this department’s gems. So, plan for an extended vacation and stay at one of these best long-term rentals in Dordogne, France.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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