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Highlights Auvergne

  • A stroll through Clermont-Ferrand
  • The Romanesque churches of Auvergne
  • Skiing in the mountain massifs
  • Hiking in the nature parks
  • A trip to Vichy

Best Vacation Rentals in Auvergne

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Ally, Massif Central
Vacation Rental • 646 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
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Set in the middle of lush forests, this spacious holiday home in Villeneuve-d'Allier is great place to stay for nature lovers. It offers 2 bedrooms to accommodate a family of 4 and features a terrace and furnished garden, so that you can enjoy meals and relax in serene surroundings.Surrounded by forests with hiking paths, it is a true paradise for hiking and cycling enthusiasts. There is a lake for nature lovers and beach by the river, at 5 km. The town centre with all the facilities is located within 5 km.You will find a courtyard outside your home, with a barbecue to enliven the evenings....
from $46 / night
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Braize, Montluçon Region
Vacation Rental • 2583 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
4.1
(2 reviews)
This luxurious stone farmhouse is located in the middle of nature near Braize, among meadows, vineyards and castles. Ideal for families with children, it features a private garden with barbecue and free Wi-Fi.You can take beautiful forest walks in the surroundings of the farm. You can enjoy delicious meals in restaurants 1 km away. The city centre is 2 km away and if you want to picnic on the shores of the lake, you only need to travel 4 km. A wildlife park, a children's park and the medieval town of Hérisson are all worth a visit and located within 20 km of the accommodation.This beautiful...
from $151 / night
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Parlan, Aurillac Region
Vacation Rental • 1345 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
You will find this Auvergne-style 2-bedroom mansion in Parlan, featuring a relaxing bubble bath, a shared swimming pool, and sauna. It is ideal for a relaxing holiday with a small family or group of 4 persons.Built on the hill, the mansion has several levels and offers a panoramic view of the region. Hiking is a popular activity in the area. The town center with its lively and bustling charm rests at 2 km. Supermarkets and restaurants are at 3 km. For a day tour, head to the charming village of Maurs-la-Jolie, located 13 km away.You can enjoy your evenings on the furnished terrace with para...
from $134 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Auvergne

$139for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$158 annual average
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26%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
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Vacation rentals in Auvergne

Holiday in the heart of France

The Auvergne is a region in central France and a popular destination both for Parisians who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and for visitors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With small, picturesque villages and lively towns such as Clermont-Ferrand, the Auvergne region is an enchanting place to visit for its green and mountainous landscape, its culture and its unique architecture. Whether apartment in Vichy, apartment in Montlucon or vacation rental in Moulins, the Auvergne knows how to inspire.

Recreation, nature and more

The Auvergne region stretches over vast volcanic massifs and gentle valleys. And no matter where you want to spend your holidays in the Auvergne, you will find a suitable holiday apartment or a pretty vacation rental in the countryside. The region is particularly characterised by its culinary delights. Delicious French cheese, paired with a palatable red wine - is there a better way to end the evening?

Holidays in Auvergne

Location and orientation

Holiday surrounded by volcanic mountain massifs

Until 2015, the Auvergne was an independent administrative region with a total of 1.34 million inhabitants. Today it is part of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region and has its administrative headquarters in the capital Clermont-Ferrand, which is located in the heart of the Auvergne. The Auvergne comprises four departments: Puy-de-Dome, Cantal, Haute-Loire and Allier. The region is characterised by the central volcanic massifs that run through the area: the Chaine des Puys and Monts Dore volcanic chains not only make Auvergne one of the most popular hiking and mountain biking areas in central France, but also invite you to go skiing in winter. Clermont-Ferrand is located about 420 kilometres from the French capital Paris and takes about 3 hours by train. The nearest major city is Lyon, 166 kilometres to the east. Clermont-Ferrand has its own airport, which is almost exclusively served by French airports.

Murol Castle, the ruin of a medieval castle on high ground
Murol Castle, the ruin of a medieval castle on high ground
Even France's most famous Gaul, Asterix, spent some time in "Avernerland" in volume 11 of the popular comic book series.

Top 5 travel tips

1. A stroll through Clermont-Ferrand

The main attraction of Clermont-Ferrand is without question the "Black Cathedral", the Notre-Dame-de-L' Assomption from the 13th century. The imposing cathedral with its two towers is built of black lava stone by Volvic - the only cathedral of its kind worldwide! But there are also other beauties to discover during a stroll through the old town. Especially recommendable are the small delicatessens in the city centre, where you can buy local specialities.

2. The Romanesque churches of Auvergne

In the Auvergne, a very special architecture has been able to assert itself in church building. More than 250 sacral buildings were built in the region between the 10th and 13th centuries and enchant with their interesting architecture and artistic decorations. The five "main churches", which are the most important and most beautiful: Motre-Dame-du-Port, Saint-Nectaire, Saint-Austremoine d'Issoire, Notre-Dame d'Orcival and the smallest, Saint-Saturnin.

3. Hiking in the nature parks

The Auvergne is literally foaming over with opportunities to embark on exciting hikes in nature. Even the legendary Way of St James leads through the region! Away from this, you can, for example, trek in the Auvergne Volcanoes Nature Park (Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans d'Auvergne) or in the Livradois-Forez Regional Park, following in the footsteps of the volcanoes and through splendidly blooming landscapes, or cycle through them.

4. Skiing in the mountain massifs

The Auvergne not only attracts many holidaymakers in summer, there is also a lot to experience here in the winter months. Among others, in the three classified ski resorts of Auvergne, Le Lioran, Le Mont-Dore and Super-Besse. Here you can race down perfectly groomed slopes and warm up at the end of the day with après-ski. Snowboarders also get their money's worth here and in the ski resorts there are of course ski schools where even the little ones can learn to stand safely on the boards.

5. An excursion to Vichy

Don't miss out on a trip to beautiful Vichy during your holiday in the Auvergne. France's most famous spa lies on the gentle meanders of the Allier River and attracts with its hot springs. Today, three hot and three cold springs attract 30,000 visitors a year to the picturesque town. Enjoy a soothing treatment at the Centre Thermal des Dornes and give your body a break with a long-lasting effect! And of course you will also find the perfect holiday apartment for Vichy on Holidu!

Vacation rentals in Auvergne

You will find more than 3000 vacation rentals and apartments from various booking platforms in Auvergne. These can be booked for as little as 35 €. Many of the holiday accommodations can be booked directly online, which is faster and more convenient than an enquiry to the landlord.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Auvergne

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Auvergne?

Based on last year, Auvergne had an average price of $142 per night, a relatively high one compared to the destinations in France.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Auvergne?

If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Auvergne, go there in September ($130 per night on average), June ($131), or May ($136), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Auvergne?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Auvergne was November, with an average price of $153 per night. This was followed by December, with an average of $153, and then January, with $149.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Auvergne?

When visiting Auvergne, it is necessary to be proactive as 60% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

April, October and November are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 53%, 49%, and 48%.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The months with the lowest properties available in Auvergne are, in order, August, July, and February with respective average availability figures of 16%, 20%, and 33%, based on the previous year.

Are there many rentals in Auvergne?

Holidu works with 34 different partners to offer you a choice between 5,200 vacation rentals we have in Auvergne.

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