Villa Rental Pezenas Languedoc, Canal du Midi & Burgundy Boat Hire, Luxury Barge Cruises, Day-Trips, Taxis and Hotels, Private Chateaux

self-catering holiday houses, languedoc, south of france Canal du Midi boating holidays and rentals This is the life! (Some of my guests last year.)

Great French Canal, River, & Waterway Holidays!

(Wine tours, boat hire, lunch/dinner cruises, canoeing, pleasure flights, chateaux and history tour, etc)

To see all my options

We speak English, French, and some other languages.

Contact me now to discuss the availability of my rental villas and other accommodation, or the Canal du Midi boats and luxury barge options, or wine tours & day-trips.

- Warm regards, Sara

Villa Rental Languedoc, Canal Boats & Barge Cruises, Day-Trip Activities


"Dear Sara, we had a wonderful time.

We will keep the friendship you showed us in our hearts forever. Many things that count."

- Love, Arne and Ariane, Sweden.


"What a great time we had this week in your wonderful rental villa, "Villa Henri".

If we come back in this splendid area, we sure will come back here to stay.

And we can warmly recommend your villa to our friends in Switzerland. See you soon!"

- Anne-Marie, Stephane, and family, Switzerland



"Imagine yourself walking through Languedoc vineyards, learning about the history and art of Languedoc wine making and tasting the exquisite wines of the region.

Our guide was the genuine article; passionate and knowledgable - you will get a wine tour that is a feast for the senses that you will never forget!"

- Mariah and Karl, San Diego, California


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Villa Rental Pezenas, Canal Boat Holidays in France,
Luxury Canal Du Midi Cruises, Day-Trips & Activities in Languedoc

Hi, I'm Sara from Pezenas, Languedoc, South of France and my small team and I would like to welcome you!

We own and offer villa rental and other accommodation in this region. We are also specialists in South of France and Burgundy canal boat holidays and luxury barge cruises, as well as day-trip lunch cruises, wine tours, day-boat hire, and outdoor activities in the Mediterranean area of Languedoc.

  • Friendly, efficient, and personal service - local prices.
  • Get advice, then deal with the owners direct.
  • 6 years of happy clients from all continents of the World.
  • And we speak fluent English!
UK - British USA - American Canadian Australians New Zealanders German Swedish Norwegian Finnish South African Russian Swiss Chinese Arabian
1. ACCOMMODATION:   Rental Villas, Self-Catering Houses, Hotels, Private Chateaux
Villa rental Pezenas
Villa rental Pezenas
Villa Rental Pezenas Languedoc - "Villa Henri"
For a couple, families, or groups. Sleeps 2-14.
Perfect 5-bedroomed villa rental with private pool. Top location in Pezenas - best mediaeval town in Languedoc!
We own this lovely well-equipped holiday villa for 2-14 persons. You can walk to the centre of our mediaeval town of Pezenas!  20 minutes from airport and high-speed TGV train station, 5 minutes from north-south and east-west motorways.

A real French vacation experience but with international tastes in mind.  Rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and VRBO by clients.

€600 - €3100
for the villa
per week
villa rental south france 3-Bedroomed Villa with Pool, Pezenas
Two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom.
Located on the edge of Pezenas - the best mediaeval town in the Region. Very comfortably furnished, with private pool. The villa sleeps 2-6 people. Owned by friends of ours.

€790 - €2390
for the villa
per week
house rental pezenas languedoc france Row of 4 x 2-Bedroomed Houses in Converted Nunnery
Beautiful 18th century nunnery, with 4 self-catering houses sleeping 4-6 each, shared pool.
Each house has 2 double/twin bedrooms plus an extra mezzanine sleeping area. Sleeps 4-6 people. You can rent the whole place if you want, for up to 24 people!

€950 - €1925
per house
per week
self-catering accommodation pezenas languedoc 1-Bed Self-Catering Holiday Rental, Pezenas
In the mediaeval centre of this beautiful town.
For 1-4 persons, this charming one-bedroomed house couldn't be better placed actually IN the heart of the Old Town, with its 13th-18th century architecture. Available to rent self-catering from 3 night stays in Sept-June, minimum 7 nights in July/Aug.

€400 - €600
per week
luxury bed and breakfast hotel pezenas 17th Century Luxury Boutique Hotel / B&B, Pezenas
In the mediaeval centre of this beautiful town.
With 5 bedrooms or suites, this beautiful period hotel has been decorated with the utmost taste and it is in a perfect location. You'll be in the heart of the Old Town, with its 13th-18th century architecture.

The owners are friends of ours and are completely charming - they can't do enough for you. Minimum 2 night stays.
€95 - €140
per room
or suite
per night
3-star hotel pezenas 3-Star Hotel, Pezenas, with Pool
14 rooms or suites. Walking distance to mediaeval centre of Pezenas.
Minimum 2 night stays.
€59 - €143
per room/suite
per night
chateaux for rent languedoc Other Accommodation, including :
Private Languedoc chateaux for rent by the week, owned by friends, and
Penthouse Apartment which we own in BUDAPEST, Hungary, next to the castle.

2. WATERWAY VACATIONS:   Luxury Canal & River Cruises, or Boat Hire Holidays
luxury barge cruise canal du midi Luxury Canal du Midi Barge Cruise
Haute Cuisine, fully-inclusive, for 1-6 persons, 5-6 nights.
Complete pampering!   Includes local transfers, daily excursions, gourmet food and wine, personal minibus, and full service. A first-class vacation, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor by clients.

per person
per cruise

Canal du Midi barge rental vacation
Canal du Midi weekly barge rental

Self-Catering Canal/River Barge Holiday
With Captain + 1 Crew - otherwise independent.
Charter this historic 80 ft (24m) barge by the week. 2 double cabins + convertible sofabed. Various routes available and the Captain will follow your wishes. Fully self-catering.

Starts are from near Carcassonne, Beziers, Toulouse, and Cap d'Agde, depending on the date you choose.

For 1-6 persons. Fabulous new offering!
per person
per week, including crew

Boating holidays Canal du Midi
Barging holidays France
French Canal Boat Hire Holidays
Canal du Midi, Bourgogne (Burgundy), other areas

Independent boating holidays (weekly boat hire) for couples, families, groups.
No licence needed. Modern cruisers and traditional barges and narrowboats for 2-10 people. I can also provide a complete service including local transfers and personal attention.

per boat
per week
Canal du Midi cruise
Canal du Midi day trip
Canal du Midi Lunch & Sightseeing Cruise
Beautiful old barge, lots of space to walk around.
This beautiful historic barge is yours for the day - on deck and in the salon below. Your Captain will show you some of the best places on the Canal, you will stop for sightseeing, and also for lunch at a restaurant in a local village.

Starts from near Carcassonne, Beziers, or Cap d'Agde.

For 1-10 persons, so you can book as a couple and share the cruise, or it can be privatised just for you.
per person
Pezenas taxis and for all Languedoc Pezenas & Languedoc Taxis & Minibuses
Airport, train & hotel pick-ups. English-speaking!
Pezenas, Beziers, Montpellier, Carcassonne, Narbonne, Cap d'Agde, Mareillan, Sete, Valras, Trebes, Homps, Lezignan, Lodeve, Capestang, Minervois, Le Somail, Clermont L'Herault, Saint Guilhem-Le-Desert, Montagnac, Bedarieux, Cazouls, Villeneuve & more!
on distance
Minibus tours of the Languedoc region - Bassin de Thau Mediterranean Minibus Tour
Tours with transport and guide: Bassin de Thau, Bouzigues, Noilly Prat.
5 or 8 hour tours by air-conditioned minibus, guided, seeing some great sights by the Mediterranean, with lunch.
per person
per tour
Canal du Midi boat hire one-day Canal du Midi ½-Day Boat Hire
South of France boat rental where you captain the boat yourself, no licence needed, mornings or afternoons.
Boats available for groups of 2 - 12 people. Take a picnic. Don't miss this UNESCO World Heritage waterway as part of your vacation here!
per boat
Languedoc pleasure flights Languedoc pleasure flights, or 1st flying lesson
Take a short private flight over Languedoc's coastline and vineyards.
Fly with an ex-British Airways pilot. Stunning views over the sea and the countryside. Try flying the plane if you want!
per person
Canal du Midi day-trips and lunch/dinner cruises, languedoc Canal du Midi day-trips and lunch/dinner cruises
On the Canal du Midi - lots of day (or half-day) activities.
Lunch and dinner cruises, and all-day trips including lunch

Don't miss experiencing the Canal du Midi - this superb UNESCO World Heritage Site!
per person
per activity
Canoeing, kayaking, other river sports Languedoc Canoeing & Kayaking
Enjoy the fabulous scenery as you gently canoe down the best river in the area, through magnificent gorges, wide stretches, and even the 'Indiana Jones' descent if you want!
Take a picnic and go for 2, 4 or 6 hours. All equipment provided by experienced and qualified instructors. Suitable for singles, couples, families and groups, minimum age 8 years.
per person
dolphin and whale watching Mediterranean France Dolphin and Whale Watching
This is unbelievable!
Go out for the day on an enormous and stable catamaran sailing yacht to watch dolphins and the 2nd-largest mammal on the planet - the Finback Whale, over 25m long!.
per person
for 10 hours!
wine tours, cultural activities, outdoor, courses, excursions, day-trips, languedoc Wine tours, with history and cultural tours
Lots of day (or half-day) trips and activities.
I provide wine tours of various types, some with cultural activities, to give you wonderful and bespoke holiday experiences.
per person
per activity
4. SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS:   Great Value Skiing in Les Angles, Pyrenees - and the Hungarian Grand Prix!
Les Angles Pyrenees skiing holidays Skiing in Les Angles, Pyrennees
A fantastic uncrowded resort which the French try to keep to themselves! We organise self-catering apartments or hotel rooms and everything else you need.

only £ 200
per person
per week
hungarian grand prix weekend accommodation and tickets 2014 THIS... is Formula 1 !  HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX WEEKEND
We own a penthouse apartment in Budapest sleeping 2-7 persons, only 28 minutes from the Hungaroring circuit.
Accommodation and tickets from simple circuit access to VIP, and the official "After-Party" with drivers on Sunday night!
only €200
per night
for the entire apartment
5. TWO-CENTRE & ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS - Villa + Cruise or Boat Rental, Multi-Activity, Cookery Holidays
Carcassonne day trip Fantastic 'house party' for singles and couples, staying in a great villa in Pezenas!   One week vacation.
Big choice of activities, classes, excursions - for people who love all kinds of culture and who love life!
I put together a group of great people and we all have lots of fun doing different things each day, with my local experts!
per person
per week
villa and luxury cruise south of france villa and luxury cruise south of france Villa Vacation + Luxury Canal / River Cruise : 2 Weeks or More
Best of both worlds! 1-6 persons, 12-14 nights or more.
Includes local transfers, tours & excursions, gourmet food and wine, personal minibus, 'pampering', and full service. A wonderful vacation for couples or families of up to 6 persons, who want to make the most of their trip to the South of France.

per person
per week
two-centre holiday - boat rental and villa rental two-centre holiday - boat rental and villa rental Villa Rental + Boat Hire :   2 Week Vacation
Great 2-centre holiday for 1-10 persons, 14 nights or more.
Includes normal Villa Rental (no tours/guides/personal service) and 'self-drive' Canal du Midi Boat Rental. A great value fun-packed holiday for independent couples, families, or friends. Have a week's adventure navigating the Canal and then relax at the villa for a week!

€225 - €375
per person
per week

We're in the wonderful Languedoc region of the South of France. The weather is warm, life is good, and one-third of all French wine is made here!

Thanks to EU investment in great new transport links in recent years, Languedoc is "the new Cote d'Azur" - it's less crowded, less expensive, it's unspoilt, but it's just as beautiful.
European map showing where we are in the South of France
Access is quick and easy by the north-south and east-west motorways
and the 8 local airports, or the TGV express train from Paris.
This is the South of France Life! One of the local beaches at Sete Pezenas dates back 1000 years Villa Henri rental clients having fun in the pool in September 2012! Pezenas and its mediaeval architecture
Canal du Midi boat rental holidays Pezenas town centre A lovely Scandinavian group of guests, summer 2011
Guests on one of my historical tours The town of Sete, just south of us The Canal du Midi The walled city of Carcassonne by night Some lovely guests from Florida having lunch in Pezenas during their Historical Tour

Please don't hesitate to contact me to ask questions!
Warm regards from the South of France,
Sara Sarkozi and Team!


"It's difficult to describe just how incredible our experience has been.

To travel all the way from Australia and spend time in paradise has been a real treat. Your kindness and genuine friendship over only a short time has made the Pezenas experience a life-long memory."

- Amy & Greg, Queensland, Australia


 (5 out of 5 stars)

 (5 out of 5 stars)


"Mike and I have had such an authentic French experience staying at Villa Henri, and we so appreciate everything.

This has been the perfect experience, from when we first booked until today - our last day.

The recommendations you gave for some out-of-the-way spots to visit were fantastic. We truly enjoyed exploring the Languedoc on our own time schedule. And it was great to come back at the end of the day and make ourselves at home!"

- Amy and Mike,
Washington DC, USA



"The Canal du Midi cruise was fantastic! Everything went perfectly. The Captain and his wife were truly lovely people. Magnificent food etc. Lots of happiness and laughter!!

Oh, yes, you did a fantastic job in arranging our tour!"

- Lyndal, Carol and group, NSW, Australia


"Travelling down the Canal du Midi with my daughters has been an epicurean delight.

A bounty of scenic beauty and a time that will always be remembered. We thank you for sharing your generosity of person and home."

- Ilene, Baltimore, USA


"We're delighted we chose Villa Henri - fabulous location and you have a wonderful villa.

For us it was perfect in every way and we had a great holiday!

We loved the area and it was also a good feeling coming back each day to a swim in the pool and a nice glass of the local wine on the terrace. Feel free to use this testimonial on your website!‎"

- Jon and Lalita, UK