Var, France is a hugely popular, yet incredibly unspoilt tourist destination, where rental villas look onto unbelievably stunning landscapes, with mountain ranges, virgin forests and still, crystal clear lakes. A Var villa on the three hundred kilometre coastline will be within a few miles of not only a quaint fishing village, but undoubtedly one of the areas beautiful beaches.
Renting self catering Var villas means that you do not actually have to do anything to have a blissfully peaceful and relaxing holiday. Watching the sunset from the balcony of your Var property with a glass of the celebrated local wine in your hand is reward enough for taking a rental villa, although if you are inclined to be active, there is plenty to keep you occupied.
The Cote d’Azur is a favourite place to take a Var rental villa, with such famous destinations as Hyeres, (the departure point for trips to the beautiful national park of Iles d’Or), the celebrity swamped St Tropez and the picturesque village of Bormes Les Mimosas. Tourists are drawn to Var accommodation on the Costa d’Azur for the great climate, stunning beaches, excellent nightlife, magnificent sailing and luxury apartments.
Var is also famous for its archaeological treasures. The Roman town of Frejus is adorned with many roman ruins, including the Roman amphitheatre which is still used throughout the summer.
The north of the department is formed by shear cliffs, soaring peaks and large glistening lakes. These lakes are hugely popular with those in a Var villa who are looking to sample the best cuisine in France and kayak, sail and go fishing. Walking, riding, cycling, fishing, flying and hunting holidays are perfectly suited to the glorious landscape and the freedom, space and privacy of a self catering Var villa. There are golf courses adorning the countryside in Var, meaning that you should be able to get a round in from any of the apartments available.
Family holidays taking advantage of a Var rental villa are well catered for, with the Parc du Futuroscope and La Mer de Sable theme parks in the region, and of course, no guide to Var would be complete without a mention of the skiing. Ski holidays to Var are exceptional, as the world famous resorts of Chamonix and Annecy fall within Var’s boundaries.
Fayence offers the best of many aspects of Var, and therefore Var villas in Fayence have long been a huge favourite for holidaymakers. It is a stunning medieval town situated ideally between the glorious coastline and the fine sandy beaches, and the dramatic mountains with all the sports, leisure and relaxation which they entail.
St Tropez, the famous quaint fishing village on the Costa d’Azur has turned into the most glamorous, luxurious and famous places to take a Var villa. Adorned with the rich and famous, St Tropez is the perfect location for a luxury beach holiday. St Tropez’ sister resort, Saint Maxime, is a great place to take a Var villa rental to experience the luxury and beauty of the region with your whole family.
Draguignan is the undisputed culture capital of Var, where peaceful shaded town squares hide the entrances to galleries, museums and pavement cafes.
Nice Airport (NCE) is the closest to the majority of rental villas in Var, although outlying, rural properties may be closer to Marseille (XRF) or Toulon-Hyeres Airport.