Located inland in the southern part of France is the wonderful Drome Valley - Diois. The department of Drome has a long history having been created during the French Revolution. A Drome Valley - Diois holiday can be enjoyed by either those who want an adrenaline-pumping holiday or those who simply want to relax and get away from it all. A Drome Valley - Diois holiday rental house is the ideal base from which to explore the various traditional villages and towns the department has to offer.
If you are looking for a holiday that provides opportunities to experience great outdoor activities and cultural adventures then a Drome Valley - Diois holiday is the ideal choice for you. Amongst the activities available for visitors in the area are swimming, canoeing, fishing, golf, tennis, cycling, walking, horse riding and mountain biking. The rolling countryside and beautiful hills provide great subjects for those who are keen on painting and photography. During the winter months, activities such as skiing, sledding, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are available for visitors to enjoy.
A Drome Valley - Diois holiday is the perfect opportunity to take in traditional and cultural sights. If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Drome Valley - Diois holiday rental house then there are many great cities, towns and villages just waiting to be explored. No holiday would be complete without a visit to the department's capital city, Valence. Worth visiting in this quiet city is the Maison de Tetes, a 16th century courtyard which has beautiful sculptures of Ancient Greek heads. Also worth seeing is the beautiful Romanesque style Cathedral of St. Apollinaris, which has a wonderful and unique apse.
If you are thinking about booking a wonderful Drome Valley - Diois holiday rental house, then you will be pleased to hear that you can expect to experience very warm summers and mild winters. The summer months of June, July and August offer daytime temperatures as high as 27°C. The cooler months of December and January see the daytime temperature fall to around 6°C.
Travellers on a Drome Valley - Diois holiday can land at either Lyon Airport (LYS) or Avignon Airport (AVN) which are both about an hour and a half away from the area. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to the area include Flybe, Jet2com, BMI, easyJet and Air France. Passengers can depart from various UK airports including Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX), Leeds (LBA) and Southampton(SOU).