Make a holiday rental home or villa in Bagnols-en-Foret, France your home away from home.
The hilltop village of Bagnols-en-Foret is the perfect destination for the holidaymaker that is seeking a sleepy destination for a relaxing break, but locations than can also provide them with reasonably close access to the beaches and attractions of the French Riviera. Sea and mountains are literally on the doorstep of the excellent holiday rental accommodation villas and apartments that Bagnols-en-Foret has to offer.
The village of Bagnols-en-Foret lies in a clearing amongst a blanket of pine trees, on a ridge that runs west from the Bois de Bagnols. Such an idyllic and rural setting is perfect for lovers of outdoor adventures, and walking, hiking, climbing and mountain biking are just some of the activities that make the most of the stunning scenery.
Bagnols-en-Foret also has an interesting centre, with many of its buildings dating back between 300 and 400 hundred years, as many were re-built around this time. The 17th century Chapelle Ste. Anne is a popular tourist spot thanks to its interesting bell-tower, and there are several other historic sites to be found around the main town square. The square also has some great cafes and bars surrounding it – perfect for relaxing on a hot summer’s day.
Golf is a popular activity in this part of the world, and Bagnols-en-Foret can be used as a base for a great golfing holiday. The Terre Blanche Golf Club Resort is a fifteen minute drive away and is the home of two excellent 18-hole courses, whilst further quality courses can be found dotted around the region.
Despite the seemingly isolated and rural position of Bagnols-en-Foret, the coast can be reached in well under half an hour by car. The long sandy stretches at Frejus are 18km away, and a few kilometres further along is Saint-Raphael (21km), the sailing capital of the region. Both of these destinations are popular sports for water sports, and allow visitors to make the most of these activities without always paying the premium prices that can be charged in the more heavily-frequented tourist resorts further east.
The weather in Bagnols-en-Foret is at its finest during the summer, when temperatures are commonly above 25°C, and can reach above 30°C on the hottest of days. Late spring and early autumn are also good times for a visit, and rainfall is at its lowest between April and September.
Bagnols-en-Foret can be reached in a number of ways from the UK, but the easiest is usually a flight to Nice Cote d’Azur Airport (NCE). This destination is slightly over an hour from London, and receives a wide number of flights from the UK and Ireland, including a popular British Airways service from London London Heathrow. Bagnols-en-Foret is 70km from the airport.