The village of Callian is situated on a hillside in south eastern France in the Var department, within the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. This picturesque village enjoys a location that borders on the Maritime Alps, yet is only around 30 minutes from the coast and Cannes.
Self catering accommodation in Callian is situated within a beautiful part of France, benefiting from great scenery all around and a proximity to the coast that makes beaches within easy reach for a day trip. When the beach and the French Riviera is not calling you, make use of the countryside surrounding your Callian self catering accommodation and enjoy walks, bicycle rides, and slow drives, visiting vineyards, and other attractive villages and towns.
The main feature of Callian is the castle at the top of the hill. All roads in the village lead to here, and the roads are characterised by narrow winding streets, lined with historic houses. This really is a nice village to stroll around, enjoying the history and the ambiance.
The hilltop villages of the Var region are well known for their picturesque beauty. Once you’ve explored the streets near your Callian self catering accommodation venture out and discover some of those other hilltop villages as well such as Tanneron, Mons, and Fayence. The French Riviera and its towns, including Nice, Cannes and Saint Tropez, can all be reached for a day trip. If you don’t fancy the great beaches, take time to explore the restaurants and shops in these high class resort towns. A little closer to your Callian self catering accommodation is the town of Grasse with its cathedral founded in the 11th century and the Saracen Tower. Grasse has been a producer of perfume since the end of the 18th century, and you can find out more about this in the International Museum of Perfume.
The main town of the Var department is Toulon. This is a beautiful port town with a historic centre and has many sights and attractions.
Being in the south east of France visitors to self catering accommodation in Callian will find a Mediterranean climate. Temperatures here are similar to those on the Cote d’Azur with long, hot summers and mild to warm springs, autumns, and winters. Rain does fall at times throughout the year though October and November are usually the wettest months.
Getting to self catering accommodation in Callian is easy with a choice of two airports. Many visitors will choose the Nice Cote d’Azur Airport, just outside Nice as this has an excellent choice of airlines flying here, including British Airways, easyJet, Jet2.com and more, and is about 45 minutes drive. The Toulon Hyeres Airport is a second choice, though this is further away and is served by less airlines.