Situated between the city ofNice and the Principality of Monaco on the southern coastline of France is the popular town of Cap-d’Ail. A Cap-d’Ail holiday is suitable for all types of travellers and in particular with those who are looking for the perfect beach holiday. There are plenty of things to see and do around the town as well as in the surrounding area, meaning that your days will be full to the brim and you will be ready to hit the sack come evening time!
As you may expect from a coastal town, Cap-d’Ail has a variety of water-based activities available for visitors to enjoy including swimming, sailing and fishing. Other activities available on a Cap-d’Ail holiday include walking and cycling. The town has a few sights to while away the hours such as the amphitheatre, which has been decorated with paintings by the renowned French artist Jean Cocteau but still retains a lot of its original Roman features.
Due to the fact that you are so close to Monaco on a Cap-d’Ail holiday then it is almost certain that you will want to spend two or three days venturing around Monaco itself. There is plenty to see and do in Monaco and it will certainly not be crammed into one day alone. Not to be missed is the beautiful Monaco Cathedral, incidentally the place where Princess Grace and her husband, Prince Rainier III, are buried. There is also the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium which has plenty of marine life to keep the children of the group amused. And of course, if you are visiting Monaco at the right time of year, you may also be able to catch the exciting Formula 1 Grand Prix.
By booking a Cap-d’Ail holiday rental house, you are guaranteed to be privy to some amazing weather, no matter what time of the year you decide to visit. Most travellers head for the town during the summer months of June, July, August and September as it is usually very hot (as much as 28°C during the daytime). If you do not enjoy the heat, then it is best to book a Cap-d’Ail holiday for the cooler months of December, January and February. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 20 inches with December usually being the wettest month.
To start enjoying a Cap-d’Ail holiday, travellers can leave the UK from numerous airports such as Belfast (BFS), Leeds (LBA), Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newcastle(NCL). Amongst the air operators offering regular, cheap flights to Nice Airport (NCE), which is approximately half an hour away from the town, are Jet2.com, EasyJet, Flybe, British Airways and BMI baby.