Chateaudouble is a medieval hilltop village which has, as the name might suggest, not one but two castles. Situated overlooking a gorge, the natural beauty of this area is amazing. If you are looking for a vacation where you can soak up the ambience of a centuries’ old village, relax in tranquil surroundings, cycle or paint then a holiday in Chateaudouble is for you. By choosing a holiday rental villa in Chateaudouble, you will be staying in a home away from home, with its comfortable surroundings and full range of mod cons.
Visitors on holiday in Chateaudouble will have a wide range of activities to choose from during their stay. The village has a number of cycle ways criss-crossing its borders, and these are of varying lengths and difficulty. There are a number of golf courses in the area if you should want a game, and the hillsides also entice people to take many a walk. The coast is just a short distance away, and you will find a full range of water sports that you could try such as wind surfing, swimming and diving.
Most people that stay in a holiday rental villa in Chateaudouble will also want to get out and about to explore the surrounding area. There are a number of places of interest that could be visited, and these are just a few. Draguignan is the largest town in these parts, and if you wish to visit a few shops whilst taking a stroll, this could be the place to do it. Flayosc, just 8 km away is a pretty medieval town which in some ways is typical of many in the area, although it is also one of the least touristy. There are of course dozens more, each as charming as the next. A final suggestion would be to visit a vineyard, take a tour and then buy a bottle or two of the excellent quality locally produced wine.
The weather you can expect during a holiday in Chateaudouble will of course depend on the time of the year that you choose to visit. The summer months are the most popular, and the reason for this is that the temperatures average over 26 degrees Celsius in July and August, and rainfall is less than 30mm per month. Whilst in the winter temperatures are cooler, they still average at a respectable 10 degrees even during December, although rainfall does double to nearly 100mm per month.
You may decide that driving from the UK is the best means of transportation to your holiday rental villa in Chateaudouble. You should keep in mind, though, that it is nearly 1000 km from the port at Calais, and may represent almost 12 hours driving time. The next best option would be to fly, and to this end, the airport inNice (NCE) may serve your needs. There are a number of possible connections to the UK, with the most reliable being British Airways who fly from both London Gatwick (LGW) and London Heathrow (LHR).