The town of Gujan Mestras is situated within the Gironde department, of Aquitaine, in the south-west of France. This is reputed to be a particularly attractive part of France in which to enjoy your holidays, with some great surrounding countryside to explore at your leisure. The self catering accommodation in Gujan Mestras will soon have you feeling as though you are in your own private home-away-from-home. Best of all, all properties will come readily-equipped with all the facilities you could ever need to ensure that you and your travelling companions have the best possible break in France.
Visitors on their holidays in Gujan Mestras discover very quickly that there are numerous activities to be enjoyed in the Gironde department. As we have already stated above, the countryside in this part of France really is beautiful, therefore you are highly likely to want to get out and explore it thoroughly. You can do so by way of many designated walking trails, or even on bicycle or horse back. Other popular activities in Gujan Mestras include swimming, tennis, golf, fishing, ornithology, canoeing and gym facilities.
We mentioned the possibility to enjoy ornithology above for a very good reason: there is a park within this part of Gironde that is specifically devoted to the pastime, appropriately called The Parc Ornithologique. Whilst enjoying your holidays in Gujan Mestras, you may also wish to visit the Little Harbour and Chateau Madere, both of which are highly popular tourist attractions around the town. You cannot travel to this part of France without including at least one tour of a nearby vineyard. Rest assured that there are a fair few to choose from within the area; that perfect excuse to sample some of the local produce and take a few bottles back to be enjoyed in your own self catering villa.
It is always the cherry on top of the cake if you are able to look forward to good weather when you are away and the good news for your holidays in Gujan Mestras will be the fact that the climate here really is excellent. Winters are mild and Summers are usually very warm and dry. Temperatures range from a low in January of around 11 degrees Celsius, to the yearly high in July of around 26 degrees. The average rainfall in this part of Aquitaine is around 23 inches per year.
The nearest and most convenient airport for your holidays in Gujan Mestras will be Bordeaux-Merignac Airport (BOD) which is only around an hour’s drive north-east of the town. Flybe, British Airways, BMI Baby and easyJet all offer flights here from the UK; from airports such as Southampton (SOU), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), London Gatwick (LGW) and Liverpool (LPL).