Fabulous food, fun activities and interesting attractions are a few of the reasons that Joyeuse is such a good choice for a breakaway. A holiday rental home in Joyeuse will feel like your second home, and you will have everything that you’ll need to enjoy your stay.
There are lovely beaches just a few kilometres away. Enjoy swimming, snorkelling or just sunning on the shore. Take a history tour on which you will learn about the area and see many of the most important sites. The knowledgeable guide will be able to answer any questions that you may have. If you enjoy shopping then spend some time browsing the small shops. There is also a market that takes place each Wednesday. An antique fair is held here during each autumn. Of course, your holiday to France would not be complete without learning a bit about the local cuisine. For some visitors, the food is one of the best parts of their holiday to Joyeuse.
The cobblestone streets of Joyeuse are home to many interesting attractions. Many other attractions are located within a very short distance of the town. Right in town is a 16th century castle. This Renaissance period castle dominates the landscape, and gives visitors an idea of what this area looked like hundreds of years ago. Several museums are also located nearby. The Chestnut Museum features artefacts and exhibits that help to explain how important this nut has been to the area. Some of the most popular attractions are found in nature. The Aven d’Orgnac caves have been a favourite spot amongst visitors since they were first discovered in the early 20th century. The Gorges de l’Ardeche is a wonder of nature. This naturally occurring limestone arch provides a natural bridge over the Ardeche River.
Joyeuse is home to mild winters and warm, sunny summers. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 4° and 10° C and the average highs are between 7° and 12° C. It begins to warm up during the spring with average lows of 6° to 10° C and average highs of 18° to 22° C. During the summer, the average lows are 14° to 16° C and the average highs are 26° to 29° C. There are 5 to 12 rain days per month. The most occurs during the winter months and the least during the summer.
The closest airport to Joyeuse is Nimes Airport (FNI), which is located 80 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.