The charming town of Le Thillot is situated in the Vosges department, in the region of Lorraine, in the far east of France. People choose to take their holidays in Le Thillot as this is known to be a great base in which to explore the region of Lorraine and also the countries of Switzerland and Germany. There are also numerous activities to get involved in during your holidays in the area. The self catering accommodation in Le Thillot will be equipped to a very high standard and will have you feeling as though you are in a real home-away-from-home.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from the quiet and restful surroundings of your self catering accommodation in Le Thillot, there are actually a good many activities to get involved in. These include leisurely strolls through the gorgeous local countryside, which could also be explored on bicycle or horse back. There are plenty of golf courses in the area for you to try and other activities available to you include swimming, tennis, canoeing, white-water rafting and there are fishing opportunities in the local lakes and rivers.
During your holidays in Le Thillot you may well wish to travel to the city of Mulhouse which is only 45 km away and very close to the present-day border with Germany. I say ‘present-day’ as it is worth bearing in mind that this part of France used to belong to Germany. Once in the city, you can learn a lot about the fascinating history of this area and there are several museums to head to for this exact purpose. These include The Musee Historique de Mulhouse, The French Railway Museum and The National Automobile Museum. If the kids are nagging you because they are a little restless visiting all these museums, why not keep the quiet and happy with a trip to The Parc Zoologique and Botanique de Mulhouse.
As your holidays in Le Thillot will be spent many miles inland from the sea, you can expect a typical continental climate in this part of France. This will mean that summers are often warm and relatively sunny and winters are much colder and wetter. As far as average temperatures are concerned: these range from around 22 degrees Celsius in July and August and fall back to around 5 degrees between December and February. There are around 23 inches of rainfall per year.
The best bet for travel to your self catering accommodation in Le Thillot will be to book your flights to and from Basel, Mulhouse, Freiburg Europort. Rather confusingly, this airport appears to have three IATA codes - so as we are talking about Mulhouse, we will use the code (MLH). Airlines such as BMI, British Airways and easyJet depart from UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), London Gatwick (LGW) and London Heathrow (LHR).