Nestled neatly in the Alpes-Maritimes Department, in the far southern reaches of France, is the idyllic French village of Le Tignet. Many travellers opt for a Le Tignet holiday time and time again due to the fact that the area is so peaceful and allows visitors to unwind away from the tourist masses. A Le Tignet holiday rental villa will offer breath-taking mountain views, as well as coming so well equipped that you do not have to venture out from your accommodation unless you want to!
Being situated close to the mountains, it is difficult not to spend most of your Le Tignet holiday in the Great Outdoors. Amongst the activities widely available in the area are mountaineering, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, fishing, paddle boating, tennis, golf, horse riding, gliding and even a spot of rock climbing if you feel brave enough.
If, during your Le Tignet holiday, you feel the need to venture out on a day trip, then there are many great places worth visiting close to the village. The town of Grasse is a popular day trip destination for many tourists and is only around 6 miles away from Le Tignet. Grasse is noted for its perfume production which has been a prominent feature of the town since the 18th century. As a result there are many old perfumeries and even the International Perfume Museum for travellers to visit in the town. The other main sights to be found in Grasse include the Musee d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence housed in a beautiful 18th century palace. Exhibits in this museum include furniture and ceramics as well as items relating to the history of the area.
If you are now keen to get started on a Le Tignet holiday then you will be pleased to hear that you can expect to experience some fantastic weather during your trip. The warmest time to have a Le Tignet holiday is during the months of June, July and August when the temperature can reach a maximum of 28°C. The winter months see the temperature drop to anywhere between 8°C and 14°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is approximately 20 inches.
Travellers embarking on a Le Tignet holiday can start their adventure by arriving at Nice Airport (NCE) which is approximately 27 miles away from the village. Amongst the air operators offering regular, affordable flights to Nice are Swiss Airlines, Lufthansa, Flybe, British Airways, Air France and Aer Lingus. Passengers can leave the UK from various airports including Manchester (MAN), London Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Newquay (NQY) and Belfast (BFS).