Set within a national park, in the Burgundy region of France, a holiday rental house in Anost is ideal if you really want to get away from it all. Fully equipped with everything that you need to feel at home right away, self catering accommodation in Anost provides an oasis from the stress and pressure of everyday life. With the national park full of wildlife, nature lovers, ramblers and walkers will thoroughly enjoy their holidays in Anost.
With the national park being literally right on the doorstep, you will most likely want to spend a few days following some walking trails of varying length. There is also some great cycling to be had through the area, which provides another way to see the park and wildlife in a non-obtrusive manner. If you fancy a game of golf, then there is a course in the nearby town of Autun. For adrenaline seekers, canoeing and even white-water rafting are all possibilities in the immediate area.
Whilst most people enjoy the tranquillity of their holiday house in Anost, many will also want to visit the nearby attractions. There is a great deal to see in this region, but here are listed those main ones within an hour’s drive of Anost. Autun is the nearest town, and is certainly worth a day spent there. Brimming over with history and charm, a walk through the winding streets will reveal the occasional Roman remains, including a large theatre. There is also a leisure lake here, which makes for good relaxing on a hot summer’s day. To the east of Anost is Couches Castle which is a must see, as indeed are the vineyards just beyond it. To the north of the village the Chateau de Sully can be found, and it is the largest Renaissance Chateau in the south of Burgundy. Charming hill top towns, majestic views and beautiful countryside abound, making a holiday in Anost a very memorable one.
The two warmest months in which to take a holiday in Anost are July and August, where average daily highs are 25 degrees Celsius or more. At night, this drops to about 13 degrees. In terms of rain, monthly averages of 60mm are the norm, although showers can occur throughout July more frequently than August. During the winter, expect temperatures of 5 or 6 degrees Celsius from December through to February.
Travel by car is highly recommended in order to get to your holiday rental house in Anost. This will give you the (essential) use of a car whilst on holiday, and save you from having to hire one once there. If coming from the UK, the port destination of choice would be Calais, and from there, it is a straight forward drive to Anost. If you do decide to fly, then Paris has two airports Orly (ORY) and Charles de Gaulle (CDG). Flights arrive into these two airports from virtually every city in the world and certainly all major airports in the UK.