The settlement of Caylus can be found in the Tarn-et-Garonne department which is within the region of Midi-Pyrenees. This is around an hour’s drive north of the city of Toulouse and in a particularly beautiful part of the south-west of France. You can look forward to spending your holidays in an area where you will find a whole host of activities to get involved in no matter what time of year you choose to visit; if you fancy the idea of a tranquil break that allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of ordinary life for a while, holidays in Caylus are definitely right for you. Rest assured that all self catering accommodation in Caylus and the surrounding area comes well equipped with mod-cons that are often more in keeping with a luxury hotel.
As we have already established, there are plenty of activities to keep you and the members of your travelling party happy for the duration of your stay. During the summer, why not consider pastimes such as swimming, lake and river fishing, tennis, golf, horse riding, cycling and mountain biking and canoeing. If you are a keen walker, there are some interesting trails to pursue throughout the region. As the climate is quite mild in this part of the world, many of the activities above will also be available to you during the winter; plus you can add skiing to this list if you don’t mind the drive south to the Pyrenees Mountains.
Many people on their holidays in Caylus soon realise that they are able to enjoy the best of both worlds during their time in the area: on the one hand, they can relax in an extremely beautiful and tranquil setting; on the other hand they are within easy striking distance of many popular tourist destinations. Some of the best local towns and villages for you to bear in mind include Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val which is a mere 9 km away, Najac, Villefranche-de-Rouergue and Cajarc. You might also like to think about paying Toulouse a visit. The Mediterranean coast is a couple of hours’ drive away but definitely well worth the journey.
You can expect to experience a near-Mediterranean climate during your holidays in Caylus, if perhaps just a few degrees cooler than you would usually expect along the coast. On average, between June and August, temperatures should reach the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. Between December and February, averages are more likely to be between 10 and 13 degrees. This part of France receives around 23 inches of rainfall per year.
The airport at Toulouse-Blanca (TLS) will prove to be the perfect choice for your holidays in Caylus. A few airlines offer cheap and regular services to this airport from the UK and these are British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR), Jet2.com from airports such as Newcastle (NCL) and Manchester (MAN) and Easyjet from Bristol (BRS) and London Gatwick (LGW).