Good wine and food, rolling countryside and a sense of history are all part of a holiday in Chatillon-sur-Seine. Situated in the north of Burgundy, France, and surrounded by woodlands, there is a range of self catering accommodation in Chatillon-sur-Seine to choose from, all with one thing in common - They are well maintained and fully equipped with all the mod-cons that will make you feel right at home straight away.
There is definitely no shortage of things to see and do whilst on holiday in Chatillon-sur-Seine. Surrounded by vineyards, it is a great idea to hire a bicycle and ride out to one or two of them. Just don’t sample too much for the cycle back to your holiday rental house in Chatillon-sur-Seine! If sporting activities are more your thing then perhaps hiking, tennis and horse riding will appeal. There are also several golf courses in the area, should you feel like playing a round or two.
If you have access to a car on your holidays in Chatillon-sur-Seine, then there are many interesting places to visit within an hour’s drive. Only 26km away is Fontenay Abbey, which is the only Burgundian monestary to survive intact, and is also one of the best examples of a Cistercian Abbey in Europe. 36km from your holiday rental house in Chatillon-sur-Seine is the town of Alesia, which has great historical and archaeological value. Here, Vercingetorix was finally defeated by the Romans, and there are some impressive excavations. Finally, just 50 km away are the Lacs de la Foret d’Orient, which are three man-made lakes. There are several sandy beaches around them, and they make the perfect destination on a hot summer’s day.
For the warmest weather, a holiday in Chatillon-sur-Seine is best taken in July and August. During these two months, the average daily highs are 25 degrees Celsius, whilst at night they drop to 13 degrees. However, over the last few years, temperatures in the high 30’s have been experienced. December and January are the coldest months, with temperatures typically in the low single digits. Rainfall is spread pretty evenly throughout the year, with roughly one in three days receiving rain, and monthly amounts measuring around 50mm.
There are two options to consider when thinking how to get to your self catering accommodation in Chatillon-sur-Seine. One is to drive, and the other is to fly. Certainly, driving from the UK and catching either the ferry or the Chunnel has benefits: the main one being, that you will have the use of a car during your holiday. If you choose to fly, then Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport in Paris has flights connecting with every major city in the world. British Airways fly into here from London Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN) and many other airlines fly from all major UK airports.