The village of Foissy is situated in the Cote d’Or department. This is in the region of Burgundy, in east-central France. Your holidays in Foissy will be spent in a part of France that has a large natural park just to the west - Morvan Regional Park - and some fascinating towns and cities to the east: two popular tourists destinations are Dijon to the north-east of your self catering accommodation in Foissy and Beaune to the south-east. There are also some great chateaux to explore in this part of the world, all of which are within a very short driving distance of Foissy.
There is never any excuse for you to feel bored on your holidays in Foissy. As the Morvan Regional Park is just a stone’s throw away from the self catering accommodation in Foissy, it is highly likely that you will want to pay this beautiful area a visit or two. There are some great walking and hiking trails to take in here, as well as a number of lakes that offer water-based activities. You can even explore the area more thoroughly on horse back, if you so wish; or how about enjoying a cycle ride through the local countryside. Other popular activities to consider include tennis, fishing, sailing, canoeing, swimming and there are some golf courses to be found within the region of Burgundy.
The departmental capital of Cote d’Or, Dijon, is only 43 km to the north-east of your self catering accommodation in Foissy and is a city that you must try to include for some sightseeing. History abounds in Dijon and there are so many attractions to visit, it may well be a good idea to plan an itinerary beforehand. Some of the sites you may wish to prioritise include the Dijon Cathedral (Saint-Benigne) which has a crypt that is known to date as far back as the 6th century. The Dukes Palace is another spectacular attraction, as is The Notre Dame Church. The main sites are all found close to or on Place de la Liberation and when you get tired of so much avid sightseeing, this is also where you will find some comfortable cafés to put your feet up for a while.
You will find that your holidays in Foissy will be spent in what is known as a continental climate. This will mean that the winters are relatively cool, and the summers much warmer. Rainfall figures appear to be pretty similar from one month to the next, with an annual average of around 26 inches. December and January average temperatures are just below 5 degrees Celsius, and in July and August, the average is around 25 degrees, although they can hit well into the thirties degrees on the hottest days.
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) will prove to be the most convenient point of arrival for your holidays in Foissy. This airport welcomes in flights from UK airports such as Bristol (BRS), London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Birmingham (BHX). Through airlines such as Air France, easyJet, British Airways and BMI.