The town of La-Colle-sur-Loup may be found in the south of France, in the region of Provence Cote D’Azur. It is located a mere 10 minute drive from the vibrant and bustling city of Nice and this makes holidays in La-Colle-sur-Loup exceptionally convenient. The self catering accommodation in La-Colle-sur-Loup is renowned for being of a truly high standard and with an abundance of activities along this stretch of The French Riviera, you are guaranteed to find plenty to fill your days.
Your holidays in La-Colle-sur-Loup will never be boring. Indeed, the town offers a number of well known tourist attractions that are simply a must-see for all visitors lucky enough to stay in and around the town. These include some fantastic examples of typical Renaissance-styled chateaux: The Chateau de Montford, Le Gaudelet and St Jacques Church are three good examples for you here. The Romanesque period Canadel Priory is another popular attraction and there is even a fabulous restaurant (L’Abbaye) to be found on this sight. Whilst in the town, you can delve back even further into the area’s history by paying a visit to the cave systems that can be found at the Neolithic Grave Cave and Bianchi Cave.
If you have a penchant for leaving your comfortable rental cottage in La-Colle-sur-Loup for a while, why not drive for a quick 10 minutes into the city of Nice. This really will symbolise the very best of The French Riviera and with all of the tourist attractions on offer, it is not hard to see why. Nice has a number of interesting museums to offer its visitors and these include The Museum of Asian Art which has fascinating artefacts from China and South East Asia; The Musee et Site Archeologiques de Cimiez is actually built over an old Roman settlement and has numerous other exhibits (a good understanding of French would be ideal here). Whilst in Nice, it is also highly recommended that you take a stroll through The Old Town. There is a daily market here and plenty of quirky and interesting boutiques that will catch your attention.
Your holidays in La-Colle-sur-Loup will be spent in one of the warmest parts of France; enjoying a typical Mediterranean climate. This will mean that summers can become very warm indeed and winters will be far milder than back home. Expect temperatures to easily reach the low-thirties degrees Celsius during the months of June to August. The coldest months of December through to February should still see temperatures in double figures. Rainfall is quite low in this area: around 16 inches per year.
It is best to book your holidays in La-Colle-sur-Loup with a flight to and from Nice Cote D’Azur International Airport (NCE). As we have already seen, your self catering accommodation in La-Colle-sur-Loup will be within a very short driving distance of this airport. You are spoilt for choice with cheap and frequent flights from The UK to Nice. Numerous airlines compete on this route and these include Air France, British Airways, FlyBE, BMI Baby and Jet.com. Leave from most UK airports, some examples are London Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS) and Liverpool (LPL).