La-Valette-du-Var is set in southern France’s Var department, in Provence Alpes-Cote d’Azur. Holiday accommodation in La-Valette-du-Var is found nestled beneath hills overlooking the Mediterranean coast and the city of Toulon, with interesting historical attractions, beautiful inland scenery and a fantastic sandy coastline waiting to be discovered close by.
One of the best reasons to head for La-Valette-du-Var holiday rentals is to enjoy a summer holiday and make the most of some truly special beaches. An excellent example can be found at La Capte, a little way to the southeast. It’s especially appealing because of the absence of any seaweed on the seabed, which also has a very shallow slope, making the water calm and safe for families with younger children. Other excellent beaches to seek out with a few minutes in the car of La-Valette-du-Var include Les Sablettes and St Cyr sur Mer, which is noted for its long and wide expanse of sand, drawing sunbathers and kite-related sports enthusiasts. It’s another beach that features very safe waters due to the gentle slope.
In the immediate vicinity of La-Valette-du-Var self-catering accommodation is some beautiful hilly scenery. Mount Coudon is one of the three main peaks overlooking the city of Toulon. It stands at 700 metres and on the slopes of the mountain you’ll be able to see across to the Alps in the northeast. In the town of Valette you’ll be able to see a number of historic fountains, and a walking route has been devised that takes in all of these small landmarks. Historically the town was known for its olive oil production, and you’ll still be able to find a number of historic oil mills dotted around the area.
The historic city of Toulon is just a few minutes from holiday accommodation in La-Valette-du-Var. The centre features a wealth of architecture dating to the Middle Ages, and boasts a tangle of narrow streets lined with shops and cafes. Key sights include the harbour and promenade, Place Puget, as well as Saint Marie de la Seds Cathedral.
At holiday rentals in La-Valette-du-Var you’ll encounter a typical Mediterranean climate, bringing long, warm and dry summers when daytime highs reach well above 30 degrees in July and August. The rest of the year is generally damper, with a mix of mild and cool weather.
Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) is little more than 45 minutes by car from self-catering holiday accommodation in La-Valette-du-Var and can be reached from the UK by British Airways from London Gatwick (LGW), or Ryanair from Stansted (STD) or Edinburgh (EDI).