Holidaymakers looking for a scenic place to stay in the south of France should try the delightful commune of Le Bar sur Loup. Located in the Cote d’Azur area of the southeast of the country, this commune offers many great things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, cottages and B&Bs.
This very scenic part of France offers some terrific country trails for hikers and cyclists to explore. The beaches of the French Riviera are less than hour’s drive away, where tourists can relax and sunbathe as well as enjoy a refreshing swim in the Mediterranean. Various watersports are available here too such as snorkelling, diving, fishing, kayaking, wind surfing, water skiing and sailing. Golf d’Opio at Valbonne is an 18-hole course just 20 minutes from Le Bar sur Loup. There is also some good tennis courts open to the public in the area. Other popular activities here include go-karting, climbing and paragliding. Bars, cafes and restaurants in and around Le Bar sur Loup offer delicious local cuisine. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can buy food and drink from stores and markets in the area.
Holidaymakers staying in Le Bar sur Loup will find many interesting buildings in the old village including the 13th century chateau and the 15th century Gothic church. Nearby is the village of Gourdon, where visitors can see the Chateau de Gourdon, which includes a Museum of Decorative Arts, a Medieval Museum and is surrounded by impressive gardens. Less than an hour away is the fascinating Frejus where visitors will see many Roman and medieval sites such as the amphitheatre, Roman theatre, aqueduct, cathedral and the Archaeological Museum. Aqualand Water Park is also located in Frejus. Also well worth a visit down on the coast is Antibes where there are fine attractions such as the cathedral, medieval church towers and the Picasso Museum.
The warmest time of the year is generally July and August when the average high temperature is 27 degrees centigrade. The coolest month is January with an average high of 13 degrees centigrade and lows of 4 degrees. July is also very dry with an average of just 20mm rainfall. November is the wettest month with an average of 129mm rainfall.
Nice Cote d’Azur Airport (NCE) is approximately 40 minute’s drive from Le Bar sur Loup and has flights from numerous international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), New York (JFK), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Car rental firms are represented at the Arrivals level.