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Set in the low hills, just 10 km fromNice, is the small French village of Levens. With access to sea, beach and mountains, a holiday in Levens is suitable for those people that want to enjoy the wide variety of environments and sights on offer in this interesting region of France. In terms of places to stay, a holiday rental apartment in Levens is an ideal choice. Well decorated, furnished, and containing all the mod cons that one associates with comfortable living, it is more a home away from home.
There are a huge range of activities that you can do during your holiday in Levens, so you never need feel bored! If you have booked your holiday rental apartment in Levens during the Winter, then skiing or snowboarding up in the mountains could be considered. During the Summer, head to the beach for swimming, sunbathing, diving and all manner of wind powered water sports. Cycling and hiking are possible at any time of year, of course, and if you feel like a game of golf, then head towards the city of Nice.
Although Levens may be a small village in itself, it does have certain attractions, such as several small museums and a castle. However, to get a better appreciation for this area of France, you might like to take a day trip or two. Whilst a car may not be absolutely necessary to do this, you will find it a great bonus. As already mentioned, the city of Nice is close by, and a day spent there will be time well spent indeed, admiring its cosmopolitan atmosphere combined with its historical areas. Another interesting day out, might be to take a trip to Monaco. Even if the Grand Prix is not on, the rich and the famous can still be spotted. A visit to the marina is certainly an eye opener!
The climate in this region can be summarised as being a warm Mediterranean one. That said, as the holiday rental apartment in Levens is situated at an altitude of 325 metres, you can expect it to be just slightly cooler than weather on the coast. During July and August, the average day time temperatures measure at 24 degrees Celsius, and rainfall is minimal at less than 30mm. During the Winter months, day time average temperatures of 10 degrees can be expected, with rainfall touching 80mm per month.
The most convenient airport to use for your holiday in Levens is the one at Nice (NCE). This is a major airport, and dozens of flights enter and leave here daily. Of interest to anyone travelling over from the UK will be British Airways flights coming out of London Heathrow (LHR) and BMI Baby coming out of Birmingham (BHX). You can rent a car at the airport if you should so desire.