Situated slightly inland on the western coastline of France, in the Vendee Department, is the tranquil town of Longeville-sur-Mer. Travellers that would enjoy a Longeville-sur-Mer holiday are likely to be those who are looking for a good mixture of opportunities to relax in pleasant surroundings, but a handful of activities on hand should the mood take them. A Longeville-sur-Mer holiday rental house will come complete with all of the facilities you need for a truly relaxing and hassle-free stay.
Travellers interested in a variety of activities and attractions will love spending time in Longeville-sur-Mer. Amongst the activities available in and around the town are jet skiing, sailing, surfing, snorkelling, walking, cycling, horse riding, golf, tennis and bird watching. The town is also situated at the end of the popular Marais Poitevin marshland area, making it perfectly placed to enjoy a spot of punting in a traditional French barque.
Visiting other parts of this area of France is likely to be high on the list of things to do on a Longeville-sur-Mer holiday and there are plenty of wonderful towns and villages to spend the day. Approximately an hour and a half to the south of Longeville-sur-Mer is the town of La Rochelle, which is a popular destination with day-trippers. The town sits on a beautiful harbour and is home to several interesting museums. It also has an important monument, The Three Towers, which guarded the entrance to the harbour against invasion. From La Rochelle you may also want to take the short drive to the island of Ile de Re which has remains of a Word War II German bunker on its beach and the Ernest Cognacq Museum.
One of the most important factors of booking a holiday is the quality of the weather and this is no different in respect of a Longeville-sur-Mer holiday. Thankfully, travellers who are interested in visiting the area will discover that there are steady daytime temperatures reaching as much as 25 degrees Celsius during the summer months. It is cooler in the winter months with temperatures reaching a maximum of 11 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for Longeville-sur-Mer is around 23 inches.
To begin an exciting Longeville-sur-Mer holiday, travellers can arrive at La Rochelle Airport (LRH). A bus or car journey is then needed to travel the 40 miles to the resort. Travellers will find that there are several airlines that offer frequent flights and special deals on flights to La Rochelle including Air France, KLM, Flybe, easyJet and Jet2. Passengers can depart the UK from a variety of airports such as Leeds (LBA), Gatwick (LGW), Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX).