Sitting peacefully in the heart of the Cote d’Or Department in the Burgundy region of France is the beautiful village of Meursault. A Meursault holiday is very appealing to not only those who want to escape the rat race but also those who are wine lovers. The village is renowned for its wine production and a Meursault holiday rental house gives uninterrupted views of the vineyards surrounding the village. A Meursault holiday is the perfect choice for those who want to be away from it all, complete with a glass of fantastic wine in hand!
Since the village is small, rural and traditional, visitors will not find an abundance of activities on their doorstep. There are, however, plenty of great activities to be enjoyed in the area surrounding the village such as swimming, roller-blading, cycling, walking, horse riding, tennis, golf, sailing and freshwater fishing.
If you have had your fill of relaxation and want to get in touch with civilisation again, lock up your Meursault holiday rental house and head to the town of Nevers which is approximately 88 miles away from the village. Nevers is home to many wonderful old buildings and even just strolling through the narrow streets, visitors will be able to see wonderful examples of buildings that have survived since the 14th century. The Ducal Palace of Nevers is an impressive structure that was built in the 15th century and now houses an important ceramics museum. There is also the beautiful Nevers Cathedral, also known as the Cathedrale of Saint Cyr- Sainte Julitte. The structure is actually two buildings and contains two beautifully decorated apses. There are also wonderful sculptures and stained-glass windows to be seen in the cathedral.
If booking a Meursault holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. A Meursault holiday is very popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a very pleasing 26°C. The cooler months of December and January see the temperature during the daytime drop to between 0° and 5°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is 20 inches.
Travel to Meursault, France Travellers on a Meursault holiday will likely arrive at Lyon Airport (LYS) which is approximately 112 miles away from the village. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include British Airways, BMI, Air France and easyJet. Passengers can depart the UK from several major airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Gatwick (LGW) and Birmingham (BHX).