There are many good reasons to choose the Montreuil area for your next breakaway. A holiday rental home in the Montreuil area will put you close to many popular activities and attractions. Enjoy the mild weather, fabulous food and rich history of this region.
There is much to do whilst on holiday to the Montreuil area. Outdoor activities, history tours and much more await visitors. A beach is located just 20 minutes from the Montreuil area. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and a host of other water related activities. The nearby River Canche allows for rafting. There may be organised excursions available, or you can enjoy this activity on your own. History tours offer a way to learn about the Montreuil area. A knowledgeable guide will point out all of the most important sites, and will be able to answer any questions that you may have. Visit a local winery to participate in a wine tasting and be sure to do some heavy sampling of the fabulous French cuisine.
The Montreuil area is rich in history and those on holiday to the region will find many historic sites to visit. Much evidence of the area’s medieval history can be seen including ramparts and walls that have stood for hundreds of years. The much-loved book by Victor Hugo, later turned into a musical, Les Miserables was set here. You can take a “Les Mis” tour that will allow you to see some of the spots highlighted in the musical. Each Saturday you will have the opportunity to visit an outdoor French marketplace. You can buy a wide variety of items at the markets, which are reminiscent of how items have been bought and sold here for many years.
The winters in the Montreuil area are mild for the most part, but there may be some chilly winter nights. The summers are mild and pleasant. During the winter the average lows are between 1° and 4° C and average highs are 6° to 10° C. During the spring the average lows are 16° to 20° C and the highs are 13° to 15° C. During the summer the average lows are 23° to 25° C and the average highs are 20° to 21° C. There are 7 to 11 rainy days per month.
The closest airport to the Montreuil area is Gare de Bordeaux Airport (ZFQ), which is located 23 km away. The nearest international airport is Orly Airport (ORY), which is 73 km from the Montreuil area.