The quaint and charming settlement of Mormoiron is situated just 12 km east of the town of Carpentras, in the Vaucluse department of Provence Cote d’Azur. This is in the south of the country of France. Taking self catering accommodation in Mormoiron will be a great choice if you are keen to really enjoy some time away from the rat race of everyday life and recharge your batteries. That said, you would still not need to compromise when it comes to things to do and interesting places to visit. In short, holidays in Mormoiron really do offer the best of both worlds. The gites in and around Mormoiron are typically French and offer guests the chance to experience the laid-back way of life in this part of the world from the perspective of one of the locals.
We all know how the region of Provence is so famously associated with the production of wine. With this in mind, you may well decide to take a tour of a local vineyard, and with most offering this opportunity in the area, there should be plenty to choose between. On the days when you tend to favour more physical activities, why not consider swimming, canoeing, kayaking, white-water rafting, freshwater angling, cycling and mountain biking, horse riding, nature walks and there are even golf courses in this area if you fancy a round or two.
One of the greatest things about taking your holidays in Mormoiron is the fact that there will always be a good choice of places to visit no matter when you decide to head to the area. If you are in the area during the winter, head higher into the Alps mountains where you will find a good number of well-equipped skiing resorts. The summer might be better to visit some of the local towns and these include Aix-en-Provence, Carpentras and the immensely historic city of Avignon. Whilst in Avignon, some of the most popular tourist attractions include The Popes’ Palace, the Pont Saint Benezet, Musee du Petit Palais and The Musee Calvet, amongst many others.
Although you are a little too far inland to say that a Mediterranean climate will prevail during your holidays in Mormoiron, nevertheless, the weather should still be relatively mild throughout the year. Average temperatures between June and August should comfortably reach the mid-twenties degrees Celsius; whilst in the winter, this is more likely to be between 8 and 11 degrees. This part of Provence receives around 20 inches of rainfall per year.
Most people thinking about travel to the self catering accommodation in Mormoiron will turn their attention to Avignon-Caumont Airport (AVN). This airport is perfect for travellers from the UK and offers flights through Jet2.com from Leeds-Bradford (LBA); Air France from London City (LCY); and Flybe from Exeter (EXT), Birmingham (BHX) and Southampton (SOU).