Sitting peacefully in the Cote d’Or Department in the Burgundy region of France is the small market town of Pouilly en Auxois. A Pouilly en Auxois holiday is a big hit with those visitors who want to get away from it all in a traditional and tranquil setting. A Pouilly en Auxois holiday rental house provides all of the comforts of home and the opportunity to recharge those batteries for one or two weeks whilst still having a range of exciting things to do on the doorstep.
Because the emphasis of a Pouilly en Auxois holiday is to simply rest and relaxation, travellers will not find that there is an awful lot to do in the town. There are opportunities to enjoy a spot of walking or cycling however. The town can become slightly busier during peak times of the year due to the fact that it is situated at the summit of the Canal of Burgundy, with the body of water flowing in a tunnel underneath Pouilly en Auxois. Visitors can simply spend their time strolling around the quaint town, viewing the old buildings and the interesting 15th century dovecot which contains a staggering 1,200 pigeon holes.
If you decide to venture further afield than your Pouilly en Auxois holiday rental house then there are some wonderful towns and villages just waiting to be explored in the department. The large city of Dijon, which is approximately half an hour away from the town, is home to some wonderful architecture. Visitors will be taken back in time as there are many half-timbered houses which are well preserved and date back as far as the 12th century to be found in Dijon. There is also the very beautiful Ducal Palace in the city, parts of which date back to the 14th century. The city also has several great museums including the Musee Magnin. This museum displays exhibits of 19th century art and antique pieces in a beautiful 17th century mansion left to the people of Dijon by a wealthy family.
Should you now be considering reserving a fabulous Pouilly en Auxois holiday rental house then you will be able to experience a typical continental climate, which means warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months to have a Pouilly en Auxois holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature soars to around 26°C. The cooler winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature fall to between 0°C and 5°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 20 inches.
Travellers on a Pouilly en Auxois holiday can arrive at Lyon Airport (LYS) which is approximately a two hour journey from the town. Amongst the air operators offering affordable, regular flights to Lyon are British Airways, Flybe, Air France, Swiss Air and KLM. Passengers can depart the UK from various UK airports such as Birmingham (BHX), London Luton (LTN), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI).