The typically quaint and Francophile settlement of Puligny-Montrachet is situated in the department of Cote d’Or. This is in the region of Burgundy, towards the east of the country of France. With so much on the doorstep of your self catering cottage to enjoy on your holidays in Puligny-Montrachet, you should tend to find that there is never any excuse for you to feel lost for ideas on things to see and do. The self catering cottages (or gites as they are known locally) will all contain the facilities you need to ensure that your holiday in Burgundy is perfect in every way.
Burgundy may well be a landlocked region of France, but this will not hold people back if they are into water-based activities. If you head to the Morvan Regional Park you will find lakes that offer the chance to enjoy activities such as sailing and canoeing. This park is also ideal for people who enjoy extensive walking tours and there are perfect scenes for avid painters and photographers to capture. Other activities to get involved in include swimming, horse riding, lake and river fishing, cycling and golf.
You really should try your best to include a full day’s visit to the departmental capital city of Dijon, whilst on your holidays in Puligny-Montrachet. Take time to catch sight of attractions such as Dijon cathedral and The Ducal Palace when in this fascinatingly historic city. Dijon is only 48 km away from the self catering accommodation in Puligny-Montrachet. The town of Beaune is even closer, at just 11 km away. There are some very interesting museums to visit whilst in Beaune, including a Wine Museum, which is very appropriate when you consider the fact that you are in Burgundy and a Museum of Fine Arts.
You will find that your holidays in Puligny-Montrachet will be spent in what is known as a continental climate. This will mean that the Winters are quite cool, and the Summers pleasantly warm. Rainfall figures appear to be pretty similar from one month to the next, with an annual average of around 27 inches. December and January average temperatures are around 4 degrees Celsius, and in July and August, the average is around 25 degrees.
The best bet for travel to your self catering accommodation in Puligny-Montrachet will be to rely upon Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) which lies a couple of hours’ driving distance to the south. Several airlines connect this airport with the UK and these include British Airways, BMI, Eastjet and Air France. From such airports as Manchester (MAN), Bristol (BRS), London Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI) and Birmingham (BHX).