The quaint French settlement of Saint-Denis-les-Ponts is located in the Eure-et-Loir department of the Loire Region. This is in the north-central part of the country of France. Many people feel that the Loire Valley area is easily the most beautiful part of France. With its willow-clad rivers and imposing chateaux and a climate that is usually so much better than what we experience back home, it really is no wonder that holidays in Saint-Denis-les-Ponts are proving to be increasingly popular with we Brits. By hiring self catering accommodation in Saint-Denis-les-Ponts you really will be presented with the opportunity to experience that much sought-after way of life for yourself and completely unwind and recharge your batteries.
The famous rivers of this region prove very popular for pastimes to the locals of the Loire Valley. Here you can think about enjoying activities such as canoeing and kayaking, sailing, fishing and pleasure boat cruises. You might also like to enjoy walks along the banks of the rivers; many of which will usually meander through the breathtaking countryside of the region. Other activities to contemplate include swimming, jogging, cycling, horse riding and golf.
There are more interesting and historic places for you to visit close to the self catering accommodation in Saint-Denis-les-Ponts than you could ever hope to fit into a two week holiday. With this in mind, it might be a good idea to plan some sort of itinerary before you come. To try and include as many suggestions as possible for you here, we will simply mention the names of all of the towns and villages in the locale which you should try to include: Chartres (including its spectacular cathedral), Le Mans, Orleans, Chateaudun, Alençon, Tours, Lavardin, Moutiers, Vendome and The Talcy Chateau. Good luck trying to squeeze in as many of these as you can!
A mild climate awaits you on your holidays in Saint-Denis-les-Ponts. However, if you are travelling here during the winter, if winds are from the east or north-east especially, it can become very cold. Average temperatures during the summer can easily reach around 23 degrees Celsius. In winter, averages are more likely to be between 7 and 10 degrees. This part of France receives around 23 inches of rainfall per year.
Tourists looking to make travel arrangements to the self catering accommodation in Saint-Denis-les-Ponts would be wise to book their flights to and from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Every main UK airport offers services to this airport. As an alternative, you might like to think about taking the ferry and both P&O and Brittany Ferries operate services from Portsmouth to either Le Havre or Caen respectively.