The small town of Saint-Didier is situated within the department of Vaucluse, which is within the region of Provence Cote d’Azur. Saint-Didier is just south-west of the larger town of Carpentras and is also within a short driving distance of the city of Avignon. Choosing to spend your holidays in Saint-Didier will prove to be an excellent idea for people who like to relax in a quiet and typically French area, yet still have quick and easy to a wealth of interesting and historic places to visit. Self catering accommodation in Saint-Didier comes in the form of apartments and gites and all properties are guaranteed to be exceptionally comfortable.
The rolling countryside surrounding your self catering accommodation in Saint-Didier will be perfect if you like to enjoy long walks and hiking treks. A quick visit to a local tourist information office should help you to identify the best routes to follow. Other activities readily available to you include swimming, lake and river fishing, canoeing, white-water rafting, tennis, cycling and horse riding. As this part of France is such a well known wine producing region, you may also like to think about paying a local vineyard a visit. Once you’ve sampled the delightful local produce, you can decide which varieties you’ll be taking back to your self catering accommodation with you.
There are quite a few towns that are worthy of a visit during your holidays in Saint-Didier and these include Carpentras, Aix-en-Provence and definitely the city of Avignon. Try to set a complete day aside to visit beautiful Avignon as there are just so many attractions to catch in this city. These include The Popes’ Palace which is actually the largest Gothic palace in the whole world and was the Pontiff’s residence during the 14th century; the 12th century famous landmark of Pont Saint Benezet (a world-famous and very interesting bridge); Place de l’Horloge; Avignon Synagogue and the Cathedrale Notre Dame des Doms.
You can look forward to a relatively mild climate during your holidays in Saint-Didier, however, as you are quite far inland here, it is fair to say that a Mediterranean climate does not prevail. Nevertheless, during the summer, you can still look forward to plenty of sunshine and average temperatures in the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. The winters can be a little cooler in this area with average temperatures around the very low-teens.
The most convenient airport for your self catering accommodation in Saint-Didier will be Avignon-Chaumont (AVN). Luckily for we Brits, this airport only deals with flights from the UK at the moment and these are through Jet2.com from Leeds-Bradford (LBA); Air France from London City (LCY); and Flybe from Exeter (EXT), Birmingham (BHX) and Southampton (SOU).