Saint-Gaudens area is a small town located near the foot of the Pyrenees, on the French side of this stunning mountain range. It has a rich and interesting history, and is an administrative centre for the south Haute-Garonne region. Self catering accommodation in the Saint-Gaudens area gives you access to both the beautiful town as well as the stunning countryside and mountain ranges. A rental cottage in Saint-Gaudens is ideal for those that want all the comforts of home, independence and tranquillity whilst on holiday in this part of France.
Holidays in Saint-Gaudens area are ideal for those people who like the outdoors, and there are many activities to take part in. If fishing is your style, then a number of lakes in the area offer the possibility to fish, and the Sede lake also offers a wooded area that it is possible to walk around. There are many horse riding excursions to choose from which make for an excellent half or full day trip, depending on your level of experience. During the Winter, skiing is an option, and during the Summer, those same ski areas turn into mountain biking trails.
During your holidays in Saint-Gaudens area, you will certainly need to spend a day walking around the city. It seems to be divided into two types of architecture, which are the older medieval parts with tall buildings, and the 18th and 19th century large town houses. The church of St. Peter and St. Gaudens is worth a visit, as are several other gems found dotted around. The tourist information office has two brochures for different walks around the city and immediate area. Further afield, and the Pyrenees beckon the explorer both amateur and professional. There are many trails through the area, some of which are loop trails of several hours, and some which are the length of the Pyrenees, taking several weeks to complete.
Self catering accommodation in Saint-Gaudens area can be taken at any time of year, as even during the winter, the area has much to do based around the skiing in the nearby Pyrenees. Most people would choose to visit during the Summer though, and from June to September the temperatures are at their best when it can quite often hit the high twenties degrees Celsius or more. The Winter period rarely touches zero degrees, even at night, and the daily average (in the lower lands) is 10 degrees.
There are three airports within reasonably easy reach of the Saint-Gaudens area and these are Toulouse (TLS), Carcassonne (CCF) and Perpignan (PGF). Airlines such as Ryanair, BMI Baby, easyJet and British Airways leave from the UK airports such as London Heathrow (LHR), Bristol (BRS), London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN).