The department of Seine-Saint-Denis is located within the region of Ile-de-France, which is just to the north-east of the city of Paris. If you are considering spending your holidays in Seine-Saint-Denis, you really will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds. For a start, you will often find self catering accommodation in Seine-Saint-Denis in quieter areas that are far away from the hustle and bustle of the French capital, however, the main attractions of Paris will only be a hop, skip and jump away. All properties within the department are well-equipped and furnished.
As you will often find self catering accommodation in Seine-Saint-Denis in more rural areas, this will mean that you can enjoy country walks and the chance to relax and totally recharge your batteries. Other activities to consider in the department include swimming, canoeing, horse riding, fishing, cycling, jogging and tennis. The are a good number of golf courses to be found in Seine-Saint-Denis and other parts of Ile-de-France.
Ile-de-France is definitely one of the best regions in France to visit and this is down to the fact that there are so many of the country’s biggest tourist attractions to be found here. For a start, there is the awesome capital of France itself - Paris. This is a very short drive from your self catering accommodation in Seine-Saint-Denis and once in the city, you might want to think about visiting attractions such as The Eifel Tower, The Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur, plus many more. Your holidays in Seine-Saint-Denis will also be spent very close to the biggest theme park in France - Euro Disneyland and if you have any children in tow with you, trust me when I say that this will be a massive hit with them. There are two main parks here now and a couple of days may be required to visit them both.
You can expect a climate that is not too dissimilar to the UK during your holidays in Seine-Saint-Denis. So, summers are usually warm and a little sunnier than back home; whilst winters are similar to Northern England. Average temperatures will range from around 22 degrees Celsius between July and August and 6 degrees Celsius in January and February. There are around 24 inches of rainfall in this part of France per year.
Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (CDG) or Orly (ORY) will be the most likely for your holidays in Seine-Saint-Denis. There are countless airlines operating flights to and from the UK and these depart from all main airports. As an alternative, you might prefer to use Eurostar between London St. Pancras and Paris, or even use a cross-channel ferry service.