Situated in the Burgundy region of France, more specifically in the Cote d’Or Department, is the wonderful Medieval town of Semur en Auxois. A Semur en Auxois holiday is the perfect choice for those travellers who want to be able to immerse themselves in traditional France and tranquillity but still have easy access to the other great areas to be found in the region. A Semur en Auxois holiday rental house will offer all of the comforts of home as well as providing some unforgettable views of the beautiful vineyards and green countryside that surround the town.
Visitors on a Semur en Auxois holiday can enjoy a variety of pleasant activities such as cycling, walking, horse riding, fishing, water skiing and swimming. There are also many music festivals, Medieval themes festivals and even a horse race through the town for visitors to get involved in.
If you fancy locking up your fantastic Semur en Auxois holiday rental house for the day and venturing further afield than the Burgundy region, then it is recommended that you stop at the town of Langres, which is approximately a two hour journey from Semur en Auxois. One of the first things that visitors will notice when entering Langres is the impressive town walls. The old defensive walls are in relatively good condition and there are several imposing towers and gates to be inspected whilst on your visit to the town. Langres is also home to one of the designated National Monuments of France, Langres Cathedral. The church was built in the 12th century and is dedicated to the 3rd century martyr, Saint Mammes.
If booking a Semur en Auxois holiday rental house is dependent on the weather then you will be pleased to hear that you can expect to experience pleasantly warm summers and cool winters. A Semur en Auxois holiday is very popular during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a very pleasant 26°C. The cooler months of January and February see the temperature during the daytime fall to between 0° and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 20 inches.
Travellers on a Semur en Auxois holiday can begin their trip by arriving at Lyon Airport (LYS) which is approximately two and a half hours away from the town. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to this part of France include Air France, Flybe, Swiss Air and British Airways. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), Luton (LTN), Birmingham (BHX) and Cardiff (CWL).