The Charming settlement of Signes is situated within the Var department, in Provence Cote d’Azur. This is in the south-east of the country of France. Although you will be spending your holidays in Signes slightly inland, you will still be within a quick driving distance of the Mediterranean coast. This will mean that it is always a great idea to have access to your own private transport throughout your stay - in order to truly make the most of the region.
The Mediterranean Sea is only around a 40 minutes’ drive of the cosy and comfortable self catering accommodation in Signes. Therefore several trips to the coast are entirely possible. Whilst here, there are a number of activities to get involved in and these include swimming which is safe for all members of your travelling party, snorkelling, canoeing; and for the adrenaline junkies, how about water skiing, surfing, jet skiing and paragliding. The countryside around Signes is truly beautiful and just waiting to be explore either on foot, cycle or horse back.
There are some great places to visit during your holidays in Signes and many of these destinations offer you the chance to really embrace the interesting history of this corner of France. The capital of the department of Var is Toulon and this is less than 20 km away from Signes. This seafaring city has been connected with the French navy for a number of centuries now and there are many attractions devoted to exactly this: including a national naval museum. Other destinations to seriously consider during your holidays in Signes include Hyeres and the second city of France - Marseilles.
The weather on your holidays in Signes will be typified by a Mediterranean climate; so this is very good news and definitely an extra incentive to go ahead and place that reservation. Winters see an average temperature of around 11 to 14 degrees Celsius. Summers are much hotter - the average is around 28 degrees and it is not unusual for the hottest days to reach well into the thirties degrees. The average rainfall in this part of France is around 20 inches per year.
The best bet for travel to your self catering villas in Signes will be to use Marseilles Provence Airport (MRS) which lies around three quarters of an hour’s drive to the west of the village. This welcomes a number of flights from the UK with airlines such as British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet. From airports such as Bristol (BRS), London Stansted (STN) Edinburgh (EDI) and London Gatwick (LGW).