Make a holiday rental home or villa in St-Laurent-du-Var, France your home away from home.
St-Laurent-du-Var is a rapidly-expanding town that has grown so much in size over the last decade, that it is now a firmly-established part of theNice metropolitan area, and is indeed now the second largest suburb of the city of Nice. As a result, St-Laurent-du-Var offers its visitors all of the attractions and benefits of the big city, but with the addition of a quieter base to return to after a busy day of sightseeing – making it a great destination for families with young children.
One of St-Laurent-de-Var’s biggest attractions is its shopping and entertainment centre, which is the largest of its type on the Cote d’Azur. CAP 3000, as it is known, provides visitors with a plethora of options that include luxury clothes shops, jewellery stores, sports shops, restaurants, coffee shops and ice cream parlours.
Many more shops, supermarkets, cafes, bars, restaurants and other amenities can also be found in and around the centre of St-Laurent-du-Var. The beach is also an ever-popular option, and the sands of the coast are just 10 minutes away by car.
It is not all modern attractions, however, and St-Laurent-du-Var also manages to successfully give off the aura of an ancient village thanks to historical buildings such as the 11th century Chapelle of St. Jeanne d’Arc as well as an array of carefully-cultivated gardens and parks.
All of the attractions of the centre of Nice are just 10km away, and the second most-visited tourist destination in the country (after Paris) has something for everyone. The many museums, local markets, historical sights of interest, ancient squares and glorious beaches are some of the most popular options,
The largest suburb of Nice, Cagnes-sur-Mer is 7 km in the opposite direction, and provides yet more in the way of both modern and historical attractions. This fishing village and seaside resort is popular with tourists for its quaint restaurants, laid-back beaches and medieval quarter, and should be added to your ‘to visit’ list when visiting Nice.
St-Laurent-du-Var receives a Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and largely dry, with an average daily high temperature of 27°C for this period. A holiday can also be enjoyed in St-Laurent-du-Var outside of peak season, with May, September and October also good months for a visit, though rainfall does increase from September onwards.
Nice Cote d’Azur Airport (NCE) is just 3km fromSt-Laurent-du-Var, meaning getting to and from your holiday accommodation is the simplest of tasks. British Airways, easyJet, Jet2.com and Flybe are just some of the airlines that fly to this destination from the UK, and with many different routes to choose from the best advice is to shop around for a bargain flight.