St Vallier de Thiey Holiday Homes
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St Vallier de Thiey, France
Within close reach of the delights of the Cote d’Azur, St Vallier de Thiey is a both a popular choice of base for those visiting the region and an interesting destination in its own right. ‘St Vallier’ - as it is commonly referred to by locals – is a picturesque town that is also a popular stop-off on the famous Napoleonic trail, but however you discover St Vallier de Thiey, you will soon discover that it boasts an array of historical and natural attractions, as well as good amenities and some excellent holiday rental accommodation.
Things to do in St Vallier de Thiey, France
St Vallier de Thiey was once a Roman stronghold, and firm evidence of this is still on display today. One of the most notable sites in town is the 12th century Romanesque church, which is constructed from grey stone and has a square bell tower and campanile. A tour of the historic centre can easily fill a day or two of your holiday, and there are good amenities to be found when it comes to time for a food or drink break.
When you consider the excellent weather that this part of France receives, especially during summer months, it is little surprise that many of the most popular activities in St Vallier de Thiey are enjoyed outdoors. The town has a particularly pleasant park which makes for great picnicking on its lush greenery, and there is plenty of room for ball games and other sports – ideal for families.
Worth a look just a short distance outside of the town centre is the Grotte de Baume Obscure, a series of caves that takes visitors up to 1200 metres below ground-level. Temperatures can get cold as you get lower, so remember to take some warm clothing!
Places to visit on holiday in St Vallier de Thiey, France
A number of famous and interesting cities and towns are within short reach of St Vallier de Thiey. Grasse (13km), often referred to as the ‘world’s perfume capital’, is under 20 minutes away by car, and is well-frequented for its bevy of museums and architectural delights. Slightly further south-east are the world-class cities of the French Riviera, with Cannes (31km) an extremely popular day trip option for those staying in St Vallier de Thiey accommodation.
Weather in St Vallier de Thiey, France
The weather in St Vallier de Thiey and the surrounding region is great for a holiday at almost any time of the year. Summer months are the most popular, and receive temperatures in excess of 30°C along with several hours of sunshine every day. The daily average temperature only drops below 10°C for the three winter months.
Travel to St Vallier de Thiey, France
Those heading to St Vallier de Thiey from the United Kingdom will most likely wish to fly to Nice Cote d’Azur Airport (NCE), 42km away. The busy airport receives flights from British Airways, Ryanair and Jet2.com amongst other airlines, from a number of departure points around the UK.