The wonderful weather, dramatic scenery and culture of France combine to make it a holiday destination that is simply perfect. Holidays in Villecroze will be enjoyed in the Provence Cote d’Azur region of south-eastern France and the self catering villas throughout this region will provide real home-from-home comfort and the chance to completely relax and let your hair down.
Villecroze is a commune and an ancient place of character. The caves around which this medieval village is perched make for a wonderful hike, uncover the reasons why these cave dwellings were never occupied by taking on a walking tour guide. Shopping and drinking coffee in ancient surroundings, trekking through the municipal park at the edge of the village. There are a wide range of religious sights in the surrounding area, the 1000 year old home of the Knights Templar is located near to The Monastery of Saint-Michael and is about a two hours’ trek away. For the hiker taking on self catering accommodation in this village location will give you all you could hope for. Holidays in Villecroze will also offer real musical delights at The Academie Musicale.
Whilst on holiday in Villecroze there are a number of towns and cities that surround you and offer a great variety of activities and sights. You may wish to pay a visit to the Roman monuments of Arles and possibly even the Roman city of Glanum. The village of Les Baux de Provence dates back to medieval times and is absolutely worth a visit for the day. This part of France is a very popular cycling area and this will enable you to get out and really explore the medieval wonders of the tiny villages that dot the area.
As your holidays in Villecroze will be spent in the Provence region, this means that you can expect to enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate. This will see warm and quite dry summers and temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius. Winters do see more in the way of rain and average temperatures of around 11 degrees Celsius. The annual average rainfall figure for this area would be around 15 inches.
For the most convenient airport for your holidays in Villecroze, you would be wise to book flights to and from Nice Cote d’Azur International Airport (NCE). This is close enough to all of the comfortable self catering accommodation in Villecroze. You may choose to depart from a number of UK airports and these include London Heathrow (LHR), Bristol (BRI), Leeds-Bradford (LBA), Manchester (MAN) and Stansted (STN).