Lussan is a wonderful village just outside Uzes in the Pyrenean foothills of Languedoc-Roussillon. Surrounded by the monuments of centuries of history, as well as breathtaking Pyrenean scenery, a holiday rental gite in Lussan is a perfect place to escape to, at any time of year.
A Lussan villa makes the perfect escape. The whole region is famed for its rich history, and Lussan accommodation makes an excellent base from which to explore it all, yet experience the true tranquillity and authentic lifestyles which make Languedoc such a wonderful place to take a holiday. Famous sites such as the enormous Roman Pont du Gard, the dramatic amphitheatres of Arles and Nimes, and the amazing castle at Carcassonne are all well within reach of a Lussan gite. One of the best ways to really soak in the history is by renting a canoe and heading up the Gardon River, stopping off for a swim, river beach picnic and paddling far below the famous Pont du Gard; a remarkable experience.
Lussan is set in one of France's best wine making regions, and wine tasting tours are available at almost every turn. Wine lovers will be truly happy in Lussan accommodation, and whether you are an interested amateur or a real connoisseur, there are tours and tasting experiences to suit all. Or, of course, you can simply find your favourite by talking to the expert waiters in any one of the regions excellent restaurants.
The Cevennes Mountains are also right on the doorstep of a self catering Lussan holiday home. There are a huge range of spectacular walking, hiking and mountain biking trails leading up into the mountains, but if you would prefer to take it easy, there is a wonderful steam train that chugs up into the mountains, giving you wonderful views without having to strap on your walking boots!
The picturesque market town of Uzes in the Uzes region of Languedoc-Roussillon is famous for its lively music festivals during the summer as well as its enormous beauty. The rich mix of arts, crafts and culture makes it a real joy to explore, and the Haribo visitor centre isn’t only a treat for kids!
The weather is great year-round. The mild Mediterranean climate means that even during the winter months, conditions remain largely warm and dry, although the mountainous surroundings can produce some unpredictable conditions. You can expect some 270 days of sunshine a year though.
Reaching Lussan accommodation is wonderfully easy from the UK too. There are a range of flights arriving into the airports of Nimes, Avignon and Marseilles, all of which are well within reach of Lussan accommodation. A hire car is strongly recommended for anyone on a Lussan holiday.