Make a holiday rental home or villa in Regusse, France your home away from home.
Located 12 km from the Vedron Gorges, Regusse is a small and peaceful commune in the Haut-Var department of France. Despite its small size Regusse is popular with visitors, and has a selection of holiday accommodation, amenities and attractions that belie its land mass. Regusse is located over 500 metres above sea level, meaning the air is clean and fresh and the area is perfect for days of outdoor exploration.
Regusse has a history that dates back several hundreds of years, with the remains of its 12th century castle displaying evidence of the templar knights. The best way of exploring the town is on foot, as many streets are pedestrian-only, and there are a number of enjoyable walks to be had. Some of these continue their path outside of the village amongst the dense woodland and surrounding countryside, with some spectacular scenery to be enjoyed from the lofty vantage point Regusse finds itself perched upon.
The Sunday morning market is an extremely popular event in Regusse, and a great place to pick up some of excellent local produce that the Provence is famous for. Regusse is something of a typical French Provencal village, and has all of the local businesses that you would expect of such a destination, including bakeries, butchers, a post office, grocery shops and a bank. There is even an Olympic-sized swimming pool for cooling off in the summer heat!
The Vedron Gorges are usually high on the list of places to visit for those staying in Regusse, and present an abundance of hiking, climbing, walking and water sports options amongst some of the regions finest scenery. The actual types of activities on offer vary depending on the weather and time of year, but needless to say there is plenty for everyone.
After you have spent an enjoyable few days exploring Regusse and the Vedron Gores, you will likely wish to see what else the region has to offer. The answer is plenty; the nearby village of Aups (9 km) is slightly bigger than Regusse, and is popular for its tourist shops and twice-weekly market. Aups’ landscape is dominated by an ancient defensive watchtower, which can be seen from many miles around.
The weather in Regusse is extremely pleasant for the majority of the year, with plenty of sunshine, clear skies and crisp, fresh air. July and August are the hottest months, with a daily average temperature of 29°C, whilst December, January and February are the coldest – though still relatively mild compared to British temperatures during winter months.
There are several airports that can be used for getting to Regusse self-catering accommodation from the UK. At 62 km away, Toulon-Hyeres Airport (TLN) is the nearest, but has a limited number of flights, especially outside of peak season, so a more viable alternative is sometimes to head to either Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) or Nice Airport, which are 113 km and 121 km away respectively.