A wonderfully scenic part of France, Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the ideal location for holidaymakers looking for a pleasant retreat. Located in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of south east France it offers a good place to rest and play and is not far from Mediterranean beaches on the south coast. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and campsites.
Roquebrune-sur-Argens is a beautiful place to go on long walks or hikes with trails in and around the town. Horse riding and cycling are also great ways to get around the area and take in some wonderful scenery. This is also a good area for golfers with a number of courses located in the town including Domaine du Golf de Roquebrune.
Holidaymakers can take a drive about 17 kilometres south to Les Issambres, which is a coastal resort with fine beaches and is half way between Fréjus and Sainte Maxime. Various water activities can be enjoyed here including sailing, kayaking and windsurfing, while fishing is also very popular here.
There are just a few bars and restaurants in Roquebrune-sur-Argens, which is a fairly quiet resort away from the coast. Self catering holidaymakers will also find pizza restaurants with a take away service and a supermarket no far away for food shopping. There is a selection of little shops and boutiques in and around the area, where visitors can find souvenirs.
Roquebrune-sur-Argens has a number of interesting buildings to visit including the Heritage House, which has various exhibitions throughout the year or the House of Chocolate. The area is also home to various galleries with further exhibitions. The town is also home to other historic and religious buildings.
Visitors can also take a short trip to see some olive oil mills. Just a 40 minute drive from Roquebrune-sur-Argens is the world renowned coastal resort of Cannes with Nice further along the coast just under an hour away. While in this prolific wine making region it is also well worth paying a visit to one of the many vineyards.
The weather between May and September is generally very warm with the average in July and August around 26 degrees centigrade, although temperatures can reach as high as 35 degrees. July is also very dry but the rest of the summer can see a few showers. Winters are cool and wet with December, January and February the coldest months with an average low of 5 degrees centigrade.
Nice Cote d’Azur Airport is approximately is approximately 50 minutes from Roquebrune-sur-Argens. The airport has flights to and from many European cities with the biggest selection offered by easyJet, who fly to Nice from Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bristol, Brussels, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Newcastle upon Tyne, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Rome-Fiumicino. Various car hire firms are located at the airport including ADA, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Libertans.