Located in the Vallon Pont d’Arc area, Sampzon is a wonderful choice for a holiday spot. Quiet and a bit removed from the hustle and bustle, Sampzon is still within easy reach of the area’s most popular attractions and activities. A holiday rental home in Sampzon will provide you with all of the comforts of home whilst being in a quiet, country setting.
There are many opportunities for outdoor activities near Sampzon. Water enthusiasts will enjoy the chance to go kayaking into the Ardeche Gorges. Hiking and cycling are popular choices in the area, and there are number of scenic locations in which to do both. On a cool or rainy day, consider a driving tour through Haute Corniche. As you meander along the winding road you will see caves and gorges and stunning views that provide plenty of opportunity for photography. Shopping, dining, golfing and visiting wineries and vineyards are other options to consider during your holiday to Sampzon.
While there are museums and interesting architecture nearby, much of the best of what there is to see in and around Sampzon can be found in nature. Cevennes National Park is a wonderful place to hike and explore. The park has a variety of geographical features including rivers, mountains and valleys. Walk across the rope bridge, take in the breath taking views or do a bit of wildlife spotting. The Ancient Theatre once held 7000 spectators. This theatre is well preserved and gives visitors a glimpse into what it would have been like to attend events a thousand years ago. The children will enjoy a visit to Futuroscope, a unique theme park that opened in the mid 1980’s. This park, which features interesting architecture and a number of fun and exciting attractions, draws about 1.5 million visitors each year.
The summer weather in Sampzon is a bit cooler than in some other parts of Europe. The average high temperatures in the summer are between 25 and 28 degrees. The spring cools down a bit with an average high of about 17 degrees. Winter brings cool temperatures with an average high of just 7 degrees and an average low of 0. There is some rain each month, but the most rain occurs during the winter months.
There are several airports to consider when flying to the Sampzon area. Avignon Airport (AVN) and Nimes Airport (FNI) are both about 73 km away. Another choice, Montpellier Airport (MPL), is a bit further at 97 km, but may provide more choices depending on where you are travelling from. The closest railway station is in Pierrelatte, 35 km from Sampzon.