Situated in central France, in the Auvergne region, is the town of Aurillac. An Aurillac Area holiday is the ideal choice for those travellers looking for a rural, off-the-beaten-track trip so that they can really relax and unwind. An Aurillac Area holiday rental cottage will come with all of the mod-cons you need to have a stress-free holiday with the bonus of some excellent countryside views.
Visitors on an Aurillac Area holiday will discover that there are plenty of activities to enjoy if they are feeling energetic. The likes of skiing, hiking, mountain biking, swimming, horse riding, freshwater fishing, white-water rafting, golf and tennis are all available in the town of Aurillac and the surrounding area.
Should you feel the need to explore further afield, than the area around Aurillac, then it is recommended that you take a day trip to the wonderful city of Bordeaux. Situated in the neighbouring Gironde Department, many visitors take the three and a half hour journey to Bordeaux to see the great attractions in the city. Amongst the attractions worth seeing in Bordeaux are the Saint-Andre Cathedral, the Bordeaux Botanical Gardens and the Musee des Beaux Arts, renowned as one of the best fine art galleries to be found in the whole of France.
It is highly likely that the weather will play an important role in your Aurillac Area holiday and you will want to know what to expect before you go. The area experiences a climate that is typically Mediterranean in nature, which means that there are warm summers and mild winters. July, August and September are the most popular times of the year for travellers to visit as this is when daytime temperatures can reach as high as 24°C on average. The cooler months, from December through to February, see the temperature cool down to around 14°C at the most. The annual rainfall amount for the area is quite high at 25 inches with the wettest month tending to be October.
Travellers interested in setting off on an Aurillac Area holiday will discover that it is very simple and quick to reach the area. Passengers can fly out from various UK airports such as Heathrow (LHR), Glasgow (GLA), Exeter (EXT), Manchester (MAN) and Stansted (STN) into Rodez Airport (RDZ) which is less than two hours by bus or car to Aurillac. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to Aurillac include Air France, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Flybe and Ryanair.