Sitting snugly in the Pyrenees National Park, in the south-west of France, is the tranquil village of Luz St Sauveur. A Luz St Sauveur holiday is the perfect choice for those travellers who wish to get away from it all and experience a slice of traditional French living and charm. A Luz St Sauveur holiday rental house will come with all of the amenities you need to have a hassle-free stay, as well as some of the most glorious mountain views you could ever expect to see.
As well as an abundance of charm and tradition, visitors on a Luz St Sauveur holiday can expect to enjoy some great outdoor pursuits during their time in the Pyrenees area of France. This includes activities such as mountain biking, mountaineering, paragliding, skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, swimming, fishing, horse riding and tennis. Of course, this will primarily depend on the time of the year that you decide to pay Luz St Sauveur a visit.
If you are physically fit and looking for a challenge then a day out at the Pic du Midi de Bigorre is an absolute must. This mountain is just under half an hour away from Luz St Sauveur and is nearly 10,000 feet high. The breath-taking panoramic views are worth the climb (there is also a cable car that runs all year round to transport visitors to the summit!), as well as the chance to visit the renowned observatory at the peak. There is also a museum detailing the history of the mountain and the astronomical practices that have taken place there since the observatory was built.
By booking a Luz St Sauveur holiday rental house, you are guaranteed to be privy to some wonderful weather during your stay. The majority of visitors head for the village during the summer months, between July and September, as it can be as hot as 25°C during the daytime. If you do not enjoy the warmth so much, then it is best to book a Luz St Sauveur holiday for the cooler months of January, February and March when the temperature falls to anywhere between 1°C and 11°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is around 28 inches.
Those travellers interested in a Luz St Sauveur holiday will be able to start their wonderful trip by flying into Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF) which is approximately 57 miles away from the village. Amongst the airlines offering affordable, frequent flights to Pau are Aer Lingus, Air France, Ryanair, Flybe and KLM. Passengers can depart the UK from various airports including Belfast (BFS), London Stansted (STN), Southampton(SOU) and Glasgow (GLA).