Nestled snugly in the Cote-d’Or Department in France is the sleepy and traditional village of Montbard. Whilst the emphasis of staying in Montbard is on being able to relax and unwind in a peaceful setting, the surrounding area is filled with a myriad of activities to do and sights to see. A Montbard Area holiday can therefore be as relaxing or as full-on as you want it to be. What is guaranteed is that a Montbard Area holiday rental house will provide you with all of the comforts of home and some stunning countryside views outside of your window.
A Montbard Area holiday provides the opportunity for visitors to indulge in a range of outdoor pursuits. This includes activities such as swimming, cycling, walking, bird watching, tennis, golf, horse riding and fishing. Just outside of the village of Montbard itself, visitors will find the fabulous Abbey of Fontenay which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.
If you can prise yourself away from your peaceful Montbard Area holiday rental house then there are some great places to visit nearby. This includes the town of Ancy-le-Franc which is home to one of the very first Renaissance chateaux to be built in France. The chateau itself dates back to the 16th century and has a very beautiful courtyard in a distinctly Italian style. There are many large rooms to view including the Chambres des Arts which has stunning parquet floors and elaborately painted walls. There are also some wonderful paintings to be found in the Judith room which will excite those who are passionate about art.
If you are now considering booking a wonderful Montbard Area holiday rental house then you will be able to experience a fantastic Continental climate which means that there are warm summers and cold winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Montbard Area holiday tend to be July and August when the temperature during the day reaches as high as 26°. The colder months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature fall to between 1°C and 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 18 inches.
Travel to Montbard Area, France Travellers on a Montbard Area holiday will most likely arrive at Paris Orly Airport (ORY) which is approximately 2 and a half hours away from the town and its surrounding area. Airlines that offer cheap, frequent flights to the area include Air France. Passengers can leave the UK from a few selected airports such as London City (LCY) and Southampton(SOU).