If the region of Provence Cote d’Azur appeals to you, then spending your holidays in Sillans-la-Cascade may prove to be perfect for you. This village is located in the Var department, around 53 km away from Toulon, which is the departmental capital on the south coast. Your self catering accommodation in Sillans-la-Cascade will be surrounded by a huge choice of interesting places to visit. The property itself would have been vetted to the highest level before any reservations would have been accepted. What’s more, the properties in this part of the world are always cosy and comfortable and you may find it difficult to leave at the end of your holiday.
There really is some spectacular countryside surrounding the village of Sillans-la-Cascade and if you head north of the settlement, you will soon reach some of the national parks that can be found in the region of Provence. This is where French flora and fauna is at its absolute best and the Parc Naturel Regional du Verdon is a great place for such nature enthusiasts. There are rivers and lakes to be found in the Var department and this gives you the chance to enjoy activities such as sailing, canoeing and kayaking and fishing. There are also chances to swim, especially if you travel due south to the Mediterranean Sea, which shouldn’t take you much more than an hour to get to.
Being surrounded by so many places of interest, on your holidays in Sillans-la-Cascade, it is always a good idea to plan out a sightseeing itinerary before you come. Top of your list should be the city of Marseilles. This is where you can visit historic churches and cathedrals, a myriad interesting museums, the Vieux Port (Old Port) which really is a vibrant district of the city, plus great shopping and restaurants. You should also try to village the immensely beautiful village of Moustiers. This settlement is dominated by the huge cliffs that surround it and it is located at the western side of the Gorges du Verdon. Moustiers will probably rank as being one of the most scenic parts of the world you have ever travelled to.
If you are worried about the sort of weather to be expected on your holidays in Sillans-la-Cascade, threat ye not, my friends, as the warm and inviting Mediterranean climate prevails here! This will mean that summers are lovely and warm and considerably drier than good old Blighty. Winters are a little wetter here, but still drier than back home. Average temperatures during the summer will hit a peak of 28 degrees Celsius. In the winter this is more likely to be around 12 degrees.
The nearest airport for your holidays in Sillans-la-Cascade will be situated south-west at Marseilles (MRS), around an hour’s drive from the village . This welcomes a number of flights from the UK with airlines such as British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet. From airports such as Bristol (BRS), London Stansted (STN) Edinburgh (EDI) and London Gatwick (LGW).