The picturesque village of Sollies-Toucas is located in the region of Provence Cote d’Azur. This is within the department of Var and only 12 km away from the administrative capital of this area - Toulon. Your holidays in Sollies-Toucas will be spent inland, but only around a quick 20 minutes’ drive away from the Mediterranean coast. This means that you will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds during your time in the area: a chance to explore the rolling countryside surrounding your comfortable self catering villa, and a plethora of popular water-based activities by the sea.
As we have already said, the Mediterranean coast is very close for your holidays in Sollies-Toucas and this means that you can make the most of the water-based activities available here. These include family-safe swimming, water skiing, surfing, scuba diving and snorkelling. Closer to the self catering accommodation in Sollies-Toucas, why not indulge in popular pastimes such as canoeing, lake and river fishing, tennis, golf and cycling.
As your holidays in Sollies-Toucas will be only 12 km away from the administrative capital of the Var department, a trip to Toulon is an absolute must. This town is known nationally in France to be one of the most important when it comes to the navy: in fact, there are a number of tourist attractions connected with this branch of the military, including a national naval museum. The Old Town of Toulon should be explored and this is where you will find old architecture, with quaint, narrow streets lined by numerous interesting shops and cafés. Some of the most important buildings to visit in Toulon include the Cathedral of Saint Maria, the Church of Saint Louis and there is also a very impressive fountain to take in - the Fountaine des Trois Douphins.
The weather for your holidays in Sollies-Toucas will be that of a Mediterranean climate and this really is excellent news! You can look forward to temperatures averaging well above what you could expect in the UK; even during the coolest winter months, which average in the low- to mid-teens. The summers can become very hot and the average in July and August will be well into the high-twenties degrees Celsius. This part of France experiences around 21 inches of rainfall per year.
The best bet for travel to your self catering villas in Sollies-Toucas will be to use Marseilles Provence Airport (MRS) which lies around an hour’s drive to the west of 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).