Located in the south of France in the Languedoc-Roussillon region and more specifically in the south of the Herault Department is the wonderful town of St-Etienne-de-Gourgas. The best thing about a St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday is that it can be as relaxing or as hectic as you decide you want it to be. There are plenty of great activities and attractions in the area and you can easily flop down into a comfortable chair in your St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday rental house after a day filled with activity.
If you are hoping for a trip filled with opportunities for activity then a St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday will not disappoint. Amongst the activities available in the town and the surrounding area are fly fishing, hiking, caving, swimming, windsurfing, mountain biking, mountaineering, horse riding and tennis.
If you feel the need to leave your wonderful St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday rental house for the day then it is recommended that you spend some time in the town of Beziers which is approximately an hour away from the area. Whilst driving up to Beziers you will first catch sight of the magnificent Saint-Nazaire Cathedral, situated atop a hill which offers picturesque views of the surrounding area. The cathedral was built in the 14th century and has a beautiful rose window which measures an impressive 32 feet across. Other attractions worth seeing in Beziers include the Old Cemetery with its elaborately sculpted tombs, a Roman period arena which has been very well preserved and the Fine Arts Museum which includes works by Van Gogh and Holbein.
On top of being able to appreciate a wonderful St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday rental house you will be able to experience some fabulous weather whilst on your adventure. The warmest months of the year to have a St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday tend to be July and August when the temperature during the day can be a very reasonable 27°C. The winter months of December and January see the daytime temperature fall to anywhere between 9° and 15°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is quite high at 46 inches with the most rainfall tending to occur in the month of October.
Travellers on a St-Etienne-de-Gourgas holiday are most likely to arrive at Montpellier Airport (MPL) which is approximately an hour away from the town. Air operators that can offer affordable, regular flights to Montpellier include Flybe, Air France and KLM. Passengers can depart the UK from various major airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Birmingham (BHX), London Heathrow (LHR), Southampton(SOU) and Cardiff (CWL).