Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet holiday accommodation is set in a town and commune in the Isere department of the Rhône-Alpes region, in eastern France. It’s located on the right banks of the Isere Valley, in an area with plenty to see and do throughout the year, from picturesque upland towns with plenty of historical interest, to the fantastic scenery and the wealth of recreation it affords, in both winter and summer.
If you arrive at Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet holiday rentals in the winter months then you’ll have a ski resort just minutes away. In the slopes just above the town are 10 ski trails, with blue, red and green difficulty levels. The resort features snow cannons to ensure an excellent condition throughout the season. If you’d like to go cross country skiing the blue “Dioux” run starts here and extends for five kilometres through beautiful scenery.
Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet self-catering accommodation is set on the fringes of the Chatreuse Regional Natural Park, which preserves a large expanse of pristine mountain scenery. What makes the park unique is its highly varied topography and abundance of water, which makes for lush vegetation throughout. Within the park are 27 buildings registered among France’s Historic Monuments, many of which can be reached along walking trails.
The city of Grenoble is just over half an hour in the car from self-catering chalets in Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet, and as well as being the gateway to a number of high profile ski resorts, also boasts plenty of culture. The city’s Art Museum displays works by Kandinsky, Picasso and Andy Warhol, while Dauphinois Museum offers exhibits and displays devoted to the history of the area and sits on the distinctive Bastille Hill, which overlooks Grenoble.
The town of Chambery is no more than 45 minutes in the car from Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet holiday rentals. It is known for its attractive architecture, and is set in the heart of a wine-growing region. In the medieval quarter you’ll be able to explore some well preserved old streets. Meanwhile the Elephants Fountains is among the most recognisable monuments in the town.
Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet self-catering holiday accommodation is found in a part of the country that has a big gap between summer and winter temperatures. Summers are very warm, with highs of at least 26 degrees in July. Winters bring below freezing temperatures and plenty of snow to the peaks around the commune.
Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet holiday rentals are just over half an hour from Grenoble-Isere Airport (GNB), which is reachable from the UK by flying with Ryanair or easyJet from Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), Liverpool (LPL), Stansted (STD), Luton (LUT) and London Gatwick (LGW).