Nestled in the hills aboveNice on the glamourous French Riviera, holiday rentals in St-Roman-de-Bellet are surrounded by the vineyards and olive groves of the Alpes Maritimes area. Bellet wines were awarded AOC (Appellation d'Origine Controlée) in 1941 and their production continues today.
Walk the Promenade des Anglais
This broad and elegant promenade runs along the seafront from Nice for about 11km (7 miles) offering great views of the pretty seafront.
The exclusive Bellet area produces fine but expensive wines which can be found in local wine shops and restaurants. There are now just a dozen chateaux in Bellet devoted to winemaking and the Chateau de Cremat has the most impressive exterior. Built in 1906, the building has been impeccably restored and is topped by a crenallated tower. Most chateaux are open for wine tours on selected weekends.
The area around your holiday rental in St-Roman-de-Bellet is perfect for hiking in the mountains, cycling, horseback riding, tennis, swimming, kayaking and fishing. It is also close to the lovely beaches of the Cote d’Azur, where there are a boat trips and a plethora of things to see and do.
The French Riviera is said to have good natural light which attracted many famous painters to the area, including Chagall and Matisse. Bring your watercolours with you to your holiday rental in St Roman-de-Bellet or enjoy browsing the Musée Marc Chagall, the Musée Matisse and the Musée des Beaux Arts Jules Chéret in Nice.
Known for its perfume production, Grasse is 40 km from Nice. There is a perfume factory and museums as well as plenty of shops in this charming town. Discover the Saracen Tower, the 16th century ramparts and the former Bishop’s Palace as well as the Belle Epoque casino which is used as a conference centre.
Nice is a popular resort on the French Riviera particularly during the summer months. It is almost within walking distance from your holiday rental in St Roman-de-Bellet. It has a medieval town centre with grand architecture as well as museums, shops, restaurants and beaches. Highlights are the port, the Palais de Justice and the domed Cathedral of Sainte-Reparate.
Weather in St-Roman-de-Bellet, Cote d’Azur
The Mediterranean climate in the Cote d’Azur has mild temperatures and warm sunny weather with temperatures reaching an average 26°C (79°F) in the summer. Winters are mild with daytime highs of 11°C (52°F) and there can be some showers in all seasons.
Travel to St-Roman-de-Bellet, Cote d’Azur
The nearest airport to your St-Roman-de-Bellet holiday rental is Nice (NCE) Airport which is just 5 km away. The fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar from London, making this an easy alternative to get to Nice by train. A hire car is useful for exploring the local area.