Situated precariously above a sheer cliff drop in the Provence region of France, Tourrettes-sur-Loup is a bustling medieval town filled with traditional restaurants and fine craft shops. It is one of the most outstanding and popular medieval villages, boasting a huge amount of cultural activity all year round.
The village is hugely well catered for by a range of shops, bars and restaurants and has a lively weekly market from which local produce is sold at bargain prices. The village is also known for its concerts and exhibitions which run through the summer months, as there are many resident artists and craftsmen plying their trade.
Taking a self catering Tourrettes-sur-Loup holiday rental villa is the ideal solution for those looking for a quiet yet entertaining holiday destination, especially for riding holidays and mountain biking tours. The countryside surrounding the villas of Tourrettes-sur-Loup is unspoilt and picturesque, ideal for walking, riding and cycling through mountains and across rivers.
The beaches of the French Riviera at Cagnes-sur-Mer are just 18km from a holiday rental in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, and there is an abundance of day trips or afternoon excursions to be enjoyed from a holiday home in Tourrettes-sur-Mer.
When you arrive into Nice Airport, it is worth having a look around the city if you have time. It is one of the most glamorous places to go on the Cote d’Azur, with a wealth of galleries, theatres, parks, gardens and glorious white beaches.
Cannes is of course most well known for the hosting of the annual Cannes Film Festival, but it is worth visiting from Tourrettes-sur-Loup at any time of the year due to glamorous, world-class restaurants which have sprung up in the city centre.
Summers are mild in Tourrettes-sur-Loup, with summer average temperatures reaching 25°C in July and August. Winter is a good time to escape to a Tourrettes-sur-Loup holiday villa too, as temperatures remain around 12°C.
Tourrettes-sur-Loup is just 25 minutes from Nice International Airport (NCE), which receives plenty of cheap flights from the UK daily. easyJet provide the majority of cheap flights to Nice, leaving from seven British Airports, although other airlines do provide services.