It will probably not come as a surprise to tourists that Trans-en-Provence is a small town situated in Provence, in south-eastern France. The town is perfectly placed for tourists looking to explore the Provence region, with its popular coastal resorts such as St Tropez to the south or the foothills of the Alps, located to the north. Visitors thinking of spending their holidays in Trans-en-Provence will discover that the town and the surrounding Var department offers visitors a wonderful choice of self catering rental accommodation. There are apartments and villas, as well as rustic cottages, or gites, for those wishing to stay somewhere with some Provencal charm and character.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Trans-en-Provence will find that the Var department in which it is located boasts a wealth of tourist amenities and attractions. This is especially the case in and around its Mediterranean coastal resorts.
In contrast, those visitors more interested in enjoying the wide open spaces and being at one with nature will be drawn by the dramatic Canyon du Verdon. This is an especially popular spot for hiking, as well as for kayaking in the river of the same name.
Visitors spending their holidays in Trans-en-Provence are spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit in the region. There is something for everyone - those interested in glitz and glamour will want to spend time in St Tropez, the upmarket coastal resort so popular with celebrities and the well heeled alike. Cavalaire-sur-Mer, with its long sandy beach is a popular destination for families, whereas those visitors spending their holidays in Trans-en-Provence who are interested in all things historic and cultural will also have plenty to see. The medieval Le Thoronet Cistercian abbey is one of the best preserved in France, whilst Frejus Cathedral is the oldest Roman Catholic structure in Provence.
Trans-en-Provence and the Var department as a whole enjoy a Mediterranean climate. Summers are generally warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the early 30s degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler, with temperatures generally averaging around 9 degrees Celsius. Trans-en-Provence receives an average annual rainfall of around 20 inches.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Trans-en-Provence will first fly to Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), some 30 miles away. There are a number of airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, including British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair. Flights depart from several UK airports, to include London Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI) and Bristol (BRS).