Banon, France

Banon, France

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Where to stay around Banon?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 389 holiday lettings near Banon. From 188 houses to 69 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Banon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Banon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Banon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • L'Occitane Factory: 1,426 holiday lettings
  • Golf du Luberon: 1,804 holiday lettings
  • Colorado Provencal: 2,952 holiday lettings
  • Les Vannades: 1,345 holiday lettings
  • Citadelle de Forcalquier: 1,136 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Banon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Banon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 188 houses in Banon. Our other popular types of Banon holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 46 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including mobile homes and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Banon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 278 holiday homes with pool available in Banon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Banon Holiday Homes

    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Banon, France your home away from home. Banon, France

    The small town of Banon is a popular choice of holiday destination for those wishing to explore the countryside and natural delights of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region of France, and is a particularly favourite with artists and photographers searching for inspiration. It is cheese, however, that is Banon’s biggest claim to fame, and even if the fromage is not to your taste, you are sure to enjoy the glass of local wine that is advised to help wash it down!

    Things to do in Banon, France

    The cobbled streets of Banon town centre are great for a wander at any time of the year, and visitors will find plenty to keep them amused and occupied as they explore. Banon is famous for its goat’s cheese – known as fromage de Banon, and you can sample this thousand year-old offering at any one of a number of groceries and speciality shops around the centre, as well as at the Tuesday morning market. The cheese is soft, white and pungent, and should be accompanied by a glass of local red wine and some fresh bread. The real cheese lovers should visit Banon during May, the month of the annual Cheese fete.

    Banon is a fortified medieval site, and once the eating and drinking has been done you may wish to explore the remains of the 15th century village walls and the many 16th century houses around the village.

    The countryside that surrounds Banon is often the main reason that visitors stay in the town, and is a starting place for many walks and hikes. Lavender fields and wheat fields are prominent features of the local landscape and the rolling hills provide many great vantage points to enjoy views and take photographs from.

    Places to visit on holiday in Banon, France

    When staying in self-catering accommodation in Banon you may wish to venture outside of the village and see what else the Sisteron area has to offer. Montsalier (5km) and Simiane la Rotonde (11km) are two of the closest villages, and a full day is recommended to make the most of the historical and natural attractions that the pair has to offer. Sisteron (49km) itself can also be reached in under an hour by car.

    Weather in Banon, France

    Banon is blessed with warm and sunny weather from around the start of May to the end of October. The hottest temperatures can reach over 30°C, with 27°C being the daily average for this period. This time of year is also relatively dry, though the months at the very start of the year are commonly the driest of all and receive very little in the well of rainfall.

    Travel to Banon, France

    At 60 km away Avignon-Caumont (AVN) is the closest airport to Banon, but does not receive a great number of direct flights from the UK, especially outside of peak season. An alternative is to book a flight to Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), which has a wider variety of flights to choose from, though does take your journey to and from Banon up to 100km.