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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Abries in the region of Provence, France, your next holiday break.

Holiday rentals in the Abries area are particularly popular in winter for the excellent skiing in the region. In summer this former trading centre makes the perfect base for exploring the scenic area.

Things to Do on Holiday in the Abries Area, Provence

Visitors staying in the Abries area are conveniently close to the Queyras Regional Park near the border with Italy. It is popular with hikers and mountain bikers as well as mountaineers due to its proximity to several high peaks. The forest tracks are well used for hiking, horse riding and cross-country skiing and mouflons and ibex may occasionally be seen. Climbers can ascend Bric Froid at 3302m and Bric Bouchet at 3216m. Explore the small town and look for the lovely local church with its belltower, built in 1620 and two carved lions. Attend the local market which is still held in the old 17th century market hall. In winter, downhill and crosscountry skiing attract many visitors to the Abries area and visitors can enjoy skating on the ice rink, snowmobiling and waterfall climbing.

Places to Visit in the Abries Area, Provence

Places to visit in the Abries area include the neighbouring village of Aigulles, 5km away. The village is famous for its red and blue houses topped with shingle roofs. This mountain village is South American in style with beautiful fountains and many statues. The lovely Chateau-Queyras is a little further away. This large fortress-castle is well maintained and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. Other places worth visiting in the Abries area are the Maison Eiffel and the 19th century Chateau de l’Auche.

Weather in the Abries Area, Provence

The Abries area has hot sunny summers and cold snowy winters due to the altitude. Average highs in the summer are 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. In December and January daytime highs are around 4°C dropping to minus 2°C at night. Freezing and snow is likely. In spring and autumn the temperatures during the day reach 18-23°C and 8-13°C at night. The Abries area has showers throughout the year which are heaviest from April to June.

Travel to the Abries Area, France

The nearest major airport to holiday rentals in the Abries area is Chambery (CMF) Airport which is about 126 km from Abries. The nearest railway station is at Mont Dauphin/Guillestre 30km away and the nearest motorway, for those wanting to drive to the Abries area, is 60km distance away.

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                                                                                                      Abriès Holiday Apartments & Chalets (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Lovely host, beautiful apartment, perfect location!

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                                                                                                      My partner and I booked to stay here so we could enjoy a 10 day cycling holiday. The apartment fitted out requirements perfectly. It was as lovely as it looked in the photos. Clean, comfortable, quiet location and well equipt and offers safe bike storage. William and Dominique were also lovely hosts and did their very best to make us feel welcome. The apartment was well placed to cycle all the local Cols with the Lauterete on the doorstep as well as easy access to Col Du Izoard, Galibier and many others. Definitely comes highly recommended from us!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Superb apartment

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                                                                                                      As a family of five we had a lovely stay in Briancon. The apartment exceeded our expectations. The spaciousness and comfort of the apartment was worth not being slopeside for, saying that it is only a very short walk to the cable car in Briancon or a 10 minute drive to Chantemerle cable car anyway. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything you needed for self catering. The bedrooms and sofa bed were all very comfortable with linen and towels provided. The open plan living area was great for evenings after a day out skiing. Shops, bakers, butchers, bars and restaurants are all within a few minutes walk. You can walk up into the old town of Briancon in 15 minutes for stunning views and even greater choice of restaurants. I would highly recommend this apartment and Olivier was extremely friendly and helpful.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017