The tiny village of Celas can be found within the Cevennes National Park, in the Gard department of Languedoc-Roussillon, in southern France. Although there is a limited choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available for rental within the village itself, the nearby historic town of Anduze boasts a much broader choice of self catering apartments, townhouses and villas.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Celas will find that the picturesque village’s scenic location, deep within the Cevennes National Park, means that it is the ideal base for discovering the region’s indigenous fauna and flora at close quarters. This mountainous park is criss-crossed with footpaths and trails, making it the ideal escape for hikers, walkers and cyclists. The dramatic elevations of the park means that the more adventurous holidaymakers may wish to try their hand at rock climbing mountaineering and abseiling, or to simply scale the lofty heights of its mountains to take in spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.
There are a number of interesting places to visit within the Gard department, many just a short drive from Celas. Nearby Anduze boasts a wonderful selection of historical sites and landmarks lining its ancient cobbled streets. Particular draws are its 14th century clock tower, the 19th century protestant temple and the Etienne church, along with the many impressive medieval houses which surround the town’s wide squares. Visitors spending their holidays in Celas may not be surprised that the surrounding landscape is dotted with numerous architecturally impressive chateaux, so synonymous with the French countryside. Of particular note are Fort Saint-Andre and Beaucaire.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Celas will find that this region of France enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate. This means that summers tend to be warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the high 20s degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures average around 12 degrees Celsius. Celas receives an average annual rainfall of around 21 inches.
Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Celas will discover that Montpellier-Mediterranee Airport (MPL) is the nearest international airport. There are a number of airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, to include Ryanair and easyJet, departing from London Gatwick (LGW), London Luton (LTN), Birmingham (BHX) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).