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Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Escales, France, Your Home Away From Home

The tiny French village of Escales is to be found approximately 16 miles to the west of Narbonne, within the Aude department of Languedoc Roussillon, to the far south of the country. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Escales will find that there is a select choice of self catering apartments, gites and townhouses in and around the village, although nearby Narbonne offers an even wider choice of holiday rental accommodation.

Things to Do on Holiday in Escales, France

Visitors spending their holidays in Escales will find that there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in and around this pretty village. Tourists may wish to put on a good pair of walking boots and head through the wooded hillside towards the extensively renovated fortress tower, which dominates the village’s skyline. The 330 foot Roman tower has a long and varied history, to include being used as a lookout to prevent Spanish invaders in the 11th century and as part of a Jewish colony in the 15th century. The nearby Black Mountains are a popular destination amongst rock-climbing and rambling enthusiasts, whilst those interested in water sports may wish to head for the Aude river or the coastal resorts lining the nearby Golfe de Lion.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Escales, France

Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Escales will find that there are a number of interesting sights and landmarks to be discovered in and around the village. As well as the nearby Roman tower, other interesting landmarks include the 11th century Romanesque church, with its impressive Roman marble altar. The natural spring, from where the village first evolved in Roman times, is known as the Fontaine de Goltron and is another popular tourist draw.

Weather in Escales, France

Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Escales 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 and early 30s degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures are around 12 degrees Celsius. Escales receives an average annual rainfall of around 21 inches.

Travel to Escales, France

Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Escales may either fly to Montpellier-Mediterranee Airport (MPL) or Perpignan-Rivesaltes Airport (PGF). There are a number of airlines operating regular flights to both airports from the UK, to include Ryanair, Flybe and easyJet, departing from London Gatwick (LGW), London Luton (LTN), London Stansted (STN), Birmingham (BHX), Southampton (SOU) and Leeds Bradford (LBA).

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                                                                                                      Escales Holiday Homes & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      We had the pleasure to stay in this delightful house in Carcassonne for one week. Despite there not being many photos of the house before our stay I was confident that Shelly's description would not let us down and I was right. Photos would not do it justice, it has to be seen to be believed. It is described in the literature as a home from home and it was always a pleasure to come back to. Shelley has thought very carefully about what guests would like/need and there are many little extras that made our time there very comfortable. It is in a central location for everything, the station, the canal and The Cite but was still quiet at night. The tourist office is excellent and would also recommend the market on Saturday morning and the bike hire. Thank you Shelley and Simon, and also Fiona who presents the house beautifully.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Great location to explore Languedoc, really good place to stay

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                                                                                                      Despite arriving very late, Nathalie our host made sure we settled in quickly & even helped organise our breakfast on Sunday ! Our daughter loved the swimming pool & the house had plenty of space for the three of us . Capestang itself is well placed to head to the coast, explore Narbonne & Beziers and spend time on the Canal du Midi. There are a range of restaurants & shops in the village and I liked the small market on Sundays & Wednesdays. All in all a good place and one we're glad we found.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 09, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017