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Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Essonne, France, Your Home Away From Home

The Essonne area of France is a surprisingly rural and green area, considering that it is so close to the capital city of Paris. Many people choose a holiday in Essonne as it offers the best of both worlds – Easy access to Paris, one of the greatest cities in the world, and also access to some beautiful unspoilt countryside. The best accommodation option would be to book a holiday rental villa in Essonne. Well furnished, decorated, equipped and looked after, this home away from home provides the perfect base in which to relax, or from which to get out and about in order to explore this interesting part of France.

Things to Do on Holiday in Essonne, France

There are many leisure activities that you can try during a holiday in Essonne. There are all manner of leisure and country parks where you can take walks, cycle or even roller blade if that is more your style. Other activities that you can try include fishing, swimming, go-karting, and horse back riding. The more adventurous might like to try high rope courses, which are great fun for kids and even tandem sky diving!

Places to Visit on Holiday in Essonne, France

As well as spending time in your holiday rental villa in Essonne, you might also like to visit some of the local attractions. In fact, there are so many to choose from, you may find that a one or two week holiday in Essonne gives only enough time to see a fraction of what is on offer. Of course, Paris is likely to be visited for one or more days, and notable sites include the Eiffel Tower, Louvre museum, Arc de Triomphe, Versailles Palace and Notre dame Cathedral. Out in the countryside, there are a number of interesting towns such as Dourdan, protected forests and quaint villages all awaiting your discovery.

Weather in Essonne, France

The climate in this part of France can be described as temperate, and this basically means that you can expect clement summers and mild winters. The average day time temperatures in summer are around the 23 degrees Celsius mark, with July being the hottest month. The maximum temperatures can go as high 40 degrees, although this is exceptional. During the winter, the average day time temperature is 5 degrees. There can be short showers at any time of year, but the average annual rainfall measure just slightly less than 700mm. Self catering accommodation in Essonne can be booked year round, and the weather is comparable to that of Southern England at the same time of year.

Travel to Essonne, France

The holiday rental villa in Essonne is relatively close to the UK, and so you may wish to drive your car there. If you choose this option, then you will most likely land at Calais or Caen, from where it is just a few hours’ drive. The other popular option is to fly, and Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport is a large international one, with hundreds of flights coming and going every day. Just one example of the dozens of flights, are British Airways flights from London Heathrow (LHR).

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                                                                                                      Perfect spot in the heart of Milly

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect place to stay in Milly, everything we needed was at the apartment, even down to a UK plug adapter. It was very comfortable, easy to find and so nice to be right in the heart of the town. Roger and his wife are great hosts and made us feel very welcome. We are looking forward to staying next time we are visiting the forest. Thank you for having us. Catherine, Tom & Katie
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Wonderful retreat in beautiful Milly!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Gorgeous loft with lovely outside space, incredibly well equipped with all needs catered for. High spec surroundings with every utensil one needs! Great location and such amazing hosts. Excellent value-highly recommend for all ages! Thanks so much...
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful home in a quiet locations

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The Gite is beautiful and the rooms are enormous! Plenty of bathrooms and everything is very well furnished. We had two families (10 people) staying with children aged from 2 to 15. We fitted in very comfortably, and found the two reception rooms downstairs to be very useful. Roinville is in a quiet area but within easy reach of Paris and many other towns and attractions. We loved Chartres and the Base de Loisirs in Etampes. Chrystel is very helpful and we are very happy to recommend this fantastic home.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016