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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Giez, France Your Home Away From Home

The sleepy, traditional French village of Giez can be found in the Haute-Savoie department of the country, close to the border with neighbouring Switzerland. A Giez holiday gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds - a chance to totally relax and unwind in breathtaking surroundings, or the opportunity to delve head first into some active outdoor pursuits. A Giez holiday rental apartment offers all the comforts of home as well as taking advantage of some of spectacular hilly and countryside views.

Things to Do on Holiday in Giez, France

If you are looking for a very active time, then a Giez holiday is the ideal choice for you. The village of Giez itself is very quiet and traditional, which makes it perfect for relaxing away from the mass crowds of nearby Lake Annecy. Activities available in the village itself include walking, cycling and golf. In the surrounding area of the village, there are opportunities to indulge in a range of outdoor pursuits such as tennis, fishing, horse riding, sailing, paragliding, water skiing, windsurfing, skiing, snowboarding and rollerblading. With such spectacular scenery from your Giez holiday rental apartment, this destination is also popular with those who love a spot of photography, sketching or painting.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Giez, France

If you can prise yourself away from your wonderful Giez holiday rental apartment to trek further afield, then there are plenty of great towns and villages for visitors to explore. Approximately 20 minutes to the north of Giez, on the shores of Lake Annecy is the historic town of Menthon St. Bernard. Here visitors can enjoy visiting the Chateau de Menthon St. Bernard, which dates back to the 11th century. The castle sits on a rocky outcrop above the town and comes complete with fairytale style turrets, vine grower's houses, acres of parkland and breathtaking views of Lake Annecy.

Weather in Giez, France

If you are considering booking a wonderful Giez holiday rental apartment you will be able to experience warm summers and cold winters. The warmest months of the year tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as high as 27°C. The winter months of the year offer temperatures during the daytime as low as -2°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 35 inches, with the wettest month usually being September with 6 inches.

Travel to Giez, France

Travellers on a Giez holiday can land at Geneva Airport (GVA) on the Swiss-French border, which is 45 miles away from the commune. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include BMIbaby, British Airways, easyJet and Flybe. Passengers can depart from many UK airports such as Birmingham (BHX), Edinburgh (EDI), Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN) and London Gatwick (LGW).

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                                                                                                      Basic but clean and everything you need in a very compact space.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      From the moment we booked, we had a very friendly and helpful service from Jane, the owner, and Vicky, the local agent, who was there to meet us when we arrived with a very friendly greeting and had arranged linen and towel hire from the complex. It's very easy to find the apartment and the complex is conveniently located about 15mins drive from the southern end of Lake Annecy. We booked it just as a place to sleep with the added bonus of a pool for the children. They loved the pool (and the indoor pool too) and also enjoyed the table tennis and trampoline. It is rather cosy for 4 to share, but it we went there knowing that and considering is very compact, Jane has equipped it with just about everything you need. And everything there was clean and in good working order. There are supermarkets nearby and you are split for choice for local restaurants, cafes and things to do in the area. You do need a car to really explore the area and make the most of it. If you're into outdoors sports, there there is loads to do from cycling, to climbing, to paragliding, swimming, boating, summer luges and many of the local ski resorts keep their lifts open so the views from the top of the mountains are spectacular. We had a great time.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely family home in a perfect location in the middle of the peaceful, historic village of Giez

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                                                                                                      Just back from two weeks stay at the property and I can't sing it praises enough....the house was perfect for us (two adults and three teen children) the kids monopolised upstairs (two bedrooms and lounge) and my wife and I downstairs with our own bedroom and en-suite. Living "areas" outside were spot on too...the garden is not directly overlooked and perfect for a bit of a chill out and eating outside (we BBQ'd every night). The cycle trail is about 1 km away and local shops etc a 10 minute drive. Being in the centre of the village was very colloquial but also peaceful....the cows commute through the village every day and are close enough at night for the bells to usher you to sleep. Well equipped with all you need (including WIFI, bikes and locks, golf clubs).....REALLY REALLY recommended ..... thank-you the Dent Family/
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017