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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Mainsat, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a super destination near the middle of France might like to stay in the village of Mainsat. This is a scenic place located in the Limousin region offering many things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, gites, apartments and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Mainsat, France

Mainsat is in an attractive area ideal for visitors to explore by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Holidaymakers can enjoy boat rides on the river as well as a few watersports such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, sailing and jet skiing. Fishing is another popular pastime on the waterways here. A few tennis courts are available in the area as well as golf courses. For a bit of added adventure visitors may also like to try mountain biking, climbing or even hot air ballooning. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from markets and stores nearby, and there are some restaurants, bars and cafes to be found in and around Mainsat.

Places to visit on holiday to Mainsat, France

Holidaymakers staying in Mainsat will find many fantastic buildings in the town itself including the remains of several Roman villas, the 19th century church and a 15th century chateau. About 20 kilometres away is the town of Aubusson where amongst its attractions is the Museum of Tapestry. Montlucon is about 35 kilometres from Mainsat and amongst the many impressive buildings here is the 15th century Chateau of the Dukes of Bourbon and the 12th century church. About an hour and a half away is Clermont-Ferrand, where visitors will see some fine sights such as the gothic-style cathedral and the botanical gardens. Holidaymakers could take a nice day trip to the city of Limoges, which is just under two hour’s from Mainsat. This is well worth visiting for its fantastic religious buildings including the Gothic Limoges Cathedral and the remains of a 12th century castle. Limoges also has some beautiful botanical gardens.

Weather in Mainsat, France

The weather between June and September is generally warm with the average high in July around 27 degrees centigrade. There is an average of nine hours of sunshine per day in July. December and January are the coldest months with an average high of just six degrees centigrade. The wettest month of the year is May with an average of 11 rainy days.

Travel to Mainsat, France

Clermont Ferrand Auvergne Airport (CFE) is approximately one hour and 40 minutes drive from Mainsat and has flights from Amsterdam (AMS) and seasonal flights from Southampton (SOU) between April and October. Alternatively Limoges-Bellegarde Airport (LIG) is approximately two hour’s drive from Mainsat and has flights to and from Southampton (SOU) with Flybe as well as Liverpool (LPL) and London Stansted (STN) with Ryanair. Domestic flights arrive here too from Paris-Orly (ORY) and Lyon (LYS). Car rental firms and taxis are located at both airports.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Comfort

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful week in La Belle Maison. Hosts were wonderful as was the accommodation. It was very comfortable . The house was warm and cosy at all times. The weather was fabulous too sunshine all week. Would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend it. Thank you again Lynn
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage, lovely view

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beautiful and very well-maintained cottage in a lovely rural location, that is also close to amenities. Lots to see and do in the area, though time is well spent just sitting in the garden, admiring the landscape, and the changing skies.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                      We LOVED this gite!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved everything about this gite. The owners were lovely, the gite stunning, the hot tub luxurious and the location was perfect for us. We loved exploring the area, and had regular drinks at the bar in Chambon. The gite terrace was great for chilling out by day and star gazing by night. It had everything we needed, including a very comfy bed, and a gorgeous bathroom with walk-in shower. We've stayed in many gites over the years; this was one of the very best. Fabulous!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016