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

Pionsat is a small French settlement, located close to the town of Riom, in the Puy-de-Dome department of Auvergne. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Pionsat will find that there is a select choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available within this pretty mountainside town. For a greater choice of apartments, townhouses and villas, they will find that nearby Riom is the best bet for holidaymakers looking for accommodation in this area.

Things to Do on Holiday in Pionsat, France

Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Pionsat will find that the village makes a perfect base for exploring the relatively unspoilt landscape of this part of central France. The more energetic tourists may wish to put on a good pair of walking boots to explore the dramatic landscape on foot, or alternatively enjoy the scenery on a mountain bike or on horseback. The surrounding Massif Central mountain range provides the ideal conditions for rock climbing, abseiling and mountaineering. As the name suggests, the nearby national park, the Parc des Volcans d’Auvergne, is a volcanologist’s dream, as well as being popular amongst children, due to the incorporated Vulcania Theme Parc.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Pionsat, France

Tourists enjoying their holidays in Pionsat will find that this region of France has a lot to offer for those with an interest in all things cultural and historical. The nearby town of Riom boasts no fewer than sixteen classified historical monuments, as designated by the Ville d’Art et d’Histoire. Particular architectural gems to be found in the town are the 12th century Gothic style Saint Amable Basilica and the imposing Renaissance-style clock tower. The town also boasts several interesting museums, perhaps the most notable being the Regional Museum of the Auvergne and the Francisque Mandet Museum of Fine Arts.

Weather in Pionsat, France

Visitors spending their holidays in Pionsat discover that the Auvergne region as a whole has a continental climate, which is very much influenced by elevation. Summers tend to be warm and dry, with temperatures averaging in the mid-20s degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures tend to be much cooler, with temperatures averaging around 7 degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual rainfall of around 23 inches, which will often fall as snow in mid winter.

Travel to Pionsat, France

The majority of travellers looking to spend their holidays in Pionsat will choose to fly here. Flybe operate regular flights from Southampton (SOU) to Clermont Ferrand (CFE), the nearest international airport. Those who would prefer to take their own car will find that Brittany Ferries operate a regular cross-channel ferry service from Poole to Cherbourg and from Portsmouth to Caen.

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House was lovely.

5 of 5
We loved the house and garden. Bernard and his wife were extremely friendly and helpful. Our only negative comment is that there wasn't a lot to see or do in this area
  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

Very comfortable and attractive cottage

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We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful area. The cottage was situated in a peaceful and charming spot and offered every comfort. The owners were helpful and very kindly left food and wine for our arrival. Absolutely no complaints and highly recommend.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 01, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017