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

Anyone looking for a great all year round holiday destination in the south of France may like to try Saillagouse in the Pyrenees-Orientales department. Just a short drive from the border with Spain, this is a lovely place to spend a vacation offering holidaymakers plenty of things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, chalets, apartments and cottages.

Things to do on holiday to Saillagouse, France

Holidaymakers staying in Saillagouse can enjoy many activities throughout the year even in winter with skiing at resorts such as Font Romeu, which is just 15 kilometres away. Golfers will find several courses in the region including one 12 kilometres away at Fontenals, whilst there are also tennis courts nearby. There are some very scenic routes for hikers and cyclists to enjoy and mountaineering and mountain biking are also popular pursuits here. The Mediterranean coast is less than two hours away and has some lovely beaches for sunbathing and watersports. Visitors will find some nice bars and restaurants in and around Saillagouse serving fine local fare. Self catering can buy food and drink from stores and markets in the area.

Places to visit on holiday to Saillagouse, France

Holidaymakers spending their vacation in Saillagouse will find some very interesting places to visit nearby. About 30 kilometres away is Villefranche-de-Conflent, which is surrounded by fortifications. Visitors can take a little yellow train from Villefranche-de-Conflent that climbs the hills and reaches the highest railway station in France at Bolquere. Another interesting place to visit is Mosset, which is approximately a one hour drive from Saillagouse. Here visitors can see a 12th century castle, the Church of St Julien, a 13th century chapel and the Mascarda Tower. The pretty village of Prades is 36 kilometres away and features a church with an impressive 12th century bell tower and ornate arched windows. Barcelona is just over two hours away and is a great day trip for tourists, with many wonderful buildings, gardens, museums and galleries to be seen.

Weather in Saillagouse, France

This region in the South of France is mild throughout the year but is hottest in July and August when the temperatures reach an average high of 28 degrees centigrade. July is also the driest month with less than 25mm rainfall on average. As well as being the coldest months of the year at an average low of 5 degrees centigrade, December and January are also the wettest with around 90mm of rain per month on average.

Travel to Saillagouse, France

The nearest airport to Saillagouse is Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport (PGF), which is approximately one hour and 30 minute’s drive away. Flights arrive here from Brussels-South Charleroi (CRL), Dublin (DUB), Manchester (MAN) and Southampton (SOU) as well as Paris-Orly (ORY). Six car hire firms are located at the airport including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Taxis are available outside the terminal building.

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                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                        Chalet #935795a
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                                                                                          Villa #8166483
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                                                                                            Good! 3.8/5
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                                                                                            Chalet #1448053a
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                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                              Multiple rentals Mobile Home #1310530a
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                Chalet #1880044
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                                                                                                  Studio #569691a
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                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      Well equipped apartment with lovely views

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      This apartment is situated on a quiet road (a little below the town centre) with lovely mountain views. It is well-equipped including a washer-dryer and good internet connection. It is small but spacious enough for two people. The terrace gets plenty of sun; there is parking outside. The owner is very helpful and flexible (for example, we arrived and left on a Tuesday). The only improvement would be to have a window - we left the door open at night as we like fresh air. Font Romeu is a wonderful place for walking, running and biking. It was very quiet when we visited in September - October; the weather was fantastic.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      Ideal get away from it all. Stunning location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The chalet we booked was in great condition, well equipped and spacious. However we are a family of 4 in a place that has enough beds to sleep 10 and we envisage that the property might feel somewhat cramped with that many people in it. Location is utterly brilliant for mountain views, hiking, horse riding, cycling, playing in the river or just lazing around. It is very quiet and peaceful (until we arrived 😉), but picturesque Ax les Thermes is only a 10 minute drive away with a decent range of restaurants. Car hire essential and having conversational French would be helpful because English is not widely spoken. The key area the owner could develop is customer service, hence why we rated the place 4 stars instead of 5. We hired sheets but when we were let into the chalet by a local couple, they essentially tossed the sheets on the couch and we had to make our own beds. After 12 hours travelling, this was not the most relaxing start to our holiday. We also paid 50 euros to get the place cleaned which, in our opinion, is hugely expensive. We made very little mess, but we didn't want to spend the last day of our hard earned holiday time doing it ourselves. We own a rental property and include linen, towels and the cleaning of the property within our rental price so were slightly disappointed by this. For British visitors, we found customer service in the area generally less of a priority than Brits are use to. That said, our holiday was very enjoyable and we will be back in the Pyrenees in the future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Delightful property in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Our family (2 adults and 2 children, 13 & 11yrs) stayed at this property for 1 week in August 2016 and had a fantastic time. The views from the property towards Mt Canigou are stunning and the house is perfectly located for those who wish to enjoy this wonderful area. We enjoyed several walks high up in the mountains (and even over the Spanish border) as well as some less strenuous walks in the foothills starting at the back gate... There are a wide variety of beautiful/historic villages and monasteries to visit locally as well as many other sites (e.g Cathar castles) that are only just over 1hr drive. On the more relaxing days we stayed in the house and enjoyed the garden, the views and the great swimming pool. The property is spacious and well equipped (best of all there is no TV! But don't worry, the WiFi will keep the children happy!) This is obviously a well-loved and well-used family property, the interior is slightly dated in places, but everything was clean and in good working order. There was also great information provided on things to do locally, as well as detailed descriptions of walks and a great library. The owners were extremely helpful in all aspects of the arrangements. We would happily return to enjoy this great location.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016