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

In the Rhone-Alpes region of southern France lies a beautiful getaway town that is as known for its amazing landscapes as its quaint, picturesque buildings and narrow streets. Its lovely, temperate weather which is at its hottest during the summer months of July and August is a great draw for visitors. Those planning a visit in September, October or November should make plans for rainy days, literally. Accommodation here ranges from spacious, air-conditioned gites, cottages with swimming pools, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Salavas, France

With some of the best hiking trails here, holidaymakers making their way to Salavas are well advised to carry their hiking boots. Two of the best known trails are the 7.8 mile Pont D’Arc and the 9 mile Vallon Pont D’Arc. As the name suggests it leads to the natural stone arch that straddles the Ardeche River called Pont D’Arc. Canoeing or kayaking on the river is also a tourist favourite as it enables them to get an excellent view of the grand Gorges De L’Ardeche. Most visitors keen on exploring the gorge camp next to the river as well. Campsites are equipped with the usual amenities and refreshments. Having a wander through the streets of the ancient town of Vallon Pont D’Arc is a relaxing treat for visitors as they get to savour the quaint architecture and cups of coffee and pastries at the cafes that line the streets. Some of the buildings there date back to the 17th century.

Places to visit on holiday to Salavas, France

One of the best known attractions that is close to Salavas is the natural stone arch Pont D’Arc under which the River Ardeche passes. It stands 50 metres tall and spans 60 metres. Tourists to this spot love the chance to laze and sun-bask on the small sandy beaches on both sides of the arch. The amateur photographer will have plenty of fodder for their camera as the scenery here is simply incredible. And that camera will also come in handy when they go to the nearby Gorges De L’Ardeche, a gorge that stretches for kilometres and is truly one of Frances brightest touristic gems. At the village of Vallon Pont D’Arc, tourists will find not only buildings and streets reminiscent of ancient cultures, they will get to see one of the oldest painted caves in the world. The medieval town of Joyeuse is also not far and is absolutely worth a visit. Meandering through its cobbled streets and centuries-old buildings, visitors will get a sense of transport to another day and age when life was simpler.

Weather in Salavas, France

Between September and November, average rainfall in the area exceeds 100mm. Otherwise, apart from the time when spring begins in April, rainfall averages rarely exceed the 70mm mark. Summer sees the largest number of tourists to the area and temperatures at this time routinely exceed 30°C.

Travel to Salavas, France

Salavas visitors have the choice of touching down at either of Paris’ 3 airports: Charles De Gaulle, Beauvais-Tille or Orly Fields from where they can hire cars from rental firms or get a taxi.

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