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Make a holiday rental villa or property in Saone-et-Loire, France your home away from home

Named after the two rivers which flank the department, Saone-et-Loire is a landlocked department in the Burgundy region of eastern France. Saone-et-Loire is a beautiful rural department where outdoor activities and gastronomy have created a prime holiday destination.

Things to do on holiday in Saone-et-Loire, France

Due to the abundance of wine which is produced in Saone-et-Loire, many people take a self catering Saone-et-Loire property for wine tasting holidays. The department is also known for its fine gastronomy, from flavourful local cheeses to delicious gateau, making a food and wine holiday a real indulgence! There are however a huge number of scenic walk to be enjoyed across the department so you can explore the various terrains of the department, from thick forests to deep valleys. Many of these can be covered on horse back and mountain bike too.

Across the department are 7 top class golf courses too, of which 5 have a full 18 holes. They are located throughout the department, and are open to the public all year round.

Taking a Saone-et-Loire property is a great option for fishermen as well. The department boasts over 4,000km of rivers and 1,200 hectares of lakes, teaming with trout, perch, carp and pike. There are also stretches devoted to water sports, with designated swimming areas, canoeing, water skiing and sailing available on many lakes.

As a rural region, the wildlife in Saone-et-Loire is extensive, and family holidays can really benefit from the abundant wildlife parks like Touroparc and the Eden Nature Discovery Centre.

From some of the higher points in Saone-et-Loire, hang gliding, parachuting and rock climbing thrive. Chasselas and Saint-Jean-de-Vaux are the best places for climbing, with schools and guide centres located in both towns.

Places to holiday in Saone-et-Loire, France

The Cote d’Or is a special region which has become a leading holiday destination for two reasons; wine and rock climbing. The Cote d’Or is Burgundy’s most prolific wine producing area, and connoisseurs have been taking property in Saone-et-Loire for many years to visit the Cote d’Or. Rock climbers are just as entertained whilst in the Cote d’Or, as there are a large number of steep, rocky gorges to tackle.

Weather in Saone-et-Loire, France

The weather in Saone-et-Loire is notoriously warm, with summers often reaching over 30˚C during the day. In winter, temperatures drop to around 30˚C, and there are regular showers which keep the rivers flowing well.

Flights to Saone-et-Loire, France

To reach a holiday rental property in Saone-et-Loire, you must catch a flight from either Manchester (MAN) or Liverpool (LPL) to Dijon-Bourgogne Airport (DIJ). From the airport, there are a range of transfer options, depending on the exact location of your villa or gite in Saone-et-Loire.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely county getaway!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Tucked away in the countryside, not far from a small French village, this accommodation was just what we wanted as a country escape with our 2 young girls. The accommodation was in part of a beautifully restored old mill building alongside a small stream. My girls fell in love with the animals - ducks, chickens, goats and our course their lovely dog Diego. They were also kept entertained with the great play equipment. The apartment was very clean and quiet, and has everything you need for a comfortable stay, and the hosts were perfect - so welcoming and friendly. We weren't planning to do much touring, but managed to visit Beaumes les Messieurs, Louhans market, Chateau Chalon and other small towns within an hours drive from the gite. Everything was very quiet as it was mid winter, but charming none the less. I would definitely recommend this property to other families/couples wanting a quiet rural retreat.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Tranquil location, spectacular view.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a charming cottage overlooking the valley. The views from the terrace and pool area are spectacular. The property is very private and secluded. We would describe the property as rustic but comes complete with all mod cons that made the stay very comfortable. The owner was not able to greet us however we had a good line of communication and Nina's instructions were very clear and helpful. Nina contacted us a few days after we had left to ask how things were during our stay. Nearby places of interest are the towns of Cluny and Paray-Le-Monial. Excellent bicycle country if you like rolling terrain. Would definitely stay again if we found ourselves in this area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful home and very kind owner

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      My family spent 10 holiday days in those house And it was one of our best holiday. The owner was very kind and gave us many useful information about house, holiday activities, shopping and many other things available nearby. The house is really cosy, good equipped. It is excellent starting point for many holiday activities. We were interesting in cycling, wine tasting, cheese tasting, shopping markets. And there were many possibilities for that. if you are wine lover you must visit Burgundy. And this house is located near many small picturesque villages with really good wine. We enoyed during our holiday all time. Therefore I hope I will repeat our visit next year as well.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016