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Make a holiday rental home or villa in St-Andre-les-Alpes, France your home away from home

The village of St-Andre-les-Alpes lies at the head of Lac de Castillion in the foothills of the Alps in the Verdon region of Provence, France. Wonderfully picturesque and hugely popular (although crowds are rare), St-Andre-les-Alpes is sure to capture your heart, surrounded by soaring hills with the beautiful blue waters of Lac de Castillion stretching out into the distance ahead.

Things to do in St-Andre-les-Alpes, France

St-Andre-les-Alpes villas are a very special base for outdoor activities. Throughout the village are a handful of fine restaurants, little shops and traditional bakeries that keep the inhabitants satisfied, as well as providing a wonderful setting to return to after a long day in the hills. The La Closeraie Bagatelle restaurant comes particularly highly recommended.

Walking is hugely popular from a St-Andre-les-Alpes property. Being a mountainous region, walking holidays in St-Andre-les-Alpes are well suited to serious walkers, to whom a steep slope is a challenge for fine views as opposed to an obstacle. There are some remarkable little churches, medieval castles and a few ancient ruins to find during your walks through the hills, and the walking is an absolute delight.

Those wishing to return home quickly from a local peak are in luck too. The region is particularly popular with paragliders and hang gliders. Paragliding and hang gliding are extremely popular here, and opportunities are frequent. International paragliding and hang gliding competitions are held here every year, during which time St-Andre-les-Alpes accommodation comes into very high demand.

Whatever adrenaline fuelled activity you wish to enjoy, from mountain biking to canoeing, horse riding to rock climbing, wind-surfing to water skiing, the opportunities are endless. Lac de Castillion is perfect for water sports, and there are a number of water sports centres within the village offering lessons and equipment for water skiing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, and the rivers emerging from the lake teem with fish, creating idyllic fishing conditions.

Places to visit on holiday in St-Andre-Les-Alpes, France

During the winter months, a holiday rental property in St-Andre-les-Alpes is just 30km from the ski resorts of the southern Alps. The ski resort of Val d’Allos is within easy reach of a day trip should you require a full day of skiing during your stay in a St-Andre-les-Alpes villa. The sensational climbing and walking in the Verdon Gorge, with its 100’s of climbing trails are with fantastically easy striking distance of St-Andre-les-Alpes accommodation too.

Travel to St-Andre-les-Alpes, France

A holiday rental villa in St-Andre-les-Alpes is around 100km fromNice International Airport (NCE). Nice receives a huge range of inbound flights from across the UK, which arrive with amazing frequency. A hire car is strongly recommended, and there are plenty available from the airport. St-Andre-les-Alpes is connected to the local rail network, with a station in the heart of the village.

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                                                                                                      Brilliant accomodation a stones throw from the Verdon Gorge.

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                                                                                                      Thomas is very helpful and a pleasant guy. The accommodation retains its old character with a modern touch. Has all that you could ask for in an apartment in a beautiful sleepy village location. Made a great base for us to access the gorge for climbing, running and hiking.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Nov 05, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      The best location in the village.

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                                                                                                      Excellent, quality accommodation with outstanding views of the village and a super location. The garden was a bonus. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016