Featured Holiday Rentals in Var
Featured Holiday Rentals in Var
Holiday Rentals in Var - A Guide to Var
Holiday rentals in Var are located in the region of Provence, taking its name from the Var River which flows into the Mediterranean further down to the east.
The E80 motorway runs through Var, with easy access to the coastal areas of Marseille to the west and Nice to the east. Not forgetting the fantastic port and beautiful sandy beaches of Saint-Tropez, playground for the rich and famous. Nice Airport is one of the main airports for the area with daily flights from the UK.
Property rentals in Var are the ideal location to enjoy Mediterranean climate to its full potential. Its prefecture Toulon has around 2900 hours of sunshine a year, making it the sunniest city in France. Var holiday rentals are the perfect place for those of you seeking the sun, sea and more traditional beach style holiday. Having said that, beaches are not the only attraction of the area as there are numerous popular tourist attractions such as Abbeys, Cathedrals, hilltop villages and in particular the wine caves and vineyards near Bandol.
Types of Holiday Rentals in Var
As you might imagine the largest demand for holiday rentals in Var is for 2-3 bedroom villas with pools near the coastline. Covering areas such as Saint-Tropez, prices for such holiday rentals are obviously going to come at a premium but are likely to include fantastic sea views and have easy access to the beach, restaurants and bars.
Travel inland slightly and you will find a very large selection properties offering accommodation from single bedroom farmhouses to larger 5 bedroom villas. The larger villas to rent in Var almost always come with a heated outdoor swimming pool and typically offer spacious and modern and tastefully decorated bedrooms, very comfortable kitchen/dining areas with all modern appliances and 2-3 bath/shower rooms.
The Department of Var also has more than its fair share of properties to accommodate that special golfing holiday in Var. Most courses incorporating fine hotels and restaurants and all set in stunning surroundings. A particularly magnificent example is the Barbaroux Hotel Golf Resort located in the heart of Provence. Set in 87 hectares of woodland it is one of Europe’s most prestigious golf courses.
Var Useful Information
Holiday rentals in Var are spread amongst 3 “Arrondissements”, 43 “Cantons” and 153 “Communes”. The population of Var is estimated at around 990,000, nearly half of which live in and around Toulon.
The principal industry of course is tourism due to the Mediterranean coastline and picturesque hilltop villages. The department covers just over 6000 square kilometres and 420 kilometres of coastline, including the offshore islands.
Var is situated in the foothills of the Alps so is largely mountainous with over half the area covered in forest.
Holiday rentals in Var will almost certainly offer a fantastic summer holiday in the sun with average maximum temperatures in August of 29.1°C. Coupled together with France’s world famous food and wine from the region, Var holiday rentals are sure to leave a long lasting impression. No doubt giving you the desire to return year after year to experience everything that holiday rentals in Var have to offer.
We also have information on France holiday rentals within the department of Var including pages on; Sainte-Maxime holiday rentals