Mediterranean holidays from the Pyrenees-Orientales to the Alpes-Maritimes departments
The Mediterranean sea in France lies from the Spanish to the Italian border through various departments as Pyrennees-Orientales, Aude, Herault, Gard, Bouches-du-Rhone, Var, Alpes-Maritimes and Corsica. One should find numerous holiday rentals to spend Mediterranean holidays. Moreover, to visit typical villages close to the Mediterranean coast, one can also rent an accommodation in the South of France.
Mediterranean holidays from the Collioure to St Cyrprien and Grau-du-Roi
In the Pyrenees-Orientales department located close to the Spanish border, one can find the Côte Vermeille which is composed of beach resorts as Collioure, Port-Vendres, Banyuls and Cerbère. There, small and very pleasant inlets can be enjoyed as the water of the Mediterranean sea is warm during several months. A bit further, tourists can go to Argelès-sur-Mer – also a beach resort – where there is a beach large of 7 km. Then, the Côte d'Améthyste lies from St Cyprien to Grau-du-Roi. St Cyprien is a popular destination for families because there are numerous activities and games for children as toboggans or wave pools. Near Perpignan, one can go to Canet-en-Roussillon where there are lovely beaches. If wanting to spend Mediterranean holidays, tourists should rent Mediterranean apartments or Mediterranean villas to owners directly.
Mediterranean holidays in the Aude department
There are very large sand beaches in the Aude department. Leucate beach resort was an island before but it was turned into a peninsula. There, one can practice numerous water activities and various sports. Moreover, the only fishing port of the department is located in Port-la-Nouvelle. From this town, one can visit the Cathar castles and go to Ste-Lucie island from the Robine canal. Then, one should visit Gruissan which is one of the most beautiful beach resorts on the Mediterranean coast. A bit further, there is St-Martin island. One can find numerous holiday apartments in the Aude department or villas close to the Mediterranean sea.
Accommodation in Cap d'Agde and Sète to visit the Hérault department
First, one can easily find an accommodation in the Hérault department. Valras Plage is a beach resorts where the highest dunes of the Mediterranean coast are located. Then, one should go to the famous Cap d'Agde to enjoy large sand beaches and various activities. To spend calm and pleasant holidays, people should rent an accommodation in Cap d'Agde as a villa. Then, in Sète, tourists will enjoy sand beaches but also the town itself. People liking small and lovely harbours should visit Frontignan, Bouzigue, Loupian, Mèze and Marseillan. Morever, those wanting to enjoy large beaches should go to Carnon-Plage. Then Palavas-les-Flots should be visited for the old town and the lovely harbour. Finally, La Grande-Motte is a big beach resort where numerous activities can be practised and large sand beaches enjoyed.
Holiday villa in Camargue near Grau-du-Roi and Aigues-Mortes
The Gard department is part of the Mediterranean coast thanks to Grau-du-Roi beach resort. The Petite Camargue area is a nice place to visit. Moreover, having a walk in Aigues-Mortes is reakky pleasant. To spend Mediterranean holidays in these beach resorts or close to it, one should look for holiday rentals in the Gard department.
Apartments and villas near Marseille and Cassis
The Bouches-du-Rhône department lies along the Mediterranean sea and one can observe various landscapes through the area. First, Camargue is going from Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer to Port-Louis-du-Rhône. There, one should find holiday accommodations in Camargue. Between Martigues and Marseille, there are numerous beach resorts which are part of the Côte Bleue as Carry-le-Rouet, Sausset-les-Pins, La Couronne and Carro. In this part of the Mediterranean coast, there are many pleasant beaches to enjoy. To spend Mediterranean holidays, one should rent a self-catering accommodation near the Mediterranean coast. Moreover in Marseille, there are some beaches close to the Borely park. Finally, in Cassis area, there are beautiful calanques (inlets) surrounded by amazing landscapes (wide areas with pines, cliffs...).
Apartments and villas near St Tropez and Frejus in the Var department
The Var department counts more than 90 km along the Mediterranean sea. Bandol beach resort is well-known for its beaches but also for the excellent wine. Near Toulon, Sanary-sur-Mer and Six-Fours-les-Plages should be visited. Then Le Lavandou and Bormes-les-Mimosas are really pleasant towns with pleasant beaches. Divers will appreciate Cavalaire-sur-Mer and other people will enjoy tanning on the beach. After this step, one should go to St Tropez to go to Pampelonne beaches and to the Lices square. Many famous people spend their holidays in the area so even if St Tropez is crowded during summer, this place deserves a visit. Then, Port-Grimaux is located close to St Tropez but the weather is not the same in this area. This town is built on water – like Venice – and is really pleasant. Ste Maxime is facing St Tropez and counts numerous sand beaches where one can tan and swim during the day. Finally, Frejus and St Raphael are located 30 km away from the bay of St Tropez. These beach resorts are surrounded by the Esterel massif so the environment around theses towns is wonderful. Moreover, there are many beautiful sand beaches and inlets in the area. For all these reasons, the Var department is an ideal place to spend Mediterranean holidays and you can rent an holiday rentals in the Var department.
Holidays in Cannes, Nice or Antibes area in the Alpes-Maritimes department
The Alpes-Maritimes department is located along the Mediterranean sea. There are pebbles and sand beaches in the area from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to Menton. Sand beaches are situated in Mandelieu, Cannes, Golfe-Juan, Juan-les-Pins and Antibes. Pebble beaches can be found in Villeneuve-Loubet, Cagnes-sur-Mer, St-Laurent-du-Var, Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer. In Monaco and Menton, beaches are a mix between sand and pebbles. To spend Mediterranean holidays, one should rent an accommodation in the Alpes-Maritimes department.