Salvagnac, France

Self Catering Salvagnac Holiday Homes, Cottages and Gites 

Salvagnac is a commune in the Tarn department of the Midi-Pyrenees region in southern France. When you visit Salvagnac you’re staying in an ancient town – first created in 1220. Salvagnac is located on a hill, while a departmental route is handily nearby – it doesn’t pass through the village. When you stay in a Salvagnac Holiday Home – you’ll soon discover that there is plenty to see and do – for it is a village situated between the bustling midi-towns of Toulouse, Albi and Montauban.

When you rent a Holiday Gite in Salvagnac you’re staying in the heart of gastronomic and agricultural France. This is the land of stunning sunflower fields in the summer, vineyards blossoming throughout the spring and the chance to enjoy local produce at all times of the year. There is also plenty to see and do in this stunning area, local towns to visit these include Gaillac at 17 km away – Gaillac is noted as a major wine producing area and is a must see for wine lovers. Bruniquel, 17 km away, is listed 'most beautiful village' at 17km and Jardin des Martels is a listed 'remarkable garden' at 17km.

In the village itself there are the remains of the Chateau de Salvagnac. Demolished at the end of the 19th Century – today just the towers are conserved. The Notre Dame Church – constructed in the 16th Century and the L'ancien Moulin de Saint-Angel are other sites to visit when you stay in self catering accommodation in Salvagnac.

The nearest airport to Salvagnac is Toulouse at just 55 kilometres away. Toulouse welcomes flights with British Airways, easyJet, Jet2, bmi, bmi baby, Flybe and Air France.  If you prefer to drive, allow at least ten hours (excluding breaks) from Frances’s northern ferry ports. Toulouse also has a regular train service to and from Paris Austerlitz station – there is a good local service too.

Salvagnac has distinct seasonal variations; the summer climate is hot, with temperatures in July and August regularly exceeding 30°C / 86°F. Winters tend to be fairly mild, with only average levels of precipitation and plenty of sunny weather, although the evenings and nights do feel chilly at this time of the year.