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Chalon sur Saone, France

Self Catering Chalon sur Saone Holiday Cottages and Gites to rent 

Chalon-sur-Saône is located in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. Chalon-sur-Saône lies in the south of the Burgundy wine region - right in the heart of the 'route de vin' from Beaune to Cluny. When you rent a holiday gite in Chalon-sur-Saône you’re entering a town rich in wine heritage! It is located on what was once a busy port, acting as a distribution point for local wines which were sent up and down the Saône river and the Canal du Centre.

When you stay in a Chalon-sur-Saône holiday cottage be sure to visit the museum which celebrates the fact that it is the birthplace of photography and the man who invented it: Nicéphore Niépce. Nicéphore Niépce also has a lycée (secondary school) named after him. The museum which contains some early photography relics, and is located on the Quai des Messageries in the town, containing more than two million photographs and many old artefacts such as cameras and other equipment for old and modern photography.

If you rent a holiday home in Chalon-sur-Saône in the summer – then be sure to check out in July the international street artists festival, called Chalon dans la Rue ("Chalon in the street"). Over four days, artists from across Europe come to Chalon to perform, mostly for free, in music, theatre, acrobatics, comedy.

Of course when you stay in self catering holiday accommodation in Chalon-sur-Saône there is plenty to do throughout the year. You can visit some of the most outstanding wine-making villages of the Cote de Beaune such as Santenay, Remigny and Puligny-Montrachet. Chalon's port and riverside quarter is also pleasant and well worth a visit.

Historical sights also include: St. Vincent's Cathedral on the Place Saint-Vincent, which has some elements dating from the eighth century and a neoclassical nineteenth century façade. The city square also has a number of cafés and a busy market on Fridays and Sundays.

The Gare de Chalon-sur-Saône railway station offers connections with Paris, Dijon, Lyon and several regional destinations. There is a regular TGV service from Paris to Dijon too.

Geneva is the nearest airport (in Switzerland). Flights arrive into the airport with CityJet, Bmi baby, British Airways, easyjet, Flybe, Jet2, Swiss Air Int. Lyon is another option welcoming scheduled flights and the low cost airline easyJet.

The town is easily located on the A6 route which connects Paris / Lyon / Marseille and the A40 from Switzerland.

The weather here is seasonal, with long dry sunny spells and occasional rain. Spring comes early and usually in May spring slides into summer. High Summer gives temperatures of up to 35C, with long sunny days and warm evenings. Usually there is an Indian summer lasting late into the year.


 

 

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Delightful farmhouse in Dordogne with open country views and private swimming pool

Delightful farmhouse in Dordogne with open country views and private swimming pool

Weekly Rental: GBP 800 to GBP 1300

6 sleeps

4 Bedroom farmhouse in private location with fabulous views and private swimming pool. Extremely private in a delightful

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Apartment in Les Alberts at the Foot of the Vallée de la Clarée, French Alps - Apartment Les Voutes

Apartment in Les Alberts at the Foot of the Vallée de la Clarée, French Alps - Apartment Les Voutes

Weekly Rental: EUR to EUR

4 sleeps

Gorgeous old French farmhouse in the tiny village of Les Alberts at the foot of the Vallée de la Clarée. Separate

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Holiday Cottage With Heated Pool in The Dordogne, Near Grand Brassac - La Bergerie

Holiday Cottage With Heated Pool in The Dordogne, Near Grand Brassac - La Bergerie

Weekly Rental: GBP 250 to GBP 1050

4 sleeps

Charming 17th century cottage with heated pool and a fantastic hilltop location. Ideal base to really relax and enjoy

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Beautiful Holiday Home in Les Sarrazies, Dordogne, 5 Km From Bergerac - Le Chai

Beautiful Holiday Home in Les Sarrazies, Dordogne, 5 Km From Bergerac - Le Chai

Weekly Rental: EUR 390 to EUR 650

4 sleeps

Le Clos du Verger could be called Orchard Farm, with a small herd of goats grazing in the paddocks between the fruit and

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5 Bedroom Holiday Home in Mayenne, Loire Valley - Moulin de la Goupillouse

5 Bedroom Holiday Home in Mayenne, Loire Valley - Moulin de la Goupillouse

Weekly Rental: GBP 360 to GBP 360

10 sleeps

5 Bedroom redundant watermill property with river running through the spacious garden - Mayenne, Loire Valley. There is

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Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer - 25th August to 5th Sept 18 reduced to 800 Euros per week - enquire now!

SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles  ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

SPECIAL OFFERS - Les Jonquilles ID 743 PONTLEVOY 41400 FRANCE

From August 7th until August 30th 2019: 10% off is offered on any booking ( minimum 4 nights) Fr om August 31st until

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

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