Villa Avelans, La-Roque-sur-Cèze. Sleeps 6
Patio + furniture
Wood burning stove
Wood for fire
High quality linen
Perched in officially one of the most beautiful villages of France, Villa Avelans is a characterful stone house with all the modern conveniences you need.
Step out onto the cobbled lanes of Roque-sur-Cèze. An itsy-bitsy quaint old village clinging to the rocks; wander up to the medieval castle, visit the Romanesque chapel, and engage in a game of pétanque with the locals or head down to the Sautadet Cascades for a refreshing dip in the enchanting waterfalls of the River Cèze.
Villa Avelans truely is a home from home. Pour yourself a glass of rosé from the large wine fridge as you cook local produce from the market in your sleek, fully functioning kitchen while chatting about your day’s adventures with loved one’s around the table and on to the sitting room.
In winter, the house enjoys the warmth of the wood-burning stove and central heating. In summer, air con cools the whole house. The plush bedrooms offer guests high quality linens and ample storage space whereas the bathrooms bring style and cleanliness. Even with all its contemporary furniture and fittings, the ancient stone walls of Villa Avelans are still exposed reminding us of days gone by.
The blend of old and new continues out to the inviting courtyard…
Mornings are spent in the sheltered pool till the whiff of sausages from the barbeque lures you to the dining table under the central olive tree. Now you are fuelled and ready to explore the area…
The region is filled with cascades, gorges and Roman aqueducts. Don walking shoes, hire a bike or take the car to visit the river, archeological sites and wine estates and don’t miss the opportunity to go to dine in a gastronomic restaurant in the area!
Notes and Tips:
-2 double rooms (160cm, 160cm beds), 1 double ensuite bedroom (160cm bed), 1 separate bathroom, 2 separate toilets
-Security deposit: €800
-Arrival from 4pm. Contact us for a late arrival or baggage drop-off options. Depart by 10am
-€80 for final clean
La Roque-sur-Cèze Checklist:
– Pass over the Charles Martel Bridge
-See the Lavoir (wash basin)
-Admire the 12th century castle and chapel
– Cool down at the Sautadet Cascades
-Visit the Chartreuses de Valbonne: Large monastery nestled in the forest at the bottom of the village of Valbonne, 8 km away
-Hike to the Cascades de Vis. It is only accessible by foot from the village of Saint-Laurent le Minier
-Take a refreshing dip at Les Cascades de Lussans (the gorge is cut from the River Aiguillon a few kilometres north of Lussan
-Take a trip back in time at Le Camp de Cézar in Laudun (18 hectares of archaeological ruins)
-See the Aquaduc de Balouvière –similar to Pont du Gard
-Go canoeing and swimming at the Pont du Gard
Find out more about your local village of La Roque-sur-Cèze
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Exceptionally beautiful village
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Capital of Provence
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Château de Montcaud, La Roque-sur-Cèze
Auberge des 4 Saisons, Cornillon. 4.3km
Le Mouton Noir, Issirac. 9.3km
Restaurant du commerce, Goudargues. 8km
Restaurent la Grignotte des 5 continents, Bagnols-sur-Cèze, 8.6km
How to get there
Train: Avignon (50 mins)
Airports: Avignon (1h). Montpellier (1:25 mins)
Car: See map
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