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  • semaine de vacances

    "Très beau gîte où nous avons passé une belle semaine de vacance avec nos amis de Provence... Une main courante pour l'escalier qui permet d'accéder aux chambres qui sont situées à l'étage serait un plus..."
    Guest: Anonyme Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
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  • Beautiful Villa, perfect for our conference!

    "This was our second visit to La Tsavorite and it was as brilliant as the last time. The villa is clean and Jean Marc had brought fresh flowers which was a lovely touch. The villa is a 10 minute walk from the Croisette but the location is quiet and peaceful which was perfect after a hectic day in meetings! The beds are very comfortable and the decor is great, very unique furniture which gives it a homely feel. We will be staying here again for MIPIM next year and we are already looking forward to it. Jean-Marc helped us to book taxis and left lots of useful information for us too. Thank you to Jean-Marc and Sylvia, we look forward to next year. Anna (Arthur J Gallagher)"
    Guest: Anna B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 13, 2015
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  • perfect vacation

    "It was one of the best choices of my life for a summer holiday! The little village is more than lovely, not overcrowded, silent in the evenings but full of life during the day. The house is very close to the sea with a very agreable atmosphere of the old days, yet fully equiped with modern gaz stove and oven. One draw back though, you need a car to get around, Saint Tropez is 15km away..."
    Guest: bogi f. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Eine wundervolle Septemberwoche in Uzes

    "Wir ( 10 Erwachsene, zwischen 40 und 70) haben in der ersten Septemberwoche eine unvergessliche Zeit in diesem schönen Haus verbracht. Was wir besonders zu schätzen wussten, waren: - der freundliche Empfang durch Ansprechpersonen vor Ort, die uns ein sehr sauberes Haus übergaben - die gehobene Ausstattung und geschmackvolle Einrichtung; es fehlte an nichts, sogar Badetücher in guter Qualität wurden gestellt - der grosse Pool - sehr gut ausgestattete Küche - der schöne Blick in die Natur, die sehr ruhige Lage - trotzdem zentrumsnah - der schöne verglaste Essbereich, der sich zum Aussenbereich öffnete - die Sitz- und Liegemöglichkeiten aussen, mit schattigem Baum - die sympathische Stadt Uzes mit seinem Markt, den Gassen und netten Geschäften und Cafes Vielen Dank nochmals für alles! Wir empfehlen dieses Haus wärmstens."
    Guest: Gabrielle K. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: December 14, 2014
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Alpes - Pays-de-Savoie Travel Tips

Savoie Vacation Rentals Are Perfect at Any Time of Year

The Savoie region of France has perfect hiking and biking weather during the summer and ideal skiing conditions in winter. With great weather, wonderful scenery and a beautiful region to explore, Savoie accommodations are a perfect destination at any time of year. Rental properties here provide visitors with all the comforts of home, such as space and the freedom to come and go as you please. Many properties in this area offer easy access to the famous ski resorts of the Alps.

The Attractions near Savoie Accommodations

Savoie villas are situated in a region with many historic sites. The town of Annecy is home to many, such as its famous island jail, the Palais de I’Isle. This 12th-century prison is one of the most photographed buildings in France. There is also the Chateau d’Annacy, or Annecy Castle, the 16th-century Cathedral of Saint-Pierre with its artworks and antiquities, and the romantic arches and architecture of the rue Sainte-Claire. Of particular interest is the Pont des Amours (the Lovers’ Bridge) which is a charming modern iron bridge.

Ideal for Winter Sports Enthusiasts and Those Seeking Relaxation

This mountainous region boasts over 60 ski resorts, Savoie vacation rentals are ideal bases for winter sports enthusiasts. The most famous of the ski areas is Charmonix-Mont-Blanc, the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. Mont Blanc is over 4,800 meters high and one of the most visited natural sites in the world. Winter and summer visitors alike will enjoy the incredible views from the cable car as it makes its way to Aiguille du Midi. The world renowned 3 Vallees is the largest ski resort in the world with over 1,400 square kilometers of slopes. The unique area of Espace Killy offers year-round skiing and is one of the biggest of its type in Europe.

During summer, the slopes are ideal for hiking and mountain bikers, with hundreds of kilometers of great trails, some of which can only be found with guides. It is also ideal for anglers and those who enjoy water-based activities such as boating and fishing, thanks to the area's large lakes and fresh water rivers. Lake Bourget is the largest and deepest lake in France and Lake Aiguebelette is known as the cleanest and quietest of the lakes due to a ban on motorboats.

For centuries, visitors have come to Savoie to "take the waters" and the region continues to attract visitors to the four hydrotherapy centers. These four locations are Aix-les-Bains, Brides-les-Bains, Challes-les-Eaux and La Lechere.

Savoie Villas Are Ideal for Exploring French Cuisine

Generally, France is famous for its cuisine, and the Savoie region has its own specialty dishes and products. Pork is one of the staple meats and used in many ways. It is often cured, used in dishes such as doits, promoniers de Tarentaise, and saucisses de Magland. Other meats, such as donkey, goat and mutton are also common. The many rivers and lakes guarantee a plentiful supply of fresh fish and visitors will find wonderful dishes with trout, salmon, pike and perch on most menus.

Another delight of France is its wine and this region produces some spectacular white wines from grapes such as Altesse, Chasselas, Gringet, Jacquere and Roussanne. The grapes grown for red wines here are Garmay, Mondeuse and the wonderful Pinot.

A local custom in Savoie is La Grolle, the cup of friendship. According to local legend, the drink was created by local shepherds mixing alcohol and coffee in a wooden shoe, a grolle. These days, it is a wooden bowl with several spouts that is passed around. Each person takes a turn to drink until the bowl is empty.

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