Grimaud Holiday Lettings - treat yourself to a stay in this peaceful, historical seaside town
Grimaud, on the French Riviera, is a little commune which is located in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region of southeast France. It comes from a rich historical background, with Gibelin de Grimaldi being given the land as a reward for aiding William the Good in banishing the Saracens from the area in AD 973. Since then of course, the Grimaud holiday rentals have given this village its well earned status as an idyllic holiday destination. Grimaud apartments offer a fabulous array of places to stay in while you take in the waterways and villages of Grimaud. There are plenty of self catering homes here and also apartments and water facing villas. Depending on the size of your tour group, you can choose homes that enable you to accommodate larger numbers of people comfortably as well. There are also plenty of pet friendly areas in Grimaud; and you can choose Grimaud holiday rentals that are closer to the sea or to the mountains or to the other tourist destinations around Grimaud.
Grimaud Holiday Cottages - dive into the history of this quaint and charming place
One of the prettiest sights in Grimaud is the Port Grimaud, which was conceptualised and created by the architect Francois Spoerry in the 1960s. With a landscape reminiscent of Venice, this town also boasts magical fisherman’s house, higher than normal levels of road traffic and a huge number of boats. Choose from Grimaud holiday rentals here to enjoy a quaint and unique experience of the bracing sea breeze and architectural splendour. When it comes to Grimaud holiday rentals, you can also choose to camp in Les Praries de la Mer, which affords space for a large number of caravans and tents. Some of the bigger Grimaud holiday rentals are also available in St. Tropez. Almost all of them offer outstanding views along with great ambience.
Staying at any of the Grimaud holiday rentals will also give you the superb opportunity to see the listed building – Rue des Templiers, a 16th century construction, and the 11th century chateau which is now in ruins but worth a visit. Le Chateau is a historical monument now and still stands imposingly tall on the town’s horizon. The Rue des Templiers is a beautiful place to walk through with ornate doors and windows and stone carvings. In terms of cultural knowledge, you can visit the local Museum of Arts and Traditions and also take in the 17th century windmill called St. Roch which is still in functioning order. In the 16th century, the village of Grimaud was supplied with water by the Pont des Fees, an aquaduct, and this too is worth a visit. For another holiday destination brimming with fascinating history, look no further than Finland Holiday Cottages.