30 km from Carcassonne, the most beautiful medieval city in the world, in the heart of the Cathar country and its castles, an old bishopric transformed into a hotel of charm welcomes you. Here is a place to stay in an unforgettable setting in a park of 3 hectares, near the ruins of an ancient Romanesque abbey and bordered by the river Aude.
THE CASTLE OF
THE DUCS OF JOYEUSE
Come and stay at the Château des Ducs de Joyeuse, the village of Couiza, in the heart of the Cathar Castles. Since 2012 Isabelle and Vincent Nourrisson offer a warm and personalized welcome. In this property dating from 1540, you will be immersed in a medieval and Renaissance environment. Sleep in a listed historical monument, in one of the 34 rooms with rustic decor and modern amenities. Remember to organize your next meeting in one of the three majestic rooms or privatize the Château for your special events. Our indoor Restaurant welcomes you every evening for dinner, Saturday lunch and Sunday lunch. Fine dishes are prepared by Paul Guilhem and his team, based on the local products. A wine list around carefully selected vintages is offered by Lionel Vermeulen. On sunny days enjoy an unforgettable moment in the Renaissance Court for lunch. At your disposal in the park a heated outdoor pool and a tennis court.
Gîte de Fontvieille
For more than 12 years, we have been working hard to make your holidays a success. Located in a small wine village near Carcassonne, the Gîte de Fontvieille is a large recent villa perfect for a comfortable stay for 13 persons with family or friends throughout the year.
We offer the utmost care so that you feel at home: modern decoration, relaxed atmosphere, calm assured, complete equipment, high comfort, quality bedding, huge wooden terrace … The heated swimming pool and the jacuzzi guarantee swimming pleasant in all seasons.
House on the Aude with river views from two terraces, where you can relax after a day full of activities.
Accommodates 4 people, with well equipped kitchen, free internet and parking.
Château le Bouïs
Based at the gateway to the massif de la Clape in front of the Mediterranean sea, Château le Bouïs welcomes its guest for 300 years in an enchanting place.Visitors can live an epicurean experience through a restaurant with a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea and vineyards and they can extend their stay in the charming guest house of the wine estate.Wine activities and the Légende du Bouïs will immerse guests in the passionate history of the 7 women winegrowers through a cinema, a multimedia gallery, an odors room, an outdoor old tools exhibition and a treasure hunt for children.
LES THERMES DE
RENNES LES BAINS
The thermal baths of Rennes Les Bains, under the approval of the Ministry of Health ARS), are specialists in the treatment of rheumatology and the related pathologies such as the chronic tendinitis, the fibromyalgia… They are opened from March till November for the season 2017. Adapted care such as massages, applications of muds and showers are proposed by appointment.
In its green setting, swimming pool, hammam and Jacuzzi with thermal natural hot water with recognized virtues are opened from Tuesday till Sunday from 2 pm till 7 pm from April till October, and every days from 11 am till 7 pm in July and August. It is possible to consult our web site www.thermes-renneslesbains.fr for any additional information.
CHÂTEAU DE MOUSSOULENS
The Chateau of Moussoulens, nestled in a typical village in the wine-growing area of the Languedoc Cathare, is the ideal place for a relaxing/delightful and charming holiday. Whether a couple or a large group, we have a personalised solution for your stay. Close to the City of Carcassonne, the canal du Midi and in the centre of the Cabardes region, the Chateau is perfectly situated for trips to visit the Cathar region and to taste the wines and gastronomic delights of the Languedoc. Anne-Marie Tremousaygue/van Klaveren welcomes you and offers her expertise to help you organise your stay or family get-together, celebrations or business trip.
Accueil au village
Situated in one of the entrance of the Cathar Country by the magnificent Gorges of Galamus, near the Pech of Bugarach and Castles of Peyrepertuse and Quéribus, Françoise and Marco welcome you warmly in their house of village comfortably renovated in the heart of a real small & typical village between Corbières and Fenouillèdes during your step on the Cathar way or to take advantage of a stay rich in circuits discoveries and activities which Françoise can develop every day with you according to your own rhythm.
la ferme tranquille
LA FERME TRANQUILLE is located in the hamlet of Campserdou in PUIVERT. It is a group of 3 lodgings of 4/6 persons and 1 lodging of 2/4 people, with a garden common to the 4 lodgings where is a semi-buried swimming pool and games for the children. Possibility to book several lodgings for groups or large family (16 people maximum). Rental by the week or weekend.
camping le fontaulie sud
In the heart of Cathar Country, the Fontaulié Sud Campsite will give you a very confortable stay at 600m altitude.The mediteraneen climate, the panoramic view on the Pyrénées and the Corbières mountains as well as the warm friendly welcome from the campsite owners, make it a very ideal site for your holidays.The Fontaulié Sud Campsite will offer you space, tranquillity, with its well delimited 69 pitches on 30 000 m2Welcome to riders and ramblersAt your disposal : Modern sanitary block, Swimming pool for adults and children alike, Snackbar, Children games : swings, tabletennis, tablefootball, pool, Library, Animations.
Our hostel (guest rooms and domitories) is located in the South of France, right next to the peak of Bugarach, and surrounded with Cathar fortresses. The impressive Gorges de Galamus are just five minutes away. Come spend a few days in the countryside, to visit numerous historical and natural sites in the area, and enjoy the beautiful landscapes! We will be happy to design a program for you according to your preferences, with hikes and walks in nature, and visits of interesting places by car or bike. The hostel is located in a quiet hamlet, and the meals we serve are made from products of our farm and the farms around us.