The Lezignan-Corbieres region of Languedoc-Roussillon in the south of France is one of the sunniest regions of France. The thick bodied wines produced in the area are a source of great pride, and you are never far from a fresh bottle being opened! Due to its proximity to the Spanish border, there is a distinctly Spanish influence on the culture and cuisine of the region, which makes the restaurants, cafes and bars in the area fantastically unique.
Wine connoisseurs shall be spoilt for choice when staying in a holiday rental property in Lezignan-Corbieres. There are a great range of vineyards and wine caves to explore, wine tasting lesson and events to enjoy and even a Museum of the Vineyard in the town of Lezignan-Corbieres itself. The many weekly markets in the Lezignan-Corbieres region makes buying local delicacies both cheap and enjoyable too.
Outside, the beautiful mountain scenery is scarred with dramatic gorges and cascading river channels which make the region an absolute favourite with those who love to explore the great outdoors at their own pace, as well as lovers of adrenaline fuelled pursuits. Walking, hiking and horse riding holidays are absolutely phenomenal from Lezignan-Corbieres accommodation, but for those who wish to explore a little more actively, mountain climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, white water rafting and paragliding can all be enjoyed from a holiday rental villa in Lezignan-Corbieres.
During the long summer months, the beaches of the Mediterranean coast may seem irresistible, and if you have a hire car at your Lezignan-Corbieres villa, you can be relaxing on the white sand in just half an hour. There are a huge number of beaches to choose from, and if you want to enjoy a long, lazy day on the beach or a water sports extravaganza, you can easily enjoy either from a self catering Lezignan-Corbieres property rental.
Ginestas is an almost impossibly pretty village set on the banks of the UNESCO acclaimed Canal du Midi. Surrounded by glorious countryside of Pyrenean foothills and inland saltwater lakes, Ginestas is a perfect place from which to walk, ride and cycle, as well as shop.
The village of Tourouzelle has a long and prosperous history in the wine making trade. There is a wonderfully endearing atmosphere of relaxed French charm in the village, and whether you wish to get out into the hills, relax on the beach or delve into Lezignan-Corbieres’s wine making history, there are few places you can do it in such peace than from a Tourouzelle villa.
As one of the sunniest regions of France, Lezignan-Corbieres receives over 300 days of sunshine every year, resulting in amazingly long summers and sea temperatures warm enough to allow swimming from the beginning of May, right through until the end of October. During the long summer months, peak daily temperatures can be expected in the mid 30’s (°C) daily from June until September, and even in the middle of winter, walking holidays thrive as temperatures are rarely below 15°C in the middle of the day.
Ryanair provide direct, cheap flights from the UK, landing at either Carcassonne (CCF) or Perpignan (PGF) airports. Flights arrive at both airports fromLondonStansted (STN), with further flights from Birmingham (BHX) and Southampton (SOU) flying to Perpignan, whilst Carcassonne receives further flights from Liverpool (LPL), Dublin (DUB) and the East Midlands (EMA). A hire car is strongly advised for those taking Lezignan-Corbieres accommodation.