Where to stay around Caunes-Minervois?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 424 holiday lettings near Caunes-Minervois. From 181 houses to 95 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Caunes-Minervois is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Caunes-Minervois?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Caunes-Minervois. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Caunes Minervois Abbey: 1,216 holiday lettings
  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne: 1,170 holiday lettings
  • Parc Naturel Regional du Haut Languedoc: 972 holiday lettings
  • City of Carcassonne: 1,178 holiday lettings
  • Aude Gate: 1,174 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Caunes-Minervois listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Caunes-Minervois?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 181 houses in Caunes-Minervois. Our other popular types of Caunes-Minervois holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 58 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chateaus and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caunes-Minervois?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 268 holiday homes with pool available in Caunes-Minervois. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Caunes-Minervois, France your home away from home

    The small fortified village of Caunes-Minervois is situated on the south-facing slope of the Black Mountain, surrounded by vineyards and scrubland. Its medieval streets are lined with beautiful Renaissance mansions making it a charming place to enjoy a self-catering holiday rental in the Languedoc.

    Things to Do in Caunes-Minervois, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

    Explore the Town
    The medieval town of Caunes-Minervois has several important points of interest including its 8th century Romanesque Abbey which includes the church, cloisters and the Abbot’s residence. The crypt has an unusual herringbone cobbled floor. Other attractions include the nearby Notre Dame du Cros Chapel and the local caves.

    Discover the Quarries
    Discover the famous pink and red marble which has been quarried in the area since Roman times. See the partly worked slabs and columns in the Carriere de Roy and visit the quarries which are now National Monuments. Examples of the stunning marble can be seen in the abbey, in the Grand Trianon in Versailles and in the Opera Garnier in Paris.

    Shop at the Local Markets
    There are plenty of markets to wander around and pick up tasty local produce for lunch at your holiday home in Caunes-Minervois. The local market is held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with an art and craft market during December.

    Places to Visit Around Caunes-Minervois, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

    Minerve is listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is situated on top of the gorge of the River Cesse, which disappears into an underground tunnel just outside the village. The town itself is a traffic-free zone and is delightful to walk around.

    This town is popular with tourists searching for information on the Cathars since the publication of the Da Vinci Code. The centre of the town is the Place Carnot where the market draws crowds on Saturday and sells everything from artichokes to cheese. Visit the Old Bridge and the cobbled streets of La Cité. The walls are an incredible sight with 52 towers and great views from the top.

    This fairytale village is built in a tight coil with curved walls spiraling around the central church. It is a wonderful place to linger for lunch and offers interesting walks around the town.

    Weather in Caunes-Minervois, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

    The weather around Caunes-Minervois holiday rentals is generally warm and sunny in the summer and cold and rainy in the winter. Average temperatures reach 28°C (83°F) in August and around 9°C (48°F) in January. The area may have showers at any time of year.

    Travel to Caunes-Minervois, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

    The nearest airport to your holiday rental in Caunes-Minervois is Carcassonne (CCF) Airport which is 21 km away. The Beziers (BZR) and Perpignan airports are both about 66 km away and have regular budget flights from all over Europe. Eurostar/TGV trains provide an efficient rail service from London to Montpellier or Carcassonne making the area very easy to reach.

    Activities and attractions in and around Caunes-Minervois

    Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Caunes-Minervois a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Carcassonne Golf (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
    • Mazamet Golf Course (14 mi / 22.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Caunes-Minervois

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Caunes-Minervois. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Cabrespine Cave (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • La Curiosite de L'Auriol (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
    • Les Gorges de la Cesse (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
    • Les Gorges du Brian (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
    • Parc Naturel Regional du Haut Languedoc (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)