Where to stay around Quillan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 175 holiday lettings near Quillan. From 96 houses to 29 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Quillan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Quillan Station: 528 holiday lettings
  • Limoux Station: 979 holiday lettings
  • Rennes-le-Chateau Church: 550 holiday lettings
  • Formigueres Ski Resort: 1,353 holiday lettings
  • Couiza-Montazels Station: 623 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Quillan 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 Quillan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 96 houses in Quillan. Our other popular types of Quillan holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 14 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 Quillan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 64 holiday homes with pool available in Quillan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or townhouse in Quillan, France your home away from home

    The commune of Quillan is situated in a picturesque location at the top of the Haute Valley of the Aude, on the foothills of the Pyrenees, in south-west France. Tourism has increased in the town over the last few years, and it’s not hard to see why. The charming town has good amenities, an easily accessible location and an array of authentic and lovingly restored holiday accommodation, such as traditional townhouses and charming cottages.

    Things to do in Quillan, France

    If your idea of a prefect holiday is one that is activity-based, then Quillan could be the ideal spot for you. Both the Aude River and the Alet-les-Bains are good places for canoeing, white water rafting and kayaking, and horse riding, hiking, climbing and mountain biking are just some of the many activities that can be enjoyed in the surrounding Aude Valley. Your exertion will be well rewarded as you take in the stunning views as you go.

    If you prefer something a little less active you can watch the sport instead of playing – rugby is extremely popular in the town, or try a spot of fishing at Mont-Bel. Quillan also boasts some excellent restaurants for a town of its size, or you can brush up on your French and enjoy a drink with the locals at one of cafe bars around the main square.

    The town’s biggest annual festival is the Folklore Festival, which is held every August. Dancers from all over Europe head to Quillan for a week of music, singing and dancing, mainly around the town square. This is a great week in which to visit the town, but book your holiday rental accommodation early, otherwise you may be disappointed.

    Places to visit on holiday in Quillan, France

    Quillan is a great base for those wishing to explore the surrounding forests of the Pyrenees and the Cathar Castles. As well as the many small towns and villages that surround Quillan, such as Nebias (9km) and Puivert (16km), consider paying a visit to the city of Limoux, 28km away, which combines culture, music and theatre with traditional markets, orchards and vineyards.

    Weather in Quillan, France

    Quillan experiences a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers that peak at around 30C. Spring and autumn weather can sometimes be unpredictable, though are generally pleasant times to visit, and have at least a certain amount of sunshine. Winters are a lot colder – but that’s when the ski’s come out, and the area takes a different look to it.

    Flights to Quillan, France

    Carcassonne Salvaza Airport (CCF) is 40km from Quillan, and is the most convenient airport to fly to from the UK. The remainder of the journey can be made either by car or via the TGV rail network, which operates a direct service to Quillan. Another option is Rivesaltes Airport (PGF), which lies around 75km away in Perpignan. Bmibaby, Flybe and Ryanair are the three UK airlines that fly to this destination.

    Exploring the natural features in Quillan

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Quillan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gorges de la Frau (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
    • Gorges de St-Georges (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
    • Lac de Montbel (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
    • Gorges de Galamus (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)