Where to stay around Rieux-Minervois?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 483 holiday lettings near Rieux-Minervois. From 221 houses to 70 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 Rieux-Minervois is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne: 1,177 holiday lettings
  • Parc Naturel Regional du Haut Languedoc: 970 holiday lettings
  • Medieval City: 1,171 holiday lettings
  • Aude Gate: 1,168 holiday lettings
  • Narbonnaise Gate: 1,174 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rieux-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 Rieux-Minervois?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 221 houses in Rieux-Minervois. Our other popular types of Rieux-Minervois holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 70 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 65 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 Rieux-Minervois?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 324 holiday homes with pool available in Rieux-Minervois. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Rieux-Minervois, France your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a scenic getaway close to many interesting visitor attractions may like to try Rieux-Minervois in France. It is a beautiful area with lots to do and see within the Languedoc-Roussillon region of Southern France. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, villas and gites.

    Things to do on holiday to Rieux-Minervois, France

    This part of France has very scenic countryside that is best seen close at hand by hiking, cycling or horse riding. Visitors here can try a few watersports in the region such as fishing as well as canoeing and kayaking on the Canal du Midi. Holidaymakers can also try go-karting in this area or visit the waterpark in Homps. The region has several golf courses including an 18-hole course at Carcassonne, which is about 30 minutes from Rieux-Minervois. The village is less than an hour’s drive drive from the Mediterranean beaches at Narbonne Plage. The area has a few places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and souvenirs including several local markets. Many restaurants, bars and cafes can be found in and around Rieux-Minervois with a good choice of French and Mediterranean cuisine.

    Places to visit on holiday to Rieux-Minervois, France

    Rieux-Minervois has some very interesting buildings for visitors to admire including a castle overlooking the river. One of the highlights of the village is the Church of St Mary Rieux-Minervois, which is a rare and fascinating heptagonal structure. About 10 minutes away is the pretty village of Trebes by the Canal du Midi, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was built in the 17th century. Carcassonne is just 30 minutes away and is a city renowned for its ancient fortifications. Here visitors can see the Cathedral Saint-Nazaire Chateau Comtal, the castle with a museum and the Inquisition Tower as well as several pretty parks. Another place worth visiting is Meze Dinosaur Park and Réserve Africaine de Sigean, which is one of Europe's largest wild animal parks.

    Weather in Rieux-Minervois, France

    The weather between May and September is generally very warm with the average in July and August around 26 degrees centigrade, although temperatures can reach as high as 35 degrees. July is also very dry but the rest of the summer can see a few showers. Winters are cool and wet with December, January and February the coldest months with an average low of 5 degrees centigrade.

    Travel to Rieux-Minervois, France

    Carcassonne Airport (CCF) is about 35 minutes drive from Rieux-Minervois. Ryanair operate flights to Carcassonne from Brussels South-Charleroi (CRL), Dublin (DUB), Liverpool (LPL) and London-Stansted (STN). ADA, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Lov’Location are car rental firms represented at the airport. Alternatively Toulouse Blagnac Airport (TLS) is approximately one hour and 30 minutes drive from Rieux-Minervois and has flights to and from several French and international cities. These include Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Frankfurt (FRA), Geneva (GVA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD) and Rome (FCO), amongst others. From Toulouse visitors can hire a car with rental firms including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer and Sixt located at the airport.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Rieux-Minervois

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rieux-Minervois is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • La Curiosite de L'Auriol (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Les Gorges de la Cesse (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Cabrespine Cave (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Les Gorges du Brian (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)