Domaine de Maneque is set in the seclusion of its own grounds and surrounded by open countryside. A converted 18th Century farmhouse providing accommodation for self-catering holidays, bed and breakfast, family/group holidays, workshops, training courses or retreat. It is the perfect base to explore this historical and culturally rich area of the Languedoc Roussillon.
Domaine de Maneque is surrounded by exceptional countryside, situated just outside the small village of Alaigne. It is so quiet that at night it is possible to hear the river running in the valley below. The grounds contain a swimming pool (open from June to September), tennis court, lawns and garden.
It is an ideal base to explore the regions rich historical heritage. The mediterranean coast is 1.30 hrs south and to the south west the Pyrenees can be reached in approximately 2 hrs.
Location: 15 mins from the small circulade village of Alaigne 15 mins from the local market town Limoux; 30 mins from the medieval town of Mirepoix; 30 mins from the fortified city of Carcassonne. 1.15 mins from Toulouse; 2.30 hrs from the principality of Andorra; 1hr from the nearest ski station in the Pyrenees; 2 hrs from the Spanish Border; 4hrs from Barcelona.
Travel: Local airport of Carcassonne 30 mins. Flights to and from European cities; International airport at Toulouse - 1.20 hrs
By auto route - 30 mins from A61 running from Toulouse to the Mediterranean.
Other local activities:
Golf: The golf course at Carcassonne (30 mins) has remarkable views of the Montagner Noir on the north side and the mountains of the Pyrenees towards the south west. The course is par 72 of 5.758 metres. The club house has an excellent restaurant.
Ski station: The nearest ski station can be reached in 50 mins.
Wine tasting: There are numerous local caves to explore. The Languedoc Roussillon is reputed fro its superb wines.
The village of Alaigne offers:
Bureau de poste
Artisan Boulanger (will give demonstrations)
The Forge, Art Gallery