Amazing character in the South of France ideally situated in the Corbieres region of the Languedoc-Roussillon. This indeed is an exceptional region in every way and the visitors would be correct in thinking that they have arrived in one of the most fascinating areas of France. Stretching from Spain and the majestic Pyrenees mountains in the south to the Rhone River and the Mediterranean Sea to the east you will not run out of things to do or places to visit.
Our gite is situated 30 minutes from Carcassonne, Narbonne and the sunny Mediterranean beaches and 5 km from the market town of Legiznan-Corbieres.There are numerous Cathar castles to be explored It consists of 5 en suite double bedrooms, one of which has a private entrance. There is a plenty of room for everyone to have their own private space. The kitchen is fully equipped, the living room is specious and has a fireplace insert. Bed linen and towels are included in the price. The private garden with its in ground pool (10m x 5 m, depth 1.4 m) and tiled deck offers plenty of space to cool off and enjoy the sun. It is totally enclosed oasis to just relax and enjoy. You can enjoy a glass of local wine and evening dinner under our grape arbor with a bbq and tables making for a truly enjoyable evening or a morning breakfast.
The area has around 2,800 km 2 under vines and is the single largest wine producing region in the world, being responsible for more than a third of France's total wine production. The landscape is a magical patchwork of vines and sunflowers providing some of the most beautiful scenery year round.It is easy to plan for things to do in our area. There are hiking trails, cycling, swimming, white water rafting, skiing to name a few. With over 300 days of sunshine, 241 kilometers of coastline with three major mountain ranges and nine ski resorts it is no wonder that the Languedoc-Roussillon is the up and coming jewel in South France and you can enjoy all this from "The Ace in the Hole".
There are 25 Michelin starred restaurants in our region of which 11 are in the Aude. We are known our amazing local cuisine and you can enjoy a wonderful meal in many local establishments so don't forget to bring your appetite!
Our gite is less than a two hour flight from London. Beside the international airports of Nimes andToulouse, Montpellier offers many connecting flights to international destinations. Carcassonne, Beziers and Pergignan airports offer low cost Ryan Air Flights year round. Paris is about five hours by TGV and if you prefer to travel by car the motor ways are very good, serving the region and linking the Languedoc-Roussillon to Spain.
Come and discover how simple it is to enjoy your holiday in the South of France while staying in our luxurious "Ace in the Hole".