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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 5km

The Apartment La Republique maintains the charm of its 500 year old building and combines it with the modern amenities desired by holidaymakers. It is conveniently located in the heart of the 'Bastide' section of the medieval city of Carcassonne within minutes of historical sites, restaurant and shops.

The apartment offer's a generous living space with an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area; two bedrooms – one with a kingsize bed and one with twin beds; and a modern bathroom. The living space features a brand new for 2012 sofa/fold out bed to accommodate additional guests. The kitchen is fully equipped, including combination microwave oven/grill. Towels and bedlinen are included. Fixtures and furnishings are new as of late 2009 and new double glazed rear windows were fitted over winter 2010.

Guests of the Apartment La Republique can walk to the walled medieval city – a UNESCO World Heritage site – in around fifteen minutes. The 2500 year old city features three kilometers of ramparts and 52 towers and is considered one of the best preserved examples of the Middle Ages to be found in Europe. The famous Canal Du Midi – a UNESCO recognised civil engineering achievement, along with various museums, cathedrals and other historic structures are located within a few streets of the apartment.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Carcassonne Plage 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Carcassonne 5 km, Nearest railway: Carcassonne 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, CD player
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Further details indoors

The kitchen is fully equipped with a refrigerator, gas hob, combination microwave oven/grill, washing machine, as well as dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils. All appliances, fixtures and furnishings are new as of late 2009

including a combination boiler, which provides heat as well as plentiful hot water on demand. The apartment was recently remodelled and refurbished and new double glazed rear windows were fitted over winter 2010.

We are pleased to say that in March 2012 we have purchased a brand new, top of the range sofa-bed to replace the old one.

For 2013 we have upgraded the combi Microwave and grill to a model with a convection oven too - perfect for roasts, baked potatoes and pizzas!

Further details

Apartment La Republique is managed by Club Carcassonne, a local Property Management company. All Club Carcassonne staff are professionals and speak both English and French. A member of the team will welcome you into the apartment and provide you with information about the local area, help you settle in and advise you on how to make the most of your time in Carcassonne. Car hire, Wine Tours and many other activities can be arranged through Club Carcassonne if you wish to explore the local area.

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon region is situated near to the Spanish border and the mountainous Pyrenees. It is an area which has miles of sun-kissed beaches and many quaint Medieval villages that are steeped in history. With vibrant cities such as Narbonne and Montpellier, the area offers fabulous scenery and great cuisine. The regions wineries also produce some fantastic wines and you can enjoy wine-tasting in the surrounding Minervois, Corbieres and Cabardes wine regions.

You can take the train or explore this fascinating region by car. Barcelona is only a 3 hour drive away!

It has a wonderful warm and sunny climate in the summer with temperatures up to around 35 degrees celsius.

Carcassonne

La Cite

Overlooking the lower town of Bastide Saint Louis, set high on a hill is the magnificant medieval walled city, La Cite. Within the city walls lie a labyrinth of atmospheric cobbled streets, towers and drawbridges. Just wander these ancient streets or soak up the atmosphere in one the many bars or restaurants. La Cite really comes alive on Bastille Day when the medieval city is lit up like a fairytale castle with a breath-taking fireworks display.

Carcassonne Plage

This beautiful lake has 3 main beaches all with swimming to help you cool down on a hot summers day. Situated on a bus route (number 1 bus from Bastide), it takes approximately 25 minutes to reach and costs around €1.20 each way.

Annual Events

Jazz Week - April

Numerous performances are held in the historic Jesuit College Chapel. A must for Jazz lovers everywhere.

Wine Festival - June

What better place to celebrate wine than Carcassonne! This festival celebrates les vins de l’Aude and includes many wine tasting events.

Festival de Bastide - July

Numerous events and many free concerts are held through this month long festival, including the legendary Bastille Day fireworks display.

Spanish Week - August

Held over 4 days towards the end of August, this lively festival has many fiestas and themed concerts and activities for you to enjoy.

Medieval Spectacle - July to August

An annunal event with artists, troubadours which entertain the crowds with song recitals along with lots of jousting, fencing and acrobatic events.

La Magie de Noel - December

This Christmas festival holds some 60+ events and includes a giant christmas market, ice-skating and feris wheel which overlooks La Cite to really get you in the festive spirit!

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Review 1-6 of 6

10 Oct 2013

5/5

"A real home-from-home, great location, excellent service, highly recommended!"

If you're looking for a real taste of Carcassonne, then Apartment La Republique is the one to cherry pick in this rather beautiful part of the world. The fantastic host Lesa from Club Carcassonne… More

16 May 2012

4/5

"A very nice apartment with lots of room"

A very comfortable apartment on the ground floor, having no stairs was a nice change. The lounge was spacious and there were two good sized bedrooms. It was within walking distance to the shops and the station. And if you don't mind walking, you can also walk to the old city. We were met at the apartment when we arrived in Carcassonne, so there was no waiting around.

9 May 2012

5/5

"Lovely apartment, great location, excellent service"

Very nice , fully equipped 2 bed apartment right in the heart of Carcasonne. 5minute walk to train station , very close to bars, cafes, and restaurants. The managing agent met us at the door on arrriv… More

31 Jan 2012

4/5

"Excellent location"

We had a lovely week at the apartment and the location was perfect. The bedrooms are great though the couch in the lounge was not comfortable and we were gladwe did not need to sleep on it. The wash… More

Thanks for your comments and apologies for the washing machine and tap. We only became aware of the problems just before your stay. Both have now been repaired. We will also be buying a new sofa bed for the lounge very soon, I'll update the main listing once we've got it.

Many Thanks,

Rob

14 Aug 2011

4/5

"Central"

The apartment was spacious enough for four adults in comfort. It was idealy situated within walking distance of anything of interest in Carcassonne and only a ten euro taxi ride from the airport. 500 mtrs from the railway syation and the Canal du Midi, same from the tourist information. Supermarket only 200 mtrs and the old city/citadel at one kilometre. Definitly recomended!

12 Aug 2011

5/5

"Great Carcassonne apartment"

We were happy with the ground floor apartment in every respect including the cost - aside from having to use a lighter to ignite the gas stove - the local agent gave us a cigarette lighter when we com… More

Review 1-6 of 6

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