La Chapelle is perfect for a romantic getaway and ideally placed in a walkers and cyclists paradise. A short drive to the market town of Quillan in the Aude valley it is conveniently located only 45mins from Carcassonne airport. Situated in the heart of Cathar castle country the accommodation features an en suite walk-in shower room, antique carved Spanish bed, log fire and beautiful open plan kitchen plus plenty of oak beams !
Wander into Brenac village square to pick up your morning croissants from the visiting boulanger, relax with a bottle of locally produced wine in the adjacent country garden, keep in touch with free wi-fi access or visit the area's many attractions……whatever your choice the owners Simon and Martina will endeavour to make your stay unforgettably special.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Canet-plage 97 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 52 km, Nearest railway: Quillan 7 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
Visit Carcassonne which remains the most popular monument in Southern France, the reconstructed medieval citadel is a must-see.
Cathar castles abound with Montsegur the most famous as the heretics last stand in this dramatic location.
See the stunning town of Mirepoix and enjoy a relaxed lunch in the medieval square or visit La Grotte de Niaux where the fantastic prehistoric cave art is still open to the public.
Spain, the Mediterranean, Andorra and the Pyrenees are all within reach …….but above all enjoy the endless days of sunshine and warm summer evenings.
Why not sample the sparkling wine of nearby Limoux, known as "blanquette", first made in 1531 its predates Champagne by a century and free tastings in the area are abundant !
If rafting or kayaking is more your style then thrill seekers should not miss the rapids on the local river Aude.
Discover the secrets of Rennes-le-Chateau and search for the hidden treasure undiscovered for 100 years……will you be the one to unearth the hoard ?
The Sunday market at Esperaza draws in people from miles around to savour the sights, smells and sounds of an authentic French experience.
From Brenac village there are several routes to walk, including the famous Cathar trail.
Swimming in Puivert lake is only 12km away.