Explore the South of France from our home! Discover the beauty, culture, and stunning weather of the real south of France from our renovated 19th century 2-bedroom village house in the middle of the Minervois wine region. While you're here, you can visit ancient Cathar castles and historic Carcassonne, enjoy degustations at local wine cellars, scenic walks and mountain bike trails in the nearby Black Mountains, sail or cycle along the Canal du Midi, with the Pyrenees and the beautiful sandy beaches of southern Languedoc 40 mins by car, and easy access to Spain via the autoroute. All this is at your doorstep! Brush up on your French in this quiet and picturesque Medieval village.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narbonne Plage 60 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 30 km, Nearest railway: Carcassonne 30 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
It's all here : winetasting, stunning weather, mountain walks, local lake with swimming and kayak hire, cycling along the tranquil banks of the Canal du Midi, inexpensive eateries, Cathar history, quiet backroads, easy sandy beach access, with a fully renovated village house to come home to every evening!
Trausse (pop 500) is 25 mins drive from Carcassonne, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France. It is surrounded by vineyards of Grenache, Carignan, and Syrah, this being the centre of the renowned Minervois wine region.
The village has a epicerie (grocery shop) with daily deliveries from the nearby boulangerie, a hairdresser, cafe, two restaurants, wine cooperative, three wineries, post office, and a communal tennis club. Four bus services run between the village and the nearest large town, Carcassonne, daily except Sunday.