Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Gite Corneilla is based just on the outskirts of the pretty village of Corneilla de Conflent, with a fantastic view of Mount Canigou.
We offer a comfortable ground floor self catering gite sleeping upto six guests.
There is a spacious ensuite twin bedroom. Also there is a family bedroom with a double bed and fullsize sturdy bunk beds. Both guest bedrooms have an ensuite shower room with a toilet and washbasin.
The kitchen is tastefully equipped with a four ring hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster and coffee machine and a full inventry of crockery and cutlery. A welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and condiments is provided along with ample cleaning products and tea towels.
The dining room seats six comfortably with a high chair available on request. In the lounge, along with the settees seating six, there is a collection of books, a television, cd and dvd player.
We supply all the gite bed linen with a set of towels, and an inclusive basic starter pack. House linen consists of a fresh sheet, pillows with cases and a duvet with cover, spare blankets and throws.
The Gite has its own garden with a decked outdoor dining area boasting a perfect view of the Peak of Canigou.
An advanced starter pack can be ready for your arrival, enough for a dinner, breakfast and a lunch snack, please enquire when booking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake beach at Vinca 15 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Perpignan 50 km, Nearest railway: Perpignan 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Boasting over 300 days of sunshine with mountains meeting the sea, a perfect place to holiday.
About an hours drive away from our base is the Cathar Castle of Queribus and nearby that is the Peyrepetuse castle which is perched high on a knife edge ridge, from where the views are breathtaking from its mountain top position. Cathar castles of Queribus and Peyrepetuse, Tautavel and the Galamus Gorge. Of course the beaches are only 50 minutes away too!
Corneilla de Conflent, our village!
Gite Corneilla is situated at an altitude of 600 m at the foot of Mount Canigou, peak of 2784 m. In the centre of the village there is a boulangie with a small shop and a post office and tourist information. It is the perfect starting point to the Canigou Massif by foot or bike.
The Church of Corneilla Conflent, dates xi and xii century, a jewel of Romanesque art.
Vernet Les Bains, 3 kms from base
Renowned for its thermal health resort, spa, pools and gym, it is also at the foot of the Canigou massif - the sacred mountain of the Catalans, which rises to 2785 meters - in a small valley sheltered from the wind and enjoying plenty of sunshine (300 days per year)
There are huge hiking opportunities around the Canigou Massif and the valley of Cady and enjoy a visit to the waterfalls.
Villefranche de Conflent, 3kms from base.
The walled city of Villefranche de Conflent holds a prestigious past of military and economic Conflent, left preserved in the condition it enjoyed in the late seventeenth century. The ramparts have a remarkable stratification of military construction techniques, the Romanesque church of St-Jacques, narrow streets and shops of craftsmen. The shops now occupied by local artisans, cafes and restaurants.
The Yellow Train,
From the station of Villefranche de Conflent, this jolly yellow train serves more than 20 villages to and from the heights of the Pyrenees-Orientales as far as Latour de Carol. You can enjoy a return trip to the fortified Vauban village of Mont Louis the highest in France for a day out. There is an open air carrage too.
Caves of Canalettes
Villefranche de Conflent, offer you a wonderful and magical geological spectacle in its two large exciting caves
The Animal Park, Casteil, 5kms
Located at the foot of Canigou, the wild animals watch as you follow the 3 km path of 3kmof knowledge in their mountain environment.!
Abbaye St Martin du Canigou, Casteil
Founded in 1009 by the will of Guifred, Count of Cerdanya and Conflent, it is built on a rocky outcrop at the edge of a precipice. This Romanesque building is accessible by a 40 minutes walk from Casteil.
The Abbey of St-Michel Cuxa, Codalet
Only a few kilometers from Prades, is a vestige of Roman Art millennium. A must see, its steeple and the crypt of the Romanesque art of the first XI, the remains of a magnificent cloister and a forum of the XII.
The Priory Marcevol, Arboussols
Overlooking the Tet Valley, the priory was founded by the Canons in the twelfth century .
Prades is the largest village, 10 kms from base, with a large market on Tuesday selling plants, produce and even sewing machines, with a smaller one on Saturday. There are three large supermarkets and lots of other stores. The square is bustling with a café bar culture and enjoys an international music festival in July.
Molitg Baths and bains saint Thomas
Thermal baths just 8 km from Prades and 15 kms, welcome you to their exceptional quietness and serenity.
A fantastic place to relax and bathe in the natural cool mountain pools and enjoy the countryside!
Gorges of Caranca
An amazing hike up the river over suspension bridges and walking along cliff edges, not for the faint hearted. Extend the hike for an overnight stop at Caranca refuge.