Category Archives: Places to Visit

Tour de France 2019

Attention Tour de France lovers! Le Tour will be closeby around July 21st next 2019. Why not get close to the action and book a stay at one of our great French Hideaway Rentals...
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Most of the world credits the invention of sparkling wine to the Champagne region, and to Dom Perignon. The legend, and possible real story, is far more interesting. Wine historians believe that the world's first sparkling wine was produced in this region in 1531, by the monks at the abbey in Saint Hilaire. Records show…
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Just 30minutes from our properties is the UNESCO World Heritage site of Carcassonne. La Cite, the fortified upper city is an entire town within walls. These massive ramparts atop a hill provide broad views of the lower Bastide city below. In Carcassonne you can experience a vist within the Cathar castle, enjoy food & wine…
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In the heart of Cathar country, the medieval market town of Mirepoix is central to an unspoilt land that has realised how to conserve the slower pace of life of the south. The beautiful traffic-free square with its 14th century cloisters & timbered houses will immediately seduce you. ¬†There are also lovely surprises when you…
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