Carcassonne La Cité
Carcassonne - "La Cité".

Cathars and Their Castles - The Cathars were a religious group who emerged in Europe during the eleventh century. Catharism spread during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Crusades were launched against the Cathars with the genocide concluding in the late fourteenth century. There are many castles and sites within easy reach of the B&B.
For more information on the Cathar Castles, see:


Other Activities - There are many possibilities for sporting activities in the region, such as climbing, cycling, hiking, horse-riding, skiing, gliding, canoeing, kayaking, white water rafting and swimming.

The nearby town of Rennes-les-Bains is a spa resort with a naturally heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and beauty treatments.

Limoux Carnival
Monuments and Places of Interest

Carcassonne - "La Cité". The walled cité of Carcassonne is certainly worth at least half a day. The cité itself is an attraction, but it is also filled with restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, boutiques, displays, The Haunted House, The Museum of Torture, hotels and a backpackers lodge.

Chateau Peyrepetuse
Cathar Castle: Peyrepertuse

Other Monuments - The region has an impressive list of other monuments, including abbeys, cathedrals, churches, villages, hermitages, Roman architecture, châteaux, etc.

Rennes-les-Bains swimming pool
Rennes-les-Bains swimming pool heated by natural springs

Cultural Activites and Events

Art galleries, museums (including the Dinosaur Museum in Espéraza), fêtes, festivals and wine are just some of the other attractions in this beautiful area.

We are at hand to advise you on the visits and to help you make your stay a memorable one.