La Moulinasse, Rue de La Malepere, Cailhau, 11240

Welcome to Les Amandiers, a brand new luxury villa with pool and a self-contained B & B wing. Situated in the 'circulade' village of Cailhau, we are in the the wine growing area of the Aude, Languedoc Roussillon.
The Aude department is particularly famous for the Cathars and the two World Heritage sites of the Canal du Midi and the medieval fortress city of Carcassonne
Positioned in a large plot, we have uninterrupted views over vineyards and fields of sunflowers towards the Pyrenees and Andorra

Description of Les Amandiers Bed & Breakfast:

Les Amandiers Bed & Breakfast has its own guest entrance. There is a large, air-conditioned sitting/dining room, exclusively for guests. Patio doors take you onto the south facing terrace and pool/garden, with panoramic views over the vineyards to the Pyrenees. Both bedrooms are on the ground floor are non-smoking and have en-suite shower, washbasin and toilet.
Beds can be arranged as either superking or twin with Egyptian cotton bed linen and towels.
There are tea and coffee making facilities in each room and a small refrigerator in the dining room for guest use.
The rooms have individual locks.

Out and about
The area offers so much that it would be impossible to list everything here. Have a look at these websites for a glimpse of what it can offer.
www.audetourisme.com
The medieval city of Carcassonne, the largest fortified city in Europe, is a must if coming to this area. Kate Mosse’s bestsellers 'Labyrinth' and 'Sepulchre' have brought many more to discover the beauty of this city and the region.
During July and August there is the Carcassonne festival featuring over 100 international acts, a good percentage of which are free.

The region is the largest producer of wine in France but emphasis has recently changed towards quality and 'bio' wines. We have 39 domaines locally in the Côtes de la Malepère AOC offering tours and tastings and we are only a few minutes from the ‘Vinécole’ wine school at Domaine Gayda.
Limoux is famous for its ‘Blanquette’, the oldest sparkling wine in the world and its 3 month carnival. Visit the Sieur d’Arques winery in the town for a tour and, of course, a ‘dégustation’.
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 their genocide concluding in the late fourteenth century. There are many castles and sites within easy reach of our B&B.
Less than 30 minutes away you will find the site of Rennes-le-Château. You are in 'Da Vinci Code' Country – home of the best-seller ‘Holy Blood, Holy Grail’. Visit the place that holds Abbé Saunière's secrets and you are sure to find the history of this small village fascinating.
There are many opportunities for outdoor activities.
Walking is a very popular pastime with a number of guided walks in the immediate area, ranging in time and difficulty, including Grande Randonnées.
The area has many mountain biking routes, again ranging in difficulty (routes are marked). There are several trails around our village.You could take a leisurely bike ride along the Canal du Midi ten minutes away. If you enjoy horse-riding, there is a riding stable close by.
The area towards Quillan is also known for its excellent white water rafting and canoeing
Relax at the nearby spa towns of Alet les Bains and Rennes-les-Bains with their naturally heated swimming pools and spa treatments.

Distances from Les Amandiers:
20 minutes from Carcassonne airport
1 hour from Toulouse airport
10 minutes from the A61 motorway
15 minutes to the market town of Limoux, famous for its 'Blanquette' sparkling wine
15 minutes from the World Heritage Canal du Midi
30 minutes from the World Heritage medieval city of Carcassonne
1 hour from the Mediterranean beaches
2 hours to Andorra (duty free)
2 hours from Spain's Costa Brava
Les Amandiers is open from mid June to mid September
The tariff per room, per night, and includes a substantial Continental Breakfast.
Room Lastours - €75
Room Aguilar- €70

Single occupancy. Price per person
Room Lastours - €65
Room Aguilar - €60

Minimum stay of 2 nights or €15 single night supplement
Deposit required to secure a booking (Eurocheque or PayPal)
Check-in time is 4:00 pm or after
Check-out time is 11:00 am
Please phone or email to check availability
We do not accept credit cards
Unfortunately we do not accept children under 16 nor pets

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