Aret, Arrien-en-bethmale, 09800
Situated within easy reach of local shops (Saint Girons and Castillon) the locale abounds in charming villages, rivers and lakes, with picturesque restaurants offering local specialities.The area yields unrivalled sporting and recreational pursuits, including mountain walks, fishing, pony trekking, sk-ing, rafting, paragliding, hunting and a wide range of cultural activities. Nature lovers may encounter many rare species of birds and animals (bears, marmots, wolves, vultures, kites etc).
Description of Casseloup Chambres D'hotes Ariege Midi-pyrenees Bed & Breakfast:The accommodation includes 3 double bedrooms and one children’s room to let. One large family bathroom and separate w.c; A capacious sitting room divided into three separated sitting areas, one of which gives on to the dining room, both of which offer fabulous views.The outdoor swimming pool offers stunning views of the mountains and of the Col de la Core.A well established garden surrounds the property which has full central heating and a log fire.
Offering B&B/Chambre d’hôte “Casseloup” possesses the other distinction of size: and thus a wide range of configurations suited to almost all needs.
Casseloup is situated in a small floral mountain hamlet. The nearest large village is Castillon (5 kms) which has shops, chemist, doctor, post office, café, bar/brasserie. The nearest town is Saint Girons at 25 mins. Toulouse airport is 1h30 mins. Carcassone airport is 2 hours. A car is essential. Directions to the house will be given when required.
Bethmale and the surrounding rivers and valleys provide fantastic opportunities for water sports including, canoeing, white water rafting and fishing. Limitless walks provide the enthusiast with access to the most spectacular views, in which bears, wild boars, chamois, the Merens wild horses and a wealth of bird life are amongst the permanent residents.
In winter roaring fires greet the weary traveller after a day on the local ski slopes. Winter season from Dec until April there is ski-ing at various ski resorts. Le Guzet is the closest and takes about one hour from door to door.
The valley is famous for it’s unique dance troupe and one of the last active clog makers in France still has a workshop in the charming olde Worlde village of Aret.
Culture abounds in the region with numerous historic churches, museums and galleries to visit.Numerous cosy sofas in the sitting room are available for more sedate activities and spectacular views are available on the enclosed panoramic terrace.
Directions to Casseloup Chambres D'hotes Ariege Midi-pyreneesNearest airport Toulouse Blagnac. 1h30 mins.
Carcassonne airport 2 hrs.
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