There is a little bit of magic in the Cabardes
20 mins from Carcassonne with La Cite, le Canal du Midi and Mazamet, relax in a medieval house, 5 beautiful bedrooms, in a peaceful Black Mountain village; an unspoilt area; stunning scenery, historic Cather castles, forest walks, markets, vineyards.
Chez Providence, is near the magnificent 4 Cathar Castles of Lastours, with it's Sonnet Lumiere spectacular; The Cascade de Cupservies 90m (one of the tallest in Europe), The Grotto de Limousis and The amazing underground safari of the Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine (a gorge deep enough to hold the Eiffel Tower), The medieval village of Hautpoul with its small ruined chateaux is one of the places where, according to legend, the treasure of Sion was temporarily hidden. and chateaux de Saissac with its panoramic views over the plains of Carcassonne and its picturesque village church, the last working paper mill at Brousse and a "must" to visit the market at Revel, we are surrounded by Europes largest forests a walkers paradise and the wonderful vineyards, great French restaurants and amazing scenery!
There are several beautiful mountain lakes close by where you can swim, sun bathe, walk or picnic, and the Mediterranean coast is just under 1 hour drive from Chez Providence.
Just 25 minutes drive is the magnificent Medieval City of Carcassonne a UNESCO world heritage site along with the Canal du Midi. Films and books such as 'The Labyrinth', have been based on the area of Carcassonne and the Languedoc. The city offers restaurants, shopping, bars, and nightlife, along with pleasant walks and beautiful lakes and parks.
Return to Chez Providence at the end of the day, in its tranquil surroundings to relax and dine.
We offer 4 b&b
rooms + a s/c studio apartment and evening meals (by reservation) in a traditional French village house which dates back to a 12th Century village ramparts now fully modernized but retaining charm and character with exposed beams and exposed stone walls, our comfortable lounge has a huge fireplace and leads to a sunny balcony with a view of the garden, valley, river 'Dure' and surrounding woods. Our sunny garden has sun loungers to relax on and a bbq with tables and chairs.
Our tastefully decorated bedrooms all have seating areas with tea & coffee facilities and are served daily and have free Wi-Fi.
La Chambre de la Rose (30sqm sleeps 1- 4) with luxury en-suite shower room.
La Chambre Chinoise (30sqm sleeps 1- 4) with en-suite shower room .
La Chambre Orchidee (16sqm sleeps 1- 3) with luxury private bath/shower room.
La Suite Fleur de Lys (40sqm sleeps 1- 6) with 2 bedrooms + en-suite shower/bathroom.
L'appartement de Chateau (35sqm sleeps 1- 4) available as B&B or gite.
Well equipped, sun trap private courtyard, luxury shower room.
Open All Year.
La Cite a Carcassonne offers the medieval 'cite' with restaurants, shopping, bars, and nightlife. The village has good amenities which include a bakers, village store, butchers a friendly restaurant bar and a hotel restaurant bar. In the surrounding village there are some good restaurants and auberges including Michelin star restaurants.
Evening meals are available (1st night) by reservation, Christina and Nico offer regional and traditional French cuisine. There are tea & coffee facilities in each room and they are serviced daily and you are able to use the washing machine and iron subject to availability. Free Wi-Fi and an honesty/storage fridge and for baby we have cots, a high chair, a baby bath, a potty and a bottle warmer.
Policies & Restrictions
Sorry no smoking. Well behaved pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
Rates & Availability
B&B prices per couple include continental breakfast.
La Chambre de la Rose (sleeps 1-4) 65 euros per couple
La Chambre Orchidee (sleeps 1-3) 60 euros per couple
La Chambre Chinoise (sleeps 1-4) 65 euros per couple
La Suite Fleur de Lys (sleeps 1-6) 70 euros per couple
L'appartement de Chateau (sleeps 1-4) 70 euros per couple (not available August)
Extra beds 20 euros each.
Baby cots no charge
Pet no charge
Studio (gite) self catering
L'appartement de Chateau (sleeps 1-4 people)
Min 3 nights 180 euros
1 week 350 euros 2nd week 315 euros
Dinner is available most nights
Menu 3 course = 25 euros p/p Including Aperitif, wine & coffee.
Children under 12yrs old 1/2 price dinner
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We are situated midway between Carcassonne and Mazamet 20-25 mins from each on the D118.
22 mins north of Carcassonne airport, and 1 hour from Toulouse airport.
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