Our house is in the foot-hills of the french Pyrenees.
Super for cycling and mountain drives (Tour de France route)
The area is part of' The De Vinci Code'.
lots of lovely little french villages to stop off at for lunch.
The old walled city of Carcassonne is 1 hrs drive away and the old Medievil town of Mirepoix with it's great Monday morning french market is a must see.
Toulouse has great historical buildings ,shopping ,restaurants,cafes ,etc.
We are 40mins from ski-stations and during Christmas and Feburary there is a ski-bus which collects skiers from our village and takes them to ski-station.