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Traditional gites and holiday cottages in Languedoc and the Cevennes

The South of France from the Rhone to the Spanish border, the Cevennes to the Pyrenees

  Gites en vakantiewoningen en Zuid Frankrijk - Languedoc, Roussillon, Oostelijke Pyreneeën  


Traditional gites in Languedoc

The Languedoc-Roussillon
region, capital Montpellier, stretches from the Rhone to the Spanish border, and is one of the most popular tourist regions in France. Most of the population of Languedoc is concentrated on the flat coastal plain and the low hill country behind it. With the exception of the Aude corridor, the whole region is bordered inland by medium to high mountains, including the Pyrenees, the Montagne Noire and the Cévennes.
   The coastal strip is famed as the most productive wine-growing area in France; the hills inland begin as arid Mediterranean hinterland and rise to well watered uplands, notably the department of the Lozère (for gites in the Lozère, see Southern Massif Central).
    There are plenty of gites in the Languedoc region, including many gites ith English-speaking owners. As a coastal Mediterranean region, the Languedoc has seen a large influx of emigrants from northern Europe, including Britons, Dutch and Germans who have bought up cottages in this region and opened up gites, notably in villages on the Languedoc plain, in the foothills of the eastern Pyrenees,  and in the rolling hills of the Aude between the coast and Carcassonne.

More information
Brief guide to Languedoc Roussillon and its tourist attractions

Gitelink Languedoc guide
Languedoc travel information
Driving times for Languedoc :
10 to 12 hours from Calais or Lille under normal driving conditions.
Best access routes from the UK, Belgium or Holland:
Motorways via Dijon and Lyons, or Orleans and Clermont-Ferrand.
Languedoc regional airports: Montpellier, Carcassonne, Nimes, Perpignan.
Peripheral airport: Marseilles.
Click here for details of low-cost flights to the south of France


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Some useful links
Low cost car hire 
Driving to Languedoc
Guide to the wines of France 
General Information about France
Gites in France

Coastal departments of Languedoc

Area 6b . The South of France

Eastern Pyrenees, Languedoc Roussillon & Cevennes 


This part of Languedoc Roussillon comprises the following French departments:  
11 Aude,  30 Gard,  34 Hérault,  66 Pyrénées Orientales

Further north: click here for 12 Aveyron, 48 Lozere, 07 Ardèche

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    Latest additions
  • New!   Gites & B&B near Beziers 34   Stunning riverside location, overlooking the Orb river, nestled in the heart of Languedoc wine country. Large swimming pool, terraced gardens
  • New!    Gites near Limoux   Gites between Carcassonne and the Pyrenees, with stunning views over the Aude valley from the south facing vine shaded terraces.
  • New!    B&B near Collioure 66  Near the beaches, le Chai Catalan is an old winery that has been renovated with taste and originality. Four guest rooms, private lounge, garden and pool. 
  • Aude - hilltop gites - 11          La Grangette is a meticulously restored 16th Century farmhouse near Fanjeaux, with its own garden and pool. Three gites for four people.
 
►► Gites - listed by department
   (Departments are listed in random order)
11 Aude  - Main towns & cities:  Narbonne,  Carcassonne,  Limoux 
Aude and Pyrenees orientales departments
Aude and Pyrenees Orientales

  • Rural Languedoc 11       Sleeping up to 4. Situated in Montolieu, the Village of Books. Perfect base for touring the Languedoc's A.O.C.s, Castles and Chateaux. 
  • In the hills near Carcassonne 11      Two gites on a 100 acre domain beside a hamlet in the hills of rural Aude, south of  Carcassonne. Ideal for families, friends.
  • Village gite near Limoux 11    Beautifully restored 3 bedroom gite nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenees in the south of France, 50 mins south of Carcassonne.   
  • Gites with pool, near Carcassonne 11    These three very clean and spacious gites feel remote but are just ten minutes from Carcassonne, and offer all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday. 
  • Aude - hilltop gites - 11          La Grangette is a meticulously restored 16th Century farmhouse near Fanjeaux, with its own garden and pool. Three gites for four people.
66 Pyrénées Orientales - Eastern Pyrenees  - Main towns and cities:   Perpignan, Céret, Prades
  • 40 minutes from Perpignan. 66    In quiet location in a traditional village near Prades and vith views to Mount Canigou,, fully renovated barn gite with original beams, courtyard and roof terrace. 
  • Gite / B&B in Pyrenean foothills 66  Secluded restored farmhouse with private pool in 65 acres in the foothills of the Pyrenees available for private rental or B&B.

30 Gard  - Main towns and cities:  Nimes, Alès, Le Vigan

Gard & Hérault departments
Gard and Hérault departments
  • Village gîte  near Nîmes. 30      Stay in a mediaeval village. Friendly B&B and gite , with a beautiful secluded garden, providing a relaxing holiday environment. 
  • Gard Provencal near Uzes 30     - Ancient Provencal ' Mas' with 2 luxurious gites and heated pool in 7 acres of lovely grounds  by the mediaeval hilltop village of Lussan near Uzès.  
  • Bastide in the Gard 30     - 6 large apartments with swimming pool , Satellite TV & Free Wi-Fi in recently renovated Bastide in a central village location in Languedoc. 
  • Large gite near Alès 30     Between Nimes and the Cévennes, a gite for 20 people in an old winery. A tastefully renovated old building, with swimming pool, table-tennis and garden. Nine bedrooms

34 Hérault -  Main towns & cities:   Montpellier, Béziers, Lodève, Sète

  • Gites & B&B near Beziers 34   Stunning riverside location, overlooking the Orb river, nestled in the heart of Languedoc wine country. Large swimming pool, terraced gardens.
  • Traditional gite near Béziers 34     Gite with pool for 12 people. A traditional old building standing on 4 hectares of land. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms; online booking.
  • Gite for nature lovers 34   Simple and rustic, this gite for 4 - 6 people, with pool, is really out in the wilds. Located in the Mediterranean hill country of the upper Hérault, northwest of Béziers, an hour from beaches.

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