From $668 / week
Description from the owner
Description from the owner
Beautifully restored village house for vacation rental between the Mountains and the sea
Renovated and furnished village house for holiday rental and situated in the sunny wine region of Languedoc, in the South of France.
Just 25 minutes from the Mediterranean beaches, and 25 minutes from the Mountains of the 'Parc Naturel', with Spain just over 1 hours drive away.
Ideal for exploring this beautiful part of France.
Creissanhome sleeps 2 - 5 persons.
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Creissanhome Creissan, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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This traditional Languedoc village house is ideal for a family, a group, or couples, a perfect base for exploring this region, situated in a quiet side street, just off the village square, and directly facing the Chateau Creissan, where there is ample parking.
The house is within short walking distance to local shops and facilities, ie tennis courts, pool, boules etc
In front of the house you would be staying at, lies the old 'Chateau Creissan', which dates back to the 10th century, and now houses a vigneron, supplying wines to prestigious hotels and restaurant around the world, (Open for wine purchases at low prices).
There are a variety of amenities close to the village..... for example
A large riding stables on the outskirts of Creissan, on the road towards Quarante, caters for both novice and more experienced horse riders.
There are a good selection of restaurants close to Creissan, usually situated in the villages nearby, or sign-posted on the roadside.
Visit the many roadside Cave Cooperatives (wine outlets) for sampling and purchasing of local wines, at low prices, from around 1 euro per litre..... not to be missed (there are 3 caves in Creissan itself).
A wine museum, just off the Creissan / Quarante road at Roueyre, provides a very interesting insight into the production of regional and national wines.
There are some very interesting markets in the outlying towns and villages, including a small Tuesday market in Creissan.
Watch the bustle and activity of the canal boats on the popular Midi Canal at Capestang, whilst enjoying a snack or drink at the restaurant / bar overlooking the water.
On the Orb river at Reals, between St chinian and Murviel-les-Beziers, there is canoeing, kayaking, and other water sports, this is a popular focal point, and the location also boasts a free picnic barbeque area, with a bar / restaurant close by.
Beziers is the nearest city to Creissan, (12 miles away) with its fine Cathedral 'Romaine St Nazaire', and the famed bullring, where the popular Fiera festival is held in August, there is good shopping here, and a choice supply of cafes and restaurants.
The moment you arrive in Languedoc, you will fall in love with it's rustic charm, the whole region gives off an air of idyllic warmth, from the eerie sounds of the cigale, to the gentle waving of the poppies and the sunflowers, the sight of sun drenched vines, and the scent of lavender, these are some of the factors that make this region so attractive.
Boasting medieval fortresses, Roman aqueducts, Mediterranean coastline, endless vineyards and expansive national parks, a visitor could spend a lifetime exploring sunny Languedoc. Sitting on the geographic divide between the Iberian Peninsula and mainland Europe, the regions towns and cities, including beautiful Carcassonne, Nimes and Montpellier are connected by paths both ancient and new. Hike Via Domitia the Roman road, or rent a barge for a trip down the Canal du Midi.
The whole area is steeped in history, the remains of which can be seen in its towns and cities, and the chateaux, abbeys and monasteries.
Languedoc has seen some turbulent changes throughout the centuries, its very proximity to Spain (only 85 miles away from Creissan) has ensured a diversity of contact, both cultural and linguistic, with a strong Catalonian connexion, that is noticeable in the features and the characteristics of the local people.
Languedoc, now though, is becoming recognised as a tourist destination for millions of visitors, as its reputation testifies, there is so much to discover, the region offers a huge variety of interests for many tastes, 150 miles of stunning coastline, water sports, culture, cuisine, and not forgetting the wines, and with accessibility made easy via good roads, railways, and airports, (sometimes offering exceptional flight fares) you must make this your holiday choice.
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