Tucked away in the Languedoc-Roussillon region between Narbonne and the spectacular city of Carcassonne, the Résidence du Château de Jouarres is nestled in tranquil five-hectare shaded grounds complete with pool, kids’ club, snack bar, and a pétanque ground in the hamlet of Jouarres, just a few minutes away from Azille...
Come and discover the secrets of the Cathar region, steeped in cultural heritage with the city of Carcassonne, the Abbaye de Fontfroide, and the Cathar castles, and home to the stunning Montagne Noire mountain, the Canal du Midi (just 100 metres away from the residence), and the Minervois vineyards...
In addition to its "Accueil Vélo" and "Vignobles & Découvertes” certification, the Résidence du Château de Jouarres has just been granted Refuge LPO (bird protection league) status and is committed to protecting the surrounding biodiversity. Enjoy the dedicated green spaces to keep kids entertained, raise their awareness, and get them learning.
If you’re in the mood to laze the day away, the Lac de Cavayère lake is just 12 minutes away, and boasts a beach with lifeguard, a tree-top trail park, and water sports activities. You can also continue on to the beaches in Languedoc (30 km) or Spain (under an hour away).
The perfect place for memorable family holidays!
Canal du Midi: stretching 57km along from Toulouse down to the Mediterranean Sea, the Canal du Midi is a listed UNESCO World Heritage site. Embark on hazy, lazy canal boat cruises and let the water carry you along. Get cycling with bike rides along the tow paths, taking in the peace and quiet and wildlife by the water’s edge.
Lac de Jouarres : far from the hustle and bustle of the crowded Mediterranean beaches, the Lac de Jouarres is the perfect spot for chilling with friends and family in a lush green setting. While away the days with canoes, kayaks, lake boats, fishing, hikes, bikes rides and swims.
Carcassonne old town: a whopping three kilometres of ramparts fortifications plus 52 towers make Carcassonne’s old town a must-see for your next holidays. This listed UNESCO World Heritage site is the only fortified town in Europe to still be inhabited today. Its spell-binding Gallo-Roman and medieval fortifications plunge you into a picturesque atmosphere steeped in tradition. Note that during the summer season (June to August), Carcassonne’s old town is home to its very own festival, an event that draws in flocks of visitors. Expect classical music, dance, circus arts, theatre, concerts, and all the French and international pop you can handle...
Cathar Country’s Castles and Abbeys: this is a region bursting with historical and cultural relics. Come and explore some of the region’s incredible fortifications: Aguilar, Quéribus, Peyrepertuse, Terme, Puilaurens.
Narbonne: welcome to Narbonne, a listed City of Art that’s home to the Palace of the Archbishops, an abbey, museums, indoor markets and boats lining the quays, and an array of spectacular landscapes.
Cycling and mountain biking, a maze of hikes and rambles, horse-riding treks, cruises down the Canal du Midi, rock climbing, canyoning, rafting, boat hires, and more.
A9 motorway coming from Montpellier or Perpignan, Exit 38 Narbonne Sud heading to Lézignan and then Homps.
Carcassonne (30 km), Montpellier (120 km) and Perpignan (94 km) airports
Lézignan Corbières (12 km), Narbonne and Carcassonne (28 km) train stations
Monday to Sunday from 8:00am to noon and from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
Closed Tuesday afternoons.
Sunday to Friday from 8:00am to noon and from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, and Saturday from 8:00am to noon and from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.
For arrivals outside of reception opening hours: please contact reception beforehand. Keys for your accommodation shall be made available, either in the designated safe, or in the apartment itself.
Pool open from mid-April to end of October from 9:00am to 8:00pm, weather permitting.
Tourist tax : 1,10 € / night / adult.
Deposit : 200€ / apartment