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  • Residence certified with the “Accueil Vélo” and “Vignobles & Découvertes” label
  • Listed Refuge LPO status
  • 100 metres away from the Canal du Midi
  • Big outdoor pool
  • Close to the city of Carcassonne and Cathar castle country
  • Kids’ club*
*Free for children aged five to 12 during the summer school holidays, Monday to Friday.

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!

Accommodation

Studio - Sleeps 2 - (35m²)

Not available on the requested dates
Sleeping corner with two single beds and sofa in the living room.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with tub and separate toilet.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.

Two-room apartment - Sleeps 2/3 - (45m²)

Not available on the requested dates
Accommodation accessible for guests with reduced mobility. Please contact us before you book.
Bedroom with one double bed and one sofa bed in the living room.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with shower and toilet.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.

Two-room apartment with cabin - Sleeps 4 - (45m²)

Not available on the requested dates
Bedroom with one double bed, one cabin with two bunk beds.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with tub and separate toilet.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.

Two-room apartment with mezzanine - Sleeps 4 - (45m²)

Not available on the requested dates
Bedroom with one double bed, one mezzanine with two single beds.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with tub and separate toilet.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.

Three-room apartment - Sleeps 6 - (57 m²)

Not available on the requested dates
One bedroom with one double bed and a bedroom with two single beds, one sleeping corner with two bunk beds.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with tub and toilet, a shower room and separate toilets.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.

Four-room apartment - Sleeps 8 - (76 m²)

Not available on the requested dates
One bedroom with one double bed and a bedroom with two single beds, one sleeping corner with two bunk beds and a mezzanine with two single beds or a bedroom with a double bed.
Fully-equipped kitchen with ceramic hobs, microwave oven, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric cafetière and kettle.
Bathroom with tub and toilet, a shower room and separate toilets.
Sunny balcony or terrace with garden furniture.
Rental package
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Not available on the requested dates

Azille & its surroundings

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.

Getting moving

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.

Food & drink

  • Castelnaudary cassoulet
  • Bull meat gardianne stew
  • Anchovies
  • Limoux blanquette
  • Flocons d'Ariège


More information:

La Vile de Carcassonne
La commune d'Azille

Highlights

From 5 to 31 July 2022
Le Festival de Carcassonne
From 14 to 16 July 2022
L'Electrobeach
July & August 2022
Le Festival Pablo Casals
From 27 to 29 October 2022
Le Grand Raid des Cathares
13th November 2022
Le Trail des Truffières

Getting there 


By car

A9 motorway coming from Montpellier or Perpignan, Exit 38 Narbonne Sud heading to Lézignan and then Homps.



By plane

Carcassonne (30 km), Montpellier (120 km) and Perpignan (94 km) airports



By train

Lézignan Corbières (12 km), Narbonne and Carcassonne (28 km) train stations



GPS
N 43°15’48.611’’ E2°41’59.197’’

Check-in & Checkout

Check-in:  From 5:00pm
Checkout:  Before 10:00am

Reception

Low season:
Monday to Sunday from 8:00am to noon and from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
Closed Tuesday afternoons.

High season:
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

Pool open from mid-April to end of October from 9:00am to 8:00pm, weather permitting.



Payable on site

Tourist tax : 1,10 € / night / adult.
Deposit : 200€ / apartment

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