Two gites for rent in an idyllic countryside location, near the beautiful medieval bastide village of Lautrec, close to the market towns of Castres and Realmont. Albi, the capital city of the Tarn is 30 minutes drive away.
The gites: Gite Rossignol has two bedrooms, one bedroom with a balcony and a full bathroom suite and sleeps 2 or 4 people. This Gite also has use of the Home Cinema on Thursday nights.
Gite Martinet has one ensuite bedroom with all the usual facilities a 4 star accommodation would offer (Images are of Gite Martinet only) and sleeps 2 people. Both gites have large kitchen/dining and living areas. Separate terrace and bbq areas. Facilities include English and française satellite TV,CD,DVD and FREE Wifi. Luxurious Egyptian Cotton Linen and robes are provided. You are welcome to use our bicycles to discover the surrounding countryside.
Local towns and villages: Lautrec (5 kms) is our nearest village (a 'plus beau village de France'), and is steeped in medieval history. It has bars, shops and regular summer activities including free live music evenings in the small amphitheatre. Castres and Realmont have bustling market days on Saturday and Wednesday respectively. Albi has the largest red brick built cathedral in Europe and is home to the famous Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, where a large collection of the artist's work can be seen.
Local activities Just a short walk down the drive is a walking and cycling trail and closeby is a bridleway linking Castres with Albi. If it is countryside you like then Lautrec is for you. It is an ideal place to come to unwind, relax and visit the beautiful Tarn region, said to be the 'little tuscany'. Horse riding, golf, swimming, sailing, canoeing, off-road buggies, nature trails and a bird sanctuary are all a short drive away.
Airport links: the nearest airports, Carcassonne and Toulouse are equi-distant at one hour drive away. Or further afield is Perpignan and Beziers about 2 hours.
PRICES SHOWN ARE FOR GITE MARTINET (2 person)
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