Languedoc-Rousillon

Chateau Asturias near Carcassonne

Languedoc-Roussillon is a region in south west France which often hides under the shadow of its more glamorous neighbours further east on the Riviera. But to those in the know, it’s far more appealing; huge sandy beaches, stunning scenery and lower prices. And what could be better than to base yourself in the 12th century luxury Chateau Asturias near Carcassonne.

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Guide to Aveyron

Aveyron is a department of remarkable contrasts; of verdant undulating, never-ending landscapes largely unspoiled by Man; distinctive, authentic and as close to La France profonde as it is possible to be. Terry Marsh uncovers his Guide to Aveyron.

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L’ HOTEL DU CHATEAU

L’Hotel du Chateau, situated right below la Porte de Narbonne, the main entrance to the walled city of Carcassonne, is a perfect example of what happened back then. Cecile and Stéphane Rives acquired a 1* hotel and turned it into a stylish boutique hotel

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Languedoc wine tasting: B&B and Wine

It was, it must be said, the perfect evening. Languedoc wine tasting with dark chocolate, a delicious regionally inspired dinner and then sleeping it all off in a 13th century chateau. Such is life these days in the Languedoc-Rousillon, a region reinventing itself from mediocre table wine producer into highly respected vintner of outstanding quality while at the same time embracing the tourism industry with arms open wide.

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