Petit domaine de vacances Armengauds
Domaine de vacances Les Armengauds is situated between Toulouse, Carcassonne, not far from the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees. It is a holiday paradise in quiet surroundings for adults who like lots of space and beautiful views. There are four gîtes for rent and a spacious campsite. The swimming pool is situated at a rural spot, overlooking the countryside with its sunflower and corn fields (nude bathing permitted).
All day and all evening you can visit the 'Ruïne', the old style restored bar/bistro where you can go to enjoy or take away a variety of drinks. In the 'Ruïne' you find: TV (satellite), dvd, music, games, hairdressing facility, a small library and information corner.
To experience the ultimate holiday feeling you can enjoy a wonderful dinner at Les Armengauds. In the 'Ruïne' you can read the week's menu. You can sign up for our table d'hotes, we serve inside as well as outside. We offer you a wine list with a selection of regional wine. All day cold drinks are available. During the summer we arrange a Saturday night barbecue for our guests.
In the environment of Armengauds you can hike, bike and so much more.
Les Armengauds is situated along the route of Pays de Cathare (famous for its age-old fortresses), in the hilly landscape of the Lauragais (Aude / Languedoc-Roussillon). Labécède is a picturesque little village. The estate is located at the end of a country road where you have a panoramic view over corn and sunflower fields at one side, and over the wooded foot of the Montagne Noir at the other side.
At a distance of 12 k you find the little town Castelnaudary. The Canal du Midi is a manmade connecting canal between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The Canal du Midi is also the water supply canal for Lac St. Ferréol (5 km), a lake which is great for windsurfing, waterbiking, and of course swimming and sunbathing.
At a distance of 5 kilometre you find Revel, a little town that is known for its Saturday market.
Somewhat further away are Carcassonne La Cité (50 km), a castle/stronghold with 52 towers and Toulouse (50 km), the pink city. Albi offers you the basilica St. Sernin, the Toulouse Lautrec Museum and the majestic cathedral. These cities have an exceptional architectural history
Toulouse is definitely a must for culture, history, a night out and shopping.
Taste wine on a chateau is of course also a possibility.
A lot of VTT-routes and hiking routes are available. In the Montagne Noir you can enjoy the peacefulness and the fresh air. You pass many authentic villages that look as if time stood still.
For the experienced hiker the GR7 ('grande randonneé', at a distance of 3 km) is a challenge. This route runs through the Haute Languedoc. A book with hiking routes is available for inspection in the 'Ruïne'.
Lac Saint Ferréol (at a distance of 5 km): swimming, surfing, sailing, tennis, miniature golf, horseback riding and hiking.
Canal du Midi (at a distance of 10 km): hiking, biking (bicycle track) and mountain biking.
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This page was last updated: 30 January 2013