All year long, Christine and Roger bid you a warm welcome in their ‘gites de la Jaurette’: two recently restored and nicely decorated stone holiday houses in Saint Etienne d’Albagnan. The houses are beautifully situated in the hamlet of la Canarié, on the banks of the river Jaur. All year round it’s the ideal holiday destination for those who love nature and outside activities like swimming in one of the many rivers and lakes, trout fishing, walking, horse riding, mountain biking, climbing and canoeing. With the Mediterranean sea at 55 km, you will always find something to do. Saint-Etienne d'Albagnan has a little grocery shop where you can also buy your fresh croissants, French bread and pick up your (French) newspaper, you will also find local specialities.
The big gite
A beautiful stone house on two levels, with its original exposed beams and a wooden staircase. On floor level the living room is situated with dining area, a big open fireplace and a cosy TV corner; a separate fully equipped kitchen and a toilet. On the first floor are 2 double bedrooms and a shower room with shower and wash basin. A wooden ladder leads to a mezzanine with 2 single beds. Outside is a nice terrace where you can enjoy your meals and barbecues. Equipment
TV / dishwasher / washing machine / microwave oven / electric plate / electric oven / coffee machine / fridge-freezer
If you don’t speak French, please send an email in English, which will be translated for you.
La Canarié 34390 Saint Etienne d'Albagnan
Telephone + 33 (0)4 67 97 24 34 from 8 pm till 21 am
Portable + 33 (0)6 87 25 65 76
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Etienne d’Albagnan with 300 inhabitants. It has a grocery shop where you can also buy your fresh croissants and bread and pick up your (French) newspaper, you will find also local specialities. There is also a post office. Olargues - Is at 7 km. It’s a beautiful medieval village with 600 inhabitants. You find here a tourist office, bakery shops, a butcher, hairdressers, bars and restaurants medical services and a pharmacy. Tourist Informations Saint-Pons de Thomières. Is at 11 km. and has 4000 inhabitants. Local market every Wednesday morning. It has all commodities, also a cinema and an open air swimming pool. Lamalou-les-Bains. Is at 20 km. It’s famous for its health giving water sources and spa. There is also a Casino and Golf. Airports : Toulouse at 2 hours drive; Montpellier at 1,5 hour ; Carcassonne at 1,5 hour. Trainstations : Bédarieux 30 mn / Béziers 45 mn / Narbonne 1 h
Relax or have an active holiday
The ‘piste verte’ runs along the old railway line and is fairly flat: ideal to discover the surroundings by foot or bike. You will discover plenty of rivers and pools to picnic and swim. On 10 – 15 km distance are the impressive Gorges d’Héric and Gorges de Colombières, you can discover ‘la route des lacs’ the views will take your breath away.
The river Orb is for canoeing, there are many possibilities for walking and climbing, horse riding, speleology, in Lamalou les Bains is a Golf and a Casino.
The region produces excellent wines, don’t forget to visit the wine cellars.
During the summer season there are festivities in almost every village. All year round there are events like ‘foires’, expositions where you can buy local specialities.
Click here to find out about activities in the Parc naturel regional du Haut Languedoc