About The Area Surrounding Maison Cooper

 

Here at Maison Cooper we recommend the use of a car to get around the area and visit some wonderful sights.

 

Within 30 minutes drive

 

Abbey Fontfroide

 

12 km - 15 minutes

 

Visit the Abbey for a tour or just relax with a nice meal and beautiful fine wine or both. Then purchase some wine and souveniers from the cave within the grounds. Please see the link for more information and opening times http://www.fontfroide.com/survol_historique.117.htm

 

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Homps

 

35 km - 32 minutes

 

Visit this beautiful area just around the corner with the Canal du Midi running through it and excellent cafes and restaurants http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/France/Languedoc_Roussillon/Homps-119942/TravelGuide-Homps.html

 

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Lagrasse

 

25 km - 27 minutes

 

Visit the beautiful village of Lagrasse from it's Abbey dating back to 799AD to the lovely walks around the village and excellent shops and restaurants www.le-guide.com/lagrasse/index.html

 

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Lac Jouarres

 

40 km - 41 minutes

 

Local lake (reservoir) within a few kilometres with activities such as fishing, swimming, watersports and cafe/restaurant.

 

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Narbonne

 

19 km - 20 minutes

 

Visit the town of Narbonne with it's traditional markets (indoor food market daily), Canal du Robine running through the centre and it's most exquisite Cathedral. Shopping, food, sight seeing, Narbonne Plage (beach), and marina (with restaurants and cafes) it has it all. www.le-guide.com/narbonne.html

 

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Within 60 minutes drive

 

Carcassonne

 

52 km - 45 minutes

 

Visit the medieval town of Carcassonne with its vibrant traditional markets and most famously, it's Castle with high quality shops and excellent dining set perched looking over the City www.carcassonne.org

 

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Sigean

 

23 km - 26 minutes

 

One of our favourite places is the Reserve Africaine where you will drive round the lions, bears and lots of other animals, then onto the reserve where you can stroll around this giant nature reserve taking in all the beatiful and well kept animals and scenery www.zoo.sigean.pagesperso-orange.fr/index.angl.htm

 

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Minerve

 

43 km - 50 minutes

 

Visit the beautiful Cathar Village of Minerve perched above where rivers meet in the deep gorges. steeped in history from the crusades of 1210 by Simon de Montfort with windy, narrow streets and the local museum http://www.le-guide.com/minerve.html

 

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Others

 

Please visit www.francethisway.com/places/a/azille-aude.php for other places of interest and distances

 

 

 

Markets

 

Monday
None
Tuesday
Carcassone or Olonzac (traditional French market)
Wednesday   Lezignan (traditional French market, every Wednesday)
Thursday
Carcassonne or Narbonne
Friday
Fabrezan or Ferrals de Corbieres
Saturday
Revelle, Lagrasse, Carcassonne or Narbonne Plage
Sunday

Narbonne (morning only), St Pierre Sur Mer

 

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Maison Cooper is located in St Andre de Roquelongue, Aude, France

 

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