Why come to our area? Not just to visit the world-famous medieval city of Carcassonne but also;

The Canal du Midi, the Cathar castles (Lastours, Saissac, Quéribus,  Peyrpetuse, Puylaurens + many others), what a history, such vertiginous sites!

Montolieu, village of books and of art (20+ bookshops and art galleries; cafés and restaurants), 4 km from us

Stylish and historic towns and cities (Narbonne, Perpignan, Montpellier, Toulouse)

Medieval abbeys (Villelongue, Fontfroide, Lagrasse + more) : hauntingly beautiful

Caves with astonishing crystal formations (Cabrespine, Limousis)

The Mediterranean coast: Gruissan, Collioure, Leucate

The Pyrenees: thermal spas, fantastic vistas, wonderful walks, caves with pre-historic paintings

And a dinosaur museum, safari park, Roman ruins, Wisigoth tombs, Neolithic necropolises, space city and much more ……………

Great for walking and cycling.

Kayaking, rafting, riding, golf, tennis.

THE WINE! stunning wines, excellent quality at reasonable cost : Cabardès, Minervois, Corbières, Limoux, Malpère

THE GASTRONOMY!   Traditional street markets (Carcassonne, Revel, Bram, Mirepoix) with local produce. A range of places to eat, from restaurants with regional specialities cassoulet (hearty bean and sausage/duck/goose casserole) and foie gras to those specialising in fish or  in lighter fusion-inspired cuisine. Excellent choice of organic produce (vegetables, fruit and wines + the rest).

Bilingual owners Sue and Louis are happy to book restaurants or activities, and to arrange wine tastings, cookery courses, French lessons, and guided walks.


Please contact Sue to ask for further information, check availability or make a booking


Sue + Louis Griffiths Savelli
Les Bergeries du Cabardès
3 rue du Lauragais
11170 Moussoulens


To find us


+33 (0)611 571 705



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