La Maison du Soula
House with loads of comfort. 4 bedrooms, in a small quaint village near Carcassonne
Located near Carcassonne in, the Aude department in southern France, this house is a delightful, modern but individual and comfortable, home in the south of France. Located on the outskirts of Couiza, this hillside location provides wonderful views of the valley, Couiza town and the Pyrenees.
Our house is surrounded by vineyards, within walking distance of café bars, restaurants, post office, cash point machine, tourist information centre, boulangerie and shops. This is a place to recharge your batteries.
The location provides plenty of opportunities to explore the local area. Enjoy visiting various tourist sites, for example the City of Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi, both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites, Rennes les Chateau - the castle made famous by the Da Vinci Code, Limoux, the Cathar Castles, the medieval town of Mirepoix, Alet-les-Bains, a once walled city with its own abbey, see the markets in Couiza and Esperaza, visit Saint-Hilaire Abbey and its various medieval villages.
The area offers activities for people interested in hiking, climbing, horse riding, cycling (mountain biking), canoeing and skiing. By car, the Pyrenees ( about 2h), the Montagne Noire (Black Mountain, 1h), Barcelona (approx 3hr) and the sea (approx 1h) or just relax on the balcony while drinking good local wines and eating a variety of local cheeses.
The small town of Couiza is located at the foothills of the Pyrenees, from Carcassonne on the D118 between Limoux going towards Perpignan. It is at the top of the Haute Valley of the Aude at the foot of the hill leading to Rennes-le-Château and is on the Aude River.