For sale Villa with swimming pool, sauna and spa in south-France, in departement Aude, Cathare country. 5 hectares estate, 7 rooms with on suite bathroom and toilet.


La Genivriere, holiday home with sauna and huge Jacuzzi, Estate luxary villa with indoor swimming pool, heated throughout the year, in the Aude, southern France, in the foothills of the Languedoc Pyrenees.





The cathare castles and impressive citadels : Quéribus, Peyrepertuse, Puilaurens also Arques and Termes.

The amazing fortifications of the medieval city of Carcassonne (an UNESCO World Heritage)

The abbeys and Romanesque churches.

Cucugnan : the Theatre of Achille Mir

The Prehistoric Museum in Tautavel

The Museum of Dinosaurs in Espéraza

The summer festivals in Carcassonne and Montolieu.

The mystery of Rennes Le Chateau

Nature :

Numerous walking routes

Le pech de Bugarach (1231 m)

Les gorges de Galamus (canyon)

The caves and chasm in Cabrespine and Limousis. 

Thermal spa and health restoring institutes: Rennes-Ies-Bains, Alet-les-Bains


numerous hiking tours for novice and advanced walkers.

several tracks for bikes and motorbikes.

aquatic sport : canyoning, rafting, canoeing and kayak

rock climbing and speleology

ski resorts in the Pyrenees 30 minutes to one hour

The Mediterranean is one hour's drive away.

Horse riding. 

Hot air balloon

Useful links

Departmental tourism  committee of AUDE :   abbeys,   castles

The Cathars country.

The city Carcassonne and surrounding area.

The Couiza region (in French): Activities in open air, thermal spa, Calendar of manifestations ...

The community of tourist communes in Aude: the sports and the culture (free touring maps)

By aeroplane


- By bus or coach: Coach transfers to the city centre and railwaystation run every 20 minutes and take about 30 minutes
- Rent a car at the airport of Toulouse.


  • CHEAP with Ryanair from Dublin, Stansted, Nottingham, Liverpool, Shannon.

Rent a car at the airport of  Carcassonne. 
- The airport shuttle takes you to the city of Carcassonne and railwaystation.


- The airport shuttle takes you to the city of Perpignan and railwaystation.

By train

  • Eurostar directly from London Waterloo to Toulouse 

  • With Eurostar from London Waterloo to Paris North and from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne (with Corailteoz) 

  • Toulouse - Carcassonne - Narbonne  with TGV , Corail or TER  

  • Carcassonne-Couiza-Quillan : with TER regional train 

  • Rent a car at the railwaystation Carcassonne (Bastide St Louis) at Ada, Hertz or Avis


By car

The A61/E80 motorway up to Carcassonne (exit 24) .
Then take  D118  towards Limoux.

To Bugarach : take D118 up to Couiza

Villa, Gite La GenivrièreQuillan townThe Couiza regionReturn to the map of Aude region Exactly in the centre, the heart of cathar country. Rennes-le-Chateau in the foothills of the Pyrenees dans l'aude. Villa with swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi, covered by forests and preserved nature.


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