Vacation Rental Description
The house, a typical half-timbered construction, has been carefully restored in accordance with ecological principles and in keeping with the village. The interior is modern and spacious and offers a large living room with a comfortable open kitchen, two double bedrooms, each with its adjacent bathroom, and in addition a library with books in several languages as well as various parlour games. Downstairs a pingpong table, four bicycles and a washing-machine are at the guests' disposal. Baby-bed available on request.
The garden of delicate colours and fragrances with the terrace overlooking the river is the perfect place to laze and enjoy the singing of birds and the murmuring of water.
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
Library with books in English, French, German, Catalan, Spanish and Italian. Wireless Internet access. Pingpong table. Four bicycles for free use. Deck-chairs.
- Adventure Sports
- Horse Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Theme park
The gigantic prehistoric cave of Le Mas d'Azil is one of the most beautiful sites of the Pyrenees. In the village, the Museum of Prehistory displays many of the Magdalenian artifacts found on the Site.
In the surroundings the idyllic countryside of light woodland and meadows with an amazing diversity of wild fauna and flora is a walkers' and naturalists' paradise, while quiet country roads are ideal for cycling. Excursions offer the opportunity to discover not only the extraordinary beauty of the wild landscape of the Pyrenees, but also the Cathar castles, especially Montségur, the famous Niaux cave with its expressive drawings of animals, St-Lizier and its cathedral and lovely cloister, Mirepoix, an example of 13th-century mediaeval architecture, Foix, Toulouse or Carcassonne, and plenty of smaller yet equally charming places.
From spring to autumn a great number of cultural events take place in the whole region of Midi-Pyrenées.
- Nearest Airport : Toulouse Blagnac or Carcassonne at 75 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Foix at 35 kilometers distance
- Nearest Town : Saint Girons at 30 kilometers distance
- Travel Info: Le Mas d'Azil, a mediaeval village of about 1000 inhabitants, situated in the gentle hills of the Plantaurel, at the foot of the French Pyrenees.