What can you expect from a holiday here?
Immediately outside the apartment you will be surrounded by daily french life, and it is always a pleasure to pop to the bread shop or use the local commerce.
In addition, although there are many trips possible and amazing places to explore, it is worth knowing that the surrounding countryside of Belveze is beautiful for walking, cycling, picnicking, and appreciating the views. There really is no need to drive anywhere if you feel like taking it easy.
Nearby is the pretty town of Limoux, which is situated on the river Aude (20 mins away) with a wide selection of individual shops, (including wine shops) plus big supermarkets, a market on a Friday morning, and beautiful square with a range of restaurants and cafe/bars. Close by in Sainte Hilaire was the birthplace of the local sparkling wine ‘blanquette”. There are also many interesting churches and museums.
There is a big swimming pool which is open all year, plus kayaking in the warmer months.
Carcassonne ( 30 mins away) is a huge tourist attraction, being both a small city with all types of commerce, and it is a double UNESCO world Heritage site, Both the canal du midi, and the medieval walled ‘la cité’ are world heritage site.
Toulouse is ( 1 hour 15 mins away) and can be easily accessed by car or train. It is a stunning city with many fabulous things to do.
The closest ski station of the pyrenees (Mont D’olmes) is one hour away. This is great for winter skiing but also for summer hiking.
The Mediterranean beaches are not not far, the closest being Narbonne plage, 1 hour away.