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Self-catering Village House with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Sleeps 7. Saturday changeover.
11.8km from Caunes minervois aude
38.0km from coastline/beach
Detached Country Villa in Leafy Grounds with Swimming Pool Push open the French shutters and let...
Self-catering Village House with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Sleeps 8. Saturday changeover.
17.2km from Caunes minervois aude
24.0km from coastline/beach
Self Catering Holiday Home with Garden and 10m x 4m heated pool in the South of France Spacious...
Self-catering Village House with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Sleeps 12. Saturday changeover.
25.1km from Caunes minervois aude
100.0km from coastline/beach
Maison Vigneronne, the Wine Makers House, with 5 bedrooms (sleeps 12), 3 bathrooms and a large...
Caunes Minervois (Aude)
Caunes is one of the oldest villages in the Minervois. There was a Roman villa nearby ariound 400 A.D. and Charlemagne granted a band of monks title to the land where they began to construct a monastery in 791 A.D. The abbey and the village within its walls underwent centuries of construction and reconstruction, religious turmoil and warfare passing through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Revolution into modern times.
The village, population 1500, nestles against the slopes of the Montagne Noire, surrrounded by vineyards and communal forests. The church, refurbished in the pink and red-veined marble quarried nearby, remains in use for religious rites. The rest of the abbey is the major historical site in the Haut-Minervois. Besides displays relating to the history of the village, it serves as center for art and music in the region. The marble quarries continue to furnish stone for building and sculpture just as they did for Louis XIV. Commerce includes restaurants & a hotel.
Around Caunes Minervois are tourism destinations that include Carcassonne (18 km), Basilica of Saint-Nazaire (Basilique St Nazaire) (18 km), Canal du Midi (54 km), or Aqualand Water Park - Port Leucate (65 km). See our local area information above for more useful tips and advice on accommodation nearby or you can jump straight to accommodation in Caunes Minervois or take a look at property for sale in Caunes Minervois.
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