Half board week-end
Possibility of the same week-end with breakfast only
Arrival at your 3 * hotel at 2:30 pm. Make yourself comfortable in your bedrooms.
Then discover a tasting cellar in the area where you will meet a wine producer from Limoux, known for its delicious sparkling wines, actually the true ancestor of champagne … Enjoy a tasting as well as a cellar visit, where the fabulous history of this wine as well as some manufacturing secrets will be told. (depending on availability, the winery can be up to 20 km from your hotel).
In the afternoon visit the Abbey of St Hilaire 20 minutes from Limoux, it is in this place that the history of the blanquette of Limoux began in the 16th century … Cradle of the Blanquette of Limoux, this old fortified Benedictine abbey, dating from the eighth century, is composed of a Gothic cloister, serving the Romanesque church, an abbatial dwelling, refectories and cellars. You can then stroll through the narrow streets of Limoux and its central square to discover the local shops such as Maison Vaquié where you will find delicious home-made charcuterie, not to mention the Bor house where Nougat is made in a traditional way. artisanal (23 Bis Avenue Fabre d’Eglantine).
7:30 pm Aperitif and tasting of a gourmet meal served with local wines.
Meal and overnight at your hotel 3 *
Breakfast at your hotel.
Direction Alet les Bains for 2 hours of thrills and breathtaking landscapes. The canoe is a stable and safe boat that allows you to discover, alone or accompanied by a qualified instructor, the thrill of white water. (possibility of kayak, hydrospeed, or canyoning with supplement and on request when booking). Minibus shuttle from the base of Alet les Bains included. Activity planned without guide for adults, there is a supplement if you want a guide. The guide is mandatory for children under 11 years old.
In the afternoon, discover Rennes-le-Château, a small village perched on a hill. This village is known all over the world after the publication of books dealing with the mystery of Abbé Saunière, village priest in the 19th century, he suddenly became very rich … But what has he discovered? We invite you to conduct your investigation by visiting the museum. You will be seduced by the mysteries of the domain of the Abbé Saunière but quickly you will be conquered by the rich history of Rennes le Château and the particular atmosphere which emerges there.
At 4 pm, end this beautiful weekend with a last wine tasting in a vineyard.
END OF STAY
This week-end includes :
-1 night in a 3* hotel for 2 people in a double bedroom
-1 Aperetive before diners / pers
-1 gastronomic diner with wine / pers
-1 breakfasts / pers
-2 wine tastings / pers
-2 hours canoe kayak
This week-end does not include:
-The transport (it is possible to organise transport on demand)
–Personal insurances (rapatriation etc…)
-Lunch days 1 and 2, diner day 2
–Entrance fees to museums and other sites
Optionnal : guided visit of Saint Hilaire Abbey, prices on demand;