Winemaker's House

Courtyard

 

Winemaker's House

Main pool and garden

 

Winemaker's House

moody night shot

 

Mirepeisset

A walk by the village ramparts between La Rigole and the River Cesse. The longer but pretty route to the shop!

 

Narbonne cathedral and rooftops

View from Le Donjon, part of the old palace on the main square

 

Narbonne and La Robine canal

Close to Les Halles food market, this is where the market appears every Thursday

 

Fontfroide Abbey

Nestled in a green valley not far from Winemaker's, Frontfroide is one of the most complete abbey complexes remaining today

 

Gruissan

Guarding the approach to Narbonne from the sea, Gruissan is an easy 35 minute drive

 

Gruissan Church

Well worth a visit

 

Plage des Chalets at Gruissan

 

Bridge at Lagrasse

One of France's 'plus beaux villages'

 

Cathar Castle

This is Peyrepertuse Castle...one of many within easy reach

 

Minerve

Ancient village on the confluence of two river gorges. Site of an infamous Cathar massacre in 1210. Only 20 minutes away from Winemaker's.

 

Winemaker's main pool at night

Another moody shot but we like it...

 

View of the Med from La Clape

La Clape is a beautiful hilly area, covered in pines and rocky outcrops, lying between Narbonne and the sea. Now a national park it is home to many fine wine domains and the location for an annual wine walk every May.

 

Les Halles at Narbonne

A must see for all foodies

 

Kayaking down River Orb

That's me at the back...

 

Ahhh....lunch

 

Roquebrun

A welcome sight after 3 hours paddling...

 

Beach at Leucate

A short stroll from the main beach...looking down to Spain

 

Mirepeisset carnival

Locals lads dancing Swan Lake...no I don't know why...