Capendu sits quietly in the south west of France, where the provinces of Languedoc and Roussillon border the Mediterranean Sea from the mouth of the Rhone river. Capendu borders Provence in the east, and Spain and the Pyrenees foothills in the west.
Towns and villages steeped with history, grand sunny beaches and a large choice of outdoor activities make this a wonderful area for your family vacation.
Spanish influence are found throughout the region merging the old and the modern. This can be experienced and found in the medieval fortified Cité of Carcassonne to the vibrant city of Montpellier. The beautiful city of Barcelona is only a 2 hour journey away and a popular trip with many of our guests.
le petite chateau is situated just few minutes away from the tranquil Canal Du Midi, on the border of the Corbières and Minervois wine regions. It is just 15 minutes from the Medieval Cité de Carcassonne, 45 minutes from the Mediterranean coast and 80 minutes from the Spanish border. This central location between Toulouse, Beziers, Narbonne and Limoux makes the house a perfect holiday base for exploring the glorious region of the Languedoc.
Capendu, is an typical example of a Languedocian ‘village circulade’ or ‘spiral village’ with medieval streets winding around in an ever-narrowing spiral.
Situated between the river Aude and Montagne d’Alaric, Capendu is only a short drive from the castle and medieval Cité of Carcassonne and only 2km away from the tranquil and peaceful Canal du Midi
The Canal du Midi, is known regionally as the ‘Canal of the two seas’ (Canal de las Doas Mars). This beautiful waterway links the Atlantic Ocean with the Mediterranean sea.