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B & B Accommodation In An Old Renovated Stone Barn In The Heart Of Languedoc , Southern France
|About 65km from Montpellier airport and less than an hour from the Mediterranean beaches (Serignan, Valras, Cap d'Agde, Marseillan, to name a few) our bed & breakfast is ideally placed for a great holiday in the sun! Situated on the outskirts of a picturesque village in the Haut Languedoc National Park, the visitor is in easy reach of the forests and mountains, gorges and caves, the unspoilt medieval villages of l'Herault.
The historic cities of Beziers, Montpellier, Carcassonne and Pezenas with their cosmpolitan cafes, restaurants and boutiques are all within an easy drive, as are the seafood restaurants in the many pretty villages along this stretch of coast. And if one is really adventurous there is a ferry from the port of Sete that will take you to the Balearics or Morocco.
Le Bousquet d'Orb is a picturesque village nestling in the beautiful Orb valley. It has a quiet, rural atmosphere. It has 4 boulangeries, a Credit Agricole (bank), 2 bars, 2 pharmacies, hotel with restaurant, a pizza restaurant and 2 small supermarkets.
This tastefully renovated old stone barn is on the property of an old vineyard in the wine producing area of Languedoc. The bed & breakfast has 2 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Breakfast is included in our price. We also provide dinner on request in which we serve local dishes, such as cassoulet, confit de canard, brandade and boudin noir aux pommes.
For the sport-lover Lac du Salagou is a 20 minute drive away and offers a range of water sports at its brand-new sailing complex. This is true rambling country with a myriad of well-marked paths through gorgeous countryside.
In this region one can also find pony trekking, para gliding, freshwater and sea fishing, rock climbing, cycling and canoeing. We are a 5 minute drive away from the picturesque village of Lunas with its outdoor pool and leisure facilities - perfect for a family day out. The summer season is filled with fetes and festivities, including the famous Feria in Beziers with its bullfighting and flamenco. There are the many colourful markets in which to spend a delightful morning browsing amongst the local produce, which includes such delectables as paella, Cantal cheese, oysters and clams, Lucques olives, rare local salamis, artisanal breads, and more.
This is wine producing country and the visitor can sample the excellent local wines and talk with the producers at the many nearby domaines, which include such well known names as Faugeres, St. Chinian, Picpoul and Minervois. Our visitors may be pleased to know that our nearest caveau (winery) is just a 5 minute walk away, where they will be pleased to fill a jug with their wine "en vrac" (loose). For those with young children, we can provide an on site babysitting service.
|An example of our single rooms - Interior decoration is charming and rustic, giving you the atmosphere of southen rural France |
|Capacious en suite bathrooms - All bathrooms are equipped with showers, tiled floors and heating |
|Exterior view of our bed & breakfast La Borio - Over 100 years old, built of red sandstone, this old barn is a charming building despite its simplicity. The building techniques used will have been the same as used in Roman times|
|Your hosts Veronica Stebbing and Ray Hess - Bienvenue a La Borio!