"We had a wonderful and relaxing time in this
cute french house. Thanks Christine!"
--Keith Bowden and Chris Jackson, June 2008
about other happy vacationers at Le Petit RÍve
by clicking here.
Rental info: Le Petit RÍve is available for
rent by the day or by the week, maximum 4 people at one time. For
fees and availability, click here. We
accept money transfers, or credit cards via PayPal.
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How to get there: Le Petit RÍve and Castelnau d'Aude
are situated between the cities of Carcassonne and Narbonne
in the Aude dťpartement.
The village is approximately 20 minutes from both the major
A9 and A61 autoroutes, which connect Toulouse, Carcassonne,
Narbonne, Montpellier and Perpignan, as well as the Spanish
The region is about 4-5 hours south of Paris by rail (or
a one-hour flight from Paris to Toulouse or Montpellier).†
It's easy to reach the village from any direction via air
or rail, and then a short drive. While it is possible to reach
the village without driving, a car rental is necessary to
fully enjoy the region.
Click on map at left for directions and driving info
Approaches: By air or rail to Montpellier, plus 1
hr. by car; by air or rail to Carcassonne, plus 30 mins. by
car; by rail to Narbonne, plus 30 mins. by car; by air or
rail to Toulouse, plus 1 hr. by car; by air to Barcelona,
plus 3 hrs. by car.
There is limited rail service to the nearby village of Lezignan-CorbiŤres
-- for more information, visit the French national rail Web
Services: All bed and bath linens are provided;
a laundering charge applies to each rental. There is a washing
machine in the garage.
Wireless Internet access is available, as well as free local
and international phone calls to most countries.
English-speaking managers are close by in the village to
answer questions about the region, arrange for key pickup
and dropoff, and deliver food baskets and wine for use during
your stay. La Redorte, the next town over from Castelnau,
has an excellent supermarket with gas station, and several
small shops and services.
Contact: For any questions about Le Petit RÍve or
about things to do in the Languedoc region, please contact
Chris Kent via e-mail
or by phone (+1-510-601-6789).†
Please note that the house is not suitable for children
under six years of age; upper floors may be difficult to
access for the differently abled. For any questions about
rates or accessibility, please contact us.
Castelnau d'Aude in autumn