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"We had a wonderful and relaxing time in this cute french house. Thanks Christine!"
--Keith Bowden and Chris Jackson, June 2008

Read 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 border.

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 site.

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