Languedoc Wine Tour
This cycle starts in Toulouse, the famous “pink city” and takes you along the Canal du Midi across the South of France. The Canal du Midi is a UNESCO world heritage site, which links the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. It was constructed in the 17th century and considered “a masterpiece of human creative genius”.
As you bike through the vineyards of Minervois in Languedoc, you will visit the famous Castle of Carcassonne, stop in St Chinian for some delicious wine tasting, and arrive in the historical city of Montpellier.
With this trip, you will experience the best of the Languedoc region: typical medieval villages and rich historical architecture, lovely vineyards and countryside, the laid-back atmosphere surrounding the Canal du Midi, and all the little details that make the South of France lifestyle so special.
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Day : 1
Ideally situated in Toulouse in the historical center, the hotel La Cour des Consuls is located in the Carmes quarter just a few meters from the Capitol. Many parts of the hotel dating to the 14th century are classified « Historical Monuments ». Today, La Cour des Consuls, is a five star hotel of character and contemporary decoration that highlights the historical values of the edifice, such as the grand chimney in the restaurant and the monumental stairwell. A warm personalized welcome allows you take full advantage of your experience in Toulouse.
Day : 2
In the heart of a large parc of 7 hectares of nature, come to discover the hotel Pavillon du Chateau **** with its restaurant and 300m² spa. The 15 rooms are spacious with furnitures and fabrics found in flea market around the world. The outside swimming pool, the parc, the quietness, and the spa will help you to spend a very pleasant time.
Day : 3
The charm of the hotel du château is that it is mediaeval yet contemporary, rural yet metropolitan, sophisticated yet confortable.The hotel has 17 rooms, including 3 junior suites. Stylishly decorated using a combination of luxurious materials, leather, wood, local stone and vaulted ceilings, with hi-fi stereo, CD player, flat-screen TV and air conditioning. You'll feel at home here : with a heated pool from Easter until November, an outdoor jacuzzi which is heated all year round, and a stylish yet panoramic ans cosy bar. An exclusive address surrounded by greenery ans calm.
Day : 4
This estate and its 19th century château is situated in the countryside of Languedoc and is today a luxury hotel decorated « a la Francaise ». You can take advantage of its swimming pool, tennis courts, petanque grounds, and barbecue. The estates also have a garden and greenhouse with orchards and olive grove. It’s a wonderful place to relax after a long day riding.
Day : 5
It’s a bit off the beaten path of the center of Pézenas but in a serene calm, this former distillery is now a hotel of character. Pézenas is still just a few minutes on foot. Luxurious with all comforts, this hotel is orientated towards its local culture. An outdoor swimming pool and other commodities are available.
Day : 6
In the heart of Montpellier, in front of the Corum Conference Centre and the Opera House, this modern hotel features a fitness center and an outdoor pool. A flat-screen TV with cable channels, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee-making facilities are available in all of the soundproof rooms and suites. Each room and suite is decorated in a travel theme and has a private bathroom with bathrobes and luxury products. A Mediterranean-style menu is served in restaurant Maxens, and a buffet breakfast is prepared every morning. Guests can enjoy cocktails on the terrace or in the spacious bar, Tempo.