A trip for gourmet food, relaxation, well-being and discovery ... Le Clos Fleuri is the ideal spot to visit Aude, the Pays Cathare, Carcassonne...
Castelnaudary is located on the Bordeaux Narbonne route which links the two seas: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean. Its location near to the motorway makes it easily accessible. Our hotel is just 5 minutes from the motorway exit, allowing you to be at the heart of activities and prestigious sites. Discover the history of Castelnaudary, the Cathar epic, stroll along the water’s edge, enjoy the taste of cassoulet... here anything is possible! Welcome to Lauragais.
By entering Castelnaudary, the world capital of cassoulet, you will discover a warm and welcoming spot for food lovers. Sitting on the Canal du Midi, a UNESCO world heritage site, the town has exceptional architectural heritage and is reflected in the Grand Bassin located between the St Roch locks (4 levels) and the old bridge. The Grand Bassin is an excellent spot for walks. Nestled between the trees and the water, it offers walkers a wonderful view over the town.Find out more
The Lauragais plains region has been very busy since the Neolithic period. It sat on one of the tin trade routes and then Aquitaine’s Roman road. Castelnaudary entered the history books in 1118 under the name Castellum Novum Arri, which means Arri’s new castle.
A highly strategic location during the crusade against the Cathars, it enjoyed rapid growth between the 12th and 14th century before being burnt down during the Hundred Years War. This period saw the birth of cassoulet!Find out more
Bordered to the South by the foothills of the Pyrenees and to the North by the foothills of the Massif Central, Castelnaudary and its surrounding area offers a wide range of activities whether alone, as a couple or a family. Amongst the hills, on the paths, in the town, along the Canal du Midi... set off on an adventure on land, on the sea, or even in the air.
The Saint-Roch boat invites you to discover the Canal du Midi by enjoying the pleasure of sailing and a commentary on the history and creation of this exceptional work.Find out more