France: Languedoc Roussillon

Around Carcassonne

The wines of Cabardès, Malepère and Limoux
By Richard James and Paul Strang

This Guide was last updated on 26 April 2010
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Itineraries

Ideal One-Day Itinerary

MORNING
Follow the D118 south from Carcassonne, turn off at the roundabout for Cépie then follow signs for Bégude
Visit 1: Domaine Bégude
Drive down to St-Martin and keep going until you hit the D19, turning right towards Malvies. Passing the first sign to the village, turn right at the second one then drive up to Ch. Guilhem.
Visit 2: Chateau Guilhem
Go back to the D19 then turn right towards Brugairolles. Domaine Gayda is difficult to miss, on the right.
Lunch at Maison Gayda

AFTERNOON
Head for Limoux south on the D623
Visit Les Caves du Sieur d’Arques

 

Ideal Two-Day Itinerary

Day One

MORNING
From Carcassonne head northwest on the N113 Route de Toulouse.
Visit Château de Pennautier
Lunch at Pennautier’s winery and shop for a tasting

AFTERNOON
Return to Carcassonne for sightseeing.
Dinner Le Jardin de la Tour
Overnight at La Maison Vieille.

Day Two

MORNING
Follow the D118 south from Carcassonne, turn off at the roundabout for Cépie then follow signs for Bégude
Visit 1: Domaine Bégude
Drive down to St-Martin and keep going until you hit the D19, turning right towards Malvies. Passing the first sign to the village, turn right at the second one then drive up to Ch. Guilhem.
Visit 2: Chateau Guilhem
Go back to the D19 then turn right towards Brugairolles. Domaine Gayda is difficult to miss, on the right.
Lunch at Maison Gayda

AFTERNOON
Head for Limoux south on the D623
Visit Les Caves du Sieur d’Arques.

 

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