Château de Jouarres 4p 8. Located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, between Narbonne and Carcassonne, 30 kms away from the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and along the Canal du Midi, the residence Le Château de Jouarres is situated in a wooded park of 5 hectares and awaits its guests for holidays in the heart of nature, between vineyards, fields and forests. Attractions of the residence: - In a wooded park of 5 hectares - Outdoor swimming pool open in summer season according to weather conditions - Enclosed and illuminated bike shed with cleaning point and repair kit. - Barbecue area - Table tennis and petanque field available - Kids Club: 5 to 11 years old. From Monday to Friday (30h/ week) only during the school summer holiday (July and August). - Animation in July and August: market producers with takeaway products - wine tasting - bread order at the reception. The 100 accommodations enjoy of good quality services. They all offer space and light through the large windows opening onto a sunny balcony or terrace, all equipped with garden furniture. Each accommodation, from 2 to 8 persons, disposes of a fully equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, microwave oven, refrigerator with freezer, dishwasher, electric coffee maker and kettle. 4 room accommodation for 8 persons (76 m²): A bedroom with 1 double bed, a bedroom with 2 single beds, a sleeping corner with a bunk bed and a mezzanine with 2 single beds OR a bedroom with a double bed. A bathroom with bathtub and WC, a shower room with shower and separate WC. AZILLE AND ITS SURROUNDINGS: • Walks on the Canal du Midi by barge. • The Jouarres Lake: swimming, water sports. • The City of Carcassonne: the only fortified city from Europe which is still inhabited; World Heritage of UNESCO since 1997. • Castles and Abbeys of Cathar country, the Cave of Limousis (the largest cave from the Cathar country). • The Olonzac market & the Medieval City of Minerva. • The beaches at 35 min away: St Pierre la Mer, Narbonne-Plage, Gruissan. • Sigean African Reserve: 3.800 wild animals. • Les Bains de Minerve (indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Splash Pad, relaxation area with sauna, hammam, massages). EVENTS: • Minervois Festival: The weekend of May 1 in Azille. • Bonfires of Saint John, the music festival: in June. • In July/ August: Tuesdays in Villeneuve (meals and concerts, shows in Villeneuve-Minervois), Night Markets in Azille, Las Festivadas (Wednesdays from Black Mountain: Meals-concerts, in Cabrespine and Castans), The Théophanies (concerts, exhibitions at the Castle of Rieux-Minervois), "the burning of the city" of Carcassonne (always on July 14), Festival of Carcassonne, Carcassonne Feria. SPORTS ACTIVITIES: Hiking (Cathar trail) or horse riding, cycling/ mountain biking, fishing, golf of Carcassonne, karting, driving course, Airfield Pujaut, climbing, wide water activities (rafting, swimming in wide waters, canyoning, canoë-kayak). SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL PRICE: - TV/ Free Wifi at the reception - Bed linen (beds not made) - Baby kit (chair + bed) on request and subject to availability. - Hairdryer on request and subject to availability. - Access to the outdoor swimming pool Opening period of the swimming pool: Swimming pool open from 9 am until 9 pm, from mid April to end of October, according to weather conditions! - Barbecue area - Enclosed and illuminated bike shed with cleaning point and repair kit. - Closed parking (at the entrance of the residence) - Table tennis and petanque field available. - Playground for children - Kids Club: 5 to 12 years old. From Monday to Friday only during the school summer holiday (July and August). - Animation in July and August: market producers with takeaway products - wine tasting - bread order at the reception. FEE-PAYING SERVICES: - Towels - Final cleaning - Breakfast service throughout the season (prior reservation is required); free for -5 years old - Laundry - Cleaning package TO BE PAID ON THE SPOT: - Deposit: amount per accommodation. It will be returned after the stay, after deducting the payment for the ordered extra services, and/or the indemnities for the possible occasioned damages. - Tourist tax: amount per night per adult. OTHER INFORMATION: Pets are allowed only by prior request and outside Easter and summer holidays . Bar open in July and August (licence IV). Grocery/ tobacco shop 800 m away, open from 7:30 am to 8 pm. You can make an option booking of a maximum of 48 hours, if you choose an arrival date more than 7 days in the future. You can make your reservation definite within these 48 hours or cancel it if you wish. Within 7 days of arrival it's not possible to make an option booking. All reservations within 7 days of arrival are definite and cannot be canceled without charge. Please note: the rates do not include the mandatory hirers' liability insurance. This small amount is a percentage of the rental sum starting from 10 Euros per reservation.