Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) and Guest Houses
These are family homes where you can sleep for the night and have breakfast in the morning (some also offer evening meals e.g. table d'hôte style), also known as B&Bs, chambres d'hôtes and a variety of other names in different countries. Essentially bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) and guest houses are family homes which offers you the chance to stay with the family for the night in a much more personal environment than you'd find in a hotel. The buildings themselves range from humble cottages through to luxurious castles, from mas to maison du maître but always offering you the opportunity to experience the personal attention you'd thought had long since disappeared. If you've only stayed in hotels before, you'll find a refreshing change from the standardised hotel rooms. Each B&B or guest house is also the owners' home so you can expect a wide variation in the decoration and services offered: one night you can dine with an ex-Michelin chef, the next it'll be "the wife" (or perhaps "the husband") that does the cooking.
Attractions of Ariège
Ariège is the ‘other’ south of France: a rural and sparsely populated area of
outstanding natural beauty, laid back charm and good living. Explore green
foothills and majestic Pyrenean peaks; potter round local markets and medieval
towns; walk on peaceful paths and drive on qui...
Our Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Ariège
Listen to the sound of silence .... two unique and spacious chambre d'hôtes
suites for couples in a rambling and sensitively restored farmhouse, full of
charm and character and spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Here you’ll
find peace and tranquillity, broken only by birdsong and cow bells along with
stunning scenery, good food and a host of extras.
Set in beautiful, natural, wo...
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Last updated 11 Feb 2013
Lisa and Neil Anslow welcome you to their family run bed and breakfast near Pamiers, Ariege. Laytoure is an ariegeoise farmhouse dating from 1736 and offers four large comfortable rooms.
The Wisteria room(2/4 pers), the Acacia room(2 pers) and the Family suite (5 pers.) All of our rooms are heated and have ensuite shower rooms.
Situated only 8kms from Pamiers, Laytoure is near the smal...
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Last updated 07 Apr 2011
Le Patio, a beautiful 14th century townhouse in the medieval bastide town of Mirepoix, offers you luxury chambres d'hotes/ bed & breakfast. The house is in a unique poistion under the famous "couverts" & looks out over the pretty market square, abbey & garden.
With it's backdrop of the majestic & often snow-capped Pyrenées, Mirepoix makes an ideal base for exploring some of the most stunning & ...
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Last updated 16 Nov 2009
Situated in a mountain valley in the Pyrenees, the Auberge de l'Arac is a former creamery full of character and charm. Its location makes it a haven for cyclists and hikers and, with the Arac river tumbling over a weir next to the property, a paradise for anglers. Furthermore, in winter, skiers can be on the slopes in less than 25 minutes. So, whether you choose to stay in the Auberge or in one of...
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Last updated 15 Feb 2008
Ideally placed in the heart of the Cathar country near the medieval town of Mirepoix, the Auberge du Balestié is owned and run by an English family who warmly welcome you to this peaceful corner of Ariège just 35 kms from Carcassonne. In the perfect peace and quiet of the countryside, you'll have an enjoyable stay whether relaxing by Balestié lake or taking advantage of the many outdoor activities...
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Last updated 1 Nov 2007