La Coume


In the beautifull nature of the foothills of the Pyrenees (Ariège) you'll find the quiet and peacefull village of Belloc (09). It is situated in the middle of Cathar country with all its castles and medieval cities and villages. Close to Mirepoix, Montsegur and Carcassonne. Lac de Montbel on 4 km's.

Gîte La Coume has a very comfortable and cosy livingroom (with two big double doors it is very light), kitchen, bedroom with queen size bed (160x200) and bathroom with shower and toilet.

Outside you'll find three terraces with several sets of outdoor furniture,a bbq and you can use our small pool to cool down; everything to make your holiday special!

Although Belloc is situated in the country, you'll find in Léran, on 4 km's, a boulangerie, épicerie, bar/café, La Poste and a restaurant. Restaurant La Bergerie is on 2 km's. A supermarket is on 7 km's. In the lovely city of Mirepoix (15 min.) you can also do all your shopping. Don't miss the mondaymorning market here!!!

There are the following Cathar castles within easy drives: Montsegur, Roquefixade, Puivert, Foix and Lagarde. The largest walled Cathar city is Carcassonne on 45 minutes.

You can also plan to visit the Niaux caves with a history wich dates from 13.000 years ago, a prehistoric park or the longest navigable underground river system in Europe at Labouiche, as well as many other places of interest.

Andorra or the mediterranean are on a 1.5 hour drive.

Lac de Montbel has a swimming beach, pedal boats, a sailing club and fishing.

But.... don't forget to bring a good book too!!!

The Ariege is also known for its special Orchids and birdlife!

You are very welcome!

Mieke and Graham