Relais Chantovent

Location Minerve

Postcode 34210 Minerve

Telephone +33 04 68 91 14 18

Why we love it...

Unspoiled setting

The Place

Minerve, an old Cathar refuge, is that rare thing – a 14thC fortified hilltop town unspoiled, as yet, by the tourist business. Tourists there are, but the industry has not yet taken over and the small town continues to have an ongoing organic life which is very appealing. With only two narrow streets up and down, cars have to be left below. It is no effort (except for the handicapped) and well worth the inconvenience.
The hotel is really in three parts. There is a restaurant and stunning terrace looking across a deep gorge to a layered limestone cliff populated by birds and with vineyards on the top level. Then there’s a separate building with bedrooms and, around the corner in the next street, an old village house, restored with care and charm, with sitting room and fireplace, furnished in period harmony. All the decoration is done with attention to detail, but no fuss – light walls, uncluttered, attractive etchings and paintings. Since our last edition the Relais Chantovent has changed hands. Reports on the food so far have been positive, but would welcome more on the rooms and quality of service.

The Essentials

Price Band
Rooms 10 double, one with bath, 9 with shower
Food breakfast, lunch, dinner
Facilities sitting room, dining room, terrace
Children accepted
Disabled not suitable
Pets accepted

To Book

Contact Sandra and Nicholas Bru
Call +33 04 68 91 14 18
Fax +33 04 68 91 81 99

Good To Know

Address 17 Grande Rue, Herault 34210 Minerve

The Location

Find this place: in small historic town North West of Carcassonne with no access by car; car parking outside town

What's nearby: Carcassonne (45 km); Narbonne (32 km); St-Pons (29 km).

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