Arriving by air
The nearest airports are at Toulouse Blagnac - around 50mins west, served by Easyjet and by Ryanair, Carcassonne - 40 mins east, Beziers and Perpignan - approximately 1.5 hours to the south-east, all served by Ryanair.
By Ferry
The town of Revel is around 9-10 hours drive from the western channel ports of St Malo, Le Havre, Cherbourg or Caen.
The Languedoc-Roussillon is one of the most fascinating areas of Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the east and the Pyrenees Mountains to the south. It benefits from a typical Mediterranean climate and has an unusually rich wildlife, a spectacular coast, and surprising history. Things to see include mountains, rivers and lakes, ancient cities, towns, villages, caves, thermal springs, abbeys, and cathedrals, châteaux and castles, notably the famous mountain fortresses known as Cathar Castles. The area is rich in natural beauty with  easy access to the historic Cathar castles and villages .