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Find a hotel a vacation rental a bed and breakfast a campsite a restaurant a leisure activity a flight a rental car Near your destination Villeneuve-Minervois town centre Chapel Notre-Dame-de-la-Louze (Villarzel-Cabardès) Pit of Cabrespine (Cabrespine) Cave of Limousis (Limousis) Tourist Office of the Haut-Minervois (Caunes-Minervois) Abbey of Caunes-Minervois (Caunes-Minervois) Covered Alley of Saint-Eugène (Laure-Minervois) Village of Caunes-Minervois Church Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Laure-Minervois) Tower of the Portail-Neuf (Laure-Minervois) Castle of Malves-en-Minervois (Malves-en-Minervois) Church Saint-Michel (Conques-sur-Orbiel) Castles of Lastours (Lastours) Visitor Information Centre of Les Ilhes (Les Ilhes) Castle of Bouilhonnac (Bouilhonnac) Castle of Rieux-Minervois (Rieux-Minervois) Church of the Assomption (Rieux-Minervois) Church Saint-Étienne (Trèbes) Pond Desséché de Marseillette (Saint-Frichoux) Racecourse of Fajeole (Carcassonne) Theatre Jean-Deschamps - Grand de la Cité (Carcassonne) Stadium Albert-Domec (Carcassonne) Chapel Saint-Étienne de Vaissière (Azille) Train station of Carcassonne (Carcassonne) Marina of Carcassonne (Carcassonne) Castle of Pennautier (Pennautier) Performance hall - Le Chapeau Rouge (Carcassonne) Sanctuary of Notre-Dame du Spasme (La Livinière) Tourist Office of Carcassonne (Carcassonne) Performance hall - Le Dôme (Carcassonne) Search
Villeneuve-Minervois is situated in a dale, laughing at the entrance of the valley Clamoux at the foot of the Montagne Noire at the beginning of the Minervois plain.
The origin of Villeneuve is located after the end of the Albigensian Crusade, when the canons of Saint-Nazaire Chapter received the gift of property confiscated from heretics located in the soil of the small village of Saint-Etienne Clamouse. They went to build a powerful fortress, watchful sentinel guarding the entrance to the valley Clamoux. Houses built against the castle formed gradually a small village, which was surrounded by a wall and protected by wide and deep ditches. The original enclosure was enlarged, probably in the 13th century to include the New Town. Hence the first name of the village: Villeneuve-les-Canons.
Since 1750, Villeneuve is a village vigneron whose wines are now ranked among the best wines of Minervois. In recent years the activity around the black truffle (tuber melanosporum) is taking off and is the subject of several markets in winter whose reputation continues to expand ...
The 12th century castle. The historic center of the village. The Windmill. Bridge, wash, fountain. Saint-Etienne, Saint-Mammes chapel, cross, cross. Dolmen capitelles. Garden and seating arranged. Wine Cellars. Horseback riding (pony rides, horse trekking, courses ...). Trails - Biking. Walks winegrowers: June to September. May 8: Spring Fair. Tuesday Cultural: in July and August. The Virada of hope: in September. Markets truffles three Saturdays in December, January, February. Exchange all collections in October. Christmas Market: 2nd Sunday of December.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND Abyss giant Cabrespine. Caves Limousis. Pic de Nore (viewpoint to 1311 m). Cathar Castles of Lastours. Village of Caunes-Minervois, Laure-Minervois, Rieux Peyriac, Azille, Homps on the Canal du Midi. Llama breeding to Castans.
Promenade lined with plane trees peaceful
In January truffles
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Les Cabanes Dans Les Bois
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Situated just 50 metres from the historic town of Carcassone in the Aude region, Aragon is a charming hotel. It is the ideal...
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