Getting to Caunes

Languedoc Rousillon, south west France
Languedoc Rousillon, south west France

Maison du Midi and Maison St. Gérome are in the delightful village of Caunes Minervois which is in the region of Languedoc Roussillon in southwest france. From the UK it is easy to fly to several nearby airports, or drive or catch a train.

By Plane

From LondonRyanair fly from London Stansted to Carcassonne. Carcasonne is a 20min drive to Caunes Minervois. Ryanair also fly to Perpignan, which is 1hr 15 from Caunes by car.

Easyjet fly from Gatwick to Toulouse. Toulouse is 1 hr 20 min drive to Caunes Minervois

British Airways fly from Gatwick to Toulouse. There are 3 flights a day

From Bristol – Ryanair fly from Bristol to Beziers.  Beziers is approx an hour drive from Caunes Minervois.  Beziers is East of Carcassonne near Montpelier

From Bradford and Manchester – It is possible to fly to Toulouse via Gatwick with BA from Manchester and direct flights from Leeds with Jet2 but the days they fly are a little sporadic

Flights from outside the UK – It is worth looking into flights to Madrid, Paris or London followed by a connection to Toulouse

Airports in France (Click for larger version)
Airports in France (Click image for larger version)

From Paris it is possible to fly to Toulouse with Easyjet.

By Train

Eurostar from London Kings Cross / Ashford to Lille – Lille to Toulouse SNCF – Toulouse to Carcassonne. From Toulouse train station it is possible to hire a car

By Car

It is possible to get a ferry crossing for £28 each way with Speed Ferries. They run Dover to Bologne.  From Bologne its 650 miles to Caunes and takes 2 days at a leisurely pace or 1 day straight without stopping.