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Getting There

Getting to Caunes Minervois from the United States is easy. 

Fly into Paris and transfer to a one and half hour Air France flight to Toulouse. Rent a car and in 90 more minutes you will be in Caunes Minervois.

Fly to London. RyanAir has daily morning flights from Stansted Airport to Carcassonne, at very reasonable prices. Rent a car, you are only 20 minutes from Caunes Minervois.

More leisurely itineraries might include three nights in Paris and then taking the fast TGV train to Toulouse.  The TGV takes about five hours from Paris to Toulouse.  You could then rent a car in Toulouse or transfer trains to Carcassonne, which is about twenty minutes away.

You might also fly into Barcelona, which is about 2 1/2 hours drive from Caunes Minervois.

We highly recommend our Montclair Travel  travel agent Peggy Carpenter, who can be reached in the US at (510) 225-0350 or via her email   Peggy has stayed at our house, is an expert in French travel and has assisted other guests who give her rave reviews.

Recommended maps: Michelin spiral bound maps of France (this book is invaluable if you are touring around France.)  For the fold out map,  buy the yellow map number 83.  (Double check when buying to make sure that the map includes Carcassonne.)