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The Perfect Mid-Week Break in Occitanie

The Perfect Mid-Week Break in Occitanie

We thought we would share with you our idea of a perfect mid-week break in Occitanie – in and around Montouliers. The weekends can get busy on the beaches, in the restaurants and on the roads, so why not make the most of the quieter times and come and have a...
Tour de France 2021 Stage 13

Tour de France 2021 Stage 13

The Tour de France 2021 is fast approaching! And the date for your diary is… Friday July 9, 2021 Stage 13 of the 2021 Tour de France is in Canal du Midi territory! This is the 108th edition of race. The Grand Depart will be in Brittany on 26th June and it will...
Sketching holidays in Montouliers

Sketching holidays in Montouliers

How do you fancy a relaxing stay at La Calade combined with a weekend of sketching in the local vineyards of Montouliers? Stay in one of our beautiful en-suite rooms, spend your days being taught by the very talented and patient Annette and your evenings relaxing in...
Saint Chinian Market

Saint Chinian Market

If you are holidaying in the South of France then going to a local market should be a must-do on your itinerary. Visiting a local Languedoc market is always a real treat. Buzzing with life, full of colours, aromas and sounds; the market is where you’ll find some...
Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon

Languedoc-Roussillon is the part of the French Mediterranean with a charm all of its own. One of its great assets is the amount of exciting geography in a relatively small area. From the wetlands of the Petite Camargue and its white horses and black bulls to the...
Best Languedoc Wineries…near us…so far!

Best Languedoc Wineries…near us…so far!

The Mediterranean climate of the Languedoc, with its mild winters and hot summers, is ideal for growing grapes. Reds, whites, rosés and effervescent wines sit side by side, with their own unique personalities. From muscat to Blanquette de Limoux, the oldest wine in...
Loyalty Cards

Loyalty Cards

Make us your regular and get reward points with our Loyalty Card! This is our way of saying thank you to our loyal customers for choosing us again and again. To join our scheme simply pick up a Loyalty Card from La Calade or get in touch with your address and we can...
We Won An Award!

We Won An Award!

We’re absolutely delighted and honoured to announce that La Calade has won The B&B School ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ Award for 2020 and we were also shortlisted for the ‘Make it Happen’ Award! The B&B School awards celebrate the best Bed...
Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois

After the French food fest of Christmas and New Year’s Eve has finished, the arrival of January brings a national obsession with the galette or gâteau des rois – the “Cake of Kings.” This scrumptious-looking cake, usually topped with a golden paper couronne (crown),...
Cycling on the Canal du Midi

Cycling on the Canal du Midi

Cycling along the Canal du Midi in southern France is great trip, which you can fit into a week’s holiday. The 240km canal runs from Toulouse in the Haute Garonne to Sète on the Mediterranean Coast. The flat, picturesque route is divided into five stages, each...