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We wish you a warm welcome and hope you have an excellent stay.
If you need anything or have any questions please do not hesitate to knock at our door. Please find below useful information for your holiday.

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The yellow wheel barrows can be used to transport your bags and your shopping.

Please respect the calm and tranquillity of La Fraissinede and get about only by foot.

Please be quiet between 10pm and 10am 


We ask you to refrain from smoking inside the gites and around the pool. 

Please do not throw cigarette butts in the garden nor smoke in the woods.
non fumeur

There is a great risk of fires in this region. 

Please be prudent when using the BBQ, do not make fires and please keep matches and lighters well away from children.

In case of need, you will find 2 taps along the house (one in front of the house, one behind).


  You will find a fire extinguisher in each gite.

If a fire starts, call the firemen immediately (18).

Each gite has a smoke detector.
If it goes off, you can stop it by pressing a few seconds on the button on the plastic hood.

Water is a rare commodity in the south of France. 

Our water is provided by a spring.  The advantage is that it is pure and excellent to drink.

The water supply being limited, please be economic when using showers, etc


You can dispose of your rubbish in the brown bins found at the end of the alley way. 

There is a recycling collection for glass, cardboard, tins and plastique.

You can put your recycling in the containers down the road.

Do not put any products in thin plastic or paper (yogourts, wrapping materials…)

We have a septic tank.

Therefore, you must not use bleach or throw anything (like tampons, cotton etc) down the toilet.


For you departure (Saturday before 10am) please leave the gite as orderly as you found it on arrival. Hoover, floor cloth, scrub brush, broom, cleaning products are at your disposal. If something is missing, please come to us …

Please leave the kitchen clean, do the dishes, put everything back in its place and throw your garbage away.

Please remove bed sheets and pillowcases (leave the white ones) and leave all linen on the washing machine.


Internet access by Wifi is possible in all houses (no code).

All gites are equipped with a satellite decoder.

Our antenna is set onto ASTRA satellite, which broadcasts all frenchs programs and many from other countries (Germany, ...).

The user manual is in the gite, you can download it here:


Local shops

In Montlaur, you will find a grocery VivaL, which also sells newspapers and bread. There is also a very good butchers, a chemist and a post office.

The closest supermakets are in Trèbes (Super U, Intermarché) and in Lézignan-Corbières (Intermarché, Carrefour Market)


Local markets (mornings, except in

- Montlaur: Tuesdays around 5:00 P.M.
- Lagrasse : Saturday
Trèbes : Sunday; Lézignan : Wednesday; Narbonne : Thursday and Sunday; Carcassonne : Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; Limoux et Béziers: Friday; Mirepoix : Monday

The nearest tourist office is in Lagrasse.

We can lend you guide books to the area (Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées) and also a local IGN Map (very detailed map)

You will find some turistic info on our website : "activities".
office de tourisme

First aid numbers

Doctors  (in Serviès-en-Val)

Syharath Bounsou  4 place Cabanac  04-68-24-08-55
Fournier André       4 chemin Horte    04-68-24-06-08

 Firemen : 18     -    Ambulance : 15      -     European urgency number : 112


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If the current is completely switched off, open the electrical control cabinet and verify the main circuit breaker, which is on the upper level of the gite HESPERIE (on the left of the bathroom entrance).

If the grey button is not pushed in, you must push it in. It might be necessary to first switch off one “high consuming” electrical device (washing machine, dishwasher).

If only one line is cut, you must verify the circuit breakers, next to the main circuit breaker. You must change the fuse which has blown (see the electrical plan).

A box containing new fuses can be found on the shelves next to the W.C., in HESPERIE.  


If the current is completely switched off, open the electrical control cabinet and verify the main circuit breaker.

If the grey button is not pushed in, you must push it in. It might be necessary to first switch off one “high consuming” electrical device (washing machine, dishwasher).

If only one line is out, you must put the right switch back to “ON” (upper position). 

The Brandt cooking stove has induction plates. They only function if there is a pan on the cooking zone. The user manual is in the gite and can be downloaded here:  manuel

You will find other practical info about APOLLON (ventilation, switches, thermostat) in this document.



The electrical control cabinet is at the entrance of the gite, on the right, in the wooden cupboard.

The main circuit breaker for the gite is in the neighbour gite APOLLON.

The light switches for the sitting-room and mezzanine are on the landing of the staircase. The switch for the outdoor lights is under the bar (left switch).

A spot light with a presence detector is in the entry of the gite. If you wish to set it off, use the light switch situated under the spot.

To switch on the oven or the stove, you can read this document.

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 In case of accident:

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The closest restaurants (advisable to book in summer):

Fabrezan Lagrasse Tables exceptionnelles

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You will find many winegrowers in the region. Here is a list of local addresses:

Domaine Saint-Georges (in Montlaur)

wine sold in your gite. Very good quality price ratio. If you wish to order some, Hervé will be delighted to bring it to you at your gite.

vigneron montlaur

Terre d’expression (Cellier Joseph Delteil in Serviès; 06-13-50-02-42, 04-68-24-75-54,

Good range of reds, whites and rosés. 10% discount if you go there on our behalf.
vigneron aude
Domaine La Lause (, in Monze).

Nice modern exploitation, sustainable agriculture. Open every day except Mondays.
vigneron aude
Château Villemagne (, between Montlaur and Lagrasse).

Red wine, original white wine, grape juice, carthagène. Small « museum ».
vigneron languedoc
La Petite Commanderie (Stéphane Madiec, opposite the butcher in Montlaur ).

Organic wine. Sold in the local grocery store.
vigneron languedoc
Vignerons de Camplong (wine cooperative, in Camplong).

Good choice of wines.
vigneron camplong

Find all local producers (wine, honey) on : site Montlaur