Villemoustaussou holds fetes’ and festivals on many weekends throughout the summer months.

Carcassonne the famous medieval city is a 10 minute drive from the villa and is full of restaurants, bars and small shops which together with, museums and other historical attractions, makes it a place you will want to visit many times during your stay.

The more modern part of Carcassonne sits under the old town and has pedestrian shopping areas with many bars and cafes.

The Canal du Midi passes through Carcassonne and is only a 5-minute drive from Villa Laffon, boat trips and walks on the canal path are an excellent way to spend an afternoon.


The towns of Mirepoix, Limoux andCastelnaudry are all nearby and well worth exploring. A 45-minute drive takes you to the Mediterranean coast, with beaches at Narbonne Plage and along the coast towards Cap d`Adge or Perpignon. Barcelona can be reached in around 2 1/2 hours.

Carcassonne airport is 10 minutes drive from Villemoustaussou with Ryanair flights departing from Stanstead, Liverpool, Nottingham East Midlands, Dublin and other UK airports.

Travel details:

Reaching Villa Laffon:

By air: Ryanair fly direct to Carcassonne from Stanstead, Nottingham East Midlands, Liverpool and Dublin.

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  • Flights to Toulouse (1 hour from Carcassonne) and Perpignon (1 ½ hours) are also available from UK airports.

  • The airport at Carcassonne is situated only 10 minutes drive from Villa Laffon.

Low cost car hire can be obtained through Ryanair and its partnership with Hertz.

By Train: You can let the motorail take you and your car to Narbonne or Toulouse.



By Car: A 10-hour drive from the channel ports.

  • Can be driven in 1-day, eventually exiting from the A61 Autoroute at Jct 23. 

  • French motorways website Plan your car journey here

Short Crossings:

Eurotunnel  Folkstone - Calais every 15 minutes. Travel time 35 minutes

Dover to Calais

Dover to Calais

Dover to France

Dover/ Newhaven to France

Long Crossings:

Brittany Ferries

Condor Ferries

Portsmouth Ferries