Bienvenue à Quillan dans Aude France...


This 3 bedroom south-facing, self-catering French holiday home (Gite) rental, is ideal for families or couples looking for a quiet relaxing long or short vacation or for groups planning an activity break in the south of France.  The house within a short stroll of Quillan centre, comfortably accommodates up to six people, has off street parking a fully equipped kitchen, wide screen TV with French and English satellite channels, WI-FI, a computer with high-speed broadband and a garden with bar-b-q area.    

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Emile Zola

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Quillan is a medium sized French town nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Pyrenees mountains which seperate France and Spain. The town serves as a gateway to the beautiful surrounding countryside of hills, lakes, rivers, gorges and cathar castles.

Quillan is located in the department of Aude in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the south of France. The towns proximity to the Pyrenean peaks and to the coast make it an ideal location for those interested in exploring the delights of rural France and the Mediterranean coast.

The Aude river after which the department is named runs through the centre of Quillan town, the river provides many recreation activities in the summer months.

Amenities and Events


The town of Quillan is located in the department of Aude in the Languedoc-Languedoc Roussillon region has the amenities you might expect in a much larger town i.e. activity centre, gym, hospital, fire station, public library, supermarkets, hotels, internet cafe's, shops, restaurants, bars, swimming pool and cinema.

       Link to map showing house and local amenities

Festivals and events

Cultural and sporting events such as music concerts, boules tournaments, folk dancing and walking festivals, cycling races, (tour de France), motor racing, canoeing and white water rafting competitions take place in the town all year round although the busiest time for the town is March to September when the festivals and cultural activities are at their peak.

Quillan 2011 brochure of events.

Limoux events

Carcassonne brochure

Perpignan events




Location and Skiing.

Quillan town is within a 45 minute drive of Carcassone Airport and medieval town and other airports such as Perpignan, Toulouse, Gerona (Spain) are within a two and a half hour drive. The nearest SKI resort is Camurac a 35-40 minute drive, other SKI resorts Mijanes-Donezan, Pulvalador, Formigueres are close to an hours drive away and within one and a half hours are some of the larger resorts like Les Angles and Font-Romeau. All this and you are still a little over an hours drive a way from the Mediterranean coast and its beaches.

                                                     Map showing SKI resorts