If you are interested in more of a ramble than a gentle stroll you might want to try the 13 kilometre Gorges de Colombières walk. The path is rugged and parts are much more demanding than the easy broad track of the Gorges d’Héric. Continue reading
If you want to take in a round of golf during your stay at the Couvent – or if golf isn’t top of your list but fine dining is – try Lamalou-les-Bains golf club and/or its restaurant, La Capitelle. Situated just outside Hérépian on the D160 it’s just a few minutes’ drive or a 15 minute walk* from the Couvent. Continue reading
A walk from the Couvent up to Notre Dame de Capimont – a 12th century Romanesque chapel – offers lovely views over the valley and the town of Hérépian. After a short walk along roads you follow clearly marked footpaths. Continue reading
• Budget airlines offer cheap flights from as little as £65 return if you can be slightly flexible on dates and book in advance.
• Car hire starts at around £25 per day (Don’t automatically take the car hire service offered by your airline / travel agent. There are several comparison sites. ( e.g. kayak.co.uk or carrentals.co.uk ) Continue reading
The picturesque Canal du Midi passes close to the town of Béziers which is just over half an hour’s drive from Hérépian. If you take the D11 (Route de Capestang) out of Béziers and travel east for 15 kilometres you will reach the pretty town of Capestang which nestles beside the canal. Continue reading
If you only do one walk whilst staying at Le Covent this should definitely be it! The scenery is absolutely stunning, there’s an easy path to follow beside the gorge and it’s barely a 15 minute drive from Hérépain. Continue reading