Presentation of the castle
Let yourself be lulled by the song of the birds, listen to the murmur of the wind in the tall trees, feel the sun caressing your skin. Here time is suspended, it rhymes with softness, happiness, quietness. Become a lord for an evening, a night, a stay.
Whether it's for the first of the most beautiful days of your life, for a special occasion, for your business events or simply to taste the magic of the place for a few nights, Château Saint-Joseph opens its exclusive doors and becomes the ideal setting for your project.
The Château Saint-Joseph combines the prestige of a splendid historic residence, built in 1879, to provide a setting for the most sumptuous celebrations with the bucolic and romantic charm of a true green setting. It has three levels and offers more than 1200m2: the gardens, the large park and the forest form a beautiful 13-hectare complex.
If you add the adjoining land belonging to the castle, a total of more than 31 hectares are exclusively reserved for you.
Very easy access by road or public transport:
- Carcassonne Airport : 25mn
- Toulouse Airport : 1h
- Castres Mazamet Airport : 1h15
- Albi airport: 1h35
- Pamiers aerodrome : 41mn
The castle is not far from several train stations: Bram, Limoux, Castelnaudary, Carcassonne and Toulouse Matabiau (between 19mn and 1 hour drive depending on the station).
Nearby Tourist Places
The city of space
At the crossroads of educational, scientific and tourist missions, the Cité de l'espace is a unique and leading place in Europe for disseminating space and astronomical culture to the general public. For several years now, the Cité de l'espace has also been increasingly popular with families wishing to introduce the very young to space.
His will? To arouse curiosity, to make people want to know more, to create scientific vocations, to make space, astronomy and scientific culture accessible to all whether they are curious, contemplative, dreamers or passionate.
The monastery of Prouilhe
At the crossroads of Bram-Mirepoix and Castelnaudary-Limoux, at the bottom of Fanjeaux; the monastery of Prouilhe was founded in 1207 by Saint Dominic to welcome nine Cathar women he had converted. Destroyed several times, especially during the Revolution when it was used as a stone quarry, it was rebuilt several times.
The basilica, built in 1886, in Romano - Bysantin style, remains unfinished. As for the monastery, it still houses a community of Dominican nuns, who divide their time between prayer and work.
La Cité is a fortified complex unique in Europe and very complete: 3 km of ramparts, 52 towers, a castle, a real fortress within a fortress, a basilica, and a village still inhabited. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The city conceals unsuspected treasures, which you should appreciate by taking your time and strolling through its medieval streets, where you can easily find your child's soul and take yourself for a knight or a lady!
The Canal du Midi
The Canal du Midi offers to those who cross it, both to enjoy the beauty of exceptional landscapes and to admire the technicality of its engineering structures. This jewel of southern history gives everyone the opportunity to travel back in time, to revisit the Aude Cathar country along the water, at the rhythm of passing through the locks, to visit monuments and towns, but also to enjoy the local gastronomy. Opt for a peaceful navigation with family or friends.
Powered by a very sophisticated system, it presents the oldest inventions in terms of hydraulic control and engineering structures: locks, bridges, aqueducts, spillways... some of which have not been modified since their origin.
Capital of Blanquette, Carnival and Party !!! Limoux, a festive city offers a multitude of attractions and activities to do with family, couples or friends.
A tasty mix of landscapes, shapes and colours, the white Pyrenees as a horizon, discover this "sparkling" destination, gateway to the Upper Aude Valley.
The Limoux Carnival, a 400 year old tradition for the "Longest Carnival in the World". From January to March, every Saturday and Sunday and on Shrove Tuesday, the "Fecos" and "Goudils" (masked people), accompanied by traditional music, dance from one café to another under the medieval arcades of the Place de la République, taking you into a great whirl of colour, celebration and typical Limoux music.
The city was rebuilt according to the regular bastide plans after a massive flood in 1289. The square has retained its original medieval structure.
You will be able to observe its 15th century cutlery and superb half-timbered houses on wooden galleries. Mirepoix is famous for the Maison des Consuls decorated with carved wooden pieces, and for its old Saint Maurice cathedral and its impressively large nave (22 m wide).
Very attractive, Mirepoix proposes many animations from April to November (Medieval, puppet festival, Montmartre in Mirepoix, apple festival...).
Between France and Spain, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, the Pyrenees are a massif of contrasts. From unspoilt villages to modern ski resorts, from the practice of all kinds of snow sports to getting back into shape in thermal water: the Pyrenean paradise is yours!
The Mont d'Olmes resort is the closest to the Château. This pretty resort in the middle of nature was the birthplace of Perrine Laffont, the famous Olympic mogul ski champion. The most demanding champions as well as families and apprentice skiers can live their passion as they wish.
Skiing close to the mountain, recharging your batteries in the great outdoors, challenging yourself or your loved ones, everything is possible in the Monts d'Olmes.
Beach of Narbonne
Need some sun, warmth, light?
That's good, in Narbonne, the sea is very close.... You know it, "the one you see dancing along the clear gulfs". From the top of the Clape massif, the horizon stretches out at your feet, hemmed in by 5 km of fine sandy beach, 3000 hours of sunshine a year and Narbonne-Plage, a European Blue Flag resort!
The sandy beach is 5 kilometres long and 150 metres wide. It is bordered by a 2.5 km long pedestrian promenade... Wide open spaces for activities in complete freedom and safety. Whether by bike, on foot, on rollerblades, alone, with family or friends, the seafront promenade offers an idyllic setting.
Whether you are visiting Toulouse for the first time or come here regularly, the Pink City always surprises by its beauty.
Its architecture is dominated by Roman brick and tile, three sites are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, its museums tell two thousand years of history, and a hundred or so private mansions recall the golden age of pastel, this unusual plant cultivated in the 16th century for its blue pigment... not forgetting the charm of its preserved facades and alleys.