A Residence with full comfort

Well-equipped Apartments

Escape to Cathar Country !

The Residence of the Château de Jouarres welcomes you !

It is in the heart of hamlet of Jouarres (town of Azille – Aude), on the edge of the magnificent Canal du Midi, between Narbonne and Carcassonne, a few kilometers from Minerve that extends the residence of the castle of Jouarres. It is the ideal starting point for your visits and tourist activities. With its park of 5 hectares surrounded by vineyards and its Cathar spirit, it is the perfect place for calm and relaxing vacations, but also for unforgettable family holidays. Here you enjoy yourself having a barbecue, staying by the pool (large and paddling pool), practicing the fitness path, petanque and living all available entertainment. Children can join their club, discover the world of fairies, enjoy the park games. Its unique geographical position gives you the opportunity to have unforgettable walks along the water banks or in the mountains, sports and discovery activities, sunny bathing by the sea! The residence offers 100 beautiful well-appointed and equipped apartments, which can accommodate from 2 to 8 people, including several apartments for people with reduced mobility.



Aude Tourisme

Grand Carcassonne

Canal du Midi

Our services for you

On hire for your stay

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Baby kit (cot + high chair + bath) upon reservation

On hire subject to availability

  • Baby stroller on reservation
  • Towel rental
  • Swimming pool towel rental
  • Fan rental

Sale shop

  • 1st necessity products (toilet, maintenance, food)
  • Kitchen linen 1 tea towel + 1 hand towel
  • Fresh bread and pastries
  • Baby and solar products
  • BBQ charcoal

Paid services

  • Laundry tokens (washing and drying) + detergent
  • Breakfasts
  • Cleaning offer at the end of your stay or during your stay on request
  • Relaxation period: beauty treatments and massages, on reservation

Our functional apartments

All apartments are equipped with :

  • a terrace or balcony with garden furniture and parasol
  • electric heating
  • living room: seating area, dining area
  • wardrobe and storage cabinet
  • a kitchenette in living room: ceramic hob (4 hotplates), microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker and electric kettle, toaster
  • flat screen television

For apartments with bunk beds please note that the top bed is not suitable for children under 6 years old

T1 bis Studio - 2 pers.
T1 bis Studio - 2 pers.

  • Approx. 34 to 36 m²
  • Sleeping area : 2 simple beds
  • Bathroom : bathhub, toilet

PMR 2 rooms - 2 pers.
PMR 2 rooms - 2 pers.

  • Approx. 46 m²
  • Accessible to people with reduced mobility
  • Bedroom : 1 big bed
  • Shower room : shower, toilet

T2 rooms mezzanine - 4 pers.
T2 rooms mezzanine - 4 pers.

  • Approx. 45 m²
  • Bedroom 1 : 1 big bed
  • Sleeping area 2 : Mezzanine with 2 simple beds
  • Bathroom : bathhub
  • Independent toilet

T2 rooms cabin - 4 pers.
T2 rooms cabin - 4 pers.

  • Approx. 45 m²
  • Bedroom : 1 big bed
  • Sleeping area 2 : Cabin with 2 bunk beds
  • Bathroom : bathhub
  • Independent toilet

T3 rooms - 5 pers.
T3 rooms - 5 pers.

  • Approx. 54 m²
  • Bedroom 1 : 1 big bed
  • Bedroom 2 : 2 simple beds
  • Sleeping area 3 : 1 simple bed (room overlooking corridor or entrance)
  • Bathroom : bathhub, toilet
  • Shower room with shower
  • Independent toilet

T3 rooms - 6 pers.
T3 rooms - 6 pers.

  • Approx. 57 m²
  • Bedroom 1 : 1 big bed
  • Bedroom 2 : 2 simple beds
  • Sleeping area 3 : 2 bunk beds
  • Bathroom : bathhub, toilet
  • Shower room with shower
  • Independent toilet

T4 rooms - 8 pers.
T4 rooms - 8 pers.

  • Approx. 68 – 76m²
  • Bedroom 1 : 1 big bed
  • Bedroom 2 : 2 simple beds
  • Bedroom 3 : 2 simple beds or 1 big bed in the mezzanine overlooking the living room
  • Sleeping area 4 : 2 bunk beds (small room overlooking the living room)
  • Bathroom : bathhub, toilet
  • Shower room with shower
  • Independent toilet

The residence in a nutshell

Facilities and services for your stay!

  • Outdoor pool with large pool and paddling pool for children, large beach equipped with deckchairs (open from 15/04 to 28/10 depending on weather conditions from 9am to 8pm) unsupervised.
  • Bar equipped with a TV (sports competitions) located at the edge of the swimming pool from 14/06 to 15/09, or bar at the reception.
  • Free Wifi in the collective areas.
  • Quiet residence, closed by a rampart wall with free parking. Entrance with digicode.
  • Kids Club 6 to 11 years old open from Monday to Friday from 3pm to 6pm (french summer school holidays only).
  • Inflatable structure for children.
  • Ping pong tables.
  • Pétanque fields.
  • Breakfast 9 € - Children 7 € - Free for children under 5 years old.
  • Bicycle storage.
  • Loan of books in several languages ​​and games at the reception.
  • Info-region point with many tourist guides available.
  • Laundry room (several machines) open from 9am to 8pm : 4 € washing and 4 € drying.
  • Barbecue area available.
  • Various sales and services on site, to be pleasant to you.
  • Shops nearby.

Different getaways, varied activities, just to change your scenery !

  • Hiking and cycling trails
  • 100m from the magnificent canal du midi designed by Pierre Paul Riquet (UNESCO World Heritage 1996)
  • 800m from the port of Homps with possibility of boat rental
  • 1km Lake Jouarres (100ha) for walks and activities (canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing ...)
  • 5km from the Abbey of Caunes-Minervois, the church of Homps, the church Saint-Julien-et-Sainte-Basilisse
  • 10km from Aigne with its unique architectural structure called "L´Escargot"
  • 7km from Dolmen des Fades
  • 15km from the Curiosity of L´Auriol
  • 17km from the unmissable city of Minerve
  • 17km from the port of Somail
  • 26km from the beautiful Roman town of Narbonne
  • 29km from Carcassonne and its medieval city, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997
  • 33km Lake Cavayère with its guarded beach, tree climbing and water activities
  • 35km from Fontfroide Abbey
  • 45km from the large African wildlife reserve of Sigean, open every day of the year
  • The discovery of Kangaroos at the Australian park of Carcassonne
  • The black mountain with visits to the cave of Limousis, the chasm of Cabrespine and the oppidum of Berniquaut.
  • Cathare castles of Peyrepertuse, Quéribus, Latours ...
  • The famous "Buffets de Narbonne" for gourmets
  • The immense and sunny beaches of the Languedoc at about 30 km (Narbonne, Gruissan ...)
  • Petanque activities and tournaments
  • Fishing opportunities
  • Spain less than 1 hour drive

The artisan restorers and winemakers around the residence, are always a pleasure to make you discover their know-how as well as regional products of quality. You will find all the information at the reception of our establishment.


Opening time

8:00 to 12:00 - 16:00 to 19:00 and until 20:00 every Saturday in July and August

Check in: from 16:00

Departure: until 10:00

Possibility to arrive outside the opening hours of the reception, more information when booking.

To come

By car: On the A61 motorway from Narbonne or Toulouse, exit 25, direction Homps.

By plane: Carcassonne airport at 30 km, Montpellier at 120 km and Perpignan at 94 km.

By train: Lézignan Corbières railway station at 12km, Narbonne and Carcassonne at 28 Km.


Tourist tax to pay on the spot: 1.00 € / night / adult.