To book telephone Peter or Lucy Roberts 0044(0)1985844256
The self catering gite accommodation at Mas de Paul in the South West of France, forms part of a beautifully restored stone farmstead.
The gite is located in the hilltop hamlet of St Martial in the department of Tarn et Garonne, approximately mid-
The gite accommodation is set high above the valley floor in spectacular countryside with deeply incised wooded valleys of oak and sweet chestnut trees , the self catering gites are close to the dramatic Gorges de L’Aveyron and are also centrally located to some of the most beautiful small towns in South West France. This area of the SW is ideally suited to walking with many delightful trails and is also a perfect base for mountain biking with lots of challenging terrain.
The weather in the SW can be very hot in Summer and you may prefer to spend time lazing round the heated south west facing pool or leisurely exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns; away from the crowds associated with some neighbouring areas. Spring and Autumn can often be ideal for walking and biking holidays; in Spring the meadows are covered in wild flowers and in Autumn the heavily wooded slopes take on dramatic hues.
Do find time for the local bars and restaurants, the south west area is well known for its cuisine with duck (foie gras) and game being very important local ingredients. The markets are full of regional produce and are crammed with seasonal fruit and vegetables, locally produced cheeses, 'saucissons' etc
There is plenty to do in the local region in addition to exploring the local countryside there are caves, numerous castles to explore, kayaking on the Aveyron River, golf at Albi and lots, lots more.
The self catering gite accommodation is very flexible and consists of three two bedroom cottages which are ideally suited for groups/families holidaying together; an additional 1 bedroom cottage is available on request (left unlet if not required), thus accommodating up to 14! Each of the cottages is completely self-