ABOUT THE VILLAGE:
This peaceful hamlet of Faugeres is built mainly in local stone. It is surrounded by open countryside mainly planted with vines. There are lots of beautiful walks from the village and quiet country lanes for cycling. There is a general store and cafe in Faugeres which is only a five minute drive. A full range of shops and services are to be found in Herepian and Bedarieux a 10 to 15 minute drive.
Bedarieux has a huge weekly traditional street market with a wide range of local produce.
The Haute Languedoc National Park is a short drive away for hiking and breath taking scenery.
The sandy beaches of the Mediterranean are within a 45 minute drive where you can also dine on local oysters and fresh seafood.
You can swim off the beaches of the river Orb and hire canoes; Lake Salagou is close by for sailing and windsurfing or bathing. Golf courses can be found at the Spa town of Lamalou les Bains or Beziers.
The closest airport for Ryan Air flights is Beziers, but Montpellier, Carcassonne, Rodez and Perpignan are also within easy reach.