The little hameau of Cahuzac sits between two of France’s most beautiful and almost undiscovered regions the Aude and the Ariege, historically known as Cathar Country where the crusade against the Cathars took place at the beginning of the 13th century.
A most varied and impressive landscape from the wild and dramatic mountainous peaks of the Pyrenees, the gentle foothills and the flat planes of the Lauragais.
Almost in every viewpoint are Castles and Abbeys full of history. Medieval towns and villages sit on hillsides and grand Cathedrals adorn sun kissed market squares, open air cafés, and French markets full of ambience.
Sunflowers, cereal crops and vineyards flourish under big skies. The climate is notorious for over 300 days sunshine a year.
Carcassonne, La Cite, is a World Heritage Site only 40 minutes away from Bordebasse, and is worth a visit.
Toulouse is a university town full of life about an hour away.
Mirepoix is the closest town with a lovely market each Monday.
Spain and Andorra are literally within 2 hours, you can be off in the morning, have a leisurely lunch, buy some duty free, have a little stroll around and be back in the evening.