The cottage La Salsepareille is located in the village of Caux. We are just north of Pézenas (6km) between Beziers and Clermont l’Hérault, near Montpellier.
Caux is easily recognizable: it is on a hill surmounted by its astonishing bell tower owned by The Church of Saint-Gervais-St.-Protais and surrounded by vineyards. This is a wine grower small town of 2600 inhabitants whose origins date back to prehistory. One of the many monuments of the village is also the menhir Peyreficade.
Shops in Caux
You will find in the village nearby services: 2 bakeries, a small grocery store with tea room, a merchant of fruits and vegetables, a butcher, a café, a restaurant, a tobacconist, a post office, hairdressers, …. There are several supermarkets in nearby villages (Roujan 5 km, Pézenas 7 km).
Doctors and pharmacies are also present in the village.
Visit the village
The rental La Salsepareille in Caux welcomes you in a mild and sunny climate.
Of its medieval heritage, CAUX preserved substantial remains full of poetry. The city has preserved the remains of the walls that surrounded the fort in the 12th century. The church, an historical monument of Lombard Romanesque style building has been under construction in the 12th century and stands on top of a promontory an architectural ensemble of rare quality. You can stroll through the ancient center to see molded cornices, mullioned windows, lintels old doors … which form a decor that imagination feel with knights and maids but also shoemakers, saddlers or weavers, spinners , ironers and embroiderers of farriers. Finally make a stop on the Republic Square or the church square, where the wine caveau opens its doors.
Oenological stay in Caux
The vines and wine are present all around the village. Many wineries have been established in and around the village of Caux. Coming to the cottage La Salsepareille can be a way to discover the red and white wines of the AOC Coteaux du Languedoc. You can sample directly from producers or in the cellars. You can also take the Wine and fishermen Route which leads to the sea, especially to Agde.
Activities around Caux
This is a major advantage of the holiday cottage La Salsepareille. Your stay will take place in the quietness of the Herault valley, but also close to historical sites like the city of Pézenas, Saint Ghilhem the Desert, The Canal du Midi, Valmagne Abbey …. the Mediterranean Sea and its water sports are also very close. Indeed Caux is less than 30 km from the beaches and ports.