Chèvrefeuille, or Honeysuckle in English, is a 16th century three storey townhouse located on the Tarn River in the pleasant village of Brens. It is the perfect spot to explore the beautiful countryside in the South of France including the UNESCO world heritage listed Episcopal City of Albi.
Brens is a small and traditional French village. It is a quiet and relaxing place to stay with a local bakery, a bar and a general store. Across the river is the larger town of Gaillac which has good local amenities, a large weekly market, several supermarkets, banks, restaurants and a tourist information office.
Chèvrefeuille has three bedrooms and sleeps seven people. It has the charm of a traditional French maison de ville, a well equipped kitchen, two bathrooms and a toilet on each floor. FREE WI-FI ALSO AVAILABLE.
Getting there and getting around -
Brens is about an hour from Toulouse airport by car and there is train station in Gaillac which has lines connecting to Toulouse and the TGV from Paris. The drive from Provence can be readily accomplished in a day. The Department of the Tarn is part of the Midi-Pyrénées region so is relatively close to the stunning Pyrénées mountain range, and is within easy reach of Spain and Andorra.
The Tarn is an ideal location and Chèvrefeuille a comfortable base from which to explore the many attractions of this area. These include picture perfect villages, scenic drives, lovely provincial cooking, an abundance of vineyards, the Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec museum, and the history of the Cathar religion.
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* The House
* The District
* The Climate
* Travelling to Brens