Spacious self-catering holiday gite in Couiza, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France hung with original artwork

Couiza Gite des Artistes holiday gite

Le Carnotzet Restaurant
Le Carnotzet Restaurant
Couiza in Languedoc-Roussillon, South France
Patisserie in Couiza, Languedoc, France
Patisserie in Couiza, next to the Spar

Holidays in Couiza, South France

Couiza is a pretty little town at the heart of Aude, between Limoux and Quillan. Couiza is easy to reach as there is a train station, plus it is on a bus route and there is a taxi service or auto-bus service to Carcassonne airport. For large group holidays, you can also arrange the auto-bus to take you to Perpignan airport instead, should you wish.

There are 3 restaurants, 2 patisseries (one of each pictured above), plus a take-away Pizza place, a mini-supermarket (the huit-a-8, which bizarelly is open from 9am to 7.30pm) in Couiza, plus a health food shop, play park and Games Library in Couiza where children can make puppets and play with over 500 games.

Gite des Artistes is a spacious holiday gite in the middle of Couiza with 3 self-catering apartments, each with computer, terrace access and original artwork.

The links on the left have more information about the self-catering property in Couiza, South France. If you're travelling from Birmingham to Perpignan airport, or East Midlands to Carcassonne airport, you may be interested in classy bournemouth hotels as a place to stay before your flight.
Holiday accommodation


Two rivers run through Couiza - the Aude and the Salz. There are river swimming spots in both rivers, plus canoeing and other water sports on the Aude. The nearest supermarket is Intermarche, which is just outside the town and several markets are nearby, the largest of which is in Esperaza every Sunday, this is a bustling market offering a range of local goods, fresh food and artisinal jewelery, clothes, pottery, etc. There is also a market in Couiza each Tuesday, which sells many local produce.

Please see the links on the left for other vacation attractions in Aude, France, plus nearby towns to Couiza. There are many attractions in the Languedoc area to make your holiday a memorable one.

River swimming spot in the Salz, a river which joins the Aude
The river Salz


View of Rennes-le-Chateau, a village of mystery
View of Rennes-le-Chateau
Gite des Artistes is a spacious vacation rental in Couiza, South France.