Tastefully restored 400 year old village house in the pretty wine making village of Tuchan set amongst mountains, castles,vineyards and levander fields.
Located in the oldest part of the village, steps away from all amenities you could possibly need
Tuchan is a small lovely village and has everything you could possibly need:
- Grocery shop (open 7 days a week)
- Restaurants ( within 10 mins walk) -
- 2 Village outdoor pool (high season only)
- Medical centre and pharmacy
- Bank and Cash point
- Post office
- Tourist information
- Newly renovated cinema
- Petrol station ( outskirts)
- Weekly outdoor markets visit the village square.
- Wine caves and visitors centre
- River swimming area
- Quad biking through the vineyards
- Boules Park
- Volley ball and children's play area in the village square
- Camp site - Lapierre( 10mins walk with lovely pool, volleyball. good restaurant and bar, twice weekly entertainment in high season)- The owner is very friendly and happy for local villagers to use his facilities -open Mid May - Mid Sept.
The locals in Tuchan are very friendly and hospitable.
Tuchan is well know for its wine (Fitou being one) and there are many activities throughout the year to celebrate this. If you are a wine connoisseur this is the village to base yourself , right in the heart of wine country with the large newly refurbished Mont Tauch wine cave and education centre only 5 mins walk away.
Some very good traditional local restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Nearby there is Rock climbing, walking and cycling treks,fishing, quad bikes.paragliding and horseriding.
Local attractions include Tautavel ( prehistoric man museum), Chateau d'aguillar, white water rafting (Axat), Many wine caves, African Reserve, Little Yellow train through the breathtaking Pyreeness mountains and ski -ing within 1hr 40mins.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
From breathtaking views of snow capped mountain ranges in winter to lavendar fields and vineyards in summer. This area is totally unspoilt with ancient castles, abbeys,natural springs, gorges and pretty rivers.
With over 300 days of Mediterrenean sunshine Tuchan's excellent location makes it ideal place to holiday all year round. Nearby Perpignan, Carcassonne, Narbonne, Montpellier and Nimes are beautiful large cities/towns offering lots of culture, historical buildings, great cuisine and shopping.
The area has numerous excellent sandy beaches within 45 mins drive. The quaint seaside town of Collioure and the beautiful white sands of canet Plage are 45 - 55mins drive and are well worth a visit.
Perpignan the closest large town is 40 mins drive. With a pretty river running through the centre, lined with cafe bars its a great place for the gentlemen to sit and have a beer whilst the ladies shop in the wide range of shops.
The Pyrenees are only just over an hours drive. Here you will find lots of outdoor activities including mountain biking, whitewater rafting,sailing and thermal spa's.
The enchanting town of Carcassonne is an hours drive with its fortified village full of cafes,shops and street entertainment. Carcassonne has a music festival in July with many famous UK artists.
Narbonne about 45 mins away is a lovely French town with lots to do including a beach and great activity centre called L'espace de liberty which has an Olympic size pool, slides, ice rink, bowling alley, bar and great self service buffet.
The Spanish border is about 45 minutes away and Barcelona 2.5 hours away.
Andorra is a 2.5 hours scenic drive taking you to the haven of duty free shops and popular ski resorts of soldeu and pas de las casa
From June - September Tuchan has quite a few festivals in the village square. These include food and wine festivals where the whole town eat in the square and the villagers sell local produce. Dog shows and circus's occasionally visit Tuchan.
There are a number of nearby villages which have local weekly markets and most weeks small markets visit Tuchan.