Airports at Perpignan, one hour drive and Carcassone, one hour 15mins.
St Paul de Fenouillet is 15 minutes through the gorge entering the region Pyrennes Orientales.
Rennes le Chateau 40 mins; Pyrenees 1 hour and the Cathar Region;
Paylaurens; Peyrepertuse and Queribus Cathar Castles nearby.
The countryside is a well preserved natural area with wild orchid meadows in the spring, densely forested with many birds, (including Eagles), plants and wild life to explore.
The village was built on the ruins of the Abbey in the 17th century and the area has many interesting historical and geological sites.