Le Bel Apartment is a luxury holiday property in South France, close to Nimes and Montpellier. Inside the apartment, you have your own private Jacuzzi and outside you have an intimate roof terrace. It is the perfect space for couples to enjoy a relaxing and chilled out holiday. With thick stone walls first laid over 800 years ago, solid wooden floors and modern stylish furniture, the apartment is a successful blend of young and old.
This luxury holidays apartment is located in a former monastery, located close to the medieval town of Sommieres. The apartment provides 160m² of living space and can sleep 2 people. The apartment also has full use of the parkland garden and large swimming pool at Domaine de Monteils.
Bedroom & Bathrooms
The Roof top terrace offers a panoramic views over the countryside. This intimate space is 25m2 and is perfect for morning coffees or dinner under the stars.
The prices for this luxury South France holidays apartment include linen, towels and end of stay cleaning.
Last Visited September 2019: This holiday apartment is simply stunning. The perfect place for a romantic break and to get-away-from-it-all. Easy location for reaching Montpellier and Nimes airport, as well as the TGV train station in Nimes. The ideal place for luxury summer holidays in the South of France!
The Domaine de Monteils was originally a priory, founded in the 9th century, by the monks of Cluny. In this time the monks cultivated yellow saffron, which was rare in the South of France, and we still find a few saffron flowers in the Park. The surrounding vineyards were planted in 18th century. The Domain then became a wine estate. Today we make use of the wine storehouse and its old presses, a former forge and reconverted stables. Close to Domaine de Monteils French gites with pools, there are many popular places to visit:
Avignon: This city was residence of the pope in the 14th century. Many monuments remain from this period including the Pope´s Palace, the famous "Pont St Bénézet", la "place de l´Horloge" and its theatres. . .
Uzès: this little town of arts is the home of the First French Duchy. With its paved streets, 17th century mansions and many antique shops, Uzes is a real jewel in the Languedoc! Visit the Fenestrelle medieval tower, la "place aux herbes" and its provençal market.
Le Pont du Gard: This famous Roman aqueduct, now classified as an UNESCO world heritage site, is one of the most impressive archaeological remains from the Roman Empire.
Aigues-Mortes: the remparts of this medieval town are surrounded by the salt lakes of the Camargue, home to thousends of pink flamingos. This charming little town is well worth the visit
Nîmes: this Roman city is well known for its arenas and "ferias", and also "la maison carrée", the gardens of la Fontaine and the covered market . The nearby town of Arles is also well worth a visit for its arenas ant antique theatre.
Montpellier: this very lively university town, is the dynamic heart of Languedoc. The historical centre of the city is pedestrianised and contains many 17th Century mansions, narrow paved streets, boutiques, and squares around the "Place de la Comedie".
Cevennes National park: just a short journey from the Domain de Monteils, you will find this paradise for the walkers with its chestnut groves its valleys and sources, proposes idyllic walking itineraries.
Camargue: with its legendary wild white horses, large black bulls, beautiful pink flamingos and rare birds, the Camargue is a paradise of nature, flora and fauna.
Sommieres: is an exceptionally picturesque medieval South France town, which offers plenty of sightseeing and activities, both locally and in it´s surrounding areas. One of Sommieres´s key features is it´s Roman bridge, built by the emperor Tiberus in the First century AD. Above the town stands a castle, built in the 10 century. A wide range of festivities take place in Sommieres, including the Medieval fair in April, and the Town´s Saint´s fair in the summer. You should also visit Sommieres´ Saturday market, which served as the set during the filming of the French film "Manon des Sources".
Mediterranean beaches: Only 25 km from Domaine de Monteils you will find endless sandy beaches of the Languedoc.
Anduze: this famous pottery town which produced world renowned glazed vases is a picturesque place. Also close-by is the celebrated Bambouseraie bamboo gardens. Also from Anduze you can take a Steam train through the Cevennes and enjoy the outstanding views.
To reach this luxury apartment at Domaine de Monteils, South France, you can fly to:
Nimes airport - 20 minutes
Montpellier airport - 40 minutes
Avignon airport - 40 minutes
You can reach this luxury apartment at Domaine de Monteils, South France, by taking the A9 autoroute to in between Montpellier and Nimes. Exit the A9 at junction 26 and follow the D142 and then D12 towards Sommieres. Drive through Sommieres and follow the D35 in the direction of Anduze and Quissac. You will find Domaine de Monteils close to the villages of Carnas, Saint-Clement and Gailhan.
The booking terms for this Luxury apartment in South France, are as follows:
25% deposit at time of booking, balance paid 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Check in after 16.00 on day of arrival. Check out before 10.00 on day of departure.