By Road :
Map of the region (100 Ko)
1. Direction from Montpellier :
The A9 motorway (Autoroute), and after Narbonne continue towards Perpignan/Barcelone but leave the motorway at exit 39 – SIGEAN. Take the direction Portel-des Corbières and then Durban after leaving Portel. Go through Durban and continue on the road for 4 kms. At Villeneuve-des-Corbières, turn right. Cascastel is 2 kms further. (the village is 27kms from the motorway exit at Sigean).
2. Direction from Toulouse :
The A61 motorway (Autoroute), after Carcassonne leave the motorway at Exit 25 LEZIGNAN. Take the direction towards Ferrals, Thézan, and Durban. Go through Durban and 4 kms further at Villeneuve-des-Corbières turn right for Cascastel which is 2kms further. (35kms from the motorway exit at Lezignan).
3. Direction from Barcelone :
The A9 motorway (Autoroute), after Perpignan, leave the motorway at exit 40 LEUCATE. take the direction for Caves, Treilles, St. Jean de Barrou. At St. Jean de barrou take the direction Durban, go through Durban and ‘ kms further at Villeneuve-des-Corbières turn right for Cascastel which 2 kms further. (26kms from the motorway exit at Leucate).
By aeroplane :
* Aéroport at Perpignan-Rivesaltes :
(45kms from Cascastel). 04 68 52 60 70 Paris Orly – Air Liberté ; 0 825 805 805 Brest, Caen, Ibiza, Malaga – Westair ; London Stanstead – Ryanair; Saint Etienne – Proteus Airlines.
Car rental : Ada, Avis, Citer, Europcar, Hertz.
Exit the Airport and take the direction Foix. pass through Cases de Pene, Estagel, after Estagel take the D611 direction Paziols, Tuchan, at Villeneuve-des-Corbières turn left for Cascastel which is 2kms further.
* Airport at Carcassonne :
(65kms from Cascastel) 04 68 71 96 46 London Stanstead, Dublin and Bruxelles with Ryanair. Carcassonne Airport Car Hire available from France Car Hire, pick up your hire car directly from Carcassonne Airport.
Follow route 2 – the motorway entrance is 5 minutes from the airport.
* Aéroport de Béziers
Airport at Béziers. (60kms from Cascastel) 04 67 80 99 09 Paris Orly West Air Linair 0 820 820 820
Car rental (book in advance) Avis, Citer, Europcar, Hertz.
Follow route 1.
By train :
* Narbonne Station :
(30kms from Cascastel) 04 68 65 41 31- SNCF – 0 892 35 35 35 or 36 35 from France
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Spanghero.
Take the N9, direction Perpignan. 10kms further take the right turn for Portel-des-Corbières, the follow the signs for Durban (the route for the ‘Châteaux Cathares), Go through Durban, 4kms further at Villeneuve-des-Corbières turn right for Cascastel, 2kms further.
On arrival in Cascastel, go through the village, at the forked exit of the village take the left fork, direction Quintillan. The Domaine Grand Guilhem is the large stone building with green shutters immediately on your left after taking the left fork. Do not leave the village.