where is it?

Villa Cathalo is located
in the middel of the MIDI, the french term for this region of the south of France,
at the foot of the Montagne Noire

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…on the edge of the town Labastide-Rouairoux
between Montpellier and Toulouse,
surrounded by different climatic zones and landscapes
in the heart of the Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc

The Mediterranean is an hour’s drive.
Further south are the vast plains of the Languedoc,
bisected by the Canal du Midi.
The plains reach down to the sea where you can enjoy
a delicious fish lunch on the salt pans of Gruissan.

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You can admire  flocks of flamingos,
and discover the historic cities
of Carcassonne and Narbonne.
In the east the valleys of the Jaur and the Orb
harbour the famous wine region of the “A.O.C. Saint Chinian”.
In the west are the mountains of Sidobre with their spectacular rock formations and granite mines.