Near Gaillac at Castelnau de Montmiral (81 Tarn, Occitanie) is a Gaillac B&B at Chateau de Mayragues – a 12th Century medieval castle with a Bio-dynamic vineyard!
The chateau was painstakingly restored by owners Scotsman Alan Geddes and his French wife Laurence and developed the vineyard.
The chateau has a half-timbered open-air walkway running around the top floor. parquet floors and high ceilings make for an airy and spacious feel . The location is quiet but the hosts are very welcoming. En-suite bathrooms and free wifi!
Your hosts will be happy to provide a tasting of the Chateau’s wines!
The Chateau lies 10 km/7 miles north of Gaillac and 30 km/18 miles west of Albi ( for its Cathedral and Toulouse Lautrec Museum). And only 18km /11 miles away is the rather magical hilltop village of Cordes-sur-Ciel (literally “in the sky”!) – see www.tourisme-occitanie.com
for more info and to check availability at this Gaillac B&B see Chateau de Mayragues
nearby alternative vineyard accommodation: Chateau Larroze
airport: Toulouse Blagnac TLS (34 miles/ 54 km)
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