Posts In: Les Criques de Porteils

Focusing on Occitanie

Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the National Park of the Pyrenees, Occitanie is the ideal region for all nature lovers ! Together the former regions of the Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc-Roussillon the area benefits from a very pleasant climate all year round complimented by so many activities, including walks in the wonderful fresh air. Read more



Holiday diary : unforgettable moments !

 A multigenerational memory by Isabelle C. de la Roche (69):  “Our fondest memory whilst staying at the Castel de la Forge de Sainte Marie, is time spent with three generations of our family ! The children, parents and grandparents. The younger ones trying to catch fish in their nets, the older ones have fun playing petanque and the grand parents allowing themselves being enticed by the cheese board and the wine tasting. Sheer simple happiness ….” A ghost story by Catherine S. de la Ville Dieu... Read more


End of year cultural activities

Ending the year with a cultural discovery is always a lovely moment. Here are some events which will allow you to know more about the French culture and it’s many   facets  ! Read more


The benefits of a mountain holiday

You’ve succumbed to the mountains ! Health, being disconnected from city life and exercising activities are  all good reasons why time spent  in the mountains is time well spent . Whether you stay at Ruisseau des Pyrénées or the Castel  Criques de Porteils, both are quite close  to the mountainous border  of Spain, or  Château de Rochetaillée which is situated at the foot of the Alpe Huez, you will find all the benefits of the wonderous beauty of the Alpine mountain range! Read more


The 10 most beautiful castles in France

The center of the world for many centuries, French culture and politics has shone in its grand lifestyle. A large part of this impressive power has been shown through the castles of France. Anchored in the landscape and always created an enormous passion and intrigue. Read more


Relaxing Spa Resorts

Whether you come alone or with the family to our Castel campsites, we do everything  we can to make your time with us as beneficial as possible. Read more


Glamping

Glamping is a term frequently used when referring to holidays, but what does the word actually mean ? It is an abbreviation of the term « glamour » and « camping ». Glamping is a style of camping which offers original out of the ordinary accommodation. It creates a concept that combines cosy comfort and that luxurious feeling  at the same time respecting the surrounding natural environmental. Read more


Cultural news in Languedoc-Roussillon, Summer 2016.

During the holidays in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon, festivals and cultural events can be found in abundance! Whether you stay at « Criques de  Porteils » or « Château de Boissson » you will find wonderful experiences right next to your Castel resort! Read more


Aqua Parks… games of waters !

Enjoying your holiday is also about occupying and pleasing your children… Remembering your fond childhood memories… Read more


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