Sidsmums Travellers Retreat, Carcassonne

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Sidsmums Travellers Retreat is a Gite d'Etape (self catering stopover gite) in the circulade village of Preixan just 10km from Carcassonne, la Cite Medieval, Bus and Train station and the Canal du Midi. We have a 6 bed dorm cabin, three 6 bed family cabins with a double bed and 3 twin rooms within the Gite all situated in our beautiful garden with a shower block with 2 showers, 2 toilets, 2 washbasins and laundry sink provide a fully equipped kitchen, cotton bed linen, free wifi, tea, coffee and hot chocolate. A dining area and lounge are also at your disposal along with a further shower/toilet room and a seperate WC. There is a terrace, large garden with BBQ, slackline, fussball table, garden furniture and hammock. We can provide transfers to the hostel by prior arrangement at a cost of 5€ per car. Public transport is the 1€ bus which runs to and from Preixan / Carcassonne 4 times a day (each way). Bikes are also available.
Ideally situated for visiting the Aude region with its Cathar Castles, white water rafting and Carcassonne UNESCO world heritage site

Location and Contact


• Situated in the peaceful circulade village of Preixan, surrounded by woodland and vineyards of the Malepere region nestling between the Montagne Noire and the Pyrenees.
• 10 minutes from Carcassonne, la Cite
• medieval, Canal du Midi, main motorway and rail links and Salvaza International Airport (Ryanair)
• TRANSPORT - REGULAR €1 BUS service to and from Carcassonne and Preixan
• Directions Junction 23 A61. 2nd exit at roundabout (Limoux). Right at lights at T junction. 10 mins south of Carcassonne on the D118 towards Limoux. Follow Preixan then Centre Ville. At Presse supermarket turn right then immediate right at fork. Hostel 150m on the right. Call around back.
• We also offer direct transfer service for 5€ per car (up to 4 guests) or FREE pickup for all multi-night stays. NB no buses on a Sunday
• Transportation Public transport is the #53 QUILLAN / LIMOUX bus from Boulevard de Varsovie bus stop (bus may not have number on it and could be on either side of road). Get off bus in Preixan village centre (250m from Sidsmums), walk down hill to PRESSE supermarket on right, turn left then immediate right, 150m on left is Sidsmums. Call around the back. Timetable sent when booked.
• Airport Salvaza International Airport (Ryanair) 10km



Address: 11 Chemin de la Croix d'Achille, Preixan, Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Website Sidsmums Travellers Retreat Carcassonne
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 68 26 94 49
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


Luggage Storage


Safe Deposit Box

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Airport Pickup (€5)

Bike Rental (€10)

Breakfast (€5)

Dinner (€10)

Towels (€1)

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking



Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Jobs/Work Available



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating


Table Tennis

Lockers in Rooms

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms

Wheelchair Accessible


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: mid jan - mid dec

Reception Hours: 10:00

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)


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