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Enjoy great value holidays at a slower pace in the beautiful South West France countryside

Escape to Domaine La Castagne, a tranquil rural retreat that gives you a chance to escape busy lives, only a short journey from Toulouse. Live life at a slower pace in the beautiful Lauragais countryside at our hidden gem in the South West of France. Take time to enjoy the simpler pleasures or explore the countryside. Make the most of the many local attractions for great days out. At the end of the day, sit down and enjoy a meal together and sample the wonderful food and wine this region has to offer.

Meet Liz and Peter

We love helping you make your time with us special with advice recommendations and organising onsite activities such as wine tasting and patisserie classes.

Discover a more sustainable holiday that embraces the perfect balance of tranquillity with lots to do all set in the beautiful Lauragais countryside.

  • Situated between Carcassonne and Toulouse we have four gites and two glamping tents.
  • Imagine a unique site with plenty of space to be together as well as space to be alone.
  • Relax and play in a safe environment with large pool, playground and games area
  • Explore the Lauragis region, with lakes, rivers, mountains and the canal du Midi.
  • Immerse yourself in the castles, history and amazing food culture

Enjoy good value special times together

Step inside our gîtes

4 beautiful stone cottages, equipped with everything you need


Stay in our stylish tents to be closer to nature, with comfort and privacy

Time to breath

For the best price and personal service contact us directly for your 2023 Holiday

If you are looking to get away from it all, we have the perfect solution. Relax and enjoy our tranquil site with plenty of space and places to chill out.

Let us help you to shape your perfect holiday, enjoy experiences sampling all the great things that the region has to offer. From a couple to a large group, we can work with you to put together a break just for you:

Lots of great walks.

Hire a bike and enjoy the Canal du Midi or the Rigole.

Have a cassoulet delivered to your gite.

Visit our local Olive Oil grove and sample the amazing oil and the great views.

Visit Revel market, voted one of the best markets in France for local and organic produce.

Visit our local organic brewery

Picnic by the Canal or by Lac Saint Ferriol

No need for a car! We can pick you up from the station, arrange for food essentials, arrange for bike hire and design a break without the need for a car. Only 25 minutes by train from Toulouse!

And a more positive impact on the world around us …

We are working to make a holiday at Domaine La Castagne a more environmentally and socially sustainable holiday. We believe in working alongside the environment and trying to ensure that we and our guests have as minimal impact as is practicable, working to support local producers, encourage use of environmentally friendly travel and alternative products and approaches that support our environment (and all of us too!)

Au temps de la nature…

We bought our home, Domaine La Castagne, in April 2019. It gave us the opportunity to create Nature’s Pace Holidays to help people to share in the beauty and tranquility of Domaine La Castagne and the beautiful Lauragais countryside. We felt that ‘au temps de la nature’ perfectly describes what we are trying to achieve to do, we want to give people time.

Time to connect to nature
Time to connect with the region
Time to connect with each other

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