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O'Vineyards B&B Carcassonne
Near the castle
Christmas Lunch near Carcassonne
Christmas Lunch near Carcassonne

This Christmas, we left the comfort of O’Vineyards Bed & Breakfast to eat lunch at La Barbacane Restaurant in l’Hotel de la Cité inside the medieval castle of Carcassonne. It’s one of the many Michelin starred restaurants within a twenty minute drive of our quaint country village. Even though Villemoustaussou is just a tiny village [...]

Carcassonne Market – Place Carnot
Carcassonne Market - Place Carnot

While you’re staying at O’Vineyards B&B, you might enjoy a short drive into Carcassonne to visit the local market in the Place Carnot.  Marketplaces like this one are a large part of French life and it’s always fun to see the big role fresh produce still plays in the lives of many locals. Place Carnot [...]

Franck Putelat’s Le Parc – Carcassonne
Franck Putelat's Le Parc - Carcassonne

Le Parc is a must-see for foodies visiting Carcassonne. Franck Putelat, who used to be the chef at La Barbacane opened his own restaurant just outside the medieval castle where he has perfected his focus on nouvelle cuisine. Le Parc Chemin des Anglais 11000 Carcassonne 33 (0)4 68 71 80 80 Open Tuesday-Saturday closed from [...]

Jardin de L’ Evêque – Restaurant in Carcassonne
Jardin de L' Evêque - Restaurant in Carcassonne

There are dozens of places to eat within the ramparts of the medieval Cité de Carcassonne. When the weather’s nice, try to find a place to eat outside. Several restaurants have an exterior sitting area. Le Jardin de l’Eveque carries O’Vineyards wine and has a whole menu designed to be eaten outdoors in the shade [...]

La Barbacane – Hotel de la Cité
La Barbacane - Hotel de la Cité

There are lots of wonderful places to eat in the Carcassonne area.  But very few restaurants can compete with the cachet of eating in La Barbacane, a gastronomic restaurant decorated in the rich, neo-gothic style that defines the medieval castle of Carcassonne. La Barbacane Place Auguste-Pierre Pont 11000 Carcassonne +33 4 68 71 98 71 [...]

Cassoulet
Cassoulet

Carcassonne is a great place to get amazing food because we’re smack in the middle of so many different geographical regions.  You have foie gras and magret de canard from the southwest.  You find great agricultural produce as you move north and west along the Canal du Midi to Toulouse.  There are cheeses to the [...]