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Cantobre Castel - Egyptian Gite

Looking down on Cantobre from the hills to the east
1 of 36Looking down on Cantobre from the hills to the east
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Cantobre, Aveyron, Occitanie
Our Castel incorporates two recently converted self contained holiday rentals (gîtes), both have magnificent views and are named after the local (Griffon and Egyptian) vultures that often fly overhead. The one referred to here is the smaller Egyptian gite that can be rented with 2 or 1 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

We give a discount of 10% for couples who only want to use one bedroom so let us know when you send your request and we will adjust the cost for you. For more on pricing see the 'Pricing' notes below.

We are situated in the Aveyron department at the south-west corner of the Cévennes National Park just 80 minutes from the Mediterranean. A 30 minute drive down the beautiful Dourbie valley brings you to the historic town of Millau where the crystal clear Dourbie (ideal for fishing) meets the river Tarn that then winds throu...
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Listing #HL256332
About the Owner
Lionel and Peggy H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
Interaction with guests
We live on site and are here when you arrive to advise on parking and help you in with your bags and shopping. We used to come on holiday here ourselves (which is why we have lived here full time since 2009), so we know a lot about the area and what to see and do - just come and have a chat.
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Cantonese is in itself a wonderland of history and mountain views. The site was everything we hoped for and more. Lionel and Peggy were the hosts we all wish for when we book a rental.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Well equipped and comfortable gite in a beautiful and peaceful location. The Egyptian private terrace provides a panoramic view across the Dourbie Valley. Use of the garden was great for our 11 year old daughter and two dogs, especially in the evening when we enjoyed...More

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CastelDeCantobre, VR Owner at Cantobre Castel - Egyptian Gite, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoy meeting new people to share our bid of paradise with and to help them make the most of their holiday. Now that you've found The Aveyron we hope you will return (maybe...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

This was our second visit to this gite, having visited previously in 2013. The owners, Lionel and Peggy live in the attached chateau and we could not have hoped for more helpful hosts. Their knowledge of the area is exceptional; and what an area this...More

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CastelDeCantobre, VR Owner at Cantobre Castel - Egyptian Gite, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2016

Thank you for the nice review from another returning guest and thank you for your advice about the nightclub, it's firmly off the menu. Our guests who want a more active holiday usually just want to relax anyway after a hard day's walking, cycling, canoeing,...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please read our rental agreement
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: C$300 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A discount of 10% is normally available for reduced occupancy, this gite can be rented with 2 or 1 bedrooms and with 2 bathrooms - the prices shown here are for full occupancy (let us know if you are happy to use just 1 bedroom and we can reduce the quote for you), Holiday Lettings / TripAdvisor is not able to display the discounted price so see our Castel de Cantobre website booking form for more details.
We make a small charge of 14 € per week if you are bringing pets (again, let us know when booking).

Reservations are confirmed by payment of a non-refundable deposit (25% of the total cost).
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About the neighbourhood
Millau (27kms away at the confluence of Dourbie and the Tarn rivers) is a small vibrant town with enough shops and hyper-markets for most people's needs. Market days are Wednesdays and Fridays while the villages more local to us have markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is known for its Viaduct built in 2004, outdoor sports activities and Haute Couture leather industry.

More locally, the village of Nant 6 kms away provides us with butchers, bakers, restaurants, bars, convenience stores, a newsagent, post office, swimming pool in high season and an excellent tourist office.

Places to visit include the historic Knights Templar fortified villages, giant limestone caverns big enough to put cathedrals in and Roquefort for its cheese. For me, the main reason to come here is the beauty of...
Getting around
Having a car (or some sort of transport) is important unless you are here to just do walking or rock climbing in our area.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Beziers, Rodez, Montpellier: 110.0 km
Railway: Millau: 30.0 km
Ferry: Sète: 105.0 km
For travel advice on how to get to us, unfortunately TripAdvisor makes us wait until you have made your final payment (about 4 weeks before you arrive) to be able to send you the link to our 'Access by Air, Road and Rail' page.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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