Sophie and Jean-Claude are happy to welcome you to
« La Belle Minervoise ».

Mansion built in 1895,
in the peaceful little village of Saint Frichoux in the heart of the Minervois and its vineyards,
19km from the majestic city of Carcassonne and 4 km from the Canal du Midi.

Good reasons to come

The House

La belle Minervoise and its small flower garden are located in Saint-Frichoux, a peaceful little village in Aude on the plain between the Montagne Noire to the north and the Montagne d’Alaric to the south.

The rooms

We offer 5 bedrooms, each with its newly renovated bathroom. They are spacious, parquet floors and refined with Languedoc atmospheres, they all offer comfortable bedding for a restful sleep.
See the others

Natural environment

La belle Minervoise and its small flower garden are located in Saint-Frichoux, a small peaceful village in the Aude. All around, the Minervois countryside and its vineyards. The Canal du Midi is not far …

Way of Santiago de Compostela

The Pyrenean Piedmont path is so close (Rieux-Minervois) that it can be reached on foot. Pilgrims are welcome here. As for our guests who wish to try their hand at the path, to walk part of it, we can advise them …

medieval architecture
and Cathar Castles

We are in Cathar country and a dozen castles and as many abbeys are accessible. Carcassonne and its walls are only twenty minutes away.

Our SPA is at your disposal

Relax in our spa after a day of walking or sightseeing.

Pastry workshop

You would like to learn how to make a Saint Honoré for example, Jean Claude, pastry chef for 35 years, organizes training at home.
See Dates and miscellaneous information.

Our Online Shop

You can order on this site the products made by craftsmen by Jean-Claude and find some typical products of our regions produced by local producers. We take care of shipping these specialties that you can also bring back after your stay at La Belle Minervoise.


Room rates

Breakfast is included as well as the tourist tax.

Double room

For 2

Possible rooms :
Gruissan , Caunes et La Cite

73 €

Single room

For 1

Possible rooms :
Gruissan , Caunes et La Cite

59 €

master bedroom

For 4 persons

Possible rooms :
Sigean et Soleil
NB: Possibility of having four separate beds.

125 €

Extra bed

For 1

Possible rooms :
Caunes ( taille adulte).
In Gruissan ( kid size ).

20 €

Price of gastronomic services

Host meals

Aperitif + Starter + Main course + dessert + Unlimited wine

Book at least 24 hours before (mentioning any problem of allergy or food incompatibility)

28 €

Picnic Basket

Menu (for example)

  • Quiche or Piedmontese salad,
  • Cheese.
  • Flan or moelleux,
  • bottle of water.
    Warn at least 24 hours before
10 €

Pastry or Chocolate Lessons

Several formulas are possible, here are some examples. Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions.
Classes are offered from the age of 13.

4 hour lesson

with Recipe, Technical Sheet and Tasting:
Pastry : 60 € (1 pers.), 100 € (2 pers.)
Chocolate : 70 € (1 pers.), 130 € (2 pers.)

Gourmet weekend

for 2, 2 nights + 4 dinners + 2 courses:
Pastry : 348 €
Chocolate : 378 €


Contact information

La Belle Minervoise
Sophie and Jean-Claude Marcombes
6 rue du Chateau Saint Frichoux 11800
France / GPS coordinates.
Tel. : 04 68 78 23 65 / Port. : 06 17 84 40 65

Time to book?

04 68 78 23 65 or
06 17 84 40 65
Arrival from 5 p.m. (before: on request)
Departure no later than 11 a.m. (after: on request)