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4 charming holiday cottages in a small paradise (label Gîtes de France 3 épis) - La Forge

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome



La Forge

Rediscover the South of France, the real one. At the edge of the small village of Felluns, you will find a spacious 60 m² apartment in an old renovated forge. The entrance on the ground level is converted into a flowered terrace. Sheltered from the wind and the hot sun, enjoy the views and prepare some meals on the plancha. The main room opens onto the mountain. It has a dining area and a fully fitted wooden kitchen. The entire holiday cottage is furnished in a bucolic and fresh style. “Tomette” floor and woodwork. In the main room, there is rock on the walls that surround the big bed. It always gives the bedroom a pleasant temperature. The room has a second entrance and opens onto the bathroom and the toilet. There is a second smaller bedroom for a third person in this holiday cottage. Between both bedrooms is a toilet. This holiday cottage is ideal for a family with a child.

About the property

Pyrénées mon Amour

In a big renovated house with character dating from 1500s, you will find 4 spacious holiday cottages that have been fully comfortably renovated according to the Label Gîtes de France 3 épis. In a quiet preserved setting at the entrance of the very small village of Felluns, you will enjoy 180° views over the surrounding landscape. The nature and the lovely wooded hills as far as the eye can see. There are fully renovated holiday cottages with all modern conveniences, separate entrances, terrace and plancha. All inclusive: sheets, house and bath linen and heating. “La Bergerie” is the biggest cottage: 100 m². It is a former village sheepfold suitable for 6 people. “La Forge” that used to be a “forge” as its name suggest, is suitable for 3 people. “Café Abadie” for 2 people is a former village bistro with a wonderful terrace. “La Grotte” is a brand new cottage for 2 people and is nested in the rocks on which is built the house. It has a large bay window overlooking the landscape. Environment: Felluns is a very small village perched on a hill in a unique wild Mediterranean setting. The quietness and authenticity of this place give you the opportunity to relax and meet the inhabitants. On foot you can discover the surrounding countryside: the vineyard, 2 authentic dolmens, a Roman aqueduct, a castle in ruins, a viewpoint table and wonderful panoramas. You can glimpse the majestic Pic du Canigou or swim in a river converted into a small pond at the foot of Felluns. A few minutes away by car, you can visit many exceptional sites (Gorges de Galamus, Bugarach, Orgue des Fées, etc.), discover the rich heritage of the region of Fenouillèdes (Cathar castles, Roman church, picturesque villages, etc.), explore the prehistory of mankind at the museum of Tautavel, visit the many cellars and taste local wines (Côtes du Roussillon, Muscat de Rivesaltes, Maury, etc.), go hiking (many fitted paths and discovery paths) and many other sport activities in the middle of nature (white water sports, biking, climbing, horse riding, etc.). Via Ferrata and rafting accessible to children (introduction circuit). You can also discover the many local producers (fruits and vegetables, olive oil, honey, cheese, etc.) and take part in the cultural events and local feasts. In the neighbouring village, Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, you will find all the necessary infrastructures (cash point, supermarket, shops, petrol station, doctor, etc.) The Mediterranean Sea and its beaches are only 45 minutes and Carcassonne and Spain are 1 h away. Dali Museum in Figueres is 2 h away.

Fabienne Wetterwald
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About Fabienne Wetterwald

An Alsatian origin, former primary school teacher and lifeguard, I got engrossed in this region. After a very successful career, I wanted to develop a new project that would give me the opportunity to use all my skills and pursue all my passions. I love the nature, history and all types of arts including architecture and decoration. I also love writing and I published several poetry collections. I also love sports and hiking. I studied archaeology, art history and multimedia. I love meeting people and share my discoveries. I live on site and I will be delighted to welcome you.

Fabienne Wetterwald purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Fabienne Wetterwald chose Fenouilledes

Felluns is a wonderful place where are mixed all the ingredients of a peaceful and rich life. The architectural construction in which is located the holiday cottage is composed of the 3 oldest houses of the village. They are built on rocks. 4 holiday cottages have already been renovated (former sheepfold, former forge, former café and troglodyte area). I wanted to preserve the atmosphere of this place to let my guests discover this rich region and come recharge their batteries there.

What makes this cottage unique

Authenticity, quietness and comfort. Label Gîtes de France 3 épis. Between sea and mountain. Wonderful views of the landscape of the garigue. Preserved setting, diversity of landscapes, beauty of the sites, breathtaking panoramas, diversity of the fauna and flora, vineyard, wild nature, Mediterranean climate and contrasted land. Rich heritage, intense historical past, Cathar castles, between France and Catalonia and Tautavel Man. Warm welcome, conviviality, temperament of Southern people, local feasts, cultural events, arts and crafts and local producers. Sports in the middle of nature, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, canyoning and activities for adults and children. Green tourism, responsible tourism, environment friendly, organic culture and spring water.

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Felluns Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Renovated shower and separate toilet
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Wonderful bedroom where you can see the rock on which is built the house
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Extra information: you can swim and have a picnic in the surroundings. Small ponds, lake of Caramany, rivers, outdoor pools (Fosse and Prats-de-Sournia), of course the Mediterranean Sea and many nearby hiking paths. From the holiday cottage, you can go discover the dolmen, the aqueduct of Ansignan and the viewpoint table.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

La Forge
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Pure nature

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this place, in the middle of nature. It is quite far from everything touristic but this is pure nature with millions of wild flowers, butterflies, wildlife, birds ...

The gite is well equipped with a new kitchen and a terrace at our bedroom with a splendid view on the environment (ideal place for reading). Fabienne provided nice tips for walks and all the required detailed maps. We brought our dog with us and that was not a problem although there was no garden. We were sometimes visited by friendly dogs from the neighbourhood.😃

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Genial Gracias por todo

  • 5 of 5

Quiero agradecer a la dueña de la Casa Fabi, que fue una maravillosa anfitriona de nuestras vacaciones. Las habitaciones son magnificas el baño todo muy limpio y ordenado con un estilo inigualable diseñado por ella. Fui allí con amigos a pasar unos días muy recomendable el aire la vista a los castillos que conocimos y sin olvidar ni desmerecer todo el enoturismo y la cantidad de bodegas que hay para recorrer.

La tranquilidad que puede brindar ese lugar fantástico siendo fácil llegar a una cuidad como Perpignan. .

desde Uruguay Sudamérica, recomiendo y promociono este lugar.

Joaquin Bosca

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Vacances réussies !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine très agréable !

Pour commencer le logement est parfait, bien équipé, pièces agréable. Fabienne s'est très bien occupé de nous et très bien conseillé, elle connaît parfaitement ca région .

Lieu idéal pour ceux qui aime le calme, les randonnées, canyoning.

A refaire

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Le coin de bonheur existe!!

  • 5 of 5

Hélas je vais être obligé de dire que tout est parfait!

gite, région,propriétaire!!

tout le monde va vouloir y aller , mais je réserverai très tôt pour être sur de pouvoir y revenir.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Excellente semaine

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons beaucoup apprécié notre semaine dans ce gîte, bien situé au calme dans la montagne, dans un village charmant. Fabienne est une hôtesse de grande qualité qui se met en "quatre" pour répondre à vos demandes et qui vous offre des gîtes de qualité, bien équipés et confortables. Allez-y c'est vraiment très bien<;

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

excelente locación y muy bonito lugar espero regresar pronto

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
A9 Perpignan
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Le Barcarès
Car: necessary

Via Ferrata in Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

Canyoning in the Gorges de Galamus (introduction circuit from 9 years old)

Climbing with more than 600 routes for all levels in Tautavel

Donkey ride in Prugnanes

Cathar castles: Quéribus, Peyrepertuise, Puilaurens, etc.

Nearby Mediterranean Sea

Musée de Tautavel

Roman aqueduct of Ansignan and dolmens

Serrabone, Cuxa and Saint-Martin du Canigou Abbeys

Local products, organic market and local producers

Vineyards, wine cellars and tasting of Côtes du Roussillon

River and white water swimming


Local events

Train des vignes and Train rouge de l'Agly d'Espira in Axat

Lakes of Caramany and Vinça

Nearby high mountain

Views of the Pic du Canigou


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