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Thinking About a Riding Holiday in Southern France?

The only way to truly appreciate nature is to become a part of nature. Take the first step of your greatest journey today.

The South of France has some of the finest architecture on the planet to accompany its beautiful countryside and weather. Cities in the South of France, such as Toulouse, boast classic architecture that dates back to the 11th Century. The South of France has not only aesthetic value, it also displays a great historical past which has been preserved to give the area a unique sense of belonging to an ancient time.

The basilica of St-Sernin and the Assezat mansion are just 2 examples of medieval architecture which have been preserved in the region, in order to give the area a distinct beauty. Everywhere you travel in the South of France, you will see buildings dating back a thousand years. You will be surrounded by design of the highest aesthetic value as well as having a personal insight into the history and development of French architecture throughout the ages.

The South of France is perfection itself. The only way to heighten the experience is to see it all on horseback. Cantering through the countryside on a beautiful horse is the best way to experience the history and tradition of the South of France. Imagine what it will be like to ride through the countryside like so many other historical figures. There is so much tradition to be experienced, that the best way to take it all in is by riding on horseback.

There is no point driving around an area of such natural beauty, preserved though out the ages, in a noisy car pumping fumes. If you really want to experience the South of France, as it has been experienced throughout the centuries, then you must experience the South of France on horseback.

No Better Base For Your Holiday Than a Château

There is no better way to experience the South of France than by staying in a rustic chateau…

The South of France is widely regarded as one of the most idyllic places on Earth. Renowned for its beautiful countryside, the South of France is breathtaking example of nature, with rolling green fields accentuated with stunning forests and foliage. The South of France is enough to astound anyone, however, to really experience this paradise in all its glory, then you must ride around the area on horseback.

To be surrounded by such natural beauty is a blessing. The only way to magnify the experience is by riding a horse. To see nature at its finest whilst riding the most beautiful animal known to man is the ultimate in relaxation and exploration.

Located just North of Toulouse, you will be rewarded with an awe inspiring experience, with beautiful bedrooms and spacious grounds. The château itself is a lovely, rustic building which embodies the classic style of the French countryside and the meals provided are as traditional as they are delicious.

The emphasis on a riding holiday is all about relaxation. There is no mandatory activity program that must be followed throughout the day. The most important part of the holiday is that you have a chance to relax and experience the natural beauty of the countryside, and what better way to enjoy it than by riding a magnificent horse through the fields and woodland. You will be led by an expert guide on an adventure into the heart of one of the most idyllic experiences of natural beauty.

There is no better way to experience the South of France than by staying in a rustic château, surrounded by spacious grounds and exploring the surrounding countryside on horseback. So why not get in touch today? It could be the start of your favourite memory.

Arriving For The Start of Your Riding Holiday

Once you have arrived at Laumière for your French riding holiday, we know you’ll be keen to see the horses.

Riding in Southern France

The Horses & Horse Riding at Château de Laumière

Once you have arrived at Laumière for your French riding holiday, we know you’ll be keen to see the horses.

So as soon as you’re settled, you can make your way to the stables to meet the team of equines who’ll be your companions for the duration of your holiday.

After this, please join us for an aperitif before a delicious home-cooked dinner, where we can properly welcome you to Château de Laumière and you’ll know your French riding holiday in the south of France has truly begun!

Booking Your Riding Holiday at Château de Laumière

Château de Laumière offers its guests a winning combination of luxurious accommodation, a range of amazing activities for all tastes and a relaxing, restorative ambience all of its own.

Booking Your Riding holiday

Château de Laumière offers its guests a winning combination of luxurious accommodation, a range of amazing activities for all tastes and a relaxing, restorative ambience all of its own.

World-Class Horse-Riding Experiences

The South of France is one of the finest locations on the planet to enjoy a riding holiday – and Château de Laumière is rightly regarded by many as a horse rider’s paradise!

Our wonderful team of horses who live in our super stable block which is just a stone’s throw from the Château will be waiting to meet you.

Once you are acquainted with your equine partner, your riding holiday really begins.  Our relaxed schedule offers a different ride every day and the chance to explore the expansive local countryside.

A stay at the Château will provide enduring memories that will last you a lifetime and you are guaranteed a comfortable stay and a warm welcome.

The Château

Originally built in the 16th century, the Château is a luxurious and atmospheric structure which is steeped in history and bristling with unique features.

We’ve been hard at work restoring the Château in recent years, ensuring that the original character and mystique of this beautiful residence could be preserved, whilst returning key features back to their original splendour.

The Château is situated within approximately 100 acres of beautiful countryside and makes the perfect base from which to begin your riding holiday in the South of France!

Book Your Holiday at Last Years Prices

The great news is that you don’t have to wait until next summer to start enjoying an amazing riding holiday at Château de Laumière…

October is a fantastic time to visit the Château: The surrounding landscape is transformed into a magical sea of warm autumnal hues which must be seen to be believed.

We still have some availability for October 2013 holidays: Contact us today for details of some very special prices!

If you’d rather visit the Château next year, any bookings for 2014 holidays made before the end of October 2013 will be held at 2013 prices: but that’s not the only reason to act swiftly: As a popular riding destination, we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.