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About Chateau Marcel

Château Marcel is a 19th-century mansion in the medieval wine-producing village of Cesseras in the Minervois in the Hérault Departement of Occitania. Chateau Marcel is the right choice for visitors who are searching for a combination of charm, peace, quiet and a convenient position from where to explore surroundings. It’s a paradise for hikers and cyclists.


Welcome to Château Marcel

Château Marcel is a 19th-century mansion in the medieval wine-producing village of Cesseras in the Minervois in the Hérault Departement of Occitania (formerly known as the Languedoc-Roussillon).

Chateau Marcel is centrally located for everything that Occitania has to offer, from sun-drenched Mediterranean beaches to the cool freshness of the Montagne Noire, from the marvelous Canal du Midi to the
ancient Cathar fortresses and castles, from wine tasting in the countless ‘caves’ amongst the vineyards to the shopping and nightlife of bustling cities such as Narbonne, Carcassonne and Béziers. For the sports enthusiast options include cycling, hiking and golfng. The possibilities are endless.

We have a grocery store in the village, Epicerie Valérie, where you can also buy baguettes.
In the neigbouring village of Olonzac you will find the necessary shops to meet your daily needs.

The chateau itself consists of three autonomous apartments, each with 2 bedrooms (4 persons + possibly a child or extra adult by mutual agreement) and 2 studios (2 persons), converted into self-catering ‘gites’ for holiday rentals. All apartments and studios received 4 stars of the Bureau of Herault-tourism. The apartments and studios have been modernized with respect for the Original elements such as preservation of the authentic floors, walls and fireplaces. You will find all contemporary facilities such as wifi, internet, flat screen satellite, DVD player, CD player.

The kitchens are provided with the necessary comfort both in the apartments and the studios (dishwasher, fridge with freezer, coffee maker, toaster, kitchen utensils, microwave oven, gas cooker with oven in the apartments and a two-burner electric stove in the studios. All apartments are equipped with fans, both studios have airco.

The bathrooms all have a sink, a shower and a hairdryer. In the apartments there is a separate toilet room, in the studios the toilet is in the bathroom. Bath towels, tea towels and sheets are provided by the host and hostess. Sheets and towels are changed at your request (1 time per week for the sheets).

On the ground floor there is a technical room where a washing machine is available for shared use. There are also 2 bicycles at your disposal.

There is an idyllic courtyard with a small swimming pool. Via the central corridor of Château Marcel one arrives at the south terrace.

Rene and Conny Withofs, a multilingual Belgian couple, realized their dream with the purchase of Château Marcel in 2018.

‘We are happy to assist you if you have any questions about the possibilities the area has to offer, the offer of local restaurants or when planning your walking, cycling or car trip. Of course you can always contact us with any practical questions concerning the accommodation. We wish you a relaxing stay in this magical region where mountains and sea meet each other.’

Swimming Pool

You can spend time by swimming in pool that we provide. Towels, robes and slippers you receive upon arrival.

WiFi Areas

All our apartments and studio’s have their own free WiFi code to stay in touch with your relatives and friend while resting.

Laundry room

A seperate fully equipped laundry room is available for our guests.