The additional activities summarised below are popular with many of our guests at Château Ventenac.  Further information about each may be found using the links provided in each heading below or via the sub-menu.

Canal boat hire

Boats may be hired from the neighbouring villages of Le Somail and Homps. It is possible to hire a boat for half a day or a full day, or take a 2 hour guided trip.

Cycle hire

You can rent bikes from our local bike rental service, MellowVelos, who provide maps and guides to local tours.

Hire a chef

Fancy a night off from cooking and prefer not to go out? Having a birthday or anniversary whilst you are staying at Château Ventenac? We can arrange for a local English-speaking Chef to cook a meal to your order for you.

Wine tasting & tours

Château Ventenac is positioned amid two renowned wine regions, Minervois and Corbières, making it an excellent base for discovering more about the wonderful wines of the Languedoc.   Wine tours can be booked, or have a talk and tasting at the Château with English and French speaking local Master of Wine, Juliet Bruce Jones.