Termes is a small village set in the foothills of the Corbieres Mountains. It’s 50 minutes from La Souqueto B&B and roughly half an hour south of wonderful Lagrasse. The drive up into the hills is spectacular passing through small villages and the Gorge du Termes.
The river Sou passes through Termes and its banks are covered with beautiful seasonal flowers.In 2009 this little village was recognised as ‘Flowered village’given by the ‘comite national des villes et villages fleuries’
The first village of Termes was located at the Chateau Termes, a Castle that dates from 1110. It became an important Cathar stronghold and yet it was taken by Simon de Montfort following his seige of Minerve