The village of Alaigne (330 inhabitants) is an historic village with 1,000 years of history. It is in the department called Aude in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon in southwestern France and is located just half an hour from Carcassonne and Rennes-le-Chateau.
With its excellent B&B, Gites and Celtic owned Café-bar the village offers an excellent and convenient resting place for visitors to the Languedoc region for the exploration of Cathar history.
Alaigne's closest airport is Carcassonne Airport (IATA: CCF). Ryanair  serve the airport to/from Brussels( Charleroi) Cork, Dublin, Nottingham, Glasgow (Prestwick), Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London (Stansted), and Porto. A shuttle bus to the city centre via Chénier SNCF station (€5) meets every flight.
From Carcassonne city, it is possible to take a train to the town of Limoux.
Taxi companies, hmmm...
Car is by far the best way to get around. There are many small and picturesque villages in the surrounding areas, so driving is no chore. Although public transport does exist, it is somewhat infrequent and can be difficult to rely on. Hitching can sometimes be successful in rural areas (times may vary!)
Avis rent a car have an office at Carcassonne airport.
The village itself can be walked around in about 10 minutes, but it is the surrounding countryside that entices many walkers to the area. There are many well defined local walking trails, as well as more serious routes including:
For further information, the following may be useful:
See 'Get In' section, and do it in reverse;)