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TOURIST ACTIVITIES

La Cité de Carcassonne

The campsite was labeled “Cathar Country”, this label is controlled to meet the criteria of authenticity and promotion of the region, so you can find the link below tourist activities in Carcassonne from us : http://www.payscathare.org/sites-touristiques

You will find many platelets and things to do at the campsite reception.

CASTLES AND ABBEYS CATHAR

 

Aude is a tourist department with an important cultural heritage and very diverse natural sites. Since the 1990, the Aude has developed the attractiveness of its  territory by focusing on the development of the publicity of the Cathars. Aude has been appointed Cathar by the General Council to mark the authentic and mysterious character of the department, including its many Cathar castles.

Located in the heart of the triangle Toulouse – Montpellier – Barcelona, at the crossroads of two major thoroughfares dating back to ancient times, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, the Cevennes to the Pyrenees sources of Aude, Carcassonne flourishes in the plains of the lower valley and invite you to a thousand twists and turns : the historic circuit or the gourmet wine tour through the bucolic circuits.

In Carcassonne, the Bastide Saint-Louis to the medieval city, many monuments to visit, to discover ! you can simply and freely stroll along the streets and get seduced by both the architecture as meetings with Carcassonnais or prefer to be accompanied by guides interpreters anxious to restore the memory of their city.

Have fun at Carcassonne Festival June to early August :
http://www.festivaldecarcassonne.fr/festival.nsf/vueTitre/FestivaldeCarcassonne
and especially admire the famous Fireworks of the City for July 14 !

VINEYARD AND LAND

 

From the Mediterrannean Sea to the plains of the Lauragais and the Black Montain to the Pyrenees, it’s the diversity of climate and soils that shapes Aude agriculture.

Tasty and fresh products, foodstuffs procuded from quality materials, local know-how which ensure quality.

Fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy products, honey,… a wide range will delight every palate. A small blue label identifies products sold Cathar or short-circuited by the producers themselves in local shops.

As for the artisans and producers, they take pleasure in sharing their passion. Consuming Cathar country, it’s a pleasure to share ; it’s also actively support local development by promoting the creation of added value in the territory reinvested to maintain the landscape, employment and quality of life in the countryside.

NATURE DISCOVERY

The Canal du Midi can be explored in several ways :

  • strolling along the banks around Carcassonne
  • cycling between Carcassonne and Trèbes or between Carcassonne and Castelnaudary,
  • by being guided during a visit by boat (boarding at the port of Carcassonne)

ACTIVITIES

We trusted partners who will discover water-sports such as bright canoeing, rafting, canyoning… or activities like tree climbing or archery.

The robot museum, dinosaurs, paper mill, cave and sinkhole, train…

With the Pass Card’available at the campsite you have discounts from more than forty partners !!

For others informations :

http://www.audetourisme.com