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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Bugarach - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Step Path Cathar Bugarach lies at the heart of the Corbières.

This small village is situated at the foot of peak Bugarach mountain which rises to 1239 m above sea level and offers hikers beautiful stairs to the top and discover a magnificent view.

Geographical information

Latitude42.8753270 (N 42° 52’ 31”)
Longitude2.3503000 (E 2° 21’ 1”)
AltitudeFrom 340m to 1227m
Surface area26.62 km²
Population215 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (58 km, 1h06)
Insee code11055
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Couiza

Nearest cities & towns

Rennes-les-Bains8.9 km (14 min)
Saint-Louis-et-Parahou9.7 km (17 min)
Saint-Just-et-le-Bézu9.9 km (18 min)
Camps-sur-l'Agly10.3 km (17 min)
Sougraigne11.1 km (15 min)
Cubières-sur-Cinoble11.8 km (18 min)
Serres12.8 km (18 min)
Rennes-le-Château12.9 km (21 min)
Cassaignes14.5 km (23 min)
Granès14.6 km (27 min)
Peyrolles14.9 km (23 min)
Coustaussa16.4 km (24 min)
Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes16.6 km (26 min)

Things to see and do

Cascade Mathieu, a beautiful protected site.

Peak Bugarach (1231 m) overlooking the Corbières.

Roman bridge spanning the canyon Blanque.

Places of interest



Terrace facing the peak Bugarach
Terrace facing the peak Bugarach
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Roman Bridge
Roman Bridge
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Cascade Mathieu
Cascade Mathieu
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foehn effect on peak Bugarach
foehn effect on peak Bugarach
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Summer and snowshoe hikes
Sports sensations25 € Belvianes-et-Cavirac (12.6 km)
Rafting, hydrospeed or canoe-raft in Aude
Sports sensations30 € to 40 € Axat (13.7 km)
Rafting on the River Aude
Sports sensations28 € Alet-les-Bains (15.8 km)
Audioguide tour of Le 1900 museum, cellar and vinegar factory
Local flavours4 € Lagrasse (33 km)
Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne
Culture and education112 € Carcassonne (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Felluns from the dolmens to the aqueduct
HikeIntermediate5h40Felluns (16.6 km)
Madrès Peak
HikeIntermediate3h00Roquefort-de-Sault (19.4 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (26 km)
Visit to Saint-Hilaire Abbey
HikeEasy3h00Verzeille (28 km)
The Wonders of the Cathar Country
Car itineraryEasy9h00Verzeille (28 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals