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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Gruissan
Insee code11170
AltitudeFrom 0 to 200 meters
Surface43.65 km²
Population4722 inhabitants
Density108 inhabitants/km²


National labelsBages at 7.7 km
Chief townCarcassonne (at 73 km, 52 min)Armissan at 8.9 km
DepartmentAudeNarbonne-Plage at 9 km
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town


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Ideally located 14 km from Narbonne (Narbonne motorway exit exchanger East), Gruissan is an old fishing village responsible for traditions, but also a young lively resort of about thirty years. It is also a village "gourmet kitchen" as the brasucade of mussels, sardines, eels from the Provencal, the seafood pie with pine nuts and accompany some of these dishes the now famous fleur de sel Salins of the island St. Martin.


  • The Chapel Auzils with the 73 ex-voto marine and marine cemetery with 26 Cenotaph (opened in July and August only).
  • The church Gruissan 13th century.
  • The old fishing village Circulade Barbarossa and the tower of the 13th century.
  • The mass of Clape.
  • The 1,300 cabins on stilts.
  • Free tour of the eco-museum of salt and wine grower room.
  • Pay Visit the pedestrian route of salt.
  • Visit the City of Vine and Wine. Tel. : +33 4 68 75 22 62. Admission charge.
  • School and wine sensory analysis.
  • Six trails, including two yellow signs labeled trails Emilie and a theme trail on the edge of the pond.
  • Mountain bike and 20 km of track cycling.
  • Gruissan is Kid Station. Many leisure activities available to children:
  • Walk creative and sensory in the massif of Clape.
  • Walk in the salt marshes with discovering many halophytes (salt-related) and migratory birds.
  • Internet access (free for children under 16 years).
  • In July and August, beach games, many prizes to win with the summer tours, and evening amusement park "The Pirat Park, musical entertainment and free concerts.
  • One point? Meeting Young? at MJC.
  • Activities: sailing, windsurfing, fun board, catamaran, optimist. But as a skateboard ramp, BMX track, basketball, football, volleyball, karting, adventure, beach sailing, hiking trails, bike paths, bike tours, workshops in drawing and painting.
  • Outdoor activities: collecting plants along with a facilitator, obey the sedentary or migratory birds, relive the epic of white gold with salt from the Ile Saint-Martin, develop their senses through workshops organized by the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO) and the Elfin Seas.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Gruissan
Leisure centresBeach Mateille,   Beach Vieille Nouvelle,   Beach of the Ayguades,   Beach of the Chalets,   Beach of the Grazel,   Casino Le Phoebus,   Cave of La Crouzade,   Marina of Gruissan
MonumentsTower Tour Barberousse
Natural sitesPond of Campignol,   Pond of Gruissan,   Pond of Mateille,   Pond of the Grazel


  • Wind Challenge: the month of May
  • The "festejades (bodegas and groups of bands) in the month of May
  • Festival OENOVIDEO: the month of May
  • Meetings about comics.
  • The feast of St Peter (feast of traditional fishermen): 28 to June 29
  • Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Auzils: Easter Monday and Whitsun and August 15.
  • Summer Events:
  • Concerts - Exhibitions - Theater.
  • Film Festival.
  • Day of boating.
  • Sporting Events?


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The beachThe beach
Street of the villageStreet of the village
The Beard roundThe Beard round
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The ClapeThe Clape
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Thursday 28 August
Min. 17°C - Max. 27°C
Friday 29 August
Min. 18°C - Max. 27°C
Saturday 30 August
Min. 19°C - Max. 27°C


Mediterranean restaurantChâteau le Bouïs  
SPECIAL SITE - The Chateau Le Bouis, nestled in the heart of La Clape restaurant welcomes you with family or friends in an authentic setting, with panoramic views of the sea and the...
Located in Gruissan33 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Portanel  
Located on the rocky village of Bages, the restaurant has a breathtaking view of the Massif de la Clape to Port-la-Nouvelle. It is an old fisherman's house decorated in the style of...
Located 7.7 km from Gruissan44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge La Garrigue  
In the heart of the garrigue, the scents and the sound of cicadas, the Auberge La Garrigue is the perfect place for a gourmet break in a calm and relaxing. In the kitchen, Chef Vincent...
Located 10.6 km from Gruissan20 € per person 

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Villa with 5 bedroomsMas du Soleilla    
Mas du Soleilla is a small wine estate lying between the Mediterranean and the ancient roman portuary city of Narbonne. The surrounding landscape is unique. The vineyard and the wines...
Located 7.3 km from GruissanFrom 135 € to 180 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChambres d'hotes du moulin    
The cottages mill Peyriac sea welcome you in a beautiful small village on the Etang de Bages in the heart of Regional Natural Park of Narbonne. Ideal base for hiking or mountain biking...
Located 10.7 km from GruissanFrom 50 € to 75 € the double room 
Mas with 5 bedroomsLa Milhauque    
Jessy will be happy to receive you in his old barn of the eighteenth century, in the middle of scrubland in the Natural Park of Narbonne. Peace and serenity await you in this parad...
Located 11.5 km from GruissanFrom 55 € to 85 € the double room 

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House for 4 personsPetite Maison, Rue Paradis, Gruissan  
Pretty little house and renovated in the village of Gruissan for 4 people. 1 room with 1 bed 140 and the bathroom in the room on the 1st floor and 1 bedroom with 2 beds 90 in the 2nd...
Located in GruissanFrom 200 € to 490 € per week 
House for 8 personsVilla 8 couchages proche mer et commerce   NEW
House with 2 gardens 1 km from the beach and 500 m from shops. Quiet. View scrubland. New furniture and design. Large garage. Adjacent to the bike path. Ideal family.
Located in GruissanFrom 325 € to 1320 € per week 
Villa for 4 persons4 Résidence les cabestans
Villa located in the center of the station, view. Circular harbor, village, clap, sea from space heritage. All except walk 16 km of beaches. Tracks. Cycling, rendos, mountain biking,...
Located in GruissanFrom 250 € to 550 € per week 

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134 places over 3 haMas des lavandes    
Mas des Lavandes is a family camping 4 * located at the entrance of Valras-Plage. Ideal for holidays with your family or friends, Mas des Lavandes offers rentals of mobil-homes with...
Located 23 km from Gruissan 
50 places over 1,5 haCamping Les Peupliers  
Whether you're biking, walking, boat... The team camping poplars pleased to welcome you for a stay at the campsite or a stop at the bar. Conveniently located near the charming village...
Located 24 km from GruissanFrom 13.50 € to 24 € per day 
90 places over 3,5 haCamping la pinede    
This family campsite, three and a half hectares, welcomes you with sympathy, only 500 m from the center of Lézignan, on the edge of a fragrant pine forest, where you can enjoy a well...
Located 29 km from GruissanFrom 14 € to 17.50 € per day 

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Hôtel Port Beach - Hotel in GruissanHôtel Port Beach     
Situated in the port of Gruissan, Hôtel Port Beach offers views of the town and on the harbour and has guest rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. It is within walking distance to...
Located in GruissanRoom from 85 €
Best Western Hôtel du Casino De Gruissan - Hotel in GruissanBest Western Hôtel du Casino De Gruissan     
Set along a leisure pond, the hotel is located 1 km from the sea and port. Blending vibrant surroundings, a host of facilities and an inviting ambience, this superb property offers...
Located in GruissanRoom from 70 €
Camping Hameau Des Cannisses - Hotel in GruissanCamping Hameau Des Cannisses    
This camping ground is located 400 metres from Les Ayguades Beach in the seaside resort of Gruissan. It offers self-catering bungalows in a garden setting and a heated outdoor swimming...
Located in GruissanRoom from 44 €

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Best Western Le Donjon
Located in the heart of the medieval city of Carcassonne, le Donjon is surrounded by the city’s ancient ramparts. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms,...
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