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Lézignan-Corbières

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Lézignan-Corbières - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude
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At the crossroads of Corbières and Minervois, here you are in Lézignan-Corbières. In the shadow of the famous Cours de la République, you will find every Wednesday morning market stalls which are covered with fresh fruit and vegetable producers in the area, in the southern atmosphere where we exchange the latest news from Country .

Each year, the City, the Community of Municipalities of the Region Lézignanaise, associations and other stakeholders, provide activities to meet the expectations and Lézignanaises Lézignanais but also visitors.

Multiple cultural appointments, sports, fun, festive ... are in place throughout the year. Evening at the municipal campsite, you can meet for a tasting with winemakers, vacationers and campers in July and August.

To assess the results of the work in the vineyard, winemakers Lézignanais you discover their wines on the market on Wednesday morning in July and August and invite you, from the third Thursday of October, to taste the young wines.

Gibert House also offers art exhibitions and cultural quality meetings. You can also discover another cultural venue Castle Gaujac with its festival and enjoy the performances and quality entertainment in an exceptional place in the first half of June. In continuity, Heritage and Culture in the different areas of the city offers in July and August meetings around culture and wine.

With your family remember hiking or biking through the pine forest of 400 hectares and fragrant scrubland. Of Lézignan-Corbières where SPEs are numerous quality restaurants and you can shine through the lézignanais country with a rich historical and natural heritage. Indeed, Lézignan-Corbières is right in the heart of the Aude wine, equidistant from the sea, ponds and Carcassonne. This small town is an hour's drive from Toulouse, Montpellier, Perpignan, Spain and the center of all pole Cathar sites, castles and abbeys.

If you are lucky enough to be Lézignan-Corbières at Pentecost, go to the inevitable large gluttonous feast, Promaude (free admission). Each year a new edition of the great feasts of Lézignan-Corbières is organized by the city. An appointment not to be missed in the first week of August.

Finally, you will find the blower Flyzone installed near the airfield Lézignan-Corbières, with a free fall simulator which will be one of the most powerful in Europe. This new activity will be added to those proposed to the airport (skydiving, aerial rides).

Geographical information

MunicipalityLézignan-Corbières
Postcode11200
Latitude43.2005030 (N 43° 12’ 2”)
Longitude2.7577759 (E 2° 45’ 28”)
AltitudeFrom 19m to 187m
Surface area37.68 km²
Population11046 inhabitants
Density293 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (38 km, 31 min)
Insee code11203
IntercommunalityCC Région Lézignanaise, Corbières et Minervois
DepartmentAude
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Conilhac-Corbières3.7 km (5 min)
Luc-sur-Orbieu4.5 km (9 min)
Cruscades5.2 km (6 min)
Argens-Minervois6.8 km (14 min)
Ferrals-les-Corbières7.1 km (9 min)
Fontcouverte7.1 km (11 min)
Roubia7.5 km (11 min)
Montbrun-des-Corbières7.7 km (11 min)
Escales7.8 km (13 min)
Ornaisons8.1 km (10 min)
Boutenac8.2 km (12 min)
Fabrezan8.8 km (10 min)
Villedaigne9.1 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

The Church of St. Felix of Girona, monument-style Southern Gothic.

The convent of Poor Clares, founded by Jacques de Bourbon La Marche and reformed in the 15th century by Sister Colette.

Instead of the musicians and the home of "fada".

A mural in trompe l'oeil (wine cellar).

La Maison Gibert (vineyard house of the late 19th century).

The Wednesday morning market (southern atmosphere).

The park Victor Hugo.

The pine forest.

The cellar wine cooperative.

The many wineries (Chateau Grand Moulin, Château Grand Caumont, Belle Isle Castle, Château Bellevue, Château Etang des Colombes, Castle of Seram, Castle Montrabech-Pitt, and Castle Fontarèches St Eugene area Martinolles-Fabre).

Places of interest

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Photos

The church
The church
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Placette and Waterjet
Placette and Waterjet
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Public Park
Public Park
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Another corner of the park, overlooking the pool
Another corner of the park, overlooking the pool
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Musical Wall Street Gambetta
Musical Wall Street Gambetta
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Square of May 8, 1945, memorial
Square of May 8, 1945, memorial
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exit or entrance to the city ... towards Carcassonne and Narbonne
exit or entrance to the city ... towards Carcassonne and Narbonne
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The Gendarmerie
The Gendarmerie
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Dining hall
Dining hall
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House Veterans Place Gambetta
House Veterans Place Gambetta
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Public Library, Place des Vosges
Public Library, Place des Vosges
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Trees twisted and majestic at the park entrance
Trees twisted and majestic at the park entrance
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Rue Guynemer ... towards the main street in downtown
Rue Guynemer ... towards the main street in downtown
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Roundabout near the pine trees and swimming pool
Roundabout near the pine trees and swimming pool
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Weather

Sunday 2 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 25°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 19°C - Max. 25°C
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Tuesday 4 august
Min. 20°C - Max. 27°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bike hire along the Canal du Midi
Sports sensations15 € to 110 € Béziers (40 km)
Cruise on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors12 € to 45 € Béziers (40 km)
Day cruise on the Canal du Midi
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 49 € Béziers (40 km)
Wine tasting at the Domaine Rose et Paul
Local flavoursFreeArzens (45 km)
Tour and tasting at an oil mill
Local flavoursFreeMurviel-lès-Béziers (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Roy Quarries
HikeEasy2h30Caunes-Minervois (23 km)
In the Sigean scrubland
HikeEasy2h00Sigean (26 km)
Capitoul... capitelles and dolmens
HikeIntermediate3h10Villeneuve-Minervois (27 km)
Sainte-Lucie Island
HikeEasy4h00Port-la-Nouvelle (31 km)
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Car itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne (33 km)

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