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Tuchan

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Tuchan is a wine village with all shops and services.

Geographical information

MunicipalityTuchan
Postcode11350
Latitude42.8893010 (N 42° 53’ 21”)
Longitude2.7185600 (E 2° 43’ 7”)
AltitudeFrom 136m to 920m
Surface area59.52 km²
Population834 inhabitants
Density14 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (79 km, 1h07)
Insee code11401
IntercommunalityCC des Corbières
DepartmentAude
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon

Nearest cities & towns

Paziols4.1 km (7 min)
Padern8.3 km (12 min)
Vingrau11.4 km (20 min)
Palairac12.3 km (18 min)
Villeneuve-les-Corbières12.9 km (14 min)
Cucugnan13.1 km (18 min)
Tautavel14.1 km (21 min)
Cascastel-des-Corbières14.6 km (17 min)
Maisons15.6 km (22 min)
Durban-Corbières17.5 km (20 min)
Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse17.7 km (24 min)
Embres-et-Castelmaure17.9 km (24 min)
Montgaillard18.4 km (30 min)

Things to see and do

Are unusual places to see: the castle of Aguilar, Mont Tauch (954 m) with its chapel of Splendour (classified), the runway of paragliding with a magnificent view over the plains and the Mediterranean coast.

Numerous hiking trails: hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding available to you.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Many animations Tuchan village and surrounding areas.

The wine festival in July and its local festival second weekend in August attract many people.

Weather

Tuesday 3 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
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Wednesday 4 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 10°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The Cathar castles of Quéribus (Cucugnan) and Corbieres (Duilhac-sous-Corbieres) are nearby.

The Museum of Prehistory Tautavel to 20 minutes.

Great rivers around the corner where you can cool off.

Do not forget to also visit the gorge Galamus.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to water-skiing or wakeboarding
Sports sensations19 € Le Barcarès (26 km)
Waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing
Sports sensations16 € Le Barcarès (28 km)
Boat and jet-ski licences
Culture and education320 € Canet-en-Roussillon (33 km)
Canyoning or rafting in Aude
Sports sensations28 € Canet-en-Roussillon (34 km)
Forest acrobatic trail
Sports sensations20 € Alet-les-Bains (39 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Felluns from the dolmens to the aqueduct
HikeIntermediate5h40Felluns (24 km)
Leucate, cliff between sea and lagoon
HikeEasy2h30Leucate (25 km)
In the Sigean scrubland
HikeEasy2h00Sigean (26 km)
Sainte-Lucie Island
HikeEasy4h00Port-la-Nouvelle (30 km)
Tour of Canet-en-Roussillon
Village visitEasy4h00Canet-en-Roussillon (31 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels