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La Redorte

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Located between sea and mountains, near Carcassonne and Narbonne and along the Canal du Midi, the common La Redorte enjoys a privileged position. It offers a warm and welcoming living and a life rich and vibrant village. Now provided with a water stop, it is an ideal stop in the Minervois, that there is an afternoon, a weekend or a lifetime.

Originally the property of vassals of the Counts of Carcassonne, La Redorte is mentioned for the first time in 1080. The crusade of 1209 passed the village among the possessions of the house of Nigri, one of the few to have Occitan lords sided with Simon de Montfort. Between 1667 and 1681, La Redorte experiencing a period of great activity around the digging of the canal du Midi, then the construction in 1694 of the outfall of the Argent Double. Late 18th century, the family sold its Nigri domain family Peyrat. At that time, the castle leaned to the south, the city walls, and spread on a large plot. After the Revolution, the Peyrat no longer run the city but continue to own the castle and the "property". They sell these possessions in 1849 to General Count Mathieu La Redorte. It was he who restored the castle, enlarged the park, various hollow tunnels to connect the scattered parts and give all the appearance it has today.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Redorte
Latitude43.2430680 (N 43° 14’ 35”)
Longitude2.6523740 (E 2° 39’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 39m to 111m
Surface area13.49 km²
Population1148 inhabitants
Density85 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (17.6 mi, 31 min)
Insee code11190
IntercommunalityCA Carcassonne Agglo

Nearest cities & towns

Castelnau-d'Aude2.9 mi (12 min)
Azille3.1 mi (11 min)
Roquecourbe-Minervois4.2 mi (15 min)
Escales4.3 mi (16 min)
Puichéric4.4 mi (13 min)
Homps4.7 mi (12 min)
Rieux-Minervois4.8 mi (11 min)
Pépieux4.9 mi (16 min)
Saint-Couat-d'Aude5.2 mi (17 min)
Siran5.4 mi (17 min)
La Livinière5.8 mi (18 min)
Peyriac-Minervois6.2 mi (14 min)
Montbrun-des-Corbières6.3 mi (20 min)
Tourouzelle6.4 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Thursdays La Redorte summer.


Port la Fabrique
Port la Fabrique
See photo


Thursday 20 april
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Friday 21 april
Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 22 april
Min. 13°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe kayak on the Aude
Sports sensations22 € Puichéric (1.9 mi)
Wellness massage and swimming pool at Saint Benoit gardens
Well-being80 € Saint-Laurent-de-la-Cabrerisse (11.2 mi)
Wine and tapas tasting lunch
Local flavours50 € Coustouge (14.3 mi)
Cruise on the Canal du Midi in a vintage barge
Entertainment3900 € to 4800 € Carcassonne (15.3 mi)
Licence-free electric boat hire
Entertainment30 € to 35 € Narbonne (18.3 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lake Jouarres
HikeEasy3h00Olonzac (3.5 mi)
Roy Quarries
HikeEasy2h30Caunes-Minervois (8.6 mi)
Capitoul... capitelles and dolmens
HikeIntermediate3h10Villeneuve-Minervois (10.8 mi)
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne (15.2 mi)
Visit to Saint-Hilaire Abbey
HikeEasy3h00Verzeille (18.5 mi)


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