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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Ideally located between Carcassonne and its famous City Narbonne, its cathedral and its beaches, the village by its location deserves its double nickname " Gateway to the High Corbières " and " Heart of the Country -Minervois Corbières ".

Geographical information

Latitude43.0844790 (N 43° 5’ 4”)
Longitude2.7007430 (E 2° 42’ 3”)
AltitudeFrom 76m to 344m
Surface area25.03 km²
Population777 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (29 mi, 37 min)
Insee code11351
IntercommunalityCC Région Lézignanaise, Corbières et Minervois

Nearest cities & towns

Tournissan2.2 mi (6 min)
Talairan3.9 mi (9 min)
Coustouge4 mi (12 min)
Thézan-des-Corbières4.5 mi (9 min)
Fabrezan4.6 mi (9 min)
Jonquières5.7 mi (16 min)
Ferrals-les-Corbières6 mi (12 min)
Saint-Pierre-des-Champs6.4 mi (14 min)
Montséret6.6 mi (14 min)
Fontjoncouse6.6 mi (18 min)
Camplong-d'Aude7.3 mi (16 min)
Lagrasse7.6 mi (20 min)
Fontcouverte7.6 mi (14 min)
Caunettes-en-Val8.3 mi (19 min)

Things to see and do

Here you can enjoy the life of a true village in the south following the rhythm of the seasons, you walk in the scrub in the middle of cicadas and unspoiled landscapes of all buildings where exhale under your feet smell of lavender, thyme and rosemary. Do not forget to admire the majestic flight of eagles, kestrels and other nozzles, or running hares and rabbits turning a vine !

La Roca Dansaïra and botanical trail : Length: 7,5 km - Elevation: 165 m - Difficulty : easy ( can be tricky after rain in the last part ) - Duration: 2h30 to 3h - Marking : yellow - IGN card use 2446 is 2446 west - Parking: behind the town hall.

Places of interest



Monday 20 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 16°C
Tuesday 21 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 21°C
Wednesday 22 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

It is a few minutes you can reach Lagrasse, the abbey and the medieval streets of this village which is part of the most beautiful villages of France, visit Fontfroide the neighboring abbey, or of Caunes -Minervois. Unless you prefer to follow in the footsteps of the Cathars and visit the castles of Terms, Villerouge -Termenès Aguilar, Cervical collars and many other towering citadels !

You can also stroll along the Canal du Midi or Carcassonne, both World Heritage of UNESCO.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Wellness massage and swimming pool at Saint Benoit gardens
Well-being80 € Saint-Laurent-de-la-Cabrerisse
Canoe kayak on the Aude
Sports sensations22 € Puichéric (10.3 mi)
Licence-free electric boat hire
Entertainment30 € to 35 € Narbonne (16.8 mi)
Kitesurfing lessons for all abilities
Sports sensations40 € to 120 € La Palme (17.8 mi)
Sea trip on the Marine Promenade boat
Nature and the great outdoors9 € to 12 € Port-la-Nouvelle (18.7 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Old Durban sightseeing circuit
Village visitEasy1h30Durban-Corbières (8.4 mi)
Tower of Our Lady of the Récaoufa
HikeIntermediate2h00Villeneuve-les-Corbières (8.4 mi)
Lake Jouarres
HikeEasy3h00Olonzac (13.1 mi)
In the Sigean scrubland
HikeEasy2h00Sigean (14.6 mi)
Sainte-Lucie Island
HikeEasy4h00Port-la-Nouvelle (17.9 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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