Sallèles-d'Aude circular village halfway between Black Mountain and the Mediterranean coast at the heart of the Languedoc vineyards, owes its charm and originality to its location between Stop and Canal Junction, Aude and Canal du Midi.
On foot, by bike or boat, your journey to the heart of Sallèles-d'Aude will be rocked to the rhythm of the water and will transport you in history.
Promenades lined with beautiful trees, make it a place of calm and pleasant, and its rivers a fishermen's paradise.
At the heart of an exceptional environment, Sallèles-d'Aude is a charming and welcoming town, relaxing and friendly meetings!
Sallèles-d'Aude has preserved his memory and offers its visitors the opportunity to discover many historical monuments such as The outfall of Gailhousty, the beautiful canal bridge built by Vauban, the Eiffel kind gateway where Gérard Holtz commented the Tour France 2009, said lock house of the stable, the Saint-Roch chapel and the castle where Francis lived.
Rich in heritage and atmosphere of well-being that prevails, Sallèles-d'Aude is also a very festive town.
The municipality has pleasure in living heritage throughout the site Amphoralis who rebuilt his village of Gallo-Roman potters alike found the remains.
The Amphoralis Museum overlooks the archaeological excavation of a workshop Gallo-Roman potters, active since the 20/30 BC to the third century, and excavated in 1976. The visitor discovers the activity and daily life of the potters who produced en masse amphorae for transporting wine but also different construction materials (bricks, tiles) and dishes everyday. After visiting the museum, an outdoor path leads to furnaces and reconstructions of a habitat, buildings constructed identically and handcrafted by the museum team. Archaeological test center as a place of discovery and entertainment for the public, Amphoralis welcomes you for an original journey in the heart of the artisan district and homes.
World Heritage of UNESCO, the connecting channel is a French waterway that connects the Canal du Midi to the Canal de la Robine via the Aude. The canal was commissioned in 1787 roughly a century after the Canal du Midi. It is entirely located in the municipality of Sallèles-d'Aude and is 8 km long and comprises 7 locks. Much of its route is lined with ancient pines. With the towpaths which line its entire length, the channel is made for strolling. On foot or by bike, walkers will enjoy beautiful landscapes. We can also discover the canal and through its 7 locks boat on board passenger barges.
Calvary of the site, completely refurbished by the municipality regularly hosts cultural events such as exhibitions, or outdoor concerts. Calvary, with its rich history and its restored old stone is ideal for walkers eager to history or simply wish to relax in the cool shade of stone over a century.
The year was marked by many events linked to the local culture and heritage for the enjoyment of tourists and Sallélois.
To note, the Water Festival, Earth and Wine, 3rd Sunday of July, with many events throughout the Canal whose reputation is increasing year by year, and the market for Potters in August, part for almost 20 years in the regional tourist tradition.
In winter, the local party every first weekend of February, runs the village.
Meeting of Bagpipes "na Bodega"
- On 8 june 2019
- 7, Rue du Marché
- Come and discover Bagpipes from various countries and regions during concerts throughout - weekend. - From Friday evening, "evening off" at the Café de la Paix with musicians. - On Saturday, bagad Saint-Nazaire de Bretagne will share the stage with the dancers - Irish from the Sidh Dance Compagny and the Banda Gaites Villaviciosa who comes from Galicia. The - evening, big concert of Goulamas'K and meal on the place. - Sunday, concert of all the musicians on Calvary. - Free entry.
Water, Earth and Wine Festival
- On 20 july 2019
- The Junction Canal is in celebration! - 14th edition of the summer event in Sallèles with 15,000 visitors every year! - Garage sale, jousting, bodegas, concert with art to tattoo, craft market, entertainment for children and adults...
- On 15 august 2019
- 10, Place de la République
- Every year, on the 14th and 15th of August, and for the last 25 years, some forty potters from all over France have been exhibiting their production for a market of excellence, on the shady square of the Republic in the heart of the town of Sallèles. 'Aude: children's workshop, demonstration - Filming, local producers...