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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Villegly - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aude

Villegly is located at the gates of the Minervois, 145 m above sea level, 12 km from Carcassonne, the confluence of the Clamoux and Sixteen. These two rivers come together under the walls of the Castle, upstream of Villarzel bridge. They bring, the joint plane trees, a certain freshness.

Picturesque village in the foothills of the Black Mountain, which spans 1013 acres with vineyards, garrigue oaks, truffle oaks, broom, thyme, lavender and rock roses, wooded hills of softwood. The village has more than a thousand people.

Geographical information

Latitude43.2862420 (N 43° 17’ 10”)
Longitude2.4401030 (E 2° 26’ 24”)
AltitudeFrom 128m to 283m
Surface area9.83 km²
Population1110 inhabitants
Density112 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCarcassonne (8.3 mi, 17 min)
Insee code11426
IntercommunalityCA Carcassonne Agglo

Nearest cities & towns

Villarzel-Cabardès1.5 mi (4 min)
Bagnoles1.6 mi (6 min)
Conques-sur-Orbiel2.5 mi (7 min)
Villalier2.7 mi (5 min)
Villeneuve-Minervois2.9 mi (6 min)
Malves-en-Minervois3.9 mi (9 min)
Villedubert5.5 mi (11 min)
Sallèles-Cabardès5.5 mi (12 min)
Caunes-Minervois5.6 mi (11 min)
Villemoustaussou5.7 mi (12 min)
Bouilhonnac5.8 mi (12 min)
Laure-Minervois6.7 mi (12 min)
Trassanel6.8 mi (15 min)
Trèbes6.8 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

Barrier dams and Madam ancient water supplies that fed buildings Castle and village fountains which still remains a function of the square. Both retained confer a haven of calm and relaxation.

The town has many attractions such as the Castle of the Middle Ages, restored several times, most recently in 1981 by its current owner, the General Council of the Aude.

Its church and bell tower of the 13th century, its character homes surround the communal oven, now demolished. In its place stands an ancient chestnut tree and the fountain of the 18th century. Its picturesque streets identified by the ancient castle moat form instead and walk the Arounel shaded by ancient plane trees multiple.

Events and festivities

Every 3rd weekend of June: raid VTT Cap Nore.

13 July : fireworks and dancing.

Full Lights on the Canal du Midi
Tastes in Minervois


Village Villegly
Village Villegly
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Vineyards and garrigue Villegly
Vineyards and garrigue Villegly
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Moulin Sainte Anne
Moulin Sainte Anne
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Saturday 24 june
Min. 18°C - Max. 28°C
Sunday 25 june
Min. 19°C - Max. 30°C
Monday 26 june
Min. 21°C - Max. 32°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The rich environment offers many opportunities for excursions caves, abyss, castles and architectural monuments, and Minervois Avenue which leads you to the Cathar castles, the Pic de Nore, sea


The Canal du Midi.

The village and the abbey of Caunes -Minervois.

Castles Lastours.

Limousis cave.

The Cabrespine.

The book village of Montolieu.

The paper mill Brousses.

Canoeing, climbing, caving, hiking, biking.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of the City of Carcassonne
Culture and education30 € to 124 € Carcassonne (6.7 mi)
Cruise on the Canal du Midi in a vintage barge
Entertainment3900 € to 4800 € Carcassonne (6.7 mi)
Canoe kayak on the Aude
Sports sensations22 € Puichéric (10.4 mi)
Canyoning in Montagne Noire
Sports sensations35 € to 55 € Mazamet (14.4 mi)
Wellness massage and swimming pool at Saint Benoit gardens
Well-being80 € Saint-Laurent-de-la-Cabrerisse (19 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Capitoul... capitelles and dolmens
HikeIntermediate3h10Villeneuve-Minervois (2.3 mi)
Roy Quarries
HikeEasy2h30Caunes-Minervois (5.3 mi)
From the city of Carcassonne to Lake La Cavayère
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carcassonne (6.7 mi)
Versants of the Hard
HikeIntermediate5h30Cuxac-Cabardès (9.8 mi)
Visit to Saint-Hilaire Abbey
HikeEasy3h00Verzeille (12.6 mi)


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