an exceptional cultural and natural heritage
The Haute Vallée de l’Aude is located in the center of the South of France. Occitania offers a Mediterranean climate, tempered by the influence of the Mediterranean Sea. This climate is favorable to all outdoor activities, especially camping. Occitania has . This region offers a great diversity of landscapes, the Mediterranean coastline, the Pyrenees, the plains that favor different forms of tourism.
More precisely in the department of Aude, a department between sea and mountain. Its cultural heritage, including the two sites listed as World Heritage by UNESCO: the medieval city of Arques and the Canal du Midi are today, along with the Cathar castles, the jewels of our department. But also all the tourist sites with different themes to do with family, friends, couples, groups…
Country of gorges and plateaus in its Pyrenean part, this region offers you the freshness of the most beautiful fir trees of France, and the practice of white water sports.
Going back up the Aude, near Limoux, hills and valleys are the setting for the Blanquette, the oldest sparkling wine in the world, which flows freely on Carnival days, a tradition perpetuated since the Middle Ages; the longest carnival in the world which lasts 3 months.
The Haute-Vallée de l’Aude offers you the possibility to travel through time: traces of the last dinosaurs, Cathar castles such as Lapradelle-Puilaurens, Puivert or Arques, or Romanesque abbeys without forgetting the mystery of Rennes-le-Château for the esotericists.
A diversity of landscapes: garrigues, forests, vineyards that you can contemplate during your hike…