The market at Lagrasse, officially one of the most beautiful villages of France

A village in the Corbières
A village in the Corbières

The Méditerranée is only 50mins away

Our area


Our area, things to do and see

There is a multitude of things to do and see here, where the hills and moors are dotted with pretty villages, and where the Mediterranean sun shines for 300 days a year.


  • The medieval town of Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi (both World Heritage sites) are only 15 mins drive from the village.
  • Cathar castles at Peyrepertuse, Queribus, Arques, Villerouge-Termenès, Termes, and Cistercian abbeys at Fontfroide and Lagrasse
  • Medieval villages (especially Lagrasse and Minerve)
  • The Corbières hills and the Mediterranean


  • Walking (with a guide or unaccompanied): Alaric mountain (600m) with views stretching from the Massif Central down the Mediterranean coast to the Pyrenees; the Joseph Delteil path, named in honour of a local poet; the sculpture path at Mayronnes, Cathar castles. Several GRs (long distance walks) pass through the area
  • Mountain biking (bike hire available)
  • Horse riding (with circuits starting nearby)
  • Art: outdoor painting courses
  • Cooking courses
  • Local produce: organic beef, sheep’s and goat’s cheese
  • Wine tasting
  • Doing strictly nothing and enjoying life!
  • Swimming: in natural rivers and lakes (10 mins) or in the Mediterranean (50 mins)
  • Healthy living: introduction to Sophrology, massages...
  • And for your kids, we can arrange for qualified carers who will organise made-to-measure activities.
  • Baby sitting

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Swimming in the Orbieu at Lagrasse
Swimming in the Orbieu at Lagrasse

The medieval castle at Carcassonne
Carcassonne is only 15 mins away

A Mediterranean window
A Mediterranean window

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