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Between Mediterranean and Pyrenees the Aude Cathar Country boasts a wide variety of landscapes, and prestigious sites: In spectacular locations, discover the medieval castles of the Cathar Country, the Romanesque abbeys, and the 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites : the Canal du Midi (houseboats), and the City of Carcassonne, biggest medieval fortress in Europe.
We also offer open air activities in the mountain or on the sea side, and our local gastronomy and great wines of the Aude
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Cassoulet, an advanced hangover cure from the famous French ...

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Cassoulet is a powerful dish that is especially popular in the South-West of France to speed up the recovery process after heavy drinking. We chose for a typical recipe from Toulouse. The French are of course famous for their ...
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French Wine Regions - Minervois in Languedoc Roussillon

French Wine Regions - Minervois in Languedoc Roussillon | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
The Languedoc- Roussillion region of Southern France produces approximately 30% of the countries wine and an important part of the region is the Minervois which generally sits to the North East of Carcassonne and reaches out towards the Mediterranean coast...

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A little tour around the Minervois Wine Region in Languedoc Roussillon, France

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Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne

Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Yesterday (Thursday 27 June) I visited the The Walled Town of Carcassone:     Video of Medieval Street Performers:- Bike repairs: Replaced rear spoke, adjusted brakes, adjusted gears, rep...
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Not Only is Alet-les-Bains Adorable, It Has a Casino too | Américaine Girl

Not Only is Alet-les-Bains Adorable, It Has a Casino too | Américaine Girl | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
The village is worth going to, maybe not so much the casino.
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Gruissan is a Crazy, Little Party Town | Américaine Girl

Gruissan is a Crazy, Little Party Town | Américaine Girl | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
A small, old village, a ruined castle, and a little marina, nothing too exciting right? Wrong. Gruissan might be tiny, but it's most certainly mighty. It is the perfect summertime party spot. The population of Gruissan in the summer ...
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Exploring the Canal du Midi on Le Boat — Simply Being Mommy

Exploring the Canal du Midi on Le Boat — Simply Being Mommy | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
During my 10-day adventure in France, I spent two days traveling down the Canal du Midi on a skipper guided tour with Le Boat. Extending the trip to experience France in this way was actually an option and one I didn't want ...
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Spectacular tour of Southern France's historical gems - Bristol Post

Spectacular tour of Southern France's historical gems - Bristol Post | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Bristol Post Spectacular tour of Southern France's historical gems Bristol Post The final full day is for guests to explore Carcassonne further and there is the opportunity to cruise a section of the tree-lined Canal du Midi, part of the...
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Sally's Carcassonne: July 14th 2014 Embrasement de Carcassonne

Sally's Carcassonne: July 14th 2014 Embrasement de Carcassonne | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Le quartorze Juillet, the famous July 14th, Bastille Day where over 700,000 people will converge to watch the spectacular firework display 'Embrasement de Carcassonne. The excitement is palpable as hordes of people start ...
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Canal du Midi - France - Crusing on the canal

This is a beautiful film about crusing the Canal du Midi southern France. We had a wonderful trip on a houseboot.
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Photo Tour of Carcassonne | Diana Elizabeth

Photo Tour of Carcassonne | Diana Elizabeth | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
We only had half a day in Carcassonne before we had to head out to catch out boat. However, in the few hours we were there, I absolutely fell in love, we all winced that we didn't get more time there, and we agreed this gem ...
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Postcards from the Lot: Catching up with Caunes Minervois

Postcards from the Lot: Catching up with Caunes Minervois | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
As the mountains were shrouded in mist we opted to not visit this site today and continued on ... eventually ending up in Caunes Minervois for a memory walk ... in 2005 we spent a wonderful week here in a rented house that ...
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Windsurfing – Gruissan | LeightonJA

Windsurfing – Gruissan | LeightonJA | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
I am currently camping in Camping Campéole La Cote des Roses near Gruissan. I have been waiting for the wind to go windsurfing. Tomorrow should be a good day wind wise, I plan to hire a windsurfer, at the windsurfing ...
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Canal du Midi - Secrets of Le Boat life ~ Runner training for life

Canal du Midi - Secrets of Le Boat life ~ Runner training for life | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Canal du Midi - Secrets of Le Boat life. Cars, planes, trains, buses, subway, bike, on foot...we literally toured the South of France by every mode of transportation possible! Except for those adorable Vespa's that filled the narrow ...
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Photography in the Languedoc, France

Photography in the Languedoc, France | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Unesco World Heritage Sites Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi are just two of the many gems located in the Languedoc region in France.
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Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne - Wonderful Wanderings

Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne - Wonderful Wanderings | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
There's lots to see at the Abbaye Fontfroide near Narbonne, in the French Languedoc-Roussillon region. Want proof? Check out this post.

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From Carcassonne to Narbonne

From Carcassonne to Narbonne | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
On Friday 27 June I left Carcassonne and traveled 65km to Camping Municipal Sallès-d'Aude. It was scorching hot and my front pannier rack kept swinging into the path of my wheel.  I decided not to ...
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Lagrasse Deserves Its Place in The Most Beautiful Villages of France Association | Américaine Girl

Lagrasse Deserves Its Place in The Most Beautiful Villages of France Association | Américaine Girl | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
It has medieval street cred that's why.
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A Glorious Day Windsurfing in Gruissan | LeightonJA

A Glorious Day Windsurfing in Gruissan | LeightonJA | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Looking back towards Narbonne. I took the main road to Gruissan but there was a cycle route along the canal path. The next day I took the cycle path back to Narbonne while leaving my gear at campsite near Gruissan.
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Travel the Canal du Midi, a 300-year old engineering marvel ...

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The Canal du Midi, the world's oldest working canal (332 years old), once a very important commercial facility, is now a relaxing travel route for tourists riding on pleasure boats taking in the charms of the picturesque villages ...
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Photo Tour Around Carcassonne, France - Simply Being Mommy

Photo Tour Around Carcassonne, France - Simply Being Mommy | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Join me on a photo tour of the medieval city of Carcassonne, France. This old city is surrounded by walls and filled with a castle.
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The City of Narbonne Commissions Norman Foster for a Museum of ...

The City of Narbonne Commissions Norman Foster for a Museum of ... | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
The City of Narbonne Commissions Norman Foster for a Museum of Roman Antiquity. July 7, 2014. Norman Foster is best known for his futuristic aesthetic — think Apple's Cupertino headquarters, or the spaceport they designed for Virgin ...
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Tour de France a la Voile - Teams prepare for Mediterranean racing - Sail World

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Tour de France a la Voile - Teams prepare for Mediterranean racing
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We went quite a long way out to check out the conditions and anticipate over the next offshore race to Gruissan.
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Kitesurfing in France: Almanarre and Leucate, 2 world-class spots ...

Kitesurfing in France: Almanarre and Leucate, 2 world-class spots ... | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
Every year, in April, Leucate welcomes the “Mondial du Vent”, an international competition which, brings together the world's kitesurfing and windsurfing elite for a week of powerful sensations. The Mondial du Vent is also the ...
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Cruisin' to Gruissan | Le Franco File

Cruisin' to Gruissan | Le Franco File | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
We are somewhat familiar with Gruissan, having visited it on a few previous occasions. we clearly have a little to learn, though, 'cos it was essentially shut after we made the one hour/€7.70 autoroute trip to where it lies on the ...
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Canal du Midi on Le Boat in France | Diana Elizabeth

Canal du Midi on Le Boat in France | Diana Elizabeth | Aude Cathar Country | Scoop.it
When we were asked if we would be willing to extend our France trip by a few days to go boating down a canal, I was beyond ecstatic! The lovely people at Le Boat wanted to show us what it would be like to experience ...
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