Benjamin Mourot
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The essence of the Côte du Midi

Our authentic villages

Welcome to our villages by the sea!

Narbonne is surrounded by 34 villages... all with different atmospheres and interesting sites to explore. Take a detour to see these historic places – and the people who live there!

In some, you can stroll through the medieval streets and do your shopping.

In others, you can sit outdoors at a café terrace and chat about rugby, or the latest in the local newspaper.

The villages of the Corbières

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Bages

The villages of Les Corbières Maritimes are located either on the edge of the lagoons, as is the case with BagesPeyriac-de-MerSigean and La Palme, or a little further inland, surrounded by the garrigue, as with Bizanet, Portel-des-Corbières and Roquefort-des-Corbières.

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Bages

Bages

Picturesque, authentic, artistic... The undeniable charm of this perched village is sure to win you over. Take your time to discover its art galleries, and admire the light and colours reflected on the lagoon.

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pontons Peyriac de mer

Peyriac de Mer

An unforgettable experience awaits you in this beautiful village: walking along the pontoons and exploring the lagoon, before ending your saunter with a drink or a meal in the village square.

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Roquefort des Corbières

Roquefort des Corbières

This village is nestled between a cliff and the first valleys of the Corbières. A haven of nature, it's a perfect spot for setting out on a hike to discover some ancient vestiges.

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Sigean

Sigean

This medieval village, full of charm, is an ideal base for discovering the area. In fact, the lagoons, beaches and mountain range are only a few minutes away by car.

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Salin de La Palme

La Palme

An emblematic village for its gentle way of life, La Palme lies between the salt marshes, the sea and the vineyards of the Corbières.

The villages of the Minervois

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Bateau Canal du Midi Le Somail

Not only are the villages of the Minervois surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and garrigue, they are also crossed by waterways and the famous Canal du Midi! Peace and tranquillity reign supreme in these small stone villages, just right for taking your time. Discover them at your own pace: on foot, by bike or by boat. By the canal du Midi: Le Somail, Ventenac-en-Minervois, or along the river for Bize-Minervois and Sallèles d'Aude.

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Restaurant au Somail

Le Somail

Discover Le Somail, a must-see along the Canal du Midi that dates back to the 17th century!  This hamlet offers everything you need for an enjoyable moment: restaurants along the edge of the canal, boat rides, a huge bookstore full of old books... and a unique architectural heritage.

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Bize Minervois

Bize-Minervois

Discover this village and its river La Cesse where you can swim in summer. Stroll along the narrow medieval streets, then hike on up through the surrounding vineyards and olive trees.

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Ventenac en Minervois

Ventenac-en-Minervois

The Canal du Midi passes by the foot of the village where you will find the Château de Ventenac, the village's delightful, neo-gothic cooperative wine cellar. Stop by to taste its vintages, or visit the vineyard and wine exhibition.

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Canal de Jonction Sallèles d'Aude

Sallèles d’Aude

This village appears as a green oasis where the canal de Jonction crosses the country's rivers. Perfect for walking, Sallèles d'Aude also offers a rich ancient past with its Amphoralis museum.

The villages of the Massif de la Clape

 

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Armissan

At the foot of the massif de la Clape, discover the villages with their houses so typical of the wine estates in the south of France, as well as some master houses that date back to the golden age of wine-making. Enjoy a leisurely stroll in ArmissanVinassanCoursanFleury d'Aude and Salles d'Aude. Between two villages, take in the unique views of the surrounding landscapes and the Mediterranean Sea.

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Armissan

Armissan

In the heart of Armissan, take time to visit the church and the castle, built around the main square between the 15th and 18th centuries.

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Les Cabanes de Fleury

Cabanes de Fleury

Defined as a hamlet of the commune of Fleury, the marina of Les Cabanes de Fleury is located one mile from the mouth of the Aude delta. Once a fishing village, it invites us to relax with a wild beach of fine sand at the foot of the summer villas.

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Coursan

Coursan

From street to street, from square to square, Coursan welcomes you for a stroll through the town to discover its rich architectural heritage. Don't miss the mysterious iron fountain ...

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Vinassan

Vinassan

The charming village of Vinassan is a gateway to the exceptional massif of La Clape. Don't miss the Maison de La Clape, an interpretation centre that explains its geology, fauna and flora.

Seaside resorts

Built along with the coastline's urban development in the 1970s and 80s, the seaside resorts of the Côte du Midi have remained on a human scale. They offer all the services you could want for your holiday, as well as some exceptional surroundings and fine sandy beaches, without having to take the car! Here, you will see locals and visitors promenading along the landscaped waterfronts, often bustling with markets selling local produce.

Discover the seaside resorts

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