the must see
if you want to sightsee
City of Carcassonne (UNESCO World Heritage Site), 23km
Cathar castles of Lastours, 20km
Caves of Limousis, 24km
Giant cave of Cabrespine, 20km
Scenery of La montagne Noire
Canal du Midi (UNESCO World Heritage Site), with the option of a boat ride, 1,5km
Minerve (cathar city, ancient capital of the Minervois), 18km
Douzens Bird Museum
The Mediterranean and its fine sandy beaches, Narbonne-Plage
, St Pierre la Mer
Portrait of an original sculptor: Joel Barthes.
This artist (unconditional fan of Brassens) works with wood as well as metals and minerals. You can meet him at thelock of the l'aiguille in Puichéric, his art gallery is open-air.
churches and chapels
The Rotonde of Rieux-Minervois
(famous 12th-century church with 7 sides) : 3km
(superb scenery amid the pines)
(in typical Minervois countryside, with its red and yellow paintings ( 14th century )in the colours of Aragon)
vineyards over 1,000 years old
was already being cultivated in the Minervois in the time of Charlemagne (8th century).
You will be invited from Castle to property and from property to cellars to taste the wines and produce of the land (Olive oil of Bize,
for your entertainment:
The nightlife of Caunes Minervois, the Festival du Minervois, the Festival de la Cité, the Médiévales de Villerouge, concerts at Abbaye de Fontfroide.
Not to mention the many village festivals and celebrated pétanque games.
if you like to be active:
Hiking, mountain biking, windsurfing on the lake, kayak at Puichéric , horse-riding.