The country offers many opportunities to visit, starting by the Middle Age city of Carcassonne at 6 miles from our house.
Its past if full of history and you will find easily many ruins of the Cathare period in the Corbières mountains close to Verzeille.
The Corbieres vineyards are famous and it's an opportunity to visit many cellars in the surroundings and to taste a typical strong wine.
If you are interested in a more detailed discovery of the region take advantage of the experience of a tour specialized operator which can you propose all-inclusive packages for day or for a whole weekend:
Vacances is a vineyard tour company operated by Wendy Gedney, an English woman
with a passion for the wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon. http://www.vinenvacances.com/
Wendy is a wine
teacher and during the wine tours not only will you have a fabulous day meeting
French wine makers, you will also learn a great deal about wine and tasting.
Wendy’s aim is to provide you with an experience not easy to create yourself
and during the wine tour you will explore the regions, taste wonderful wines
and local produce and enjoy a superb lunch at one of the local restaurants or a
lavish picnic amongst the vines.. If you wish to book a Vin en Vacances wine
tour let us know and we will arrange it for you.
Many other activities are also possible in the surroundings.
The following links will help you to plan your visits and leisures: