The activities

The Aude department will surprise you with its multitude of landscapes. From the beaches of the Mediterranean to the slopes of the Pyrenees, sailing on the River Aude or passing through the unspoilt nature of the Corbières or the Montagne Noire, you'll find ideal areas for sports, hiking or mountain biking.

You'll discover that it's impossible to get bored during your stay at L'écrin Grand Panorama. Here's a small sample of activities less than 1 hour from my gîte.

As soon as you book, I'll give you a 1st gift with my personal booklet of the region's finest addresses to help you organize your stay.

Adventure and thrills

Canyoning, Canoe-Kayak, Hydrospeed, Canoraft, Paddle, Climbing, Via Corda, Caving, Archery..

Whether you're with family or friends, you'll be able to fulfill all your sporting and adventure desires with our partner Eaurizon.

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Australian Park

Your children will be delighted to get up close and touch wallabys and birds.

Discover while having fun for an original family outing!
Sigean African reserve, 1 hour from Carcassonne, elephants

Sigean African Reserve

A must-see! Imagine yourself in the middle of lions, bears, ostriches and rhinoceroses at the wheel of your car.

Your children will be blown away, and can then explore the rest of the park on foot, meeting flamingos, cheetahs and so many other African species.

Brousse paper mill

The Aude is one of those places steeped in history that perpetuates craftsmanship. A true journey into the history of papermaking, you'll discover the last working paper mill in the Occitanie region.

As an added bonus, you'll be welcomed into an exceptional natural setting, where you can relax by the river.

The Oulibo

L'oulibo presents L'Odyssée de l'olivier, the history and culture of the olive tree through the ages. You'll plunge into the heart of France's largest olive confectionery and the world's #1 producer of Lucques olives.

Grown exclusively in Occitanie and harvested by hand, the Lucques is considered a unique olive.

Nicknamed the "green diamond", it is typical for its crescent-moon shape. Easily recognizable by its small stone and fine, flavorful flesh.


During your vacation, you can also take a tour of the company and its various production workshops, where you'll discover some of the know-how and manufacturing secrets behind these gourmet treasures. And, best of all, you'll finish off with a tasting of these delicious chocolates!

Cabrespine giant chasm

The landscapes of the Aude are often cited as an example of beauty and variety, but you'll also discover treasures underground. Descend into the Gouffre de Cabrespine, the largest in Europe.

And what about the thrill of the glass walkway? Unforgettable!

Limousis cave

The Limousis cave is the largest converted cave in the Cathar region. Its first rooms contain numerous cave bear remains, tools, pottery and Neolithic bones.

Together with the following chambers, it is one of the world's geological curiosities, with an exceptional luster made up of millions of aragonite crystals.

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The Dinosaur Museum

Thrill, delight and wonder as you plunge millions of years into the past.

In the heart of one of the world's richest regions for dinosaur fossils, you'll discover unique collections dating back to the origins of life on earth nearly 3.5 billion years ago.

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Carcassonne Golf Club

The Domaine d'Auriac is the perfect place to practice your favorite sport.

You can extend your moment of relaxation in the estate's renowned restaurant and bistro.