Tourism - Aude

The Aude is a department located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the south of France. The local council also calls the department "Cathar Country". Main cities in Aude like Carcassonne has been restored to much of its medieval glory. Narbonne attracts many tourists to its Roman ruins. Other towns and villages worth visiting include Limoux and its weekly local market, every Friday, Quillan, Lézignan-Corbières, Lagrasse (a very attractive medieval village), Sigean and Leucate and its beach resort. The Corbières Hills form the central part of the department. It is a very attractive area of steep hills, valleys, woodland and vines, and contains some of the most remarkable Cathar sites including Quéribus, Peyrepertuse and Villerouge-Termenès.

Top tourist cities in Aude


Tourism Carcassonne

Carcassonne is the main city of the Aude department, making the city one of the essential place to visit in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region. The city is mainly known for its local cuisine, regional wines and rich medieval architecture. In addition, its excellent climate ...

Must : Château et Remparts de Carcassonne, Basilique Saint-Nazaire, Cathédrale Saint-Michel


Tourism Limoux

Limoux is a town in the department of Aude in Languedoc-Roussillon region. This city is famous for its wine, called Blanquette Champagne, which is manufactured according to method champenoise. This sparkling wine is considered one of the oldest sparkling wine in the ...


Tourism Narbonne

Narbonne is a city located in the department of Aude, in Languedoc-Rousillon. It has an area of 170km ² and over rises from the Mediterranean Sea to the foothills of the Corbières Maritime. Labeled city of Art and History, Narbonne offers visitors heritage ...