This region is made up of a mosaic of landscapes and influences, with mountains to the North and South, the Mediterranean Sea to the East and Toulouse to the West.
– The Black Mountain:
North of the region is the first foothills of the Massif Central. Here you will find pretty villages nestling between wild gorges and small valleys. Wonderful walking country allowing one to discover the areas many lakes and impressive forests. ( Saint ferreol, Lampy).
is an area crossed by narrow and abrupt valleys motly composed of wild undergrowth and scrubland rich in small wild life.
An area famous for its fine wine, full of vineyards and olive trees.
This area also famous for its wines, but perhaps better known for its rich Cathar history. The ruins of Cathar Castles mixed with quaint and picturesque village’s makes this area a walker’s paradise.
– The Mediterranean Coast :
Lovely sandy beaches offering lots of different activities for all the family, with various fishing ports, oyster centre, pleasure parks (Gruissan, Narbonne-plage, Saint Pierre La Mer, Leucate-plage, Port Leucate). The oldest audoise sea resort La Franqui can be found nestling between cliffs, a real trip back in time.
– Audoises Pyrenees:
The only Ski resort of the region is located in this region: Camurac. The area is covered by enormous forests and cultivated planes.
– Limouxin and Quercorb:
A very hilly area ideal for vineyards and cereal cultivation. Plenty of small fast flowing rivers for those whom enjoys canoe and kayaking.
– Lauragais and Razès:
An area of agricultural plane, which makes up the cereal cradle of the Aude. Hillsides scattered with occupied with farming.