Places to visit
On the main avenue every Wednesday morning there is a great market with a southern, regional atmosphere, selling locally produced fruit and vegetables.
In the heart of the town the St Felix de Gerone church on the Place du 8 Mai is a church built in the 13th century and is southern, gothic in style.
In July/August the summer entertainment will add to your stay. With 400 hectares (approx. 1000 acres) of pine forest, walking paths will help you to discover the typical environment of the Mediterranean climate, as well as the botanical path (scrubland, pine forest, olive groves, vines….)
To help you to find out the wines (AOC) of the area, the Chai des Vignerons and La Maison Gibert’s wine cooperative opens its doors to you.
At Whitsuntide, Promaude, promoting products from the Aude region, offers you the opportunity to discover the regional products from Lezignan-Corbieres and the surrounding area. Added to this, in October, the new-season’s wine festival is a chance to discover wines of surprising quality.
Lezignan-Corbieres offers sporting facilities (sports stadia, tennis courts, swimming pool, Flyzone), cultural facilities (cinema, museum, library…) exhibition and congress halls which can cater for a vast choice of stays throughout the year.
In the surrounding area
The city of Carcassonne : A Unesco world class heritage site. There are a range of shops and businesses in the city.
The city of Narbonne and its impressive historical heritage.
The Lac de Jouarres, situated in Homps, is close to Lezignan-Corbieres. Its beach is supervised and there is a snack bar open in the summer. For children there is a leisure centre. This lake covering 100 hectares (approx 250 acres), alongside the Canal du Midi, offers you the chance to enjoy numerous sporting activities : swimming, water sports school (beginner’s lessons in wind surfing)… In close season you still have access for walks in the pine forest and around the lake.
In Puicheric, you have the opportunity to take part in white-water sports.
Castles : Peyrepertuse, Puilaurens, Lastours, Aguilar, Termes, Villerouge-Termenes, Fitou, Queribus.
Abbeys : Lagrasse, Fontfroide
Museums : In Narbonne the archeological museum with its underground galleries, gallo-roman pottery (amphora) in Salleles-d’Aude, Terra Vinea in Portel-des-Corbieres, Charles-Cros in Fabrezan, La Chapellerie in Saint Marcel D’Aude…
The Dolmens du Minervois, the small roman churches, the “capitelles” (dry stone huts)…