Campsite near Narbonne
Do you have a sense of adventure coupled with a love of world history? The town of Narbonne in the Aude department is just right for you! The following presentation will certainly convince you.
A rich historical and cultural heritage
Narbonne is the largest and most populous city in the Aude department. It has an authentic historicity: some of its sites have in fact survived several ages. It is also the oldest Roman colony dating back to Gaulish times. The illustrious Charles Trénet was born here.
Some tourist attractions
Once there, you won’t be able to resist the urge to take a look around. Here are a few sites we suggest you visit:
- The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire: a rich collection of paintings from a variety of origins and periods awaits you;
- Pont des Marchands: with its seven arches, this is one of the few French bridges still inhabited;
- The Canal de la Robine: a UNESCO World Heritage site, this canal links the Aude department to the Mediterranean;
- The Archbishop’s Palace: a most impressive building. Its façade features three square towers dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries;
- The Via Domitia: you’ll see it’s still in good condition, even though it’s a centuries-old road;
- Saint-Just-et-Saint-Pasteur Cathedral: left unfinished since 1355, it boasts the highest Gothic choir in southern France;
- The Horrea: these underground galleries date back to a century BC;
- The Athlete: this famous work by René Iché stands in the Parc des Sports et de l’Amitié;
- Basilique Saint-Paul: one of France’s oldest Gothic churches, built between the 4th and 5th centuries. It remains famous for its famous frog stoup.
Does this make you want to come and spend your vacations in the Aude? Come and see us at La Pinède campsite! We are located in Lézignan-Corbières, between Narbonne and Carcassonne.