The Aude, with its rich landscape, is the perfect destination for a multitude of experiences in unspoilt natural surroundings. The vast majority of our guests return, or plan to return, to L'écrin Coeur de Vignes to continue discovering this beautiful department. Less than an hour from the gîte, here are a few ideas for possible activities.

When you make your reservation, I'll give you my personal booklet of the region's best addresses to help you organize and make the most of your stay.

Adventure and thrills

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

With friends or family, discover the joys of white-water sports and adventures with our partner Eaurizon.

The Australian Park

This wildlife and leisure park offers an unforgettable experience in the land of kangaroos and wallabys.

The guided tour allows you to discover the park in an original and friendly way. You'll enter animal enclosures and a giant 300 m2 aviary with almost 150 waved parakeets!

An ideal and original family outing with children.

Sigean African Reserve

You'll start with a drive past lions, Tibetan bears, buffalo, zebra and rhinoceros.

After these emotions, a more classic but no less marvellous route on foot to discover antelopes, chimpanzees, cheetahs, pink flamingos, pelicans and so many other African species

Brousse paper mill

Embark on a journey through the history of papermaking at the last working paper mill in the Occitanie region, in an exceptional natural setting.

Take a guided tour through the history of paper and papermaking, as well as old-fashioned machines and hydraulic motors.

Then enjoy a moment of relaxation by the river, and use the footbridge across it

The Oulibo

L'Oulibo is first and foremost the story of a shared passion, carefully preserved traditions and know-how handed down from generation to generation.

A guided tour of a refurbished olive grove, a treasure hunt in pursuit of the "green diamond", a sound and light show on a giant screen to take you on a journey through "The Odyssey of the Olive Tree", and tastings are just some of the possibilities offered by L'Oulibo to discover the Lucques, a unique olive grown exclusively in Occitanie.


During your vacation, immerse yourself in the world of chocolate and discover part of the secret behind the creation of these gourmet treasures during a guided tour of the factory and its 10 production workshops. Let yourself be transported on a chocolate journey.

The tour ends with a tasting of these delicious chocolates! And why not take some home to extend your stay...

Cabrespine giant chasm

Visit this natural wonder and discover one of the world's largest caves! Contemplate the immensity of this 80-metre-wide, 250-metre-deep underground cavern from a specially-designed balcony

For thrill-seekers, the glass walkway is the place to be.
Marvel at the wealth of crystallizations: aragonites, draperies, waterfalls... the stars of the visit.


Limousis cave

The Limousis cave is a multi-faceted wonder of the underground world!
Visit and discover the 7 extraordinary chambers and 2 lakes. A suspension bridge over an emerald-green mirror of water makes you want to dive in, and leads you to the final highlight: the Aragonite "lustre", the largest collection of aragonite crystals in the world, sublimated by the play of light... a marvel of nature!

At the end of the tour, a complimentary tasting of Améthyste, a wine matured in oak barrels in the cave.

The Dinosaur Museum

Your children will shiver with delight as they plunge millions of years back in time.

France's first museum devoted entirely to dinosaurs and their contemporaries, the museum's unique collections take visitors on a journey back in time to the origins of life on earth some 3.5 billion years ago.

Carcassonne Golf Club

Just a few minutes from the gîte, you'll be able to enjoy your favorite sport in a very pleasant setting.

And as a bonus, the golf restaurant and bistro will round off your moment of relaxation.

Discover family activities


Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the region's most beautiful nature trails!


The history of Blanquette de Limoux is fascinating, and so is its tasting!


Cruise along the River Aude while enjoying dynamic activities!