Around Rieux Minervois

Rieux Minervois contains in its heart a marvel of Romanesque architecture: St. Mary’s church. In addition to its hexagonal rotunda, rare specimen of Romanesque architecture, it is decorated with carved capitals, attributed to the Master of Cabestany.
Rieux-Minervois - rotonde vue aerienne
Courtesy of the town of Rieux-Minervois

Between sea and mountains, the village is the ideal place from where you can leisurely explore the area and its many places of interest.
Wine lovers will not miss the vineyards of Minervois, Corbières or Cabardès.
Cathar Country, Aude is dotted with castles, including our three favorites: Saissac, the most beautiful of all: Queribus and the amazing site of The Four Castles Lastours.
From Castelnaudary to Narbonne, Aude hosts a dozen of abbeys scattered in the department, from the most humble, Rieunette to the most famous: Fontfroide.
Between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the Canal du Midi runs through the Aude on the peaceful rhythm of the cruises or cycling.


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