Toget af katharernes land og Fenouillèdes
The train of Cathar Country and Fenouillèdes. DDM
By car ! By car ! The train of Cathar Country and Fenouillèdes will leave. From the banks of the small station of Axat, take place in the panoramic cars. The show can begin. The show ? The landscape of the upper Aude valley.
The track, which borrows an old railway line closed in 1939, offers a panorama of breathtaking cliffs Corbières Saint Georges gorges through the Lapradelle viaduct with a stunning view of the Cathar castles including Quéribus and. The plains alternate with hills, vineyards and chestnut trees to pines. Of the 60 km that make up the line to connect Rivesaltes in the Pyrenees-Orientales, the journey is embellished with comments.
The railcar traveling at low speed, about 35 kh / h, to take time to enjoy the scenery. But to miss nothing of the jewels of the Aude hinterland, feel free to call at any of the towns along the line, the time of discovery or lunch break. From the village of Saint-Paul de Fenouillet, you can cross the gorges of Galamus, protected natural site. The Cathar history lovers will enjoy visiting the castle of Puilaurens, accessible from Lapradelle.
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