La Porte d’Autan

Nearby

Saissac,

In   the   heart   of   the   Black   Mountains,   Saissac,   charming   village   of   1006   inhabitants,   with   its   magnificent   castle   Cathar,   the   exceptional   view   over   the Pyrenees and the plain Aude, welcomes you for a pleasant holiday stay. Located at 20 km from Carcassonne and Castelnaudary, this is the perfect place if you are looking for rest, conviviality, relaxation or outdoor activities. The peaceful and well-being atmosphere of our region should meet all your aspirations. Let yourself be seduced by the Cathar Country !

Saissac Castle

One of the largest in the region. Its construction dates from the tenth century and reconstruction of the late thirteenth, early fourteenth including: the dungeon, quadrangular towers and curtains.

The Pyrenees

Neighboring       sometimes       unsuspected,       the Pyrenees   you   will   be   surprised   to   appear   in   front of you.

La Porte d'Autan

La Porte d'Autan is unique. Dating from the XIII century, it's decorated with three coats of arms : Family Thurey 1234 Community Saissac 1303 Family the Isle Jourdain 1340

A Part of Dream

Some   days   you'll   find   yourself   dreaming   that   the sun shines for you. The   altitude   of   Saissac,   instead   often   well   above a sea of clouds that bathes the valley. The dream becomes reality ...

Saint-Ferréol Lake

St Ferréol lake is an artificial lake located in the heart of the Black Montains. It   is   powered   by   The   Rigole   (The   Channel)   which collects   the   waters   from   the   Laudot   and   the   Sor by   the   tunnel   "Breakthrough   Cammazes"   which extends over 120m.

Vauban’s Vault

It   is   the   Cammazes,   the   "Rigole   de   la   Montagne" (Channel)   rushes   under   a   canopy   of   120m   long and   3m   high,   designed   and   built   by   Vauban   in 1686. It    remains    today    one    of    the    most    remarkable works of the "Canal du Midi".

Canal du Midi

Work   of   Pierre-Paul   Riquet,   the   "Canal   du   Midi" or     "Canal     des     Deux     Mers"     is     a     waterway navigable,     created     by     the     hands     of     men, between   the   Mediterranean   Sea   and   the   Atlantic Ocean.

3 Pots of Charcoal Burner

They were used for making charcoal. They   are   visible   in   the   forest   of   the   needle   to Cammazes.

The Market of Revel

It is ranked among the 100 most beautiful markets in France

Médiéval City of Carcassonne

The    city    of    Carcassonne,    a    UNESCO    World Heritage   Site,   is   protected   by   2   fortified   walls with 52 towers and barbicans.

The Giant Chasm of Cabrespine

Huge    geode    crystal,    Giant    Chasm    is    known throughout the world for its rich formations. You   will   find   everything   Cabrespine   the   world caves    offers    more    beautiful:    hard,    eccentric, aragonite, drapery cascades.

Gruissan

This    typical    village    welcomes    you    for    relaxing moments. Do   not   forget   your   swimsuit,   the   beach   is   just steps ...

Sigean Zoo

Leave you disorientate by this magnificent animal park

Beaches

Mediterranean    beaches    :    Leucate,    Narbonne, Gruissan, Port-la-Nouvelle

The Wines Audois

Come to taste the wines audois ! Malepère,   Cabardès,   Fitou,   Corbière,   Minervois, Blanquette de Limoux …

In Saissac or around

• Cathar castle • Does Breeding : Picarel • Basin of Lampy • Alzeau water, Vauban's Vault, the Mountain   Rigole (The Channel) • The Cammazes dam or lake Gravette • Village of Books, Montolieu • Paper Mill, Brousses et Villaret

A little further …

• St Férréol lake (sports and nautical activities) • The copper village : Durfort • Lastours Cathar castles • Medieval city of Carcassonne • The Australian Park, Carcassonne • The Canal du Midi • Windmill at Villeneuve-Minervois • Medieval village of Hautpoul • Villelongue and St Papoul Abbeys • Limousis cave • The Giant Chasm of Cabrespine • The Guinot Home (Blanquette de Limoux) • The lamas of the Montagne Noire, Castans • The Markets of Revel, Carcassonne and Bram • Vineyards: Cabardès, Malepère, Minervois

Even more further …

• African Safari Park, Sigean • The Dinosaur Museum, Esperaza • The Hat Museum , Esperaza • The Oulibo cooperative, Bize Minervois • Terra Vinéa, Portel des Corbières • Castle of Chalabre • Cathar castles : Arques, Quéribus, Termes,    Fitou, Puilaurens, Peyrepertuse, Aguilar    Villerouge-Termenès, Usson … • Alet, Lagrasse, Fontfroide abbeys… • "Cité de l'Espace" (the air and space city)    Toulouse • Mediterranean beaches : Leucate, Narbonne,    Gruissan, Port-la-Nouvelle • Vineyards: Corbières, Fitou ….
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La Porte d’Autan

Nearby

Saissac,

In   the   heart   of   the   Black   Mountains,   Saissac,   charming   village   of   1006   inhabitants,   Pyrenees and the plain Aude, welcomes you for a pleasant holiday stay. Located at 20 km from Carcassonne and Castelnaudary, this is the perfect place if you are looking for rest, conviviality, relaxation or outdoor activities. The peaceful and well-being atmosphere of our region should meet all your aspirations. Let yourself be seduced by the Cathar Country !

Saissac Castle

One of the largest in the region. Its construction dates from the tenth century and reconstruction of the late thirteenth, early fourteenth including: the dungeon, quadrangular towers and curtains.

La Porte d'Autan

La Porte d'Autan is unique. Dating from the XIII century, it's decorated with three coats of arms : Family Thurey 1234 Community Saissac 1303 Family the Isle Jourdain 1340

Saint-Ferréol Lake

St Ferréol lake is an artificial lake located in the heart of the Black Montains. It   is   powered   by   The   Rigole   (The   Channel)   which collects   the   waters   from   the   Laudot   and   the   Sor by   the   tunnel   "Breakthrough   Cammazes"   which extends over 120m.

Vauban’s Vault

It   is   the   Cammazes,   the   "Rigole   (Channel)   rushes   under   and   3m   high,   designed   1686. It    remains    today    one    of    works of the "Canal du Midi".

3 Pots of Charcoal Burner

They were used for making charcoal. They   are   visible   in   the   forest   of   the   needle   to Cammazes.

The Market of Revel

It is ranked among the 100 most beautiful markets in France

The Giant Chasm of Cabrespine

Huge    geode    crystal,    Giant    Chasm    is    known throughout the world for its rich formations. You   will   find   everything   Cabrespine   the   world caves    offers    more    beautiful:    hard,    eccentric, aragonite, drapery cascades.

Gruissan

This    typical    village    welcomes    moments. Do   not   forget   your   swimsuit,   steps ...

Sigean Zoo

Leave you disorientate by this magnificent animal park

The Wines Audois

Come to taste the wines audois ! Malepère,   Cabardès,   Fitou,   Blanquette de Limoux …

In Saissac or around

• Cathar castle • Does Breeding : Picarel • Basin of Lampy • Alzeau water, Vauban's Vault, the Mountain   Rigole (The Channel) • The Cammazes dam or lake Gravette • Village of Books, Montolieu • Paper Mill, Brousses et Villaret

A little further …

• St Férréol lake (sports and nautical activities) • The copper village : Durfort • Lastours Cathar castles • Medieval city of Carcassonne • The Australian Park, Carcassonne • The Canal du Midi • Windmill at Villeneuve-Minervois • Medieval village of Hautpoul • Villelongue and St Papoul Abbeys • Limousis cave • The Giant Chasm of Cabrespine • The Guinot Home (Blanquette de Limoux) • The lamas of the Montagne Noire, Castans • The Markets of Revel, Carcassonne and Bram • Vineyards: Cabardès, Malepère, Minervois
CAMPING ***
La Porte d’Autan
V 3.345
+33 4 68 76 36 08
CAMPING ***
La Porte d’Autan
V 3.345M
+33 4 68 76 36 08