Here you can discover the collar of "Pierre
Levée" (410 m) pendent of the village,
WHAT THE AREA OFFERS - THE LAURAGAIS.
Les Roujoux is situated near the picturesque village of
the medieval LAURAC-LE-GRAND, the ancient seigniory, centre
of the catharisme receives you with its church in the Spanish-southern
baroque style typical of the region and its relics of fortification
(XI, XIII, XVI°s).
the panorama allows you to discover 7 departments in fine weather.
Civilization is not too far away, our nearest
large town of Castelnaudary,
better known for its famous cassoulet is
only 10 minutes away.
What else this are Offers :
The Lauragais is a place to discover the magic of
this special area in France.
Whether you want to walk, sail, pedal, gallop, paint or simply do nothing
the Lauragais welcomes you !
Relive its crossing in Cathare history
Across its churches (Saint Papoul),
its bastides (Ribouisse),
its medieval villages (Mirepoix) with their market,
its mills with windmills (Villasavary) and its castles.
A place worth visiting is the impressive
and imposing Cite of Carcassonne,
Steeped in local history since time
began, today a world heritage site.
Discover the regions Gourmet foods
Awaken your senses with its local wines:
Minervois, Clape, Malepère, Corbières,
The Cassoulet of Castelnaudary, the
jewel of its gastronomy
as well as its products of the land (chickens, capons, duck raised on
its foies gras, its fruits fed of sunshine (melon, apricot, cherry,
and its mountain cheeses to mention but a few.
as well as extremely famous Blanquette of Limoux,
born in 835, a century before the champagne of Don Pérignon.
On foot (numerous walk), on horseback, there
v.t.t, golf, ski, rafting,
boat trips on the Canal du Midi, its thermal spas (Alet-les-Bains)
as well as the beaches of the Sea Mediterannée,
Spain and its paella are only 1 h 30 away.
Canal du Midi : Unesco in 1997
| Web site address of activities
( 30 kms) London Carcassonne
2005: new line Carcassonne - Dublin
2006: new line Carcassonne - Liverpool
of Toulouse (70 kms )
7 km - Villasavary (minimarkets) - opened on Sunday morning.
12 km - Castelnaudary (10mn)
9 km -Péxiora (04.68.94.96.36)
12 km - Castelnaudary (04.68.23.28.47)
trips on the Canal du Midi:
12 km - Castelnaudary, le st Roch (06.62.03.49.40) (www.saintroch11.com)
Sail and windsurfing board
20 km - lake of Ganguise in Belflou
ADATEL - 04.68.23.46.56 - (www.adatel.fr)
Tourist guide in country cathare :
Madam Tonon - 04.68.94.15.88 - 06.24.97.63.47
aquatic,discover castles cathares in microlight
06.03.50.00.85 - (www.audescapades.com)
- Ganguise (20km) - St Ferréol (30km)
Sea - 1h
- 1 h - Mont d'Olmes - (www.ski.paysolmes.org)
week of May : The female version of The Tour de France
At the beginning of July: Tour de France.
July 13th : Fireworks on the Canal
du Midi in Castelnaudary
July 14th : Fireworks city of Carcassonne
to celebrate Bastille day
known by the whole world (2004 :70000 pers)
week-end in August : local holiday of the village of Laurac
a big fete.
Last week-end in August : Cassoulet
Festival in Castelnaudary
: Monday morning in Castelnaudary and Mirepoix, Wesnesday morning