A holiday at Yelloh! Village Domaine d’Arnauteille means following in the footsteps of the Cathars, walking through the Aude countryside or sampling the local cuisine and way of life in this beautiful region. Don't delay!
Latitude: N 43° 7' 25''
Longitude: E 2° 15' 29''
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The Aude can proudly boast a quantity of terroirs befitting its level of sunshine, and as much sunshine as wines and gastronomic specialities. You're bound to sample a sparkling Blanquette de Limoux with pepper cakes as an aperitif, a cassoulet from Castelnaudary, or a dried magret of duck with a Malepère AOC, a plate of charcuterie from Quillan with a cool Rosé, a goats' cheese, and peaches and apricots from the neighbouring orchards, accompanied by some Limoux nougats.
Built on the summit of a 300-m high rocky ridge, the importance of the four Lastours castles stems entirely from the time of the Albigensian Crusade. They controlled the access to the Cabardès region and the Montagne Noire. The castles of Cabaret (the most imposing), la Tour Régine, Surdespine, and Quertinheux proudly dominate the Orbiel river and the Grésilhou torrent. Every Sunday and Thursday in the summer: a sound and lights show at the Lastours castles.
Châteaux de Lastours
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