In the heart of the Pyrénées Mountains in Aude, the departament’s green lung, lies Quillan. As the touristic and geographic capital of the area, Quillan is labeled as a spot for eco tourism. In the Haute Vallée of Aude, the city is a takeoff point for adventures. Some nearby sites include the beautiful Pyrénées foothills, the magnificent forests in the Pays of Sault, Fanges, Roquefortès, Pierre lys, Rébenty, Agly, and Corbières. Quillan is also known as an international hot spot for white water sports.
Some of the must see attractions include the Cathar Castles Arques, Puillaurens and Puivert, the Espéraza Dinosaur Museum, the Pine Tree route to the Sault Plateau from the Callong Forest outside of the village of Coudons. Check out the “Curé Hole” between the cliffs in Quillan near Axat. In order to help you fully enjoy this rich destination, the professionals at the tourism office would be happy to share ways for you to discover, experience and taste the joys of the region.
Quillan Tourism Office : 04 68 20 65 69
Axat Tourism Office : 04 68 20 59 78