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The unexpected riches of Narbonne are everywhere you look, as much in the heart of town as in the surrounding common land and its preserved environment. Narbonne is cultural, natural and winemaking heritage all rolled together - more than 21 centuries of it, in the middle of a Regional Natural Park.

You'll discover 2500 years of history among the old stones of the heart of town while wandering under your own steam, or with a guide or audioguide…

 

At the gates of  Narbo Martius in a sparkling light with all the colours of a protected, varied and authentic natural environment, visible to anyone able to open their eyes and their soul!

Pleasure seekers will wish to tour our venerable vineyards, in teh footsteps of the people who fashioned the land down the ages. Discover the beautiful cistercian abbey of Fontfroide, amid its vines and roses, whos ehistory is wedded to that of the Languedoc region.

Culture lovers, nature lovers and fine food & wine lovers - come and taste Narbonne on foot, on horseback, by bike or by boat!

  

Precautions for a safe and enjoyable day out:

-   Know your route (maps, guides, advice)
-   Check the weather forecasts before leaving
-   In summer, check for fire risks in the hills and countryside
-   Dress correctly (shoes/boots, hat, clothing adapted to the season and the weather forecast)
-   Don't go out alone, and always inform someone you are going  (route and return time)
-   Take a small first aid kit and supplies - especially sufficient drinking water

 

    Respect the environment:
    -   Do not smoke -  Do not light fires
    -   Do not stray from the tracks and pathways
    -   Respect farm land and natural spaces  (do not collect endangered wild plant species)
    -   Bring your rubbish home
    -   Do not disturb wild animals

 

To help you find the best pathways and routes, helpful guides are available at the Tourist Office and in local bookshops in Narbonne

 

The Narbonnaise en Méditerranée regional natural park offers advice and help to get the best out of your trip. 

 

CAUTION!

Hikers use marked routes, topoguides, maps, tracks and pathways under their own responsability.

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