Activities & The Region
Stay & Weekend around Narbonne to discover the Languedoc region
Our concierge team are on hand throughout your stay to unlock the hidden gems of the Languedoc. From wine tastings, a bike ride amongst the vines, a walk along the Canal du Midi or tasting local Bouzigues oysters, we'll help you find an activity that will make your stay in the Languedoc extra special.
You can also browse our guestbook which contains our recommended addresses in the region or use the interactive map below.
With its extensive grounds, a secret forest and its hectares of vines, Château Les Carrasses is a magnificent estate that can be explored at leisure on foot or with the bikes available free of charge to residents. To the west of the estate is a large barbecue area with tables, chairs and all the necessary equipment for easy cooking. A tennis court and petanque court are available all day long with equipment is available at the reception.
In the main courtyard is a beautiful conservatory, La Serre, rumoured to have been designed by Gustave Eiffel. Equipped with comfortable armchairs and a library, it is an ideal place to relax.
The majestic infinity swimming pool, heated from April to October (20m long) is surrounded by a vast terrace decked with sun beds and parasols with a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
As a wine tourism destination in the Languedoc, wine tastings and events will be hosted by the wine makers. More information is available on our page dedicated to wine tourism.
Stretching lazily along the Med from the Cote d’Azur to Spain, the Languedoc retains all the timeless charm of the authentic South of France. The worlds largest vineyard and the sunniest place in France, our region is a panaché of vibrant fishing villages, endless beaches, rolling vineyards and cypress fringed olive groves, medieval castles perched on snow capped mountains, thriving market towns and forgotten hamlets.
Our estates are pefectly positioned to enjoy the unrivalled diversity of leisure options: laze on the beach or enjoy every imaginable water sport. Explore historic cities – Roman, Medieval and Renaissance – with internationally recognized cultural attractions. While away the days hiking or on horseback, fishing or hunting. Wander antique markets to rival those anywhere in Europe. Discover superb cuisine and world-class local wines in simple bistros and Michelin starred gastronomic restaurants…
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CHÂTEAU ST PIERRE DE SERJAC
Visit our sister property 40 minutes from the Château. The restaurant has an elegant art/deco dining room in the Château or in season drink in the view from the terrace overlooking the vines. After lunch why not pamper yourself in our Cinq Mondes spa or enjoy a lazy afternoon in the Mediterranean spa garden.
HOURS : Open every day
CONTACT : 04 67 80 76 00 | serjac.com
LA MAISON DE PETIT PIERRE
Pierre Augé (winner of French Top Chef 2014 edition, and the Crown of Champions in 2015 and 2016) and his wife serve creative and refined cuisine. You can enjoy the pleasant brocante-style inner courtyard and a convivial atmosphere. We recommend booking well in advance.
HOURS : Open from Monday to Wednesday for lunch and from Thursday to Saturday for lunch and dinner.
CONTACT : 04 67 30 91 85 | lamaisondepetitpierre.fr
LA TABLE SAINT CRESCENT
One Michelin star and the reputation of being one of the 50 best restaurants in France. Very imaginative cuisine with an often prodigious presentation, all served in a very chic restaurant, a pretty terrace and a garden.
HOURS : Open from Wednesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner & Sunday lunch.
Lunch 12pm to 1:30pm and dinner 8pm to 9:30 pm.
CONTACT : 04 68 41 37 37 | maison.saintcrescent.com
ÄPONEM : L’AUBERGE DU PRESBYTÈRE
The cooking here is excellent, light and refined, but one comes here above all for the view, with its terrace overlooking the whole valley and the Lac des Olivettes. It is a magnificent place. You can even plan a swim in the lake after lunch.
HOURS : Open March to October from Thursday to Monday 12pm to 1:15pm & 7pm to 9pm.
CONTACT : 04 67 24 76 49 | aponem-aubergedupresbytere.fr
LA MÉCANIQUE DES FRÈRES BONANO
In the heart of the Parc du Haut-Languedoc, the two brothers Benjamin and Clément, respectively sommelier and chef, offer you a culinary journey in a former spinning mill which houses a bistro and a gastronomic restaurant.
HOURS : Lunch : from Thursday to Sunday and diner : from Thursday to Saturday
CONTACT : 04 67 97 30 52 | lamecaniquedesfreresbonano.fr
LA TABLE CASTIGNO
With one Michelin star and one of the three restaurants in the Castigno Village in Assignan, La Table is the gastronomic restaurant, offering authentic and refined cuisine based on fresh local produce inspired by the seasons.
HOURS : Open Thursday to Monday for lunch and dinner, Wednesday to Monday in July and August, 12pm to 2pm & 8pm to 9pm.
CONTACT : 04 67 24 34 95 | villagecastigno.com.fr
Authentic and refined local cuisine from chef Frédéric Révilla in a magnificent setting on the edge of the vineyards and mountains in the heart of the Haut-Languedoc park. Quality wines from the excellent Cooperative Cellar across the road.
HOURS : Lunch: Thursday to Sunday and dinner: Thursday to Saturday.
CONTACT : 04 67 24 16 99 | lefaitout.net
AUBERGE DU VIEUX PUITS
One of the few restaurants with 3 stars, the Vieux Puits is considered one of the best restaurants in France. Situated in a tiny village in the Corbières, the cuisine is more traditional than molecular at the Ferran Adria, but expect the unexpected! The prices, although high, do not reach the heights of the Parisian 3 stars. The décor is very traditional - some would say uninspired. But you're here for the food...
HOURS : Summer: Wednesday to Saturday, closed on Sunday evenings.
Winter: Wednesday to Sunday
CONTACT : 04 68 44 07 37 | aubergeduvieuxpuits.fr
The priory of Saint Jean de Bébian is nique. Located halfway between the town of Pézenas and the small village of Nizas, it is a true haven of peace in the middle of the vineyards. The estate covers one hectare surrounded by basalt walls and includes a gastronomic restaurant run by the Michelin-starred chef Matthieu de Lauzun.
HOURS : Open Tuesday-Saturday 12pm to 1:30pm & 8pm to 9:15pm.
CONTACT : 04 99 47 63 91 | restaurant-delauzun.com
Experience a unique gastronomic immersion in this iconic restaurant in Sète, renovated with a contemporary touch.
Chef Fabien Fage, MICHELIN starred, offers authentic and inventive cuisine with Mediterranean accents where the signature products of the Sète region are hightlighted.
HORAIRES : For dinner, from Tuesday to Saturday and for lunch, Saturday and Sunday.
CONTACT : 04 67 74 20 89 | the-marcel.fr
Discover the home Noilly Prat and its ancestral know-how since 1813. This guided, historical tour includes a tasting of the entire vermouth collection. There are three kinds: a white, a red and an amber, sold in Marseillan (and in luxury bars and restaurants around the world).
HORAIRES : Summer: from 10am to 12pm and from 2:30pm to 7pm
Winter: from 10am to 12pm and from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
CONTACT : 04 67 77 20 15 | noillyprat.com
GROTTE DE CLAMOUSE
The Clamouse Caves, a site classified by the Ministry of Ecology, is an unmissable tourist spot, in the heart of the Gorges de l'Hérault. A diversity of underground landscapes almost unique in Europe! Internationally known for the richness of its formations (notably the very rare and unusual aragonite crystals).
CONTACT : 04 67 57 71 05 | clamouse.com
PONT DU GARD
The Pont du Gard, the highest Roman aqueduct bridge in the world, was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The natural and archaeological site in which it is located is itself protected under environmental law and is a remarkable site to be preserved for future generations.
HOURS : Open every day from 9am to 8pm.
CONTACT : 04 66 37 50 99 | pontdugard.fr
ABBAYE DE VALMAGNE
The Abbey of Valmagne is one of the must-see sites to visit in the Languedoc Roussillon.
In 1139 Raymond Trencavel, Viscount of Béziers, founded the Abbey of Valmagne in the commune of Villeveyrac, near Méze and the Etang de Thau in Languedoc Roussillon. From the 12th century to the beginning of the 14th it was one of the richest Cistercian abbeys in the south of France.
HOURS : Summer: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 7pm, Winter: Tuesday to Saturday from 2pm to 6pm.
CONTACT : 04 67 78 06 09 | valmagne.com
ABBAYE DE FONTFROIDE
Founded in 1093, Fontfroide Abbey is situated in the heart of the Fontfroide Massif, which is made up of 4,000 hectares of unspoilt nature. Bathed by the Fontfroide stream, this sumptuous 12th and 13th century Cistercian site is nestled in the heart of a typically Mediterranean landscape..
HOURS : Summer: from 9:30am to 7pm, Winter: from 10am to 12:30pm and from 1.30pm to 5pm.
CONTACT : 04 68 45 11 08 | fontfroide.com
Canal du midi
Parc naturel régional du Haut Languedoc
It offers diverse landscapes; mountains, gorges, vineyards and scrublands - (known locally as Garrigue) and is sheltered from mass tourism. It charms everyone from hikers to heritage enthusiasts.
Visit the Museum Fabre - the city's main art gallery. Take a stroll through this magnificent architecture and lively atmosphere. You'll also find great shops in the streets leading from the Place de la Comédie.