Amateur speleologists will want to visit the nearby grottos of Limousis or the giant cave at Cabrespine. Rivers that disappeared long ago have left the Aude with beautiful gorges and canyons, worthwhile to visit, like the Canyon de Cesse near Minerve, the Gorges de Clamoux near Carcassonne and Cabrespine and the Gorges de Galamus, Defilé de Pierre Lys and Gorges de St. Georges, all south of Limoux.
The beautiful countryside of the Aude department provides plenty of hiking and biking opportunities, from casual strolls to challenging hikes and leisurely bike tours to ambitious itineraries. No matter what you are interested in, you are sure to find it! Here are a few ideas to get you started: