Week of the Bernard family who love sports and fun activities
Our selection of fun and sporting activities around the campsite for an invigorating vacation!
Sunday: Mountain biking along the Canal du Midi (8 km)
From Toulouse, the capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region, to the town of Agde, you can cycle along the famous Canal du Midi, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A bucolic trip along the river to discover southern towns such as Toulouse, Castelnaudary, Carcassonne, Béziers and Agde by bike, mountain bike or VTC.
Monday: Trekking course and water park at Lac de la Cavayère in Carcassonne (25 km away)
Located on the shores of Lac de la Cavayère, the forest acrobatic park is one of the finest in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. A total of 7 courses for the whole family. There’s something for everyone. Thrills for all. The O2 Aventure park welcomes you all year round at Lac de la Cavayère. The lake is located 5 minutes from Carcassonne.
At the same location, you can also plunge back into childhood in the water park, featuring inflatables in the form of giant slides, trampolines, catapults, slide mats and a climbing wall, accessible from age 5.
The Water-Jump, reserved for a more experienced public, will guarantee adrenaline and thrills for the most daring. Two 21-metre waterslides: one with a springboard at the end of the run will throw you up to a height of 7 metres, and the other will take you down in a bodyboard for a 60-metre glide on the water.
Carcassonne go-karting ( 25 km away)
The karting center offers adult karts (from 15 years old) and children’s karts (from 7 to 14 years old).
Tuesday: Caving safari (30 km away)
Safaris Souterrains are above all underground discovery tours, requiring no particular technical or sporting skills.
Commentaries on the history of the cave, its evolution, etc., enhance the tours.
The Safari Souterrain is an original compromise between a caving activity reserved for the initiated and a classic cave tour open to the general public.
Horizontal cavities, large volumes, magnificent crystallizations and an expedition atmosphere.
In all, around 4 to 5 hours of change of scenery to discover the caves in a different way…
Wednesday: Cycling among the many circuits on offer, departing from Le Martinet Rouge campsite.
Thursday: Sigean African Reserve (80 km away)
The visit to the Réserve Africaine de Sigean starts with a 1-hour drive, followed by a 2.5-hour walk.
Over a 7.5 km route, you will drive through the three African bush parks, home to dwarf buffaloes, impalas, zebras, springboks, ostriches, giraffes, etc.; then on to the Tibetan bear and lion parks, and finally to the three African savannah parks, where you will discover white rhinoceroses, sitatungas, warthogs, Somali donkeys, etc.
After parking your car in the parking lots at the center of the Réserve Africaine de Sigean, the walk takes you along the ponds where pink flamingos, pink-backed pelicans and white storks regularly breed…
You’ll discover the many viewing parks with views of African antelopes, chimpanzees, cheetahs, wild dogs…
The vivarium and alligator house will take you into the mysterious world of reptiles…
At the very least, you should allow between three and four hours for your visit, so it’s best to plan for the whole day!
Friday: Padle, Surf and Flyboard in Gruissan (80 km away)
Gruissan is home to several beaches, including the Plage des Chalets, voted the most beautiful beach in the Aude region. Here you can enjoy the unusual scenery of chalets built on stilts.
Accessible by bike from Gruissan via a path running alongside the canal, it was here that Jean-Jacques Beineix shot 37.2° in the morning in 1986.
The water is very clear and the sand very fine. Sports enthusiasts are not forgotten, with beach volleyball courts and a sailing school.
Saturday: Hike to Lamas on the Montagne Noire (12 km)
The llamas, originally from Latin America, welcome you all year round with your family or group for visits or hikes in the heart of nature. The llamas are friendly, familiar and inquisitive, and are waiting to welcome you. educational reception and children’s activities. The visit the mini tours , day trips are also of interest to groups (seniors, associations, IME…).
If, like the Bernard family, you like fun and sporting activities, you’ll find what you’re looking for among our selection of invigorating vacations in the Aude region at Le Martinet Rouge campsite.