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Activity: Via Ferrata
Located in the Aude in the Pyrenees, Axat is a small village surrounded by wooded mountains and crossed by the Aude. It offers an ideal setting to try out outdoor activities.
Lover of sports or outdoor activities, you will find the activity you need in Axat. For those wishing to refresh themselves, head for the Aude. This river hosts a multitude of whitewater activities such as rafting or hydrospeed (swimming in whitewater with floats and fins). You can also go canoeing. As a result, from the different areas of the river, you can find the course adapted to your level.
Axat, a city of water against the backdrop of the Pyrenees
At an altitude of 380 metres, Axat is located in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains in the Pyrenees, in the department of Aude. It is crossed by the Aude, a river of more than 220 km that crosses the Occitania region, the Pyrenees and flows into the Mediterranean. Its environment is therefore ideal for water activities, but the richness of the natural landscapes surrounding Axat also makes it an ideal setting for hiking and mountain biking.
Located in the heart of Cathar country, Axat is about 65 km from Carcassonne (about 1h15 by car), famous for its medieval citadel. But you will also find other charming little villages closer by, such as Quillan, Rennes-le-château, Rennes-les-Bains, Mosset... As well as many castles like Château de Peyrepertuse, Château de Quéribus, or Château de Puilaurens.
In a region rich in cultural and medieval heritage, in the heart of the Pyrenees, Axat is a pleasant place to learn or improve your skills in extreme water sports.