Village CouizaVillage Couiza
©Village Couiza|Jean-Louis Socquet-Juglard


Couiza is located at the mouth of the Aude and Salz rivers, in the heart of the Upper Aude Valley and at the crossroads of Cathar country. It is a small dynamic town rich in natural and historical heritage. The diversity of its vegetation (garrigues, maquis, vineyards), and the proximity of forests and pastures, make this place an ideal destination for vacations close to nature. River the Aude allows many activities, such as fishing and whitewater sports.


To be seen

to do

The old village with The church of Saint John the Baptist and the old bridge.

Château des Ducs de Joyeuse (16th century jewel) now transformed into a 4-star hotel complex and restaurant. Perfect for a break in the ride!”


A free tour to discover the local history and heritage is available at the Limouxin Tourist Office and at the Tourist Information Office of Couiza or direct download here.

Le sentier des Capitelles allows you to discover all the riches of the Couzanese country and in particular the shepherds’ shelters with their unusual architecture.

To discover

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