The Fenouillèdes is a plain wedged between the Corbières in the North and the Pyrenees in the South. It is crossed by many streams including the Boulzane and the Verdouble, tributaries of the Agly.

Le Fenouillèdes, between Corbières and the Pyrenees.

Although this territory is part of the Pyrénées-Orientales, it is considered to be in the area of ​​influence of the Occitan language. In the Middle Ages, it was the former border area between France and Spain, which thus justified the fortification of the southern Corbières to protect the kingdom from Spanish invasions.
Today he will offer you a whole panel of activities, wine tasting in cellars labeled "Vignobles & Découvertes", hikes and sensations on the via ferrata ou in the fabulous Agly gorges, also known as "Gorges de Galamus".

Gorges de Galamus

The Gorges of Galamus

Agly which takes its source on the flanks of Bugarach, crosses above Saint-Paul-de-Fenouilledes, an important limestone barrier. She valiantly dug it to offer us today an exceptional karstic relief, in which it flows from waterfalls to waterfalls. Above the tumult of the waters, the hermitage Saint-Antoine-de-Galamus was fitted out in the XNUMXth century. You will discover a small house and a rock sanctuary dedicated to Saint-Antoine, who interceded in the XNUMXth century, to save the inhabitants of Saint-Paul from sweating, for a little moment of meditation in the shade of the cliff. The gorges of Galamus are crossed by a small winding road which follows the stream, below.

Gorges de Galamus