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  Aude - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aude is a département in south-central France named after the Aude River.
Aude was the center of the Cathars, a 10th-century Gnostic Christian sect.
Aude is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aude   (170 words)

 AUDIFFRET-PASQUIER - LoveToKnow Article on AUDIFFRET-PASQUIER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
From this cc mt to its junction with the Cesse its course is parallel with of at of the Canal du Midi.
The Aude (q.v.), its principal river, is s almost its entire length in the department, and its lower ar urse, together with its tributary the Fresquel, forms the tli siding line between the Montagne Noire and the Pyrenean ly stem.
The capital is Carcassonne, and the partment is divided into the four arrondissements of Carcasme, Limoux, Narbonne and Castelnaudary, with 31 cantons d 439 communes, It belongs to the 16th military region, d to the academic (educational division) of Montpellier, iere also is its court of appeal.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AU/AUDIFFRET_PASQUIER.htm   (1399 words)

 Narbonne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
It lies 849km from Paris in the Aude département, of which it is a sous-préfecture.
It is linked to the nearby Canal du Midi and Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the centre of town.
It was partly due to a change in the course of the Aude River.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Narbonne   (380 words)

 Encyclopedia: Moselle River
Meurthe is a river in north-eastern France, tributary to the river Moselle.
The Ruwer is a river in Germany with a length of 46 kilometers, an affluent of the Moselle_River.
Mosel-Saar-Ruwer is a German wine-growing-region in the valleys of the rivers Moselle, Saar and Ruwer near Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Moselle-River   (1071 words)

 aude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Aude is a French département, named after the Aude River.
Aude is the heart of the Cathare world and is an area of great historical significance.
Aude is located between the sea and mountains.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Aude.html   (118 words)

 CARCASSONNE - LoveToKnow Article on CARCASSONNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Carcassonne is divided by the river Aude into two distinct towns, the Ville Basse and the Cite, which are connected by two bridges, one modern, the other dating from the I3thcentury.
On the left bank of the Aude, between it and the Canal du Midi, lies the new town, clean, well-built and flourishing, with streets intersecting each other at right angles.
The viscounty of Carcassonne, together with that of Bziers, was confiscated to the crown in 1247, as a result of the part played by the viscount Raymond Roger against Simon de Montfort in the Albigensian crusade, during which in 1209 the city was taken by the Crusaders (see ALBIGaNsas).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CARCASSONNE.htm   (754 words)

 Province of Languedoc, France
anguedoc is a historic province in southern France, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the south and the Rhône River in the east.
arcassonne in southwestern France (1990 pop., 43,470), is the capital of the Aude department and is situated on the Aude River and the Canal du Midi.
Construction was begun on the Cité by the Romans, with fortifications added by the Visigoths in the 5th century and the viscounts of Carcassonne and Béziers in the 12th century.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Provinces/Languedoc.shtml   (841 words)

 Carcassonne - Town Hall and Tourist Office Web Site - : Aude Gate
Below the scarp slopes surrounding the walled town was a wall providing defence for the suburb built on the banks of the River Aude.
The wall dates from the 13th century and it prevented enemies from digging in between the Aude and the walled town since it was situated within range of the towers.
The Aude Gate (formerly the Toulouse Gate) was built in the Visigoth Wall* in the 12th century.
www.carcassonne.org /carcassonne_EN.nsf/vuetitre/DocPatrimoinePorteAude5   (267 words)

 Political Geography of the Languedoc
The département is names after the river Aude, which flows through it north from the Pyrenees to Carcassonne and then east to the Mediterranean Sea.
In 1790, the département of Aude was formed from part of the old province of Languedoc.
Most of the département of Aude is drained by the Aude River basin.
www.languedoc-france.info /070201_aude.htm   (308 words)

 House for Sale in Quillan, Aude, Southern France / Maison a vendre dans l'Aude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Situated on the Aude river, Quillan is a large thriving village with all amenities including a municipal swimming pool/gym and cinema.
The capital city of the Aude is Carcassonne which has motorway and train connections as well as an international airport.
If you follow the Aude river due south of Carcassone at a distance of about 40 miles is Quillan.
www.connectotel.com /rennes/house   (500 words)

As the river silted up the harbor, a canal was cut from Narbonne to the Aude, and today stretches about eight miles.
Narbonne is in the Aude département, Languedoc-Roussillon région, of southeastern France.
It is today lined with stone and cement, and serves the same purpose; connecting the city to the Aude River.
www.ancientroute.com /cities/narbonne.htm   (1548 words)

 River swimming at Mode d'Artiste, a spacious holiday gite in South France, Languedoc Roussillon. Location vacances. ...
River swimming at Mode d'Artiste, a spacious holiday gite in South France, Languedoc Roussillon.
The river Salz is a tranquil and gently flowing tributary to the Aude.
At Renne-le-Bains, just a short drive away the river is blocked in July to create a fantastic natural outside swimming pool and there is also a cascade that offers a refreshing shower to anyone sitting beneath it.
www.netmefrance.com /river_swimming.html   (292 words)

 The Secret Vault
His main focus was on the right bank of the river, where he noticed that older stones had been used in the construction of newer buildings.
When Jos Bertaulet was peering over the river Aude, to find out whether or not there was anything important or enigmatic to be seen, the only thing he saw were the remains of the disused building that once housed the transformer.
Before the river was dredged, a small, man-made island stood in the middle of the river.
www.philipcoppens.com /secretvault_art1.html   (2993 words)

 La Maison du Chapelier Chambre D'Hote nr Carcassonne Languedoc
La Maison du Chapelier chambres d'hotes in Esperaza is 40km south of Carcassonne and 90km from Andorra in the heart of Cathars Country in the Aude Languedoc region of France.
The Aude is still relatively undiscovered but the Immobilier market is starting to attract more interest with so many low cost carriers like Ryanair and Buzz flying in to Carcassonne and Perpignan and Toulouse, Montpellier and Barcelona not far away make it an excellent location.
Quillan, at the top of the Haute Valley of the Aude, close to the mountains, is a medium sized town 6km from Esperaza and is popular for white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking on the Aude river (Alet les Bains is another good place to go for white water sports).
www.esperazabedandbreakfast.com   (962 words)

 About the Aude in Languedoc
The Aude, department 11, is in Languedoc-Roussillon, in south west France.
Les Eaux Tranquilles is a BandB set in two acres of park on the river Aude just outside Quillan in the Haute Vallee of the Aude.
In general the climate in the Aude is Mediterranean, hot dry summers, rainy winters, moderate spring and autumn.
www.aude-france-property.com /about.htm   (547 words)

 Domaine de Marot - property for sale in the Aude, South West France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The houses with the barn form a picturesque group at the head of the valley of the Orbieu, the river which runs eastward across the Corbieres and which rises at the edge of the property.
The land climbs from the river which forms its eastern boundary at 510 metres to the summit of a hill, the Tuc, which rises to 740 metres.
Also in the area there are opportunities for horse-riding, canoe-kayaking on the river Aude and rafting.
www.audeculture.com /marot   (1147 words)

City in southwest France, administrative centre of Aude département, 100 km/62 mi southeast of Toulouse on the Canal du Midi and the River Aude, which divides it into the ancient and modern town; population (1990) 45,000.
The medieval fortification, restored by Viollet-le-Duc in the 19th century, crowns a hill on the right bank of the river.
Surrounded by two ramparts and 53 towers, it is the finest in France and one of the most impressive medieval fortified towns surviving.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0000581.html   (184 words)

 France, 1999
At a lock on the Midi Canal (River Aude), we found this wonderful garden of wooden statues.
Hotel guests put their baggage in the trolley, for transport across the river.
On the river Bes, as we enter the Maritime Alps region.
www.alguard.com /mark/france99/summary.html   (415 words)

 Pyrenees Guide .com - carcassone aude valley tourism travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Along the Aude - South of Carcassonne, the road and the rail line both climb steadily up the twisting valley of the River Aude, between scrubby hills and vineyards and ever deeper and more forested ravines to Quillan.
Limoux - Limoux stands astride the Aude, which for much of the year is a powerful grey flood of snow melt.
Axat - Axat is close to the gorges of the Aude and to the Pyrenees.
www.pyreneesguide.com /subs.asp?sID=159&cID=19   (461 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Aude
Aude is bounded by the departments of Tarn on the north, Hérault on the northeast, Pyrénées-Orientales on the...
Carcassonne, city in southern France, capital of Aude Department, on the Aude River and the Canal du Midi.
Aude: Governor General’s Literary Awards: winning French Canadian fiction title
encarta.msn.com /Aude.html   (75 words)

 Aude (river)
The fortified medieval town of Carcassonne, southwest France.
It stands on the right bank of the Aude River.
River in southeast France, which rises in the département of Pyrénées-Orientales, then flows north and east through the département of Aude and into the Mediterranean Sea near Narbonne; length 210 km/130 mi.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0009535.html   (141 words)

 Home Hunters: 200,000 - 400,000 Euros; French Properties. Houses for sale in Languedoc, Corbieres, Aude, Minervois, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The village is 40 mins from Carcassonne and 40 mins from the Mediterranean sea at Narbonne, and is one of many in a large open fertile valley of vines and pasture.
A pretty garden of 400m2 short walk away down to the river is being sold with the house.
The house has its own source at the bottom of the land, and has one border of river to the west and cherry trees to the rear of the house.
www.le-guide.com /homehunters/berg.html   (2182 words)

 Livius Picture Archive: Narbo (Narbonne)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Narbo was founded in 118 BCE as a Roman colonia and the capital of a new province at the site of a river crossing: here, the Via Domitia (picture), which connected Italy and Hispania, crossed the river Arax (Aude).
Julius Caesar refounded the city in 46/45 and resettled it with veterans of the Tenth legion.
Another river connected Narbonne with a lagoon and the the Mediterranean sea.
www.livius.org /a/france/narbonne/narbo.html   (238 words)

 :: Discovery Channel CA ::
Upper valley of the Aude River, almost at the southernmost tip of France.
I'm at the Bellevue "gisement," one of about 40 sites around the Aude River that is rich in dinosaur fossils.
The river has done a meticulous job of eroding the rock and earth that hide these creatures from curious human eyes.
www.exn.ca /dinosaurs/dinodig.asp?id=2000083151   (652 words)

 Articles - Narbonne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
It lies 849 km from Paris in the Aude département, of which it is a sous-préfecture.
In addition, it was crossed by the Aude River.
The decline was partly due to a change in the course of the Aude River, which already had a long history of overflowing its banks.
lastring.com /articles/Narbonne?mySession=4bd78ed5338e5e9d1c282da7f3...   (655 words)

 La Maison de la Riviere, Esperaza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The classical façade is in itself a feature with the Art Nouveau balcony overlooking a Roman bridge, the Aude river and panoramic views.
We are in the foothills of the Pyrennees mountains, in the sought after Aude Valley.
If you fancy the idea of mountains, gorges, great forrests, rivers, hot springs, caves, roman architecture, medieval castles, abbeys, skiing, white water extreme sports, canyoning, climbing, trekking, fishing, cycling, off road sports, gliding, ballooning, art, wine, museums, lots of sunshine.......then you should stay with us at La Maison de la Riviere.
www.hotelaude.com /english/main.html   (339 words)

 Self catering cottage (gîte) for holiday letting - Esperaza, Aude, Languedoc, South of France
Espéraza is in the département of the Aude, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.
It lies on a tight meander of the River Aude, just north of the foothills of the Pyrenees.
Although the cottage is in the town centre with access to all amenities, you can be walking along river banks or in the hills within ten minutes.
www.esperaza.info /more-info.htm   (1303 words)

 Things to do in the Languedoc: Water Sports: Canoeing and Kyacking
The best place for this sort of activity is without doubt the River Aude, where national championships are often held.
The river Aude has its source in the Pyrénées and runs North to Carcassonne before turning East towards the Mediterranean sea.
The river is navigable for most of its length in various waters, from foaming white water for thrill-seekers or quiet waters for families.
www.languedoc-france.info /040205_canoo.htm   (257 words)

 Self catering apartment near Carcassonne at Domaine le Tuilerie, Val de Dagne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The bedroom has french doors to both the terrace and the river, with an adjoining bathroom finished in the finest Italian marble, together with a bath and walk-in shower.
Below is another area, the river garden, with additional seating and access down the rocks to the rockpool.
Carcassonne, the guardian of the south with its magnificent Cathar castle and the river Aude, is the largest walled city in Europe.
www.escapeholidays.co.uk /11.4.shtml   (1593 words)

 Carcassonne on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The new city, across the Aude River, is a farm trade center with rubber, shoe, and textile manufactures.
A stronghold of the Albigenses, the fortress was taken by Simon de Montfort in 1209.
The outer ramparts of the fortress were constructed during St. Louis's reign, and the work was continued, with intricate defense devices, under Philip III.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Carcasso.asp   (719 words)

 Self-catering holiday accomodation for rent in France - 11. Aude: Languedoc Roussillon Self-catering holiday home near ...
La Florette is situated 100 yards from the river Aude and 8 miles east of Carcassonne in the Minervois plain.
Restored in the last century, it is a dream of the perfect medieval city with its three kilometres of ramparts, thirty-five defensive towers, its moat, Viscount's castle and basilica.
Numerous ski slopes exist in the higher Aude valley around Font Romeu and Les Angles in the Cardagne.
www.holidays-france-dordogne.com /details.php?c=summer|uk|116|latest   (870 words)

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