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Horse riding in Languedoc
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Horse riding in Languedoc Roussillon, south France



Languedoc hosts France's most famous horse-riding trail


Languedoc's riding trails
The Cathar Trail

If you're looking for good horse riding in Languedoc Roussillon, South France, then you're in luck. The 'Sentier Cathar' or Cathar Trail is France's and Languedoc's most famous horse-riding trail - passing 2 cathar castle ruins as it weaves its way from the Mediterranean, through the foothills of Languedoc's Pyrénées to Foix.


It's not the only trail, of course, and the other horse riding trails on offer in Languedoc are just as spectacular. the 'Circuit des Traboucayres' takes you through the dramatic mountains of Languedoc's Pyrénées - half of it in Spain.


The Camargue region (just to the east of Montpellier (not shown on our map) is also a great place for horse riding. See the links at the botom of this page for more information.


Main Riding Trails:

(Colours of trail names match those of trails on map.)


In Lozère:
'Le Mont Lozere'
'Les Grands Causses'
'Les 160km de Florac'
G.A.L.O.P.E.R. Tel: 04 67 67 64 45


In Hérault:
'A Cheval entre Mer et Montagne'
'Reseau Vert - Chemin'


In the Aude:
'Le Sentier Cathar'
CDTE: Tel: 04 68 26 62 09

In the Pyrénées-Orientales
'Circuit des Traboucayres'
Can de Lost: Tel: 04 68 95 85 20


The Camargue


The Camargue is an enormous area of salt marshes that stretches from Languedoc into Provence. It's famed for its wild horses, and is a great place to go horse riding. Click the following links for more information:


Horse riding in The Camargue
About The Camargue
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Horse riding tours


Activities Languedoc - Horse riding tours near Pezenas

What is it?
2 hour accompanied trek on horseback through the Languedoc countryside
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Phone: 00 33 (0) 4 67 35 94 51



Peyrepertuse - cathar castle Montségur - cathar ruins





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