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Sports motorisés et aériens

Experience the Cathar Castles from the air!

Microlighting

Departing from Nébias, a microlight flight is a great way to discover the Cathar Country.
  • M. Bostivironnois - Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 20 80 95

Gliding

Introduction flight: half an hour in a two-seater with dual command. Licenced holiday-makers can sign up for a day or a week.
  • Les planeurs de Puivert en Quercorb
    Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 20 80 14 - email: puivert@wanadoo.fr

Motorcycling

Every year many rides and rallies are organised. For more information, please do contact the local clubs:

Les Diablocs 6 Temps

This club organises a monthly ride, with a different theme each time as well as an annual two-day rally for its members
Serge Boutin - Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 20 08 46 - http://www.diabloc6temps.com

Les Ripoux

With more than 10 years of experience, the club organises rides in Cathar Country as well as rallies with other local clubs
Laurent Tricoire - Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 74 10 61

Events not to be missed:

Rallye Découverte: every year, in June, experience the Aude area and its heritage via this rally.
Lasserre Stamina Trail Bikes: every year in September, Languedoc Roussillon League Championships.

The Rallye Découverte: The Rallye Découverte takes place every year on the last Sunday of June and it is open to all. With the help of a “Road Book", the competitors must find their way with numerous tests along the way consisting of cultural questions and games. The event takes place in the morning. Then, lunch is taken together followed by the prize-giving at the end of the afternoon. It is organised by the Diablocs 6 Temps.

Quad biking et trail biking

Many tracks are accessible to practice quad biking and trail biking. Rules of good conduct and respect for the nature are essential to preserve the beauty of the countryside.

Contact local clubs and professionals:
 
Quads & Loisirs Cathare
Quad rental and quad biking in Campagne-sur-Aude
www.quad-cathare.com
  • Soularac Evasion
    Quad biking in Camurac
    www.soularac-evasion.fr
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  • Bord Gazz 
    Club for trail bike enthusiasts
    Christophe Bigou

Car racing

Events not to be missed:

Course de Côte de Quillan (hill climb race)
A hill climb race taking place every June on Whitsun weekend from the town of Quillan up the Col du Portel

Course de cote Col du portel QuillanClubs:

  • Écurie Automobile
    M. Kirchstetter - Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 20 13 56
  • Rétro Mécano Club
    Vintage cars
    Frédéric JEAN - Tel:  00 33 (0)4 68 20 18 02
  • Radio-controlled model construction
    Yannick Dusailland - Tel: 00 33 (0)4 68 20 24 81

Driving school

  • Rally Experience
  • This driving school in Ginestas (near the castles of Lastours) has recently opened its doors and offers several taster courses in sports car and rally driving in a Subaru Impreza and Citroën Saxo.
  • Tel: 00 33 (0)6 63 08 10 81

Have a safe journey and drive carefully!

Paintball

Opposing 2 teams equipped with protections, the aim of this sport is to tag opponents with capsules containing a liquid similar to paint (called paintballs). To tag, competitors are using paintball markers or paintball guns. This game can easily be played by families or friends who fancy to spend a good time together.

Provider:

  • Paintball Loisirs Haute Vallée - 00 33 (0)6 87 70 61 77
www.paintballloisirs.e-monsite.com

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