Sallèles-d’Aude, a city surrounded by water


Sallèles-d’Aude, circulade situated between the Montagne Noire and the Mediterranean shore in the middle of Languedoc wineyards, draws its charm and originality from its location between the rivers Cesse and Aude, the Canal de Jonction but also the Canal du Midi.

Whether on foot, on a bike or a boat, your trip in Sallèles-d’Aude will be focused on water and will transport you through time and history.

Its promenades surrounded by wonderful trees are quiet and pleasant and its waterways are a true heaven for fishing enthusiasts.

Sallèles d’Aude managed to preserve its heritage and is proud to offer visitors the chance to discover many historical monuments such as the Épanchoir du Gailhousty, the magnificent Pont-Canal built by Vauban, the Eiffel-style pathway from which Gérard Holtz commented the 2009 edition of the Tour de France, the lock house known as the écurie, Saint Roch chapel or even the castle where Francis I of France stayed.

Beside a rich heritage and a very pleasant atmosphere, Sallèles-d’Aude is also a very festive city.

The city hall is proud to give a glimpse of its heritage in Amphoralis, the museum that reconstructed what was formerly a Gallo-Roman potters’ village using the vestiges uncovered in the vicinity.

Each year many cultural and heritage events give the tempo to please tourists as well as inhabitants.

Don't forget the increasingly famous Eau, Terre et Vin festival in July with its many animations alongside the Canal or the Potters’ market in August that is now, after over 20 years, part of the regional tourist tradition.

In the heart of a unique environment, Sallèles-d’Aude is a pleasant and welcoming village favourable to chilling out but also to meeting new people.

The tourist office is open all summer and is located near the bridge over the Canal. During opening hours you can phone the tourist office at the following number: +33(0) 4 68 58 73 13.

How to get to Sallèles-d’Aude


By road: to get to Sallèles-d’Aude via Highway A9, take the Narbonne Est exit and follow Cuxac d’Aude. Once in Cuxac d’Aude, follow Sallèles-d’Aude.

  • By train: with the TGV until Narbonne.
  • By boat: from the North via the Canal du Midi and the Canal de Jonction, from the South from Port-la-Nouvelle via the Canal de la Robine.
  • By plane: the airports of Montpellier, Perpignan, Carcassonne and Béziers, situated within 100 km of Sallèles-d’Aude, provide many national or international connections.