Activities for Children
As far as activities go in teh surrounding area, there really is something for everyone, young and old.
Anyone who has children to entertain will be spoilt for choice as there are a multitude of things to see and do in the surrounding area.
For the younger children, and close to home, there is a park 5 minutes away in Olonzac with a duck pond and childrens' play area. Just a little further on is Lake Jouarres with a safe pebble beach and picnic area.ideal for swimming and running around. There are also bbq facilities, pedal boats and windsurfing.
If you want to venture further afield for a day of sun and sand there are several ideal beaches in Narbonne and Gruissan and also Port Leucate 45 minutes away. There are often lots of activities going on in summer at these seaside resorts, including fun fairs and old fashioned puppet shows for the kids. Also in Narbonne is the sports complex 'Espace Liberté which has fun slides, children's and toddler's paddling pools, an ice skating rink and bowling alley. If Mum and Dad want a break there is also an excellent value buffet with an enclosed children's play area so the adults can eat in peace and still keep an eye on the children.
For older children there is horseriding in Lezignan, Carcassonne and in the Herault, an outdoor adventure park near lake Cavayère in Carcassonne which also has bbq's and swimming in summer. Don't miss the Medieval city of Carcassonne with it's old fashioned Merry Go Round and horse and carriage tour of the old city walls. Bicycles can be hired at the nearby Port of Homps 5 minutes from La Redorte and there are boat trips up the Canal.
There are several go kart tracks in the area ( Carcassonne, Perpignan, Lavelanet and Narbonnne ) with double karts for the very little ones and rental karts for kids of all ages. Windsurfing and sailing can be found at Narbonne plage and there is the African safari park at Sigean.
If you would like more information about these activities there is a tourist office in Lezignan and they also have brochures in English.