For your daily groceries you can go to Olonzac, near Pouzols (about 5Km.) You can shop, here is a supermarket, butcher, fishmonger and several bakeries. Also visit the hairdresser is possible. On the terrace of Cafe La Poste is a good place (see photo). There is also a tennis court in the park. You will also find several good restaurants around Pouzols, and Cabezac Olonzac. The Canal du Midi is located in the immediate area; boats for trips on the Canal du Midi can be rented in such Homps. The recreational lake to Lac de Jouarres Homps is an ideal place for windsurfing, sailing, fishing and swimming. Pouzols has an amazing wine cave Cave des Producteurs. This is a great topcave with around 415 hectares. Vineyards and here are also produced top crowned with entries in the Guide Hachette and Competitions D'Agricole Régional Languedocienne. Here, among others, for those who love sweet white and red wines. The white AOC (Florilège Blanc) is one of the few white from the Languedoc AOCs and does extremely well on all occasions. Also worth mentioning is the cuvée Canal du Midi, with a beautiful red label on the Canal du Midi. Not to mention the D Carthagene Occitane, a volbondige red sweet liqueur. But not too much about all those goodies told the principal we find that the first wines to be tasted. So they know what's in the glass. The Aude has tremendous developments in recent years and is now the second most sought after areas of France, both French, and foreigners.
In the south of France, to be precise in the department of Aude, lies a small village: Escales (dock). It is the ultimate place to experience the hustle and madness of everyday life to escape. The people here are so friendly, the atmosphere is so friendly and the surroundings so breathtaking that everyone will quickly feel at home. You have all the advantages of living in a village, overlooking the beautiful surroundings, consisting of vineyards, with the background hills, winding roads and bushes. Almost always under clear blue skies, lit by the warm southern French Sun
The village has an old town with narrow streets and many old houses, making it a cozy, traditional atmosphere. The early Romanesque church whose altar is made of a first or second century Roman sarcophagus is a beautiful monument. The monumental "tour" is dominant, just outside the village and it is your goal for a walk.
Of course there is a Jeu de Boules and a football area for youth and a tennis court. For groceries, there is a bread shop, a small grocery and butcher shop adjoining the French natural wine trade. The village has a restaurant: L Escale des Gourmets. For a supermarket and an exciting nightlife or shopping, go to Lézignan (approximately 7 km) or La Redorte (about 5 km away).
In the quiet picturesque village of Montbrun de Corbières featured will include a cafe, hotel, shop and post office within walking distance. There are several good local wine cellars where you can buy red and white wines, but also rose. In this village, the villa with lots of privacy situated 353 Aïoli what a fantastic view. Nice trips in the area are Carcassonne (La Cité is a uniquely preserved 11th century complete town, breathtakingly lit at night), the university town of Narbonne, the nine locks of Beziers, the sandy beaches of St Pierre la Mer and Narbonne Plage and Gruissan (all within 30 minutes). The beautiful countryside in the Haute Languedoc National Park is worth visiting. Even the Pyrenees, the purpose of your day trip can be. For lovers of fish is the Canal du Midi in the immediate area, boats for trips on this channel can be hired in such Homps. The Lac de Jouares is an ideal opportunity for windsurfing, sailing, fishing and swimming.
Nice trips in the area are Carcassonne (La Cité is a uniquely preserved 11th century complete town, breathtakingly lit at night), the university town of Narbonne, the nine locks of Beziers, the sandy beaches of St. Pierre la Mer and Narbonne Plage and Gruissan (all within 30 minutes). The beautiful countryside in the Haute Languedoc National Park is worth visiting. Even the Pyrenees, can be the purpose of your day trip.
For lovers of fishing is the Canal du Midi in the immediate area, boats for trips on this channel can be hired in Homps. The Lac de Jouares is an ideal opportunity for windsurfing, sailing, fishing and swimming.
Weekly markets are in Olonzac (Tuesday), Lézignan (Wednesday), Ginestas (Thursday) and Homps (Saturday).
For the larger supermarkets can to Lezignan, Narbonne or La Redorte.
• Lézignan (8km), all amenities such as supermarkets, cinemas, cafes A61 motorway connection
• Carcassonne (30 km), La Cité, an airport with daily flights cheap Ryanair to Charleroi Narbonne (30km)
• Mediterranean Beach (30km)
• Ski Pyrenees (160km)
• Spain (125km).
• Gerona (190km)