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City:Narbonne

Canal Cruise

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A 1 1/2 hour cruise on the Canal du Midi and Junction Channel on board of the replica of a 19th century barge. Available from mid April until November 1st.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.lacapitane.fr
eyecandyAddress:Ginestas, Aude
eyecandyPhone:06 78 99 94 51

The Organ Music Festival of Narbonne

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Held every year in the months of June, July and August the Organ Music Festival of Narbonne takes place in the Saint Just and Saint Pasteur Cathedral of the city and features organ players from all over the world. It is a free entrance event. For schedule of events check out the web site.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.les-orgues-de-narbonne.com
eyecandyAddress:Narbonne
eyecandyPhone:06 08 06 22 24

Music Festival at Fontfroide Abbey

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Since 2005 each July Fontfroide Abbey hosts in July the "Festival Musique et Histoire pour un Dialogue Interculturel" - The Music and History Festival. The concerts take place in the refectory or the abbatial church.
Dates: July 15th to 19th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.fontfroide.com/ix-festival-musique-et-histoire-avec-jordi-savall
eyecandyAddress:ABBAYE DE FONTFROIDE - RD 613, 11100 NARBONNE
eyecandyPhone:04 68 45 50 47

Olive Tree Festival

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The festival takes place in the village of Bize-Minervois and includes a farmer's market with the best products of the region: cheese, honey, meats of the Black Mountain, Lucques olives, olive oil and many others delights of Cathar country. For the occasion, the cooperative "Oulibo" welcomes visitors for tours of the oil mill, introductions to olive oil tasting and a tour of the "Odyssée de l’Olivier".
Date: July 30th, 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.destinationsuddefrance.com
eyecandyAddress:Bize-Minervois, Aude
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Leuc Medieval Festival

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Dates: July 22nd and 23rd 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:combatmedievalroland.wix.com/la-mesnie-
eyecandyAddress:Leuc, Aude
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Terra Vinea

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Terra Vinea is a 80 meters underground wine cellar/showroom and a Mediterranean civilization museum.
The visit is followed by the tasting of Languedoc region wines.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.terra-vinea.com
eyecandyAddress:11490 Portel-des-Corbières
eyecandyPhone:04 68 48 64 90