In the footsteps of the Visigoths
Signs: Yellow markings
The departure is at the exit of the village in the direction of Villeneuve-Minervois at the foot of the sign. Go left on the D335 for about 160 m and turn right on the Chemin de la Bergerie.
Turn left on the D35 for 180 m and then left again on the path leading to the château de Villarlong. Go around it on the left and then on the right in front of the chapel. Just after, a fork: alternative return (800m) going on the right leading to the chapel Notre-Dame de la Lauze.
Go back on your steps and turn right in order to join the Grand-Combe brook. Follow it for 200m and then turn left. Small semi-shaded slope, flat and take on the right at the level of the sign, the layon leading to the Visigothic necropolis at the place called "Le moural des morts".
After a stop at the cemetery, resume the progression towards the North. At the crossroads of tracks, turn left and left again at the next junction. Then the signposting will make you turn right four times to join the D335.
At the departmental road, turn left for 200m and then a track on the right which will continue on the Chemin du Bosc with a view of the village. At the entrance to the village, take the rue de la Fontaine and turn left one last time on the rue des Colombes to reach the start.
Visit the Prehistory to Middle Ages excavation depot and the Claude Journet museum in the village
Tourist Information Center - Caunes Minervois
Ruelle du Monestier, 11160 Caunes-Minervois
04 68 76 34 74
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