Languedoc Home    Introduction     to See    to Do    Holidays     Langudoc Wine     Languedoc Life    Getting There    Property      History   Geography   Weather 
Cathars of the Languedoc    Cathar Castles    Languedoc Mysteries    Languedoc Books    Languedoc Photos    Articles    Emergencies    Languedoc Guides    More Information
Become lord of the Manor... Rent a Chateau in France!
 

Things to do in the Languedoc:   Hunting, Hawking and Shooting

Eye. Click on the following link to read an article about hunting in the Languedoc. Next.



Hawking (Falconry).

Hawk. Colline de Pech Mary.  11000 Carcassonne, www.aigles.com. Demonstrations at Les Aigles de la Cité in Carcassonne from April to September with some audience participation. An exhibition of falconry half a mile from the ancient city of Carcassonne. Commentary and demonstration take 45 minutes. Visit http://www.aigles.com

 

Eye.Parc du Château de Valmy.  The Eagles of Argeles. Argeles. A show of birds of prey in free flight at 2.30 pm and at 4.30 pm, every day from March the 28th till November the 1st. (You can also see working sheepdogs at 11.30 am and at 3.30 pm)
Tel: 04 68 81 67 32
Fax. 04 68 95 78 50
Website: Les Aigles de Valmy: http://www.chateau-valmy.com/

 

Peyrepertuse. Throughout the summer season (and during the annual medieval festival in August) Patrice Potier flies his birds up at the top of the hill in the castle at Peyrepertuse. A graduate from the famous grand ecole Puy du Fou, Potier show his birds swooping, diving and climbing. He demonstrates and explains the habits of American and European birds of prey including owls, vultures, eagles and falcons. He puts on a great show with a stunning back drop. Be prepared for a 15 minute up hill climb along a good path shaded by green oak. Best to check times.
Tel: 04 68 45 40 55
Website: www.chateau-peyrepertuse.com.

 

 

       


Boar Hunting with crossbows from a book by a Count of Foix dated to 1405-1410.Detail. Gaston Phoebus: Le Livre de la Chasse, Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris, France), Ms. fr. 616, fols. 115v-116r

 

Boars' Feet - Hunting Souvenirs nailed to doors in the Languedoc

 

 

Back.   Back to: Winter Sports. Up  a level to: Things to Do in the Languedoc Next page: Angling and Fishing    Forward.
Languedoc Home     About this Site     Site Map     Links     Contact Webmaster     Copyright and Legal     Search site for: 
The Languedoc: property,holidays,climate,naturist beaches,wildlife,wines,history,geography and Cathar castles: the Languedoc Home Page
 Level 1 -  Languedoc Home Page: Languedoc climate & weather, holidays & vacations, tourism & travel, naturism and naturist beaches,property & accomodation, Cathars & cathar castles, food & wine, history & geography, French sports & games, mountains & and lakes, and everyday life in the Languedoc-Roussillon in the South of France.
 Level 2 - Click here to go back to the main page on Things to Do in the Languedoc-Roussillon.
 Level 3 - Languedoc website. You are at level 3.
 Level 4 - Languedoc links not available from here.
 Level 5 - Languedoc links not available from here.

Sanglier.
Hunting,
Hawking
and
Shooting
in the
Languedoc