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Only 5km from Saint-Chinian towards Béziers and the Mediterranean beaches, take the time to discover the charms of Pierrerue. In this small wine-growing village at the foot of the Fontjun pass, everything seems to breathe calm and the sweetness of life.

Enjoying a terroir and a climate perfectly suited to the vines, many wine estates welcome you for a cellar visit or a tasting of AOC Saint Chinian wines.

Lovers of beautiful stones, you will enjoy strolling through its streets with brown-red stone houses, the color due to bauxite. Passage required by the XNUMXth century church, the fountain and the wash house.

On the heights of the hamlet Combejean, the Bosque and the Priou are suitable for hikes walking, discovering the Sainte-Suzanne chapel. Pierrerue is also the start of two MTB circuits : meet at Place de la Mairie to enjoy a 23km route (n ° 8 “Pierrerue-Cazedarnes”, 530m D +) or a 10km circuit (n ° 17 “Pierrerue Haut”, 270m D +) . In the background: Saint-Chinian and its valley divided into vines, its fragrant scrubland and its white rocks.

Conquered? From accommodation around and a restaurant welcome you for an unforgettable stay in the heart of unspoiled nature.

His anecdotes

Pierrerue is the birthplace of two famous people: Captain Bacon who devastated the surroundings during the wars of religion and Dom Grégoire Tarisse who supported the reform of the Benedictine order of Saint-Maur.

Its essentials

  • Fountain
  • The wash house
  • The hamlet of Priou
  • The Sainte-Suzanne chapel
  • Le béal in Combejean
  • MTB circuits n ° 8 "Pierrerue-Cazedarnes" (17km) and n ° 17 "Pierrerue Haut" (10km)
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