Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux
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Eglise St Jacques et
Musée du Piano

Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux

Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux

Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux
 
Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux

Collection of pianos from the nineteenth century to our days.
The only museum in France devoted to pianos and their manufacture.
Around one hundred examples showing the evolution of the piano through two centuries of history.
Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux
You will discover some very rare or even unique models: upright pianos, grand pianos, square pianos, models that open or with tilting keyboards, Pianolas and many more curiosities, some of which unique by their construction as well as their purpose...
  Specialities

The Limoux region, so rich in history, makes the most from its wealth of attractions. You can visit : The Saint Martin Cathedral, the convent and Tower of the Cordeliers, Notre Dame de Marceille santuary, private mansions, half-timbered houses, the Petiet museum, the producers of the Blanquette sparkling wine… and come a way marked by the history of famous men.

From vineyard to wineyard, from wine-producer to wine-producer; the wines of the Limoux region will add the flavor of our vineyards to local specialties : red wines of a purple color, Chardonnay aged in oak vats, Blanquette and Crémant sparkling wines (the oldest brut in the world.

Thanks to a particularly mild climate the Limoux region can offer many different activities.

Sports; swimming pool, tennis, clay pigeon shooting. Cycling, cross-country, horse-riding, canoe kayaking, fishing...

Language(s):

Français - French - Französisch - Francés - Francese - Frans English - Anglais - Englisch - Inglés - Engels Español - Spanish - Espagnole - Spanisch - Spagnolo - Spaans
Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux

Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux

Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano - Limoux
  Opening Eglise St Jacques et Musée du Piano:

- 16 june to 30 june - From 09:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Sunday
- 01 july to 31 august - From 10:00 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:30
- Closed day(s): Monday
- 01 september to 21 september - From 09:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Sunday

Qualité Tourisme Qualité Sud de France Le Pays Cathare Logis de France Pays Carcassonnais

Equipments and Services:
 
  * Public Parking
* Auditorium
* Pedagogical visits
* Unguided group visits
* Groups accepted
* Unguided individual visits
* Disabled reception
  Sightseeing
 
- Château de Peyrepertuse
- Rennes le Château
- Château de Puilaurens
- Château de Puivert
- Château de Montségur
- Aude en Pyrénées
- Quillan
- Gincla
- Salicorne - l'Eau Salée de Sougraigne
- Géobiologie
- Pays de Couiza
- Terres-cathares
- Rennes-les-Bains
- Rennes-le-Château - Le site officiel
- Le Château d'Arques
- La Bouichère - Jardin aux Plantes parfumées
- Le Musée des Dinosaures d’Espéraza
- Saint Hilaire
- Alet les Bains
- Limoux
- The Angel Art Sanctuary
- Elevage des biches de Picarel
- Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillets
- Gorges de Galamus
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
- Carcassonne, la Bastide Saint-Louis
- Lac de la Cavayère
- Canal du Midi
- Kangaroo park
- Les Quatre Châteaux de Lastours
- L'Abbaye de Villelongue (abbaye cistercienne)
- Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses et Villaret.
- Montagne Noir
- Saissac
- Lac du Lampy
- Fanjeaux
- Monastère de Prouilhe
- Montreal
- Castelnaudary
- Bram
- L'Abbaye de Saint-Papoul
- Lac de St-Ferréol
- Lac de la Ganguise
- Labastide d'Anjou
- Toulouse
- Loisirs sportifs, Randonnées, Escalade, Canyoning
- Le seuil de Naurouze et son obélisque
- Montferrand
- Montolieu
- Caunes-Minervois
- Les Marbrières de Caunes
- Moulin de Pech Rouzaud ou de Benazeth
- Palet de Roland dolmen at Villeneuve Minervois
- Grotte de Limousis
- Le Gouffre géant de Cabrespine
- Moulin de Pech Rouzaud ou de Benazeth
- La Clape
- Terra Vinea
- Narbonne
- Musée Archéologique de Narbonne
- Horreum Romain
- Musée d'Art et d'Histoire
- Cathedrale de Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur
- Musée Lapidaire
- Maison Natale de Charles Trenet
- Aqua Jet Narbonne
- Narbonne Plage
- Abbey of Fontfroide
- Homps
- Musée de Bizanet
- Ille-sur-Têt - Les Orgues
- Forteresse de Salses
- Les 9 Écluses de Fonséranes
- Musée National d'Ensérune
- Musée de Bizanet
- Bages
- St Pierre des Clars
- Ornaisons
- Lézignan-Corbières
- Minervois Region
- Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains d'Amphoralis
- Montagne Noir
- Minerve
- Argens-Minervois
- Le Moulin de l'Oulibo - L’Odyssée de l’Olivier
- La Curiosité de L'Auriol (Lauriole)
- Pirat Parc - Attraction Park (Gruissan)
- Mirepoix
 

The Fecos (Carnival) de Limoux

Carnaval in Limoux, "Los Fecos"

Limoux

Limoux

Alet Les Bains

Alet Les Bains



Blanquette de Limoux

Blanquette de Limoux,  Crémant de Limoux, Blanquette Méthode Ancestrale

History tells us that Blanquette de Limoux, the world's first sparkling wine, dates as far back as 1531. At the time, the monks of the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Hilaire, near Limoux, were producing a somewhat unusual white wine in their cellars. Inside its glass flask, with a cork top - very rare for wines at this time - it acquired a natural sparkle. This was the forefather of the brut which is tasted today at the world's most prestigious tables. Since they first started cultivating vines, the growers of Limoux have aimed at maintaining the originality of the Blanquette de Limoux growth and developing its quality. The region's surrounding hills protect it from the extremes of the Mediterranean and Atlantic climates, with the area enjoying a microclimate particularly suitable for making quality white wine. The vines classified in the appellation are always planted at the top of southern-facing slopes, giving the best exposure. The soil here is shallow and sparse, full of chalk and stone....


Limoux

A.O.C. Limoux

Limoux is best known for its sparkling wine, Blanquette de Limoux. This is reputed to be the oldest sparkling wine in France and dates back to 1531 when Benedictine monks from Saint Hilaire Abbey discovered that the wine they had laid down had fermented and formed bubbles. This was the beginning of Limoux’s bubbly - the Blanquette de Limoux which was the first AOC to be created in the Languedoc area. The process (the locals say) was stolen by Dom Perignon who went on to create ‘champagne‘. however the Limoux sparkling wine is a very high quality champagne substitute and Crémant, which was developed in 1990, has a top class reputation. Now a prestigious event attracting buyers from all over the world, “Toques & Clochers” puts up for auction the most promising barrels of AOC Limoux. A share of the proceeds are then used to finance the renovation of bell towers in surrounding villages. Every year the auction is hosted by one of France’s great chefs popularly referred to as a “Toques”, the traditional white chef’s hat....

 
  Eglise St Jacques et
Musée du Piano
 
Leisure - Museum
 
Place du 22 Septembre Eglise Saint-Jacques
11300 LIMOUX
 
Phone1 +33 9.63.68.34.54
Phone2 +33 4.68.31.85.03

Email -
musee.piano@caramail.com

Website -
www.limoux.fr

Rates, Methods of payment -
Adults: 3.50 €
Children: 2.50 €

Service:

Bike friendlyParkingDogs allowedCafé, Bar
 
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Hotel Limoux located at the entrance of Limoux (drive from Carcassonne), Hotel Limoux offers 12 quiet rooms, comfortable and functional (from 1 to 4 people). Each with a private entrance, you have direct access to the patio of the hotel. Carnaval in Limoux, "Los Fecos". This typical village fête is held in late summer when the nights are still warm, and the crops and grapes have been harvested. But this annual fête in Limoux, is different in almost every respect. For a start it lasts not three days, but over two months; and not in summer but mid winter. It is the earliest and longest fête on the French calendar, starting in January and continuing until two weeks before Easter Sunday...


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