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...
  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:

- The Piano Museum is open from June 17 to September 21
- Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm

- June and September
- Wednesday to Friday 9.30 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 5.30 pm 
- Saturday 10 am - 12 noon and 2 pm - 5 pm
Le Pays Cathare Aude Tourisme Pays Carcassonnais La Région Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Ville de Limoux
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
- Le Château d'Arques
- Château Villerouge-Termenès
- Saint Hilaire
- Forteresse de Salses
- Les Quatre Châteaux de Lastours
- Château Féodal de Fitou
- L'Abbaye de Villelongue (Abbaye Cistercienne)
- Abbaye de Fontfroide
- L'Abbaye de Saint-Papoul
- Abbaye de Saint-Polycarpe
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
- Château Chalabre
- Château d'Aguilar
- Château d'Usson
- Château de Quéribus
- Château de Termes
- Château et Remparts de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Carcassonne, Le Pont Vieux
- Lagrasse
- Carcassonne, la Bastide Saint-Louis
- Caunes-Minervois
- Grotte de Limousis
- Le Gouffre Géant de Cabrespine
- Gorges de Caune-Pont (Gorges de Coynepont)
- Gorges de Gouleyrous
- Gorges de Padern
- Gorges de Pierre Lys
- Gorges du Congoust
- Gorges du Termenet
- Gorges du Torgan
- Gorges du Verdouble et le Moulin de Ribaute
- Grotte de Fontrabiouse
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Grottes des Grandes Canalettes
- Les Gorges de Galamus - Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
- Pont de Ribaute
- Rivière de St Laurent de la Cabrerisse
- Bulles et Lumières - Maison Guinot - Limoux
- Cathédrale Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur - Narbonne
- Corbières
- Pyreneeën
- Sidobre
- Terra Vinea - Portel-des-Corbières
- La Réserve Africaine de Sigean
- Musée de l'Abbé Saunière - Rennes-le-Château
- Saissac
- Montagne Noire (Black Mountains)
- Ille-sur-Têt - Les Orgues
- La Curiosité de Lauriole
- Les 9 Écluses de Fonséranes - Béziers
- Eburomagus - la Maison de l'Archéologie - Bram
- Le Jardin Botanique de Foncaude - Feuilla
- Le Labyrinthe des Vignes - Arzens
- Le Petit Train de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Le Petit Train de Narbonne
- Le Sentier Sculpturel de Mayronnes
- Les Calèches de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Les Papillons d'Amarante - Lesparrou
- Moulin d'Omer - Les Maîtres de mon Moulin - Cucugnan
- Musée Archéologique de Peyriac-de-Mer
- Musée de l'Abbé Saunière - Rennes-le-Château
- Musée de l'Ecole - Carcassonne
- Musée de la Chapellerie, Espéraza
- Musée de Paléontologie de Villeneuve-Minervois
- Musée de Préhistoire de Tautavel
- Musée des Arts et Métiers du Livre - Montolieu
- Musée des Automates - Limoux
- Musée des Beaux-Arts - Carcassonne
- Musée des Corbières - Sigean
- Musée des Dinosaures d'Espéraza
- Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains d'Amphoralis
- Musée du Catharisme - Maison des Mémoires de Mazamet
- Musée du Quercorb - Puivert
- Musée du Verre de Sorèze
- Musée du Vieux Sallèles - Sallèles d'Aude
- Musée Hurepel de Minerve
- Musée Lapidaire - Narbonne
- Musée Mémoires du Moyen-Age - Carcassonne
- Musée National 'Ensérune - Nissan-lez-Ensérune
- Musée Petiet - Limoux
- Maison Déodat Roché - Arques
- Maison de la Truffe - Villeneuve-Minervois
- Maison Natale de Charles Trenet - Narbonne
- Maison des Mémoires - Maison Joë Bousquet - Varcassonne
- Moulin Bénazeth - Moulin à Vent - Villeneuve-Minervois
- Musée & Jardins du Canal du Midi - Revel
- Musée 1900 - Lagrasse
- Musée Archéologique de Narbonne
- Musée Archéologique du Lauragais - Castelnaudary
- Musée d'Art et d'Histoire - Narbonne
- Musée d'art moderne de Céret
- Musée d'Art Moderne Fonds Peské - Collioure
 

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.P. 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 AOP 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 AOP 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
 
Phone +33 4.68.31.85.03

Email -
musees.limoux@orange.fr

Website -
www.limoux.fr

Rates, Methods of payment -
Adults: 3.00 € to 4.00 €
Children: 3.00 €

Service:

Bike friendlyParkingDogs allowedCafé, Bar
 
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