The Clape mountain range over 15000 hectares overlooks the resort of Gruissan, an area classified natural heritage. Several trekking and mountain bike paths in the middle of the "guarrigue" (local vegatation type). Rock climbing site. A market is held 3 times a week in the old town. Lovely fine sandy beaches. The Cathare country, former home of the Knights Templar, is to the gates of Gruissan (castle, wine trails...). Quiet, family-friendly, medieval village, directly by the sea, 15 km from Narbonne. In the resort: supermarket, shops, butchery, bakery, boutiques, post office, bank, restaurant, bar, disco, casino, evening entertainment. Indoor aquatic centre, wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, massage. Besides: pharmacy, doctor.
Sandy beach, gently sloping. Outdoor swimming pool. Sports harbour. Sailing school. Tennis (15 outdoor courts, 1 indoor court). Minigolf. Riding. Beach volleybally court, summer tobbogan run. Hiking paths, climbing. Bicycle paths, mountain bike routes, bicycles for hire. Leisure park. Area famous for windsurfing (French "fun board" championship). An indoor swimming pool with balneo area will be opening in 2011.