Bram is an attractive town in pretty countryside, surrounded by vines. Built in a circular style, with the houses arranged in a concentric circle around the church, Bram is in the heart of Cathar country, and the remains of many castles can be spotted on the hilltops close to the town. There is a good range of shopping and faciltities here and it makes a very pleasant spot to moor and spend some time. The village is a bit of a walk (approx 1.5 kms) from the port.
You can see the remains of the Saint-Julien and Sainte-Basilisse churches.
At the Maison d'Archeologie you can see the remains of 30 years of excavations here
Walter Spangherro, famous Rugby player and his brother Laurent were both natives of Bram and they succeded in marketing the Cassoulet de Castelnaudary all over the world.
JOË Bousquet (1897 - 1950), famous French poet.
René Nelli (1906 - 1982), writer and historian. befriended Joë Bousquet and members of the Surrealist movement, more specifically Paul Eluard. As a historian he instigated a new interest in the art of the Troubadours and Catharism, which led to the renaissance of a modern occitan culture.
The market is held on Wednesday mornings
The is a restaurant here, L'Eau Berge' close to the lock. You need to book in advance
Chez Alain, found on the N113 at the turning for Bram is a Le Routier resturant, where you take your place at a long refectory type table.
Avenue Preuilhe, 11150 Bram
telephone : +33 468 76 50 33
Supermarche a Tout'Heure
1, Place Carnot, 11150 Bram, France
Moor at the Port de Bram, which offers water and showers
No - the nearest are at Carcassonne or Castelnaudary
12, Rue Joliot Curie, Bram
Centre Medical, Rue des Quatre Vents, Bram. Tel: 04 68 76 11 05
23, Rue Jardiniers, Bram, Tel: 09 65 12 03 42?
Pharmacie Basseres, 42 Bis, Avenue Gén de Gaulle, Bram Tel: 04 68 76 12 78, Pharmacie des Halles, 3, Place Carnot, 11150 Bram. Tel: 04 68 24 85 54
Taxi Raynaud Claude, 1 rue des Ecoles, 11150 Bram
tel: +33 468 76 17 96 or mobile +33 685 23 11 09
19, Place Carnot, Bram. Tel: 04 68 76 12 45