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Capendu tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Capendu in Aude

Photo of Lagrasse at 12 km from Capendu

Visit Capendu: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location: Capendu is situated in the Aude (Languedoc-Roussillon region) in the south of France at 17 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Capendu is 631 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby: these include Lagrasse at 12 km and Caunes-Minervois at 16 km . For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Capendu tourism: selected places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Capendu. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Lagrasse
Lagrasse 12km
photo of Caunes-Minervois
Caunes-Minervois 16km
photo of Carcassonne
Carcassonne 17km
photo of Saint-Hilaire
Saint-Hilaire 22km
photo of Minerve
Minerve 24km
photo of Fontfroide Abbey
Fontfroide Abbey 28km
photo of Bize-Minervois
Bize-Minervois 29km
photo of Limoux
Limoux 31km
photo of Montolieu
Montolieu 31km
photo of Alet-les-Bains
Alet-les-Bains 32km
photo of Rennes-les-Bains
Rennes-les-Bains 35km
photo of Narbonne
Narbonne 36km
photo of Saissac
Saissac 37km
photo of Rennes-le-Chateau
Rennes-le-Chateau 37km
photo of Sigean Nature Reserve
Sigean Nature Reserve 38km

Map of places to visit near Capendu and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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Markets in and near Capendu

Local markets

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (31km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (37km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (43km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (46km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (49km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Capendu, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Capendu and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Grand sites of France Carcassonne City (16km)

Heritage sites Carcassonne (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Lagrasse (12km); Minerve (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Limoux (31km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Narbonne (37km)

Sites of natural beauty Cité de Carcassonne (16km); Gouffre de Cabrespine (21km); Gorges de l'Orbieu (24km); Forêt de Fontfroide (28km); Grotte de la Devèze (34km); Gorges de Galamus (39km); Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (48km); Étang de Leucate (52km)

zoo or wildlife park African reserve of Sigean (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Capendu

Canton: Capendu

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11700

Distance to Capendu

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 722 km

Close by

We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Capendu): Aigues-Vives, Badens, Barbaira, Blomac, Comigne, Douzens, Floure, Marseillette, Pradelles-en-Val and Puicheric.

Getting here

For driving distances to Capendu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

This page in French: Visitez Capendu

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