Capendu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Capendu in Aude



Visit Capendu: highlights and tourist information

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 include Caunes-Minervois at 16 km and Carcassonne at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Capendu, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Plan your visit to Capendu

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More information about Capendu & region

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)

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!

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); Olargues (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Limoux (31km); Revel (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs Haut-Languedoc (44km)

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 and/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

Getting here

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

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.

This page in French: Visitez Capendu