Castelnaudary tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelnaudary in Aude

Visit Castelnaudary: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and is the town where cassoulet was invented

IMPORTANT: this page features a summary of highlights near Castelnaudary that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Castelnaudary travel guide

Castelnaudary is situated in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 34 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Castelnaudary is 617 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Revel at 16 km and Soreze at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Castelnaudary, France: places to visit and attractions

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Markets in and near Castelnaudary

Market days in Castelnaudary: weekly market: Monday all day;

Local markets

  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (0km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (16km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (21km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (23km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (26km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (28km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (32km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Castelnaudary & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Castelnaudary, 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 Castelnaudary and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (55km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (25km) [Map]
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (32km) [Map]
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (40km) [Map]
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (51km) [Map]
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (52km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (36km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (41km) [Map]
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (57km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnaudary

Canton: Castelnaudary

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11400

Distance to Castelnaudary

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 431 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 737 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Castelnaudary): Fendeille, Issel, Peyrens, Ricaud, Saint-Martin-Lalande, Souilhanels, Souilhe and Villeneuve-la-Comptal.

This page in French: Visitez Castelnaudary