Caunes-Minervois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caunes-Minervois in Aude

Visit Caunes-Minervois: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take a break in the small village of Caunes-Minervois

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Caunes-Minervois. For detailed visitor information see the Caunes-Minervois travel guide

Caunes-Minervois is situated in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 19 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Caunes-Minervois is 615 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 19 km and Aigne at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caunes-Minervois, France: places to visit and attractions

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

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

Map of places to visit near Caunes-Minervois

Markets in and near Caunes-Minervois

Local markets

  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (32km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (40km)

More information about Caunes-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions to visit near Caunes-Minervois, 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 Caunes-Minervois 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

  • Haut-Languedoc (29km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (37km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (7km) [Map]
  • Cité de Carcassonne (19km) [Map]
  • Grotte de la Devèze (22km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (38km) [Map]
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (39km) [Map]
  • Mont Caroux (48km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (38km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (45km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Caunes-Minervois

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Caunes-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 615 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Caunes-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Caunes-Minervois): Cabrespine, Citou, Peyriac-Minervois, Rieux-Minervois, Trausse, Villarzel-Cabardes and Villeneuve-Minervois.

This page in French: Visitez Caunes-Minervois