Sigean tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sigean in Aude

Visit Sigean: highlights and tourist information

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Sigean is situated in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 55 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Sigean is 650 km from Paris).

Attractions in Sigean

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions, zebras nd rhinoceroslive in semi-freedom: Sigean Nature Reserve

Tourist classifications for Sigean include "zoo or wildlife park".

Popular places to visit nearby include La Palme at 6 km and Port-la-Nouvelle at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sigean, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Sigean 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 Sigean

Markets in and near Sigean

Market days in Sigean: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (13km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (18km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Fleury: market every day (26km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Sigean, Languedoc-Roussillon

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (33km) [Map]

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (19km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (12km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (39km) [Map]
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (49km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (49km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (56km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (51km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (12km) [Map]
  • Étang de Leucate (20km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (25km) [Map]
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (40km) [Map]
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (41km) [Map]
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km) [Map]
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (49km) [Map]
  • Etangs du Bagnas (54km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (56km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sigean

Canton: Sigean

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11130

Distance to Sigean

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 650 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 348 km

from Strasbourg: 720 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Sigean): Port-la-Nouvelle, Portel-Des-Corbieres and Roquefort-Des-Corbieres.

This page in French: Visitez Sigean