Termes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Termes: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in southern France

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

Termes is situated in the Aude (Languedoc-Roussillon region) in the south of France at 29 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Termes is 651 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lagrasse at 11 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Termes, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Markets in and near Termes

Local markets

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (36km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (36km)

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

Grand sites of France Carcassonne City (28km)

Heritage sites Carcassonne (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Lagrasse (11km); Eus (40km); Mosset (41km); Minerve (42km); Castelnou (44km)

National Monuments Enserune (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Limoux (29km); Prades (44km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (29km); Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (37km); Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km); Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (38km); Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (45km); Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Narbonne (42km)

Sites of natural beauty Gorges de l'Orbieu (7km); Gorges de Galamus (19km); Cité de Carcassonne (28km); Forêt de Fontfroide (30km); Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (34km); Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km); Étang de Leucate (39km); Gouffre de Cabrespine (41km); Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (51km)

Towns of Art and history Perpignan (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park African reserve of Sigean (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Termes

Canton: Mouthoumet

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Termes

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 739 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Termes): Davejean, Felines-Termenes, Lanet, Laroque-de-Fa, Mouthoumet, Saint-Martin-Des-Puits, Salza, Vignevieille and Villerouge-Termenes.

This page in French: Visitez Termes