Tuchan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tuchan in Aude

Visit Tuchan: highlights and tourist information

Important attractions in Tuchan

  • The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south of France: Chateau d'Aguilar

Tuchan is situated in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 47 km from Carcassonne, the department capital. (General information: Tuchan is 664 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort de Salses at 17 km and Lagrasse at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tuchan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Markets in and near Tuchan

Local markets

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (18km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (25km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (28km)

More information about Tuchan & region

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (44km) [Map]
  • Carcassonne (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (45km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (25km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (25km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (29km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (29km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (31km) [Map]
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (34km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (42km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km) [Map]
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (44km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (49km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (20km) [Map]
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (22km) [Map]
  • Étang de Leucate (23km) [Map]
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (25km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (29km) [Map]
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (33km) [Map]
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (42km) [Map]
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km) [Map]
  • Pic du Canigou (46km) [Map]
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (51km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (54km) [Map]
  • Paulilles (54km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (28km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tuchan

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11350

Distance to Tuchan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 664 km

from Calais: 899 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 744 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tuchan): Padern, Paziols and Vingrau.

This page in French: Visitez Tuchan