Map position of Cité de Carcassonne

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Cité de Carcassonne below the map...


List of places in distance order

Distances are direct ("as the crow flies") so driving will be further!

Carcassonne: 1 km

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly recommended!

Carcassonne guide

Saint-Hilaire: 13 km

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, built in the 13th-14th century

Saint-Hilaire guide

Montolieu: 17 km

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a centre for historic books and book production

Montolieu guide

Caunes-Minervois: 19 km

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

Caunes-Minervois guide

Limoux: 20 km

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to enjoy the Carnival of Limoux, one of the oldest and best known carnivals in France

Limoux guide

Saissac: 23 km

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the village and the castle at the bottom of the village

Saissac guide

Lagrasse: 24 km

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre for artisans and artists

Lagrasse guide

Alet-les-Bains: 25 km

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be sure to explore the town to discover the other highlights

Alet-les-Bains guide

Chateau de Termes: 28 km

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in southern France

Chateau de Termes guide


Rennes-le-Chateau: 32 km

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating Rennes-le-Chateau with the Holy Grail that attracts many visitors here

Rennes-le-Chateau guide

Rennes-les-Bains: 32 km

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside

Rennes-les-Bains guide

Minerve: 35 km

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant to explore, and you also have great views across the region

Minerve guide

Castelnaudary: 35 km

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

Castelnaudary guide

Soreze: 36 km

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds in the village of Soreze

Soreze guide

Camon: 38 km

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of France' is one of our favourites in this region

Camon guide

La Pomarede: 40 km

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are passing the village of La Pomarede it is a lovely place for a stroll and a picnic

La Pomarede guide

Revel: 40 km

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest medieval market halls to be found in France

Revel guide