Map position of Gorges de la Pierre-Lys

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Gorges de la Pierre-Lys below the map...


List of places in distance order

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

Quillan: 5 km

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to explore the Aude countryside

Quillan guide

Gorges de l'Aude: 5 km

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to Carcassonne

Gorges de l'Aude guide

Chateau de Puilaurens: 9 km

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain location

Chateau de Puilaurens guide

Rennes-le-Chateau: 11 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: 13 km

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

Rennes-les-Bains guide

Alet-les-Bains: 18 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

Mosset: 22 km

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

Mosset guide

Limoux: 25 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

Molitg-les-Bains: 25 km

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the scenery and setting for Molitg-les-Bains would make it a good choice

Molitg-les-Bains guide


Camon: 28 km

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

Camon guide

Chateau de Peyrepertuse: 29 km

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found in the south of France

Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide

Eus: 30 km

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and it is said to be the sunniest village in France!

Eus guide

Saint-Hilaire: 30 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

Prades: 30 km

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of the western Pyrenees

Prades guide

Villefranche-de-Conflent: 30 km

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village in the valley and a substantial fort high on the cliff above the village

Villefranche-de-Conflent guide

Montsegur: 31 km

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views

Montsegur guide

Ax-les-Thermes: 32 km

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known for being close to the Ax-3 Domaines ski region

Ax-les-Thermes guide

Chateau de Queribus: 34 km

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain in the south of France used by the Cathars

Chateau de Queribus guide

Chateau de Termes: 34 km

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

Chateau de Termes guide

Ille-sur-Tet: 39 km

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of the village that are most interesting to visitors

Ille-sur-Tet guide

Mirepoix: 39 km

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town that is the highlight for visitors

Mirepoix guide

Lagrasse: 44 km

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

Lagrasse guide