Map position of Gouffre de Cabrespine
You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Gouffre de Cabrespine below the map...
List of places in distance order
Distances are direct ("as the crow flies") so driving will be further!
If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take a break in the small village of Caunes-Minervois
The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly recommended!
Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a centre for historic books and book production
In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the village and the castle at the bottom of the village
The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant to explore, and you also have great views across the region
The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite Minervois villages
Brassac (Tarn):30 km
The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is certainly the beautiful old bobbled bridge
While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre and an interesting Goya Museum to visit
Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, built in the 13th-14th century
The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre for artisans and artists
The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds in the village of Soreze
Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming river in summer make it a good place for a detour
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