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Aigues-Vives tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aigues-Vives in Aude

Photo is of Caunes-Minervois at 11 km from Aigues-Vives

Visit Aigues-Vives: highlights and tourist information

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Aigues-Vives is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caunes-Minervois at 11 km and Carcassonne at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Aigues-Vives, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aigues-Vives in Occitanie.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 11 km (direction )

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Heritage Site at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Carcassonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre...

See Lagrasse guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 17 km (direction north-west)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant...

See Minerve guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey...

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite...

See Aigne guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming...

See Bize-Minervois guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be...

See Alet-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Aigues-Vives


Markets in and near Aigues-Vives

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (29km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (34km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (39km)

Hotels near Aigues-Vives

More information about Aigues-Vives, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Aigues-Vives, France

What to do at Aigues-Vives? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aigues-Vives.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (14km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (16km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (29km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (31km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (32km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (44km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (51km)
  • Mont Caroux (56km)
  • Étang de Leucate (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Aigues-Vives is in the south of France at 15 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Aigues-Vives is 626 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aigues-Vives

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11800

Distance to Aigues-Vives

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 626 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 719 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Aigues-Vives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badens, Barbaira, Blomac, Capendu, Douzens, Floure, Laure-Minervois, Marseillette, Rieux-Minervois, Rustiques and Saint-Frichoux.

This page in French: Visiter Aigues-Vives

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