Alairac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carcassonne at 10 km from Alairac

Visit Alairac: highlights and tourist information

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Alairac is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Alairac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 10 km and Saint-Hilaire at 12 km.

Alairac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Limoux guide
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Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 29 km (direction south)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide

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Map of places to visit near Alairac


Markets in and near Alairac

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (15km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (36km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (36km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (39km)

More information about Alairac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Alairac, France

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

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 (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (40km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (10km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (39km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (44km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (49km)

Geography and distances

Alairac is in the south of France at 9 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Alairac is 630 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alairac

Canton: Montréal

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11290

Distance to Alairac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 630 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 736 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arzens, Caux-et-Sauzens, Couffoulens, Lavalette, Montclar, Preixan, Roullens, Villarzel-du-Razes and Villesequelande.

This page in French: Visiter Alairac


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