Alet-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Alet-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: 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 is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Alet-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Alet-les-Bains travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-le-Chateau at 8 km and Rennes-les-Bains at 10 km.

Alet-les-Bains, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 8 km (direction south)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating Rennes-le-Chateau with...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to...

See Quillan guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


Heritage Site at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain in the...

See Chateau de Queribus guide

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Markets in and near Alet-les-Bains

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (7km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (43km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (44km)

More information about Alet-les-Bains, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Alet-les-Bains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (42km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (47km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (18km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (18km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (25km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (26km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (28km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (44km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (47km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (61km)

Geography and distances

Alet-les-Bains is in the south of France at 25 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Alet-les-Bains is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alet-les-Bains

Canton: Limoux

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11580

Distance to Alet-les-Bains

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 413 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 753 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Alet-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antugnac, Cassaignes, Conilhac-de-la-Montagne, Couiza, Cournanel, La Digne-d'Aval, La Serpent, Luc-sur-Aude, Magrie, Montazels, Peyrolles, Roquetaillade, Saint-Polycarpe, Serres and Veraza.

This page in French: Visiter Alet-les-Bains