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Argens-Minervois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argens-Minervois in Aude

Photo is of Aigne at 11 km from Argens-Minervois

Visit Argens-Minervois: highlights and tourist information

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Argens-Minervois is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aigne at 11 km and Bize-Minervois at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Argens-Minervois, 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 Argens-Minervois in Occitanie.

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal...

See Narbonne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is...

See Saint-Chinian guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 29 km (direction south-east)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village...

See Gruissan guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Carcassonne guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 35 km (direction south-east)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a...

See La Palme guide

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Map of places to visit near Argens-Minervois


Markets in and near Argens-Minervois

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (21km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (28km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

More information about Argens-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Argens-Minervois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (35km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (48km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (52km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (17km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (26km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (28km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (33km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (38km)
  • Mont Caroux (44km)
  • Étang de Leucate (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Argens-Minervois is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Argens-Minervois is 625 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argens-Minervois

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11200

Distance to Argens-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 625 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 367 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 708 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Argens-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cruscades, Escales, Homps, Lezignan-Corbieres, Olonzac, Oupia, Paraza, Pouzols-Minervois, Roubia and Tourouzelle.

This page in French: Visiter Argens-Minervois

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