Argens-Minervois tourism and travel guide

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Argens-Minervois 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 Argens-Minervois in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aigne at 11 km and Bize-Minervois at 12 km.

Argens-Minervois, France: places to visit and attractions

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 favourite...

See Aigne guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

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 pleasant...

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 and around...

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 best known for...

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 such...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is...

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 castles in...

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 in...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction west)

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

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 beach,...

See La Palme guide

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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