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Visit Arques: highlights and tourist information

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Arques is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 29 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Arques is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-les-Bains at 6 km and Rennes-le-Chateau at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arques, 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 Arques in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Arques


Markets in and near Arques

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (17km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (37km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (39km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (42km)

More information about Arques, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Arques, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (29km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

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) (34km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (41km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (9km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (16km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (19km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (28km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (36km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (37km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (46km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (52km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (52km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arques

Canton: Couiza

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11190

Distance to Arques

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fourtou, Missegre, Peyrolles, Rennes-les-Bains, Serres, Sougraigne, Terroles, Valmigere and Veraza.

This page in French: Visiter Arques

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