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Visit Axat: highlights and tourist information

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Axat is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Axat is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 5 km and Quillan at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Axat, 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 Axat 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 Axat


Markets in and near Axat

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (27km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (39km)

More information about Axat, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Axat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (26km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (29km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (4km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (20km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (27km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (30km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (32km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (32km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (35km)
  • Pic du Canigou (37km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (46km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (49km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Axat

Canton: Axat

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Axat

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 906 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 772 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues, Belvianes-et-Cavirac, Cailla, Le Clat, Puilaurens, Quirbajou, Saint-Martin-Lys and Salvezines.

This page in French: Visiter Axat

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