Bages tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Narbonne at 7 km from Bages

Visit Bages: highlights and tourist information

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Bages 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 Bages in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Narbonne at 7 km and Fontfroide Abbey at 8 km.

Bages, 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-east)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around the cathedral...

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Gruissan guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 11 km (direction south)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions,...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 16 km (direction south)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and...

See La Palme guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 24 km (direction south)

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting along the...

See Leucate guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite Minervois villages...

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

Beziers is a lively, thriving town with a good number of interesting monuments to...

See Beziers guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a substantial and...

See Fort de Salses guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant to explore,...

See Minerve guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 33 km (direction south-west)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide

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Map of places to visit near Bages


Markets in and near Bages

  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (7km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (8km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Fleury: market every day (17km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Bages, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bages, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (8km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (18km)
  • Étang de Leucate (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (45km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (45km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (48km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (51km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Bages is in the south of France at 53 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Bages is 639 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bages

Canton: Narbonne-Sud

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11100

Distance to Bages

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 639 km

from Calais: 874 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Peyriac-de-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Bages