Belcastel-et-Buc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Belcastel-et-Buc in Aude

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire at 7 km from Belcastel-et-Buc

Visit Belcastel-et-Buc: highlights and tourist information

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Belcastel-et-Buc 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 Belcastel-et-Buc in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire at 7 km and Alet-les-Bains at 8 km.

Belcastel-et-Buc, 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-west)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey of Saint-Hilaire,...

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but be sure to...

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 10 km (direction west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to enjoy the...

See Limoux guide


at 13 km (direction south)

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating Rennes-le-Chateau with...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in southern France...

See Chateau de Termes guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 22 km (direction south-west)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to Carcassonne...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 22 km (direction south-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to...

See Quillan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found in the...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 26 km (direction south)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain location...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of France' is...

See Camon guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a...

See Montolieu guide

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Markets in and near Belcastel-et-Buc

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (11km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (38km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Belcastel-et-Buc, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Belcastel-et-Buc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (13km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (19km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (25km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (25km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (36km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (37km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (46km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (47km)

Geography and distances

Belcastel-et-Buc is in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Belcastel-et-Buc is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belcastel-et-Buc

Canton: Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11580

Distance to Belcastel-et-Buc

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 405 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 745 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Belcastel-et-Buc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gardie, Greffeil, Missegre, Saint-Polycarpe, Terroles, Veraza, Villar-Saint-Anselme, Villardebelle and Villebazy.

This page in French: Visiter Belcastel-et-Buc