Bessede-de-Sault tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Quillan at 11 km from Bessede-de-Sault

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Bessede-de-Sault 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 Bessede-de-Sault in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Quillan at 11 km and Gorges de l\'Aude at 11 km.

Bessede-de-Sault, 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-east)

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

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

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

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at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become listed among...

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at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known for being...

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at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

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at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the scenery and...

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Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village in the...

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at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of the western...

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Markets in and near Bessede-de-Sault

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (30km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (39km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (43km)

More information about Bessede-de-Sault, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bessede-de-Sault, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (30km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (38km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (8km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (20km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (26km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (26km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (35km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (37km)
  • Pic du Canigou (41km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (43km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (54km)

Geography and distances

Bessede-de-Sault is in the south of France at 51 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Bessede-de-Sault is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessede-de-Sault

Canton: Axat

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Bessede-de-Sault

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 778 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bessede-de-Sault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunat, Cailla, Campagna-de-Sault, Escouloubre, Fontanes-de-Sault, Joucou, Le Bousquet, Le Clat, Marsa, Quirbajou and Rodome.

This page in French: Visiter Bessede-de-Sault