Bize-Minervois tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming river in summer make it a good place for a detour

Bize-Minervois is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Bize-Minervois. For detailed visitor information see the Bize-Minervois travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bize-Minervois in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 11 km and Saint-Chinian at 13 km.

Bize-Minervois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-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 11 km (direction west-north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

The busy village of Saint-Chinian in the Minerves is best known for the good...

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Narbonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to the charm...

See Roquebrun guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur river that...

See Olargues guide


at 28 km (direction west)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Beziers guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Gruissan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 38 km (direction south-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 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Palme guide

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Markets in and near Bize-Minervois

  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (14km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Fleury: market every day (24km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Bize-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Bize-Minervois, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (32km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (37km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (21km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (22km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (29km)
  • Mont Caroux (33km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (34km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (43km)
  • Céressou (49km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (50km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (52km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Bize-Minervois is in the south of France at 44 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Bize-Minervois is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bize-Minervois

Canton: Ginestas

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11120

Distance to Bize-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 357 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 696 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bize-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agel, Aigne, Aigues-Vives, Argeliers, Cruzy, Ginestas, Mailhac, Mirepeisset, Montouliers, Pouzols-Minervois and Sainte-Valiere.

This page in French: Visiter Bize-Minervois