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Brenac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gorges de l'Aude at 3 km from Brenac

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Brenac 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 Brenac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de l'Aude at 3 km and Quillan at 3 km.

Brenac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Quillan guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

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at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Limoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


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

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Mosset guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Molitg-les-Bains guide

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Markets in and near Brenac

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (19km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (31km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Brenac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Brenac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (38km)
  • Carcassonne (39km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (41km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (46km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (7km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (18km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (27km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (38km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (38km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (41km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (45km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (48km)

Geography and distances

Brenac is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Brenac is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brenac

Canton: Quillan

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11500

Distance to Brenac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 424 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 767 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belvianes-et-Cavirac, Campagne-sur-Aude, Coudons, Esperaza, Fa, Ginoles, Nebias, Quillan, Rouvenac, Saint-Ferriol and Saint-Jean-de-Paracol.

This page in French: Visiter Brenac


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