Brenac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brenac: highlights and tourist information

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Brenac is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Brenac is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gorges de l'Aude at 3 km and Quillan at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brenac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brenac in Occitanie.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Brenac

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

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)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (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 du Bouillouses (38km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (38km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (41km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (45km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (48km)

Geography and distances

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