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Cailhavel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Limoux at 14 km from Cailhavel

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Cailhavel 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 Cailhavel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Limoux at 14 km and Saint-Hilaire at 17 km.

Cailhavel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Limoux guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montolieu guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the...

See Saissac guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 28 km (direction north-east)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 31 km (direction north-west)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if...

See La Pomarede guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Cailhavel


Markets in and near Cailhavel

  • Bram: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (14km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (22km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (33km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (34km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Cailhavel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cailhavel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (20km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (35km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (37km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (46km)

Geography and distances

Cailhavel is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Cailhavel is 633 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cailhavel

Canton: Alaigne

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11240

Distance to Cailhavel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 633 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 743 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belveze-du-Razes, Brezilhac, Brugairolles, Cailhau, Cambieure, Ferran, Gramazie, La Force, Lasserre-de-Prouille, Malvies, Mazerolles-du-Razes, Montreal, Routier and Villeneuve-les-Montreal.

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