Canet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bize-Minervois at 10 km from Canet

Visit Canet: highlights and tourist information

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Canet 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 Canet in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bize-Minervois at 10 km and Aigne at 12 km.

Canet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite...

See Aigne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Narbonne guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gruissan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Palme guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Beziers guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Roquebrun guide

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Map of places to visit near Canet


Markets in and near Canet

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (14km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Fleury: market every day (23km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (24km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)

More information about Canet, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Canet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (28km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (43km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (13km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (28km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (29km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (41km)
  • Mont Caroux (43km)
  • Étang de Leucate (44km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (53km)
  • Céressou (56km)
  • Cirque du Moureze (60km)
  • Cirque de Mourèze (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Canet is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Canet is 627 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Canet

Canton: Narbonne-Ouest

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11200

Distance to Canet

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 627 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 706 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cruscades, Ginestas, Luc-sur-Orbieu, Nevian, Ornaisons, Paraza, Raissac-d'Aude, Roubia, Saint-Nazaire-d'Aude, Sainte-Valiere, Ventenac-en-Minervois and Villedaigne.

This page in French: Visiter Canet


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