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Photo is of Caunes-Minervois at 10 km from Castans

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Visit Castans: highlights and tourist information

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Castans is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Castans is 606 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Caunes-Minervois at 10 km and Chateaux de Lastours at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castans, 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 Castans 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 Castans


Markets in and near Castans

  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (15km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (23km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)

More information about Castans, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Castans, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (6km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (20km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (24km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (46km)
  • Mont Caroux (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castans

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Castans

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 606 km

from Calais: 840 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 291 km

from Strasbourg: 704 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albine, Cabrespine, Citou, Lespinassiere and Pradelles-Cabardes.

This page in French: Visiter Castans

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