Castelnau-d'Aude tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castelnau-d'Aude in Aude

Photo is of Minerve at 15 km from Castelnau-d'Aude

Visit Castelnau-d'Aude: highlights and tourist information

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Castelnau-d'Aude 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 Castelnau-d'Aude in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 15 km and Caunes-Minervois at 16 km.

Castelnau-d'Aude, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


Heritage Site at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Narbonne guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gruissan guide

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Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Castelnau-d'Aude


Markets in and near Castelnau-d'Aude

  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (27km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (28km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Castelnau-d'Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Castelnau-d'Aude, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (38km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (22km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (22km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (25km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (27km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (33km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (42km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (47km)
  • Mont Caroux (49km)
  • Étang de Leucate (50km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Castelnau-d'Aude is in the south of France at 26 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Castelnau-d'Aude is 626 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castelnau-d'Aude

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11700

Distance to Castelnau-d'Aude

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 626 km

from Calais: 860 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 713 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Castelnau-d'Aude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azille, Conilhac-Corbieres, Escales, Homps, La Redorte, Montbrun-Des-Corbieres, Moux, Olonzac, Puicheric, Roquecourbe-Minervois, Saint-Couat-d'Aude and Tourouzelle.

This page in French: Visiter Castelnau-d'Aude