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Caunes-Minervois tourism and travel guide

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Visit Caunes-Minervois: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take a break in the small village of Caunes-Minervois

Caunes-Minervois is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Caunes-Minervois. For detailed visitor information see the Caunes-Minervois travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 18 km and Carcassonne at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caunes-Minervois, 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 Caunes-Minervois in Occitanie.

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

Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Minerve

Minerve

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Aigne

Aigne

at 24 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide
 
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Montolieu

Montolieu

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Montolieu guide
Lagrasse

Lagrasse

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it...

See Lagrasse guide
Bize-Minervois

Bize-Minervois

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide
Saissac

Saissac

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Saissac guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Tarn department

The highlight in the centre of Brassac in the Tarn department is...

See Brassac (Tarn) guide
Saint-Chinian

Saint-Chinian

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Chinian guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Castres

Castres

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant...

See Castres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Caunes-Minervois

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Markets in and near Caunes-Minervois

  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (32km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Caunes-Minervois, France

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

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 (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (7km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (19km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (22km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (38km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (39km)
  • Mont Caroux (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

 
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Geography and distances

Caunes-Minervois is in the south of France at 19 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Caunes-Minervois is 615 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Caunes-Minervois

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Caunes-Minervois

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 615 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Caunes-Minervois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabrespine, Citou, Peyriac-Minervois, Rieux-Minervois, Trausse, Villarzel-Cabardes and Villeneuve-Minervois.

This page in French: Visiter Caunes-Minervois

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