Cavanac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carcassonne at 5 km from Cavanac

Visit Cavanac: highlights and tourist information

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Cavanac 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 Cavanac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 5 km and Saint-Hilaire at 8 km.

Cavanac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Limoux guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide
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Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide

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Map of places to visit near Cavanac


Markets in and near Cavanac

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (16km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (34km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (36km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)

More information about Cavanac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cavanac, France

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

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 (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (62km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (5km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (24km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (25km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (38km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (39km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (43km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (46km)

Geography and distances

Cavanac is in the south of France at 5 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Cavanac is 632 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cavanac

Canton: Carcassonne 1er Canton

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11570

Distance to Cavanac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 632 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 734 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carcassonne, Cazilhac, Couffoulens, Lavalette, Leuc, Palaja, Preixan, Rouffiac-d'Aude, Roullens, Verzeille and Villefloure.

This page in French: Visiter Cavanac


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