Citou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Citou in Aude

Photo is of Caunes-Minervois at 6 km from Citou

Visit Citou: highlights and tourist information

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Citou 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 Citou in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caunes-Minervois at 6 km and Chateaux de Lastours at 14 km.

Citou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


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

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

See Aigne guide
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Heritage Site at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 28 km (direction east), in the Tarn department

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


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

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


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

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

See Castres guide


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

With a lovely medieval centre and the scenic background of the Jaur...

See Olargues guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide

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Map of places to visit near Citou


Markets in and near Citou

  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (14km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Castres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (36km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Citou, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Citou, France

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

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 (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (7km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (17km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (24km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (41km)
  • Mont Caroux (44km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Citou is in the south of France at 24 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Citou is 609 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Citou

Canton: Peyriac-Minervois

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11160

Distance to Citou

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 609 km

from Calais: 844 km

from Nice: 383 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 705 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castans, Caunes-Minervois, Felines-Minervois and Lespinassiere.

This page in French: Visiter Citou


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