Conques-sur-Orbiel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateaux de Lastours at 7 km from Conques-sur-Orbiel

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Conques-sur-Orbiel 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 Conques-sur-Orbiel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaux de Lastours at 7 km and Carcassonne at 8 km.

Conques-sur-Orbiel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Heritage Site at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide
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at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Limoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 33 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 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds...

See Soreze guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


at 36 km (direction 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 Conques-sur-Orbiel


Markets in and near Conques-sur-Orbiel

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (29km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (30km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (32km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (37km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (38km)

More information about Conques-sur-Orbiel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Conques-sur-Orbiel, France

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

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 (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (8km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (11km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (34km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (34km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (43km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Conques-sur-Orbiel is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Conques-sur-Orbiel is 621 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Conques-sur-Orbiel

Canton: Conques-sur-Orbiel

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11600

Distance to Conques-sur-Orbiel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 621 km

from Calais: 855 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 721 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Conques-sur-Orbiel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnoles, Bouilhonnac, Malves-en-Minervois, Salleles-Cabardes, Villalier, Villarzel-Cabardes, Villedubert, Villegailhenc, Villegly, Villemoustaussou and Villeneuve-Minervois.

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