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Couiza tourism and travel guide

Photo of Couiza in Aude

Photo is of Rennes-le-Chateau at 2 km from Couiza

Visit Couiza: highlights and tourist information

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Couiza is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-le-Chateau at 2 km and Rennes-les-Bains at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Couiza, 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 Couiza in Occitanie.

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

Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in...

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 9 km (direction south-west)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
 
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Quillan

Quillan

at 10 km (direction south-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of...

See Quillan guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in...

See Limoux guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a...

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped...

See Mosset guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a...

See Chateau de Queribus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Couiza

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Markets in and near Couiza

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (3km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (13km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (42km)

More information about Couiza, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Couiza, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (31km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (42km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (12km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (18km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (22km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (26km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (31km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (42km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (46km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (46km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Couiza is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Couiza is 658 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Couiza

Canton: Couiza

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11190

Distance to Couiza

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 658 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 758 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alet-les-Bains, Antugnac, Campagne-sur-Aude, Cassaignes, Conilhac-de-la-Montagne, Coustaussa, Esperaza, Fa, Granes, La Serpent, Luc-sur-Aude, Montazels, Peyrolles, Rennes-le-Chateau, Rennes-les-Bains, Roquetaillade, Saint-Ferriol, Serres and Veraza.

This page in French: Visiter Couiza

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