Cournanel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cournanel: highlights and tourist information

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Cournanel is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 22 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Cournanel is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Limoux at 3 km and Alet-les-Bains at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cournanel, 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 Cournanel in Occitanie.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cournanel

Markets in and near Cournanel

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (3km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (30km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (39km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (46km)

More information about Cournanel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cournanel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cournanel.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (46km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (51km)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (21km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (22km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (22km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (30km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (41km)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cournanel

Canton: Limoux

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11300

Distance to Cournanel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 750 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alet-les-Bains, Bouriege, Gaja-et-Villedieu, Gardie, La Digne-d'Aval, Limoux, Magrie, Malras, Pauligne, Pieusse, Roquetaillade, Saint-Polycarpe, Tourreilles, Veraza and Villar-Saint-Anselme.

This page in French: Visiter Cournanel