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Courniou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courniou in Herault

Photo is of Minerve at 14 km from Courniou

Visit Courniou: highlights and tourist information

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Courniou is situated in the Herault department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 14 km and Aigne at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courniou, 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 Courniou in Occitanie.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Minerve guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Olargues guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Chinian guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide
Brassac (Tarn)

Brassac (Tarn)

at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Brassac (Tarn) guide


at 26 km (direction east)

The seting on the River Orb and the Mediterranean garden add to...

See Roquebrun guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The Cevennes village of Belmont-sur-Rance is small but very enjoyable to explore,...

See Belmont-sur-Rance guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Tarn department

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

See Castres guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Aude department

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around...

See Narbonne guide


Heritage Site at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Aude department

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

See Carcassonne guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aude department

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courniou


Markets in and near Courniou

  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (6km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (32km)
  • Lamalou-les-Bains: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (37km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (39km)

More information about Courniou, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Courniou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (11km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de la Devèze (0km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (24km)
  • Mont Caroux (27km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (41km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (43km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (16km)

Geography and distances

Courniou is in the south of France at 95 kilometres from Montpellier, the department capital (general information: Courniou is 599 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courniou

Canton: Saint-Pons-de-Thomières

Arrondissement: Béziers

Department: Herault

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 34220

Distance to Courniou

from Montpellier (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 599 km

from Calais: 833 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 303 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Labastide-Rouairoux, Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres and Verreries-de-Moussans.

This page in French: Visiter Courniou

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