Cruscades tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cruscades in Aude

Photo is of Fontfroide Abbey at 10 km from Cruscades

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Cruscades 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 Cruscades in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontfroide Abbey at 10 km and Bize-Minervois at 15 km.

Cruscades, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Narbonne guide


at 16 km (direction east), in the Herault department

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

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Herault department

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

See Minerve guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 22 km (direction south-east)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such as lions,...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is also well...

See Gruissan guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

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

See Saint-Chinian guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 28 km (direction south-east)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and...

See La Palme guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a popular beach...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in the south...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide

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Map of places to visit near Cruscades


Markets in and near Cruscades

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (16km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (24km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (24km)
  • Fleury: market every day (26km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Cruscades, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cruscades, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (29km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (47km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (10km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (30km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (32km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (37km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (37km)
  • Étang de Leucate (41km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Cruscades is in the south of France at 38 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Cruscades is 631 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cruscades

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11200

Distance to Cruscades

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 866 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 710 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argens-Minervois, Bizanet, Boutenac, Canet, Lezignan-Corbieres, Luc-sur-Orbieu, Ornaisons, Raissac-d'Aude and Villedaigne.

This page in French: Visiter Cruscades