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Cucugnan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cucugnan: highlights and tourist information

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Cucugnan is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Attractions in Cucugnan

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain in the south of France used by the Cathars: Chateau de Queribus

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Queribus at 2 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cucugnan, 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 Cucugnan in Occitanie.

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

Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 2 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 20 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore -...

See Eus guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 26 km (direction east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban...

See Fort de Salses guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The picturesque village of Castelnou, overlooked by a castle,...

See Castelnou guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Mosset guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

A small village with lovely views, it is also...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cucugnan


Markets in and near Cucugnan

  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (19km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (24km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (27km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (29km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

More information about Cucugnan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Cucugnan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (35km)
  • Carcassonne (45km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (20km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (41km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Galamus (10km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (17km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (20km)
  • Étang de Leucate (32km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (32km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (38km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (38km)
  • Pic du Canigou (39km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (43km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (44km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (47km)
  • Paulilles (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Cucugnan is in the south of France at 45 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Cucugnan is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cucugnan

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11350

Distance to Cucugnan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 902 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 752 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, Lesquerde, Maury, Padern and Rouffiac-Des-Corbieres.

This page in French: Visiter Cucugnan

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