Douzens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Douzens: highlights and tourist information

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Douzens is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 20 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Douzens is 631 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lagrasse at 11 km and Caunes-Minervois at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Douzens, 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 Douzens 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 Douzens

Markets in and near Douzens

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (33km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (34km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (36km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (38km)

More information about Douzens, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Douzens, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (19km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (22km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (25km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (25km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (33km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (40km)
  • Étang de Leucate (50km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Douzens

Canton: Capendu

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11700

Distance to Douzens

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 865 km

from Nice: 382 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 720 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigues-Vives, Blomac, Capendu, Comigne, Marseillette, Moux, Puicheric, Roquecourbe-Minervois and Saint-Couat-d'Aude.

This page in French: Visiter Douzens