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Embres-et-Castelmaure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Embres-et-Castelmaure in Aude

Photo is of Chateau d'Aguilar at 8 km from Embres-et-Castelmaure

Visit Embres-et-Castelmaure: highlights and tourist information

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Embres-et-Castelmaure is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau d'Aguilar at 8 km and Fort de Salses at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Embres-et-Castelmaure, 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 Embres-et-Castelmaure in Occitanie.

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

Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 14 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Fort de Salses guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Palme guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 18 km (direction east)

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and...

See Leucate guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide


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

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will...

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gruissan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Embres-et-Castelmaure


Markets in and near Embres-et-Castelmaure

  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (19km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (28km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (29km)

More information about Embres-et-Castelmaure, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Embres-et-Castelmaure, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (48km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (31km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (34km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (18km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (21km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (29km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (34km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (34km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (41km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Embres-et-Castelmaure is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Embres-et-Castelmaure is 659 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Embres-et-Castelmaure

Canton: Durban-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11360

Distance to Embres-et-Castelmaure

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 659 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Embres-et-Castelmaure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cascastel-Des-Corbieres, Fraisse-Des-Corbieres, Saint-Jean-de-Barrou and Villeneuve-les-Corbieres.

This page in French: Visiter Embres-et-Castelmaure

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