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Escales tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Minerve at 15 km from Escales

Visit Escales: highlights and tourist information

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Escales is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Escales is 627 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Minerve at 15 km and Aigne at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escales, 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 Escales 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 Escales


Markets in and near Escales

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Labastide-Rouairoux: market Thursday (28km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Saint-Chinian: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres: market Wednesday & Sunday (30km)
  • Capestang: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Escales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Escales, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Languedoc (39km)
  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Évêché (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (20km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (25km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (27km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (28km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (33km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (40km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (47km)
  • Étang de Leucate (48km)
  • Mont Caroux (49km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Fraisse-sur-Agout (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Escales

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11200

Distance to Escales

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 627 km

from Calais: 861 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 712 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argens-Minervois, Castelnau-d'Aude, Conilhac-Corbieres, Homps, La Redorte, Lezignan-Corbieres, Montbrun-Des-Corbieres, Moux, Puicheric, Roquecourbe-Minervois, Saint-Couat-d'Aude and Tourouzelle.

This page in French: Visiter Escales

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