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Esperaza tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esperaza in Aude

Photo is of Rennes-le-Chateau at 3 km from Esperaza

Visit Esperaza: highlights and tourist information

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Esperaza is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-le-Chateau at 3 km and Gorges de l'Aude at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Esperaza, 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 Esperaza in Occitanie.

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

Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 7 km (direction south-west)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

The abbey ruins are the most imposing monument in Alet-les-Bains but...

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 8 km (direction south-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part...

See Quillan guide
 
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Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 14 km (direction east)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to...

See Limoux guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely...

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful...

See Camon guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Mosset

Mosset

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Mosset guide
Montsegur

Montsegur

at 33 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle...

See Montsegur guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very...

See Carcassonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Esperaza

 
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Markets in and near Esperaza

Market days in Esperaza: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (13km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (24km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (33km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)

More information about Esperaza, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Esperaza, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (43km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (43km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (11km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (21km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (24km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (24km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (32km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (44km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (44km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (45km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Esperaza is in the south of France at 33 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Esperaza is 658 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esperaza

Canton: Quillan

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11260

Distance to Esperaza

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 658 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 417 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 760 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antugnac, Bouriege, Brenac, Campagne-sur-Aude, Cassaignes, Conilhac-de-la-Montagne, Couiza, Coustaussa, Fa, Granes, La Serpent, Luc-sur-Aude, Montazels, Rennes-le-Chateau and Saint-Ferriol.

This page in French: Visiter Esperaza

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