Fontcouverte tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lagrasse at 10 km from Fontcouverte

Visit Fontcouverte: highlights and tourist information

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Fontcouverte is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fontcouverte in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lagrasse at 10 km and Fontfroide Abbey at 18 km.

Fontcouverte, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Herault department

The fortified village centre of Aigne make it one of our favourite Minervois villages...

See Aigne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Herault department

The ancient streets of the attractive village of Minerve are very pleasant to explore,...

See Minerve guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want to take...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

Bize-Minervois is a small village but its pretty houses and popular swimming river in...

See Bize-Minervois guide


at 26 km (direction east)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around the cathedral...

See Narbonne guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction west)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly recommended!...

See Carcassonne guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in the 13th...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Chateau d\'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Palme guide

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Map of places to visit near Fontcouverte


Markets in and near Fontcouverte

  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (33km)

More information about Fontcouverte, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fontcouverte, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (39km)
  • Haut-Languedoc (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (18km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (27km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (28km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (34km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (41km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (41km)
  • Étang de Leucate (44km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Fontcouverte is in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Fontcouverte is 633 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontcouverte

Canton: Lézignan-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11700

Distance to Fontcouverte

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 633 km

from Calais: 867 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 718 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Camplong-d'Aude, Conilhac-Corbieres, Fabrezan, Ferrals-les-Corbieres, Lezignan-Corbieres, Montbrun-Des-Corbieres, Moux, Puicheric, Roquecourbe-Minervois and Saint-Couat-d'Aude.

This page in French: Visiter Fontcouverte