Fontjoncouse tourism and travel guide

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Fontjoncouse 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 Fontjoncouse in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontfroide Abbey at 13 km and Lagrasse at 14 km.

Fontjoncouse, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fontfroide Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
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La Palme

La Palme

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Palme guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

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

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

See Chateau de Termes guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Narbonne guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Leucate guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Gruissan guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bize-Minervois guide

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Map of places to visit near Fontjoncouse


Markets in and near Fontjoncouse

  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (24km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (25km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontjoncouse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (43km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fontfroide (11km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (27km)
  • Étang de Leucate (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (34km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (44km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (44km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Fontjoncouse is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Fontjoncouse is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontjoncouse

Canton: Durban-Corbières

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11360

Distance to Fontjoncouse

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 725 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albas, Coustouge, Durban-Corbieres, Jonquieres and Villeseque-Des-Corbieres.

This page in French: Visiter Fontjoncouse


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