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Fourtou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fourtou: highlights and tourist information

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Fourtou is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 35 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Fourtou is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-les-Bains at 9 km and Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fourtou, 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 Fourtou 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 Fourtou


Markets in and near Fourtou

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (24km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (32km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (39km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (40km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (40km)

More information about Fourtou, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Fourtou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (34km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (36km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (28km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (36km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (49km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (8km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (9km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (20km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (31km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (34km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (40km)
  • Pic du Canigou (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (44km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (44km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (51km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fourtou

Canton: Couiza

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11190

Distance to Fourtou

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 401 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 754 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albieres, Arques, Auriac, Camps-sur-l'Agly and Cubieres-sur-Cinoble.

This page in French: Visiter Fourtou

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