Gaja-la-Selve tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mirepoix at 12 km from Gaja-la-Selve

Visit Gaja-la-Selve: highlights and tourist information

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Gaja-la-Selve 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 Gaja-la-Selve in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mirepoix at 12 km and Castelnaudary at 15 km.

Gaja-la-Selve, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town that is...

See Mirepoix guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and is the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

Very tiny so don't travel for ages to get here but if you are...

See La Pomarede guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable monuments including the cathedral and...

See Pamiers guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the top of the village and...

See Saissac guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known as a...

See Montolieu guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Limoux guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Garonne department

The large arcaded square in the centre of Revel contains one of the biggest...

See Revel guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

The abbey-school and numerous ancient colombage houses are among the interesting finds in the...

See Soreze guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The narrow medieval streets, the imposing castle above the town and the lovely setting...

See Foix guide
Chateau de Foix

Chateau de Foix

Castle at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

The chateau de Foix is an impressive medieval castle on a rocky spur in...

See Chateau de Foix guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely far-reaching views...

See Montsegur guide

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Map of places to visit near Gaja-la-Selve


Markets in and near Gaja-la-Selve

  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (26km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (27km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (29km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (30km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Gaja-la-Selve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (13km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (43km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (33km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (38km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (47km)

Geography and distances

Gaja-la-Selve is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Gaja-la-Selve is 630 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gaja-la-Selve

Canton: Fanjeaux

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11270

Distance to Gaja-la-Selve

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 630 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 437 km

from Bordeaux: 269 km

from Strasbourg: 751 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gaja-la-Selve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cahuzac, Cazalrenoux, Fonters-du-Razes, Generville, Lafage, Mayreville, Pech-Luna, Pecharic-et-le-Py, Peyrefitte-sur-l'Hers, Plavilla, Ribouisse, Saint-Amans, Saint-Julien-de-Briola and Villautou.

This page in French: Visiter Gaja-la-Selve