Gincla tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Puilaurens at 5 km from Gincla

Visit Gincla: highlights and tourist information

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Gincla 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 Gincla in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 5 km and Mosset at 11 km.

Gincla, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain location...

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Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become listed among...

See Mosset guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the scenery and...

See Molitg-les-Bains guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your trip to...

See Quillan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and it is...

See Eus guide
Gorges de l\'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of the western...

See Prades guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating Rennes-le-Chateau with...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


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

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village in the...

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Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of the village...

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at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Gincla

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (31km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (38km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Gincla, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gincla, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (20km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (21km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (22km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (26km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (28km)
  • Chapel Saint-Martin de Fenollar (Maureillas-las-Illas) (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (13km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (26km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (26km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (27km)
  • Pic du Canigou (29km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (34km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (34km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (35km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (41km)
  • Pic de Fontfrède (50km)

Geography and distances

Gincla is in the south of France at 50 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Gincla is 677 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gincla

Canton: Axat

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Gincla

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 677 km

from Calais: 911 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 772 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caudies-de-Fenouilledes, Fenouillet, Montfort-sur-Boulzane, Puilaurens, Rabouillet and Salvezines.

This page in French: Visiter Gincla