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Visit Granes: highlights and tourist information

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Granes is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 36 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Granes is 663 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes-le-Chateau at 4 km and Gorges de l'Aude at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Granes, 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 Granes 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 Granes


Markets in and near Granes

  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (36km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Granes, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Granes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (35km)
  • Carcassonne (36km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (38km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (39km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (8km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (20km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (21km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (26km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (36km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (41km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (42km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (42km)
  • Pic du Canigou (45km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Granes

Canton: Quillan

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11500

Distance to Granes

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 663 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 416 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 763 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belvianes-et-Cavirac, Campagne-sur-Aude, Cassaignes, Couiza, Coustaussa, Esperaza, Fa, Montazels, Quillan, Rennes-le-Chateau, Rennes-les-Bains, Saint-Ferriol, Saint-Julia-de-Bec, Saint-Just-et-le-Bezu and Saint-Louis-et-Parahou.

This page in French: Visiter Granes

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