Gruissan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gruissan in Aude

Visit Gruissan: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is also well known for its windsurfing

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Gruissan. For detailed visitor information see the Gruissan travel guide.

Gruissan is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 61 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Gruissan is 642 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Narbonne at 11 km and Sigean Nature Reserve at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gruissan, 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 Gruissan 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 Gruissan

Markets in and near Gruissan

Market days in Gruissan: weekly market: every day except Thursday;

  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (0km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (11km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Fleury: market every day (14km)
  • Coursan: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Serignan: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (25km)

More information about Gruissan, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Gruissan, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gruissan.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (7km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des carrières de Saint-Adrien (39km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Margon (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (12km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (16km)
  • Étang de Leucate (30km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (42km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (51km)
  • Etang de Thau (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • African reserve of Sigean (12km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gruissan

Canton: Coursan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Postcode: 11430

Distance to Gruissan

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 642 km

from Calais: 877 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

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

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Gruissan