Issel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Pomarede at 5 km from Issel

Visit Issel: highlights and tourist information

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Issel 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 Issel in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Pomarede at 5 km and Castelnaudary at 6 km.

Issel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Pomarede guide
Castelnaudary

Castelnaudary

at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide
Revel

Revel

at 10 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide
Soreze

Soreze

at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

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

See Soreze guide
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Saissac

Saissac

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Saissac guide
Montolieu

Montolieu

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montolieu guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were built in...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
Castres

Castres

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Tarn department

While not an important tourist destination, Castres has a pleasant town centre...

See Castres guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting. Highly...

See Carcassonne guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Lavaur

Lavaur

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Tarn department

Lavaur is a pretty red brick town in the Tarn department of...

See Lavaur guide
Limoux

Limoux

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Limoux guide
Lautrec

Lautrec

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

Lautrec is a small village, but both the views and the intereting...

See Lautrec guide

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Markets in and near Issel

  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (6km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (10km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (22km)
  • Puylaurens: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Caraman: market Thursday (26km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (28km)
  • Labruguiere: market Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (32km)

More information about Issel, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Issel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (28km)
  • Parc aux Bambous (31km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (33km)
  • Jardin des Martels (47km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (50km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (35km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (38km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (59km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Issel is in the south of France at 34 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Issel is 611 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Issel

Canton: Castelnaudary-Nord

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11400

Distance to Issel

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 611 km

from Calais: 843 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 262 km

from Strasbourg: 731 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castelnaudary, La Pomarede, Labecede-Lauragais, Les Brunels, Peyrens, Puginier, Saint-Papoul, Souilhanels, Souilhe, Treville and Verdun-en-Lauragais.

This page in French: Visiter Issel

 
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