La Palme tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach, lagoon and vineyards to explore

La Palme is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Important note

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Palme in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Leucate at 8 km and Port-la-Nouvelle at 8 km.

La Palme, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

The resort at Leucate is one of the liveliest and most interesting...

See Leucate guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the largest industrial ports in France, Port-la-Nouvelle also has a...

See Port-la-Nouvelle guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide
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at 17 km (direction north-east)

As well as the pleasure port and old village centre, Gruissan is...

See Gruissan guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one...

See Fontfroide Abbey guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

Among other highlights, the parts of Narbonne along the canal and around...

See Narbonne guide


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

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide
Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca

Castle at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

The Palace of Kings of Majorca is an imposing fortress and royal...

See Perpignan Palace of Kings of Majorca guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it a popular centre...

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 36 km (direction west)

Château De Termes is one of the most important Cathar castles in...

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide

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Markets in and near La Palme

  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Port-la-Nouvelle: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Gruissan: market every day except Thursday (17km)
  • Le Barcares: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Le Barcares: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Narbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Narbonne: market Sunday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near La Palme, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (33km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (53km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Leucate (14km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (18km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (29km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (34km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (42km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (45km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (45km)
  • Etangs du Bagnas (57km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

La Palme is in the south of France at 58 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: La Palme is 656 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Palme

Canton: Sigean

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11480

Distance to La Palme

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 656 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 724 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caves, Port-la-Nouvelle, Roquefort-Des-Corbieres and Treilles.

This page in French: Visiter La Palme


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