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Laurac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laurac in Aude

Photo is of Castelnaudary at 10 km from Laurac

Visit Laurac: highlights and tourist information

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Laurac is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Castelnaudary at 10 km and Mirepoix at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laurac, 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 Laurac in Occitanie.

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide


at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
La Pomarede

La Pomarede

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Pomarede guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saissac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Haute-Garonne department

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

See Revel guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Tarn department

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

See Soreze guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in...

See Limoux guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Hilaire is a pleasant village that is dominated by the lovely Abbey...

See Saint-Hilaire guide


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

The largest town in Ariege, Pamiers has several notable...

See Pamiers guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aude

Map of places to visit near Laurac


Markets in and near Laurac

  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (10km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (25km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (27km)
  • Villefranche-de-Lauragais: market Friday (28km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saverdun: market Friday (32km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Laurac, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Laurac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (20km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (41km)
  • Jardin de l'Évêché (47km)
  • Jardin Royal de Toulouse (59km)
  • Jardin japonais de Toulouse (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (32km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (36km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (42km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (48km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (50km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (60km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Laurac is in the south of France at 31 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Laurac is 626 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laurac

Canton: Fanjeaux

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11270

Distance to Laurac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 626 km

from Calais: 858 km

from Nice: 430 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 744 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cazalrenoux, Fanjeaux, Fendeille, Fonters-du-Razes, Generville, La Cassaigne, Laurabuc, Mireval-Lauragais, Pexiora and Villasavary.

This page in French: Visiter Laurac

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