Lavalette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Carcassonne at 8 km from Lavalette

Visit Lavalette: highlights and tourist information

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Lavalette 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 Lavalette in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carcassonne at 8 km and Saint-Hilaire at 11 km.

Lavalette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montolieu guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Limoux guide
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Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saissac guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

If you are exploreing the Minervois wine region you will also want...

See Caunes-Minervois guide


at 29 km (direction south)

A small village with lovely views, it is also the legends associating...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Castelnaudary guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Rennes-les-Bains is a traditional spa town in the Aude countryside...

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide

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Map of places to visit near Lavalette


Markets in and near Lavalette

  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (15km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (33km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Mazamet: market Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (35km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (37km)
  • Olonzac: market Tuesday (39km)

More information about Lavalette, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Lavalette, France

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

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

  • Haut-Languedoc (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (42km)
  • Jardin et parc du château de Loubens (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (8km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (25km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (29km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (39km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (41km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (43km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (48km)

Geography and distances

Lavalette is in the south of France at 8 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Lavalette is 631 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavalette

Canton: Montréal

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11290

Distance to Lavalette

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 631 km

from Calais: 864 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 735 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alairac, Arzens, Caux-et-Sauzens, Cavanac, Couffoulens, Leuc, Montclar, Preixan, Roullens and Villarzel-du-Razes.

This page in French: Visiter Lavalette


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