Le Bousquet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Puilaurens at 13 km from Le Bousquet

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Le Bousquet 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 Le Bousquet in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puilaurens at 13 km and Quillan at 14 km.

Le Bousquet, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Castle Puilaurens is a Cathar castle of France in a beautiful mountain...

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at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part of your...

See Quillan guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The Gorges de l'Aude are a scenic highlight to explore close to...

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The medieval streets in the heart of Mosset have helped it become...

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at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

If you are wanting a spa break in the Pyrenees mountains the...

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at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Villefranche-de-Conflent is a fascinating place to explore, with a fortified ancient village...

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at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Prades makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the valleys of...

See Prades guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

The steep streets of Eus re very lovely to explore - and...

See Eus guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

A spa town since the 19th century, Ax-les-Thermes is now better known...

See Ax-les-Thermes guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

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Mount Canigou

Mount Canigou

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Although not very high, Mont Canigou dominates the landscape and culture of...

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Markets in and near Le Bousquet

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (35km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (39km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bousquet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (24km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (27km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (32km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (38km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (11km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (24km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (25km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (26km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (28km)
  • Pic du Canigou (35km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (36km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (38km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (38km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (48km)

Geography and distances

Le Bousquet is in the south of France at 54 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Le Bousquet is 680 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bousquet

Canton: Axat

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Le Bousquet

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 680 km

from Calais: 913 km

from Nice: 427 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 781 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunat, Bessede-de-Sault, Carcanieres, Counozouls, Escouloubre, Le Clat, Le Puch, Querigut, Roquefort-de-Sault and Sainte-Colombe-sur-Guette.

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