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Limoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Limoux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small town of Limoux is best visited in late spring to enjoy the Carnival of Limoux, one of the oldest and best known carnivals in France

Limoux 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 Limoux. For detailed visitor information see the Limoux travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Limoux include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire at 9 km and Rennes-le-Chateau at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Limoux, 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 Limoux in Occitanie.

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

Alet-les-Bains

Alet-les-Bains

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Saint-Hilaire

Saint-Hilaire

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Rennes-le-Chateau

Rennes-le-Chateau

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

A small village with lovely views, it is also...

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Rennes-les-Bains

Rennes-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
 
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Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide
Quillan

Quillan

at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Quillan guide
Camon

Camon

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

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

See Camon guide
Carcassonne

Carcassonne

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide
Mirepoix

Mirepoix

at 28 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

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

See Mirepoix guide
Montolieu

Montolieu

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Montolieu guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Lagrasse

Lagrasse

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaux de Lastours guide

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Map of places to visit near Limoux

 
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Markets in and near Limoux

Market days in Limoux: weekly market: Friday all day;

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (0km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (28km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (28km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (33km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (36km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (47km)

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Tourist attractions near Limoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (49km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (21km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (23km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (24km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (28km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (33km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (39km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Limoux is in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Limoux is 645 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Limoux

Canton: Limoux

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11300

Distance to Limoux

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 645 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 749 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cepie, Cournanel, Gaja-et-Villedieu, La Digne-d'Amont, La Digne-d'Aval, Lauraguel, Magrie, Malras, Pauligne, Pieusse, Saint-Martin-de-Villereglan and Tourreilles.

This page in French: Visiter Limoux

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