Limoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Limoux in Aude

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

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.

Limoux is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 21 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Limoux is 645 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Limoux

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)

More information about Limoux, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Limoux, France

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)
  • Eglise de Trinité d'Aregno (Aregno) (54km)
  • 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)
  • Orgued d'Ille-sur-Tet (54km)

Geography and distances

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