Maisons tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 9 km from Maisons

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Maisons 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 Maisons in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 9 km and Chateau d'Aguilar at 10 km.

Maisons, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Chateau de Peyrepertuse

Castle at 9 km (direction south-west)

Visit the Peyrepertuse Castle, the most popular of the Cathar castles found...

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Château d'Aguilar is one of the most famous Cathar castles in...

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 10 km (direction south)

Castle Quéribus is a famous castle on the summit of a mountain...

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Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

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

The medieval fort of Salses was transformed by Vauban to create a...

See Fort de Salses guide


at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Here in Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 30 km (direction east)

La Palme is a small traditional village in Languedoc-Roussillon with a beach,...

See La Palme guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Sigean is a very popular wildlife park where thousands of animals such...

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide
Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction north-east)

The Abbey at Fontfroide dates from the 12th century, and is one...

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at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Map of places to visit near Maisons


Markets in and near Maisons

  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (26km)
  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (26km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (33km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)

More information about Maisons, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Maisons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (39km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (49km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (14km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (16km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (28km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (30km)
  • Étang de Leucate (31km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (38km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (53km)
  • Gouffre de l'Œil Doux (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Maisons is in the south of France at 39 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Maisons is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maisons

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Maisons

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 743 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Davejean, Dernacueillette, Laroque-de-Fa, Massac, Montgaillard and Palairac.

This page in French: Visiter Maisons


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