Marsa tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marsa: highlights and tourist information

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Marsa is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 46 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Marsa is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Quillan at 6 km and Gorges de l'Aude at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marsa, 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 Marsa 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 Marsa

Markets in and near Marsa

  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (26km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (37km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (42km)

More information about Marsa, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Marsa, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marsa.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (31km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (35km)
  • Carcassonne (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (40km)
  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (42km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (4km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (20km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (27km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (31km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (31km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (34km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (42km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (42km)
  • Pic du Canigou (42km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (46km)
  • Gorges de la Fou (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marsa

Canton: Quillan

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Marsa

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 774 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artigues, Aunat, Belvianes-et-Cavirac, Bessede-de-Sault, Cailla, Coudons, Ginoles, Joucou, Le Clat, Quillan, Quirbajou and Saint-Martin-Lys.

This page in French: Visiter Marsa