Massac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 5 km from Massac

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Massac 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 Massac in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 5 km and Chateau de Termes at 9 km.

Massac, 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 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Termes guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

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

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

See Chateau de Queribus guide
Chateau d'Aguilar

Chateau d'Aguilar

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


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

In Ille-sur-Tet it is the remarkable rock formations on the edge of...

See Ille-sur-Tet guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide
Fort de Salses

Fort de Salses

Castle at 30 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


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

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

See Eus guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide

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Map of places to visit near Massac


Markets in and near Massac

  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (27km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (27km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (30km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (33km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (35km)
  • Lezignan-Corbieres: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Massac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (37km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (28km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (34km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (10km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (12km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (28km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (31km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (34km)
  • Étang de Leucate (36km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (36km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (45km)
  • Pic du Canigou (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Massac is in the south of France at 37 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Massac is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Massac

Canton: Mouthoumet

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Massac

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 390 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 747 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Davejean, Dernacueillette, Laroque-de-Fa, Maisons, Montgaillard, Mouthoumet, Rouffiac-Des-Corbieres and Soulatge.

This page in French: Visiter Massac