Merial tourism and travel guide

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Visit Merial: highlights and tourist information

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Merial is situated in the Aude department and Languedoc-Roussillon region (now part of the Occitanie region), in the south of France at 56 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Merial is 675 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ax-les-Thermes at 13 km and Montsegur at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merial, 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 Merial 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 Merial

Markets in and near Merial

  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Thursday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Ax-les-Thermes: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (35km)
  • Limoux: market Friday all day (35km)
  • Prades: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Pamiers: market Tuesday & Saturday (48km)

More information about Merial, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Merial, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (33km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pyrenees Catalanes (30km)
  • Pyrenees Ariegeoises (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (14km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (19km)
  • Lac du Bouillouses (24km)
  • Lac des Bouillouses (24km)
  • Cirque du Sisca (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (37km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (41km)
  • Vallée de Vicdessos (44km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (46km)
  • Pic du Canigou (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merial

Canton: Belcaire

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11140

Distance to Merial

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 908 km

from Nice: 440 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 785 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belcaire, Belfort-sur-Rebenty, Camurac, Espezel, Galinagues, La Fajolle, Mazuby, Niort-de-Sault and Roquefeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Merial