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Montclar tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montclar in Aude

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire at 7 km from Montclar

Visit Montclar: highlights and tourist information

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Montclar is situated in the Aude department and Occitanie region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire at 7 km and Limoux at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montclar, 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 Montclar in Occitanie.

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



at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

The small town of Limoux is best visited in late...

See Limoux guide


Heritage Site at 12 km (direction north-east)

The medieval fortress-town of Carcassonne is very extensive and very interesting....

See Carcassonne guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction south)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu...

See Montolieu guide


at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide
Chateaux de Lastours

Chateaux de Lastours

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The four ruined castles in Lastours, in cathar country, were...

See Chateaux de Lastours guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ariege department

The fortified village of Camon, listed as a 'most beautiful village of...

See Camon guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

In Saissac the highlights include the views from the...

See Saissac guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Château De Termes is one of the most important...

See Chateau de Termes guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

Be sure to take a stroll through Quillan as part...

See Quillan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east)

The romantic atmosphere in medieval Lagrasse have made it...

See Lagrasse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montclar


Markets in and near Montclar

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (9km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (31km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (31km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (36km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (39km)
  • Revel: market Saturday (41km)

Hotels near Montclar

More information about Montclar, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montclar, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc aux Bambous (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cité de Carcassonne (12km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (26km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (30km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (33km)
  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (36km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (38km)
  • Grotte de la Devèze (53km)

Geography and distances

Montclar is in the south of France at 12 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Montclar is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montclar

Canton: Montréal

Arrondissement: Carcassonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11250

Distance to Montclar

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 740 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alairac, Cepie, Couffoulens, Gaja-et-Villedieu, Lauraguel, Lavalette, Malvies, Pomas, Preixan, Rouffiac-d'Aude, Roullens, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Martin-de-Villereglan and Villarzel-du-Razes.

This page in French: Visiter Montclar

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