Montgaillard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 7 km from Montgaillard

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Montgaillard 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 Montgaillard in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Peyrepertuse at 7 km and Chateau de Queribus at 8 km.

Montgaillard, 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 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Peyrepertuse guide
Chateau de Queribus

Chateau de Queribus

Castle at 8 km (direction south)

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 10 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau d'Aguilar guide
Chateau de Termes

Chateau de Termes

Castle at 12 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 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lagrasse guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains 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 27 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
Chateau de Puilaurens

Chateau de Puilaurens

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

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

See Chateau de Puilaurens guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
La Palme

La Palme

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See La Palme guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide
Sigean Nature Reserve

Sigean Nature Reserve

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sigean Nature Reserve guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Pyrenees-Orientales department

Those looking for a traditional French town with interesting sites will be...

See Perpignan guide

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Map of places to visit near Montgaillard


Markets in and near Montgaillard

  • Millas: market Tuesday & Thursday (25km)
  • Rivesaltes: market Monday (26km)
  • Ille-sur-Tet: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Toulouges: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Sigean: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Perpignan: market Every day (32km)
  • Thuir: market Saturday (32km)
  • Leucate: market Saturday & Monday & Wednesday & Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)

More information about Montgaillard, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Montgaillard, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Carcassonne (40km)
  • Villefranche-de-Conflent enceinte / fort (Vauban fortifications) (41km)
  • Mont-Louis citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Enserune (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Narbonnaise en Méditerranée (50km)
  • Pyrenees Catalanes (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle de Casenoves (Ille-sur-tet) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Marie de Marcevol (Arboussols) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontfroide (Narbonne) (31km)
  • Prieuré de Serrabone (Boule-d'Amont) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Cabestany) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Michel de Cuixa (Codalet) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie (Corneilla-de-Conflent) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin du Canigou (Casteil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Genis-des-fontaines) (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (14km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (14km)
  • Orgues d'Ille-sur-Tet (27km)
  • Étang de Leucate (31km)
  • Forêt de Fontfroide (32km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (35km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (39km)
  • Étang de Canet-Saint-Nazaire (41km)
  • Pic du Canigou (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de Nyer (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Montgaillard is in the south of France at 40 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Montgaillard is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgaillard

Canton: Tuchan

Arrondissement: Narbonne

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11330

Distance to Montgaillard

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 745 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Davejean, Dernacueillette, Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse, Laroque-de-Fa, Maisons, Massac, Padern, Palairac and Rouffiac-Des-Corbieres.

This page in French: Visiter Montgaillard


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