Monthaut tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Camon at 10 km from Monthaut

Visit Monthaut: highlights and tourist information

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Monthaut 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 Monthaut in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Camon at 10 km and Limoux at 13 km.

Monthaut, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 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 13 km (direction east)

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

See Limoux guide


at 15 km (direction west), in the Ariege department

In Mirepoix it is the beautifully preserved centre of the bastide town...

See Mirepoix guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alet-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Hilaire guide


at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes-le-Chateau guide
Gorges de l'Aude

Gorges de l'Aude

Scenery at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Gorges de l'Aude guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Quillan guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes-les-Bains guide


Heritage Site at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Carcassonne guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

Slightly away from tourist routes, Castelnaudary has a pleasant canal port and...

See Castelnaudary guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

Built on the edge of a deep ravine, Montolieu is well known...

See Montolieu guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Ariege department

In Montsegur be sure to visit the cathar castle with its lovely...

See Montsegur guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saissac guide

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Map of places to visit near Monthaut


Markets in and near Monthaut

  • Limoux: market Friday all day (12km)
  • Mirepoix: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Bram: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Esperaza: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Belesta: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Lavelanet: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Quillan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Castelnaudary: market Monday all day (28km)
  • Carcassonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mazeres: market Thursday (36km)

More information about Monthaut, Languedoc-Roussillon

Tourist attractions near Monthaut, France

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

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 (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes (22km)
  • Cité de Carcassonne (28km)
  • Gorges de la Pierre-Lys (29km)
  • Gorges de l'Orbieu (35km)
  • Gorges de Galamus (43km)
  • Gouffre de Cabrespine (45km)

Geography and distances

Monthaut is in the south of France at 28 kilometres from Carcassonne, the department capital (general information: Monthaut is 643 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthaut

Canton: Alaigne

Arrondissement: Limoux

Department: Aude

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 11240

Distance to Monthaut

from Carcassonne (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 643 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 426 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 754 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajac, Alaigne, Bellegarde-du-Razes, Belveze-du-Razes, Cambieure, Castelreng, Courtauly, Donazac, Gueytes-et-Labastide, Hounoux, La Bezole, Lignairolles, Loupia, Montgradail, Peyrefitte-du-Razes, Pomy, Routier and Villelongue-d'Aude.

This page in French: Visiter Monthaut